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MB Corn Crop Is Looking Good, Says Cott

It's been a good year so far for Manitoba's corn crop, according to an agronomist with the Manitoba Corn Growers Association. european corn borer july2020 morgancott
"It's looking really good right now, it's coming a long way since the beginning of July and even then it was looking really good for that time of year," said Morgan Cott, adding the crop is on track or maybe slightly behind normal.
Now, she says tassling is beginning with most fields not quite at the fully emerged stage and expects to see some VT staging across the province by the end of this weekend.
"I usually like seeing tassling to be in more early mid-July but this isn't anything I'm concerned with," added Cott.
Cott says she's currently scouting for European corn borer.
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