IEM Daily Feature
Tuesday, 11 June 2019

Corn Emergence GDDs

Posted: 11 Jun 2019 05:25 AM

Accumulated growing degree days are a nice proxy to corn growth and development. The featured chart presents the period of days by planting date that it took to accumulate 120 GDDs based on data for Ames. The period shown on this chart range from under a week to nearly three weeks. The chart also indicates that corn planted last week did not take long to emerge given the warm weather for most of last week.

Good = 12
Bad = 0