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Corn Growth Stage and Herbicide Application Postemergence

May 26, 2020 | By Rupp Seeds

Screen shot image of SeedSCOOP publication discussing corn growth stages and herbicide application postemergence.

Herbicides are increasingly applied postemergence (POST) in corn for season-long control of weeds. Fields should be scouted prior to POST herbicide applications to accurately determine the growth stage of corn and weeds. Herbicide product labels need to be followed according to the corn growth stage and other recommendations for POST applications. Environmental conditions should also be considered relating to how they may affect herbicide applications, efficacy, and crop safety.

Read more to learn how to determine your corn growth stage, what POST Application Considerations you should think about, and view a chart with herbicides and maximum corn heights and growth stages.

Corn Growth Stage and Herbicide Application Postemergence