Corn

Maize and Zea Mays

Planting:

The corn seed needs to be planted 1 1/2-2 inches deep, be 9-12 inches apart, and the corn rows should be 3 feet apart. It needs manured compost or the fall before and let set over winter in soil.

Best time to plant in MO:

Late March and Early April.

Harvest

When tassels begin to turn brown and cobs swell the kernels should be full and milky.

Pest:

Coons, Cutworms, CornRootWorms, Spotted Cucumber Beetles, and Flea Beetles

Nutrients needed the most

Nitrogen and Phosphorus

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