2017 Craven County Corn Variety Trial Results
For the past years, Craven County, along with other counties within Eastern NC has participated in a multi-county corn varietal trial evaluating the same corn varieties across multiple yield environments. Mark Seitz, NC Cooperative Extension Director in Pender County, has coordinated the variety list and planting order. Upon completion of harvest of all trials, data is summarized and posted for review. Below is a description of the agronomic practices and results of the 2017 test within Craven County.
Location: Near Ernul, NC (Latitude: 35°15’10.43″N Longitude: 77° 3’28.27″W)
Soil Type: Dominantly Rains Soil Series but small inclusion of Lynchburg
Planting Date: April 13, 2017
Seeding Rate: 28,400 seeds/acre
Row Width: 36 inches
Individual Plot Size: 6 rows wide
Pre-plant Fertilization: 350 lbs/ac of 10-0-30 broadcast
Fertilization At-Planting: 3 GPA of Black Label in-furrow and 12 GPA 17-17-0 in 2 X 2 inch band
Herbicide At-Planting: Verdict 10 oz/ac
Harvest Date: 9-5-172017
Download the results below (pdf version).