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Irrigation Efficiency

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Phaucet Program

Is your pivot putting out enough water

Water Requirements

Corn requires 20 – 30 inches of water per year

 

 

Potential Yield Reduction from Moisture Stress

Growth Stage

% Yield Reduction

Prior to tasseling

10 – 20

Tasseling to soft dough

20 – 60

Soft dough to maturity

10 – 35

 

Estimated Corn Water Use*

Days after planting

Inches/day

0-30 (early plant growth)

0.05 – 0.10

30-60 (rapid plant growth)

0.10 – 0.20

60-100 (reproductive stage)

0.20 – 0.30

100-120 (grain fill to maturity)

0.25 – 0.10

* Based on planting date of April 1

 

Irrigation Termination

Furrow Irrigation- – terminate irrigation when starch line movement is >50% and there is adequate moisture

Pivot Irrigation – terminate irrigation when starch line movement is >75% and there is adequate moisture

How do I know when I have reached Black Layer?

Futures

  Open Last
Wheat CBOT May '17 421'4 424'6
Corn CBOT May '17 357'0 356'2
Soybeans CBOT May '17 990'4 975'6
Rice CBOT May '17 9830 9780
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Weather

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Temp 70°/55° 77°/47° 76°/58°
Feels Like 70°/55° 77°/47° 76°/58°
Humidity 62% 57% 74%
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BUNGE in SHERRILL, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Mar 3.55 Mar 24 17
Soybeans Oct 9.59 Mar 24 17
 
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Commodity Delivery Cash Date
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FARMERS SUPPLY in AUBREY, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Mar 3.53 Mar 24 17
Soybeans Oct 9.47 Mar 24 17
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FARMERS SUPPLY in MARVELL, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Corn Mar 3.53 Mar 24 17
Soybeans Mar 9.47 Mar 24 17
Soybeans Oct 9.47 Mar 24 17
Wheat, SRW Mar 4.10 Mar 24 17
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GRIFFIN GRAIN INC in MELLWOOD, AR
Commodity Delivery Cash Date
Soybeans Oct 9.48 Mar 24 17
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