Corn

Species: Corn (Zea Mays L.)
Cultivars: See Table
Origin: Mexico
Use: Grain, silage
Description:
General:
Life Span:
6-8 feet tall; erect.
Annual
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:

Temperature:

6.0-7.5
Loam, clay loam.
20-50 Inches. In areas with less the 35 inches rainfall, corn should be irrigated to maximize yield.
32º F (minimum).
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:

Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:

25,000 seed/A
Soil temp>50º F
Feb 15-March15
1.0-1.5 inch
$50-60/A
June-July
10-20 tons/A – (silage 35% DM) irrigated.
Notes:

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