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Corn Publications & Resources

Baby Corn > PDF
With a crisp texture and a subtle, slightly sweet corn flavor, this delicious veggie is surprisingly easy to cultivate — learn how here. Authors: Carol Miles, Catherine Daniels, Leslie Zenz . . . . . more details

Center Pivot Irrigation for Corn: Water Management and System Design Considerations in Southern Idaho > HTML
This bulletin describes the water requirements of the corn crop and explains how to manage a center pivot irrigation system to deliver enough water to the crop at the right times. It focuses on three . . . . . more details

Corn Smuts > PDF
Two types of smut attack corn in the Pacific Northwest: common smut and head smut. This publication provides descriptions of symptoms and the disease cycle, and management strategies (which differ con . . . . . more details

Field Corn Harvest Recommendations for Idaho > HTML
Field corn is infrequently discussed in Extension publications, even though Idaho farmers use the southern-grown crop for livestock feed. Grown along the Snake River Plain in southern Idaho, it’s a wa . . . . . more details

Identifying the Corn Blotch Leafminer > PDF
Large populations of corn blotch leafminer, a pest recently discovered in Idaho, can lead to crop losses similar to those caused by hail. This publication describes the pest and its impacts on corn le . . . . . more details

Nutrient Management for Field Corn Silage and Grain > PDF
Adequate nutrition is essential if productive new corn hybrids are to realize their full yield potential. This publication provides fertilizer guidelines based on university research and a special s . . . . . more details

Strip-tillage for Onions and Sweet Corn, Lorin Grigg (Farmer-to-Farmer Case Study Series) > PDF
Lorin Grigg grows onions and sweet corn under sprinkler irrigation in Quincy, Washington. In this publication, Grigg discusses his strategy for cover cropping to protect seedlings from windblown sand . . . . . more details

Western Corn Rootworm in Eastern Oregon, Idaho, and Eastern Washington > PDF
Western corn rootworm (xDiabrotica virgifera virgifera) is a notorious corn pest for much of the continental United States. Although it isn’t as abundant in the Pacific Northwest, isolated in . . . . . more details


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Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 10
606 S Rayburn St

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2332
Moscow, ID 83844-2332

Phone: 208-885-7982

Fax: 208-885-9046



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