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A lot of field corn is tassling and most of it is only 3-4 feet tall. Stalks won't be very tall at harvest this fall.
 

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I wonder if it has to do with being planted early?
I know if you plant it late it will get very tall, I do this intentionally for my cornshocks for fall decorations.
 

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Early planted tobacco is usually shorter with fewer leaves, but a heavy crop if it matures properly. Could being warm in April and cool in May have played a part in it?
 

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I haven't noticed that around here, but I've seen some that was planted later lookin' awful short and spindly.
A few fields, with 3 to 4 foot tall corn, I've seen, are gonna die soon without water, and no rain forecast at the moment for the next two weeks.
 

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The field corn is pineappleing bad here. sometimes you see one really bad field on 1 side of the road and the field on the other side is suffering but not nearly as bad.
 
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