Maize sowing starts in 2022: keep an eye on the soil temperature and moisture

Corn growers need to know the current daily and keep a close eye on nighttime temperatures. If there are big differences, it is still a few days with the Maisaat zu warten.

Experiences of the past years show that maize planted at the beginning of May can compete with crops sown earlier in April. The latter emerged more hesitantly due to medium cold phases or were even exposed to renewed frost.

In mid-May, the date “Kalte Sophie” may still be cold. The expensive seed should not be left in the ground without germinating for too long, otherwise there is a risk of Dampening diseases and above all bird damage increases significantly.