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Hybrid Corn Planting Forecast

Guide: OK to plant corn when 5-Day GDU Accumulation greater than or equal to 40 and GDU are trending up. Careful with minimum temperatures below 50 (highlighted in yellow).
Clarksdale, MS Greenwood, MS Leland, MS Yazoo City, MS Bainbridge, GA Newport, AR
Date Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation Low Temp (F) GDU 5 Day GDU Accumulation
05/14/2020 66.0 25 130 65.0 25.00 129 68.0 26.00 130 65.0 25.00 130 63.0 22.00 99
05/15/2020 64.0 25 121 65.0 24.00 122 65.0 24.00 121 64.0 24.00 131 65.0 22.00 91
05/16/2020 72.0 28 113 71.0 28.00 116 72.0 28.00 115 66.0 27.00 129 65.0 21.00 85
05/17/2020 72.0 30 107 70.0 29.00 110 72.0 28.00 109 69.0 29.00 125 61.0 20.00 83
05/18/2020 64.0 22 105 63.0 23.00 111 65.0 24.00 111 70.0 25.00 125 56.0 14.00 84
05/19/2020 59.0 16 112 58.0 18.00 120 56.0 17.00 117 68.0 26.00 128 56.0 14.00 94
05/20/2020 57.0 17 126 55.0 18.00 134 55.0 18.00 132 68.0 22.00 130 59.0 16.00 107
05/21/2020 59.0 22 140 59.0 22.00 146 59.0 22.00 146 66.0 23.00 136 59.0 19.00 119
05/22/2020 66.0 28 143 69.0 30.00 150 69.0 30.00 152 69.0 29.00 137 65.0 21.00 124
05/23/2020 68.0 29 137 72.0 32.00 146 71.0 30.00 146 68.0 28.00 134 65.0 24.00 127
05/24/2020 70.0 30 130 71.0 32.00 140 70.0 32.00 139 69.0 28.00 128 68.0 27.00 124
05/27/2020 66.0 24 48

This table shows the five-day forward looking GDU accumulation for previous and forecast weather observations. The GDU accumulation is for a row in the table and includes the next 4 days. Researchers recommend that when a location receives more than 40 accumulated GDUs hybrid corn can be planted. High Yield Ag Solutions and KTS Wireless do not warrant the success of any recommendation. Absolutely no warranties are made regarding the success of these recommendations for any particular purpose. User expressly assumes the risk of all factors, including but not limited to acts of God, drought, wind and rain damage, crop disease, and the like, which may affect these recommendations.