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How far to plant corn?
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Mark    Posted 06-15-2001 at 14:52:20       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Im going to plant corn for a turkey and deer food plot and I was wondering if I could plant the rows 24" apart or should I go 30"? Im going to leave the corn stand until spring and then Ill mow it down. Im cultivating for weeds.

Thanks Mark


melissa    Posted 05-05-2004 at 23:20:45       [Reply]  [Send Email]
i have an assignment and i need too know what is the spacing, sowing depth and soil preparation of corn right now if you wouldnt mind helping me please ...


IHank    Posted 06-15-2001 at 23:43:56       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Mark- Suggest one row in Maine and the Maritime Provinces and another in British Columbia. Please do what you can to get them #$%^& deer and related car crashes away from Iowa!

The wild turkeys are OK, they work like two legged roto tillers around here. Grins, IHank


Robert in W. Michigan    Posted 06-15-2001 at 16:15:47       [Reply]  [Send Email]
How are you cultivateing for weeds?? With a tractor?? If so, the wheel spaceing, and tire size on your tractor will determine the best row spaceing. Planting closer, will help keep the weeds out.
Robert


Mark    Posted 06-15-2001 at 16:37:37       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Yes Im cultivating with my tractor and 24" or 30" will fit my tire pattern.
Thanks Mark


John Russell    Posted 05-10-2003 at 04:15:16       [Reply]  [Send Email]
Hi!! Want to plant corn --a single row around edge of garden-- garden is 25 ft. by 50 ft.-- want to utilize aprrox. 75 ft.----How deep and how far apart should kernel be planted---- and from what I've read I should have already had it in the ground..How do you know when an ear of corn is ripe???? Thank You for your help---John


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