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The Tyler Tribute, Thursday, September 12, 2002 Estimating Corn And Soybean Yields Year twenty-nine local 4- Participated in the event. the State Fair is much winning ribbons -- it is lanai, fun, and interest- xence. What an honor it is the 4-H'ers in action, it be during a livestock 0r conference judging. To Pride taken in their projects :Camaraderie that develops the county youth is great. an honor to work with for 9 years and can sure be proud youth! are the results from Lin- participants: Club Project Placing Browning New Grove Nutrition-Blue Browning New Grove Depending on the maturity of ............................................................. crops, many producers may be able to make a preliminary estimate of Extension News and Views yields for corn and soybeans. Ac- tual yield is not actually determined until physiological maturity, but pre- by Bob Byrnes, Extension Educator liminary estimates can be done with the assumption that normal devil- acre. In thirty inch rows this will els per acre. This method will over- opment will continue, be seventeen feet five inches or in estimate low test weight high mois- For corn, physiological matu- thirty-six inch rows this will be ture corn, and will under estimate ' rity occurs approximately sixty fourteen feet six inches. The Ioca- high test weight corn. days after silking and pollination, tion should b.e representative of the Soybeans are at the stage where Corn enters the blister stage twelve field, pods are rapidly filling. Leaf loss days after silking. At this stage, Fromthat measured area, count from hail or insects or premature the cob, husks and shank are fully the number of plants. Pull the fifth, death of the plant from disease such Hannah Jorgensen of Hope developed. Starch has just begun ninth and twelfth ears. From those as brown stem rot can reduce pod 4-H and her junior buck mini- in the endosperm and the kernels lop at the Minnesota State Fair. ears, determine fill and likewise reduce yield. Yield 4-Her, Stuart have began to increase rapidly in .... r' the average is dependent on number of plants, ", exhibited pen of Amanda Buhl of Hope 4-H at dry weight accumulation. This I l,"r/ number of number of pods per plant and num- StateChlckens at the the Minnesota State Fair with rapid rate of dry weight accumu- !' rows of key- bey of beans per pod. To determine ram her market barrow, lation will continue until the dent '[lf[/H.,t n e I s an estimate of preliminary yield, stage. The blister stage is followed ' count the number of plants in ten County4 HWell by the dough stage at twenty-four 'I t1}/ ' feetofrow. This procedure is the ,,, -- days after siiking, beginning dent same for all row widths. Choose stage at thirty-six days after I an area that is representative to the silking and full dent stage at forty- entire field. Count the number of at Minnesota Stal:e Fair o,,, days after silking. Stress at  [t.,,t  pods on ten consecutive plants any of these stages, such as leaf and calculate an average number 2002 Minnesota State Fair E-e,  ix-t-r-as Ioss fromhailornutrientdeficien- J  + / i of pods per plant. Multiply .012 attended by Lincoln cies will result in unfilled kernels by the number of plants in ten feet of row by the average num- 4-H'ers for many years - usually at the tip of the ear or and the average number of kernels bey of pods per plant. This should "chaffy" ears. Beginning at the in each row. Then multiply the be repeated at several random sites by Karen Ostlie - Lincoln County Extension Educator blister stage, one can make a pre- number of plants with an ear by in the field. Add to this result one liminary yield estimate with the as- the number of rows per ear by the bushel for each inch of row spar- sumption that kernels will fill and number of kernels per row. Divide ing less than forty inches. Hannah Jorgensen Hope Needle These were established during progress normally to physiological this product by 103.936 and multi- Aas-Blue the last few years to emphasize the maturity. To make a yield estimate, ply the result by 1.16. The result Yield estimates on soybeans are Rabbits- Jr. Buck-Blue many life skills such as communi- measure one one thousandth of an will be the estimated yield in bush- variable, so caution should be ix- cation, responsibility, decision mak- ercised when using preliminary Karl Jorgensen Hope Foods & ing and problem solving that relate soybean yield estimates. Nutrition-Blue to the livestock projects. Lincoln S tu art Jorgensen Ha p e Paul try C ounty4-H' e rsJake an dEli za beth Shopping on the Net for Kids - Egg Production-Blue Weber were both interview final- Lisa Leibfried Ivanhoe ists inthe beef project areaand re- Greenleaf Food Preservation- ceived a 4-H medallion for their In the last few weeks I've spent .......................................................... Purple knowledge, time with junior and senior high Justin McCluskey New Grove Also representing Lincoln school personal finance teachers llelsion News ailed views Photography-Blue County at the state fair were Sara discussing the important money Johnson, Dan Nelson, and Jodi management principles that kids Braedan McCluskey New Weber. Sara was recently selected should be learning. All students by ShirleyAnderson-Porisch, Extension Educator Grove Self-Determined-Red as a Minnesota State 4-H Ambas- need to learn basic money manage- ............................... Landon McCluskey New Grove sador and was at the state fair all mentskills. Personal finance teach- credit card option for kids within a cash. Fishing Sports-Blue 12 days representing and promot- ers also want their studentsto learn controlled setting. Credit does cost money. Bad Jennifer McConnell Verdi Go- ing 4-H. Dan was also there the how to deal with current financial The"controlled" website should credit can follow you anywhere - Getters Sheep- Breeding Ewe-Blue entire fair as part of Arts-In - a issues- using credit wisely on the explain that using web-credit is a even if you run into trouble as a theatrical/musical groupof4-H'ers internet was at the top of the list! pry-paid arrangement where par- kid with your parent's control! Buhl Hope Swine - Erin Peters Hope Clothing-Blue that presents performances Credit is available to just about eats take the money they have al- The website has d Derrick Stage Marshfield Fish- throughout the state fair in the 4-H anyone in a variety of forms. Who ready set aside for their child's options for learning about budget- Buller New Grove Pho- ing Sports-Red Building. As part of4-H's Centen- qualifies for credit? Advertising is spending and allow the choices to ing; saving and investing; e-cam- Nick Tubbs Lake Stay Crafts- niai, Jodi Weber represented Lin- full of qualification opportunities be made  on the Citterman Ivanhoe Participation coin County in the 4-H centennial even for people who have a his- internet.  mercy; and credit history. There's choir and performed with the group tory of bad credit. On the internet, Some- [  " even a quiz where kids can test Preservation-Blue Elizabeth Weber L'ake Stay Beef at the 4-H Extravaganza held in the 1 searched the credit qualification times ]  N their knowledge ofmoney manage- meat principles to assist their par- Delaney Diamond Lake - Prospect Market Calf-Blue coliseum, question. /f-  J entsin emphasizingthe importance Cow/Calf-Chum- Jake Weber Lake Stay Beef- The State Fair is a great learn- Assuming that 1 was a high ' rr"L  ] of spending money in a wise Prospect Market Calf-Purple ing opportunity for 4-H youth in school student, I answered a k,  'way- no matter what the way! Delaney Diamond Lake Jesse Weber Lake Stay Beef- Minnesota's 87 counties, and quiz that included 5 questions /" -     .,/ The principles of E-cam- Steer-Purple RedAngus Heifer-Champion serves as the official end of the addressing one s credit j '/,d  ., //  "merce for kids are the same as 2001-2002 4-H year. 4-H is a youth background For all 5 ques- . k , , t lily" /for parents. Always shop with Y Frensko lvanhoe Laura Wiering Marshfield Per- . , ..... t, r,t,- /,,x o,,,,, " development program through the tlons, l responaea with the   .,$, , merchants whom you know and forming Arts-Participation University of Minnesota. For infor- most negative answer avail-   " pe Consumer In addition to these results, the marion about 4-H in Lincoln able, thus describing avery .ffR',, i.,) ranties,trust" Getguarantees,informatiOnandOnreturnWar- Lincoln County 4-H livestock del- County contact the Extension Of- poor, personal credit his- f Hillard Verdi Go-Get- CAUtion received additional honors, rice locally at 694-1470, toll-free  : . policies. tory. Look for signs of security. Jr. Buck-Blue Jake Weber was selected as reserve at 1-800-745-8217, or by e-mail at ' -- tHillardVerdiGo-Getters champion intermediate cow/calf lincoln@extension, Based on those re- ,i , With the interact, symbols like of Honor showperson and livestock exhibi- Watch future issues of this paper sponses, what do you think  an unbroken lock or key; a URL tars Amanda Buhl and Marry for more Lincoln County4-Hstate my credit options were? I that begins https://; and the was immediately given a words Secure Sockets Layer or Jensen Marshfield Fine Delaney were showmanship final- fair photos. isis in their age divisons. Also, each choice of 5 credit card up- SSL mean that no one but you Johnson New Grove 4-H livestock exhibitor participates plications to complete, and the merchant can view your lg-Blue in an interview. The reality is that if kids payment information. are spending time on the in- Keep a record of all transac- ternet, they are being given Clarifies Information Needed For options to apply for credit too be- called an allowance, the arrange- beattinsthem,The joinld saying,them, mayifyUapplyCanto cause selling items to kids is big meat may provide for transfers to kids and the internet. Parents can Crop Yields For Payment Programs business on the web. "re-fund" an empty account, make this situation a positive one The spending options do include If you're thinking of giving your by learning what is really going on EXecutive Director John clical payments. Oilseed producers Farm Service Agency county parents making credit arrange- child acredit option onthe internet, with their child and theinternet, and clarified the types also may establish a yield for di- offices will begin accepting yield meats for their kids. Have you usethose websites that includethe then responding to the situation that producers rect and counter-cyclical payments, updates in mid-September. On Oc- heard of; or Master opportunity for kids to learn money with some lifelong skill-building for update farm yields if In general, producers who wish tober 1, producers may begin up-; or Visabuxx. cam? These management skills including credit their child and maybe themselves, plying for the direct and counter- three options provide a pry-paid management. Help your kids un- too! do so under the direct to establish or update yields must derstand that credit is not extra payment pro- have actual verifiable production cyclical payment program. All up- evidence such as weight tickets, plications for updates must be re- Skill Building rroflrarn for Gatherings and Groups nnouncement today loan deficiency payments (LDPs), ceived before April 1, 2003. clear up some of the crop insurance appraisals or sales Producers who reported yields Starting off the fall and want to The program is free and will be estone County Extension Office about what information records. This approach to verifi- for crop insurance purposes must : sharpen your skills to work with held on Thursday, September 12, Meeting Room. To sign up for ei- establish yields," cation will be used by the vast ma- report the same yields for the di- volunteer groups or coworkers? 2002, at 6:30 PM at the Lyon they session contact in advance, the "This is another im- jority of producers, rect and counter-cyclical program. Come to"Leading Fun-damentals", County Courthouse - Third Floor, Lincoln County Extension office at in the 2002 Farm Bill Producers selecting the yield They do not have to provide their an interactive program of activities Room 6 or Thursday, September 507-694-1470 or !-800-745-8217. FSAcounty officewith production and information to improve any 19, 2002, at 1:30 PM at the Pip- on process as we update option will need formFSA- evidence at time of sign-up but gathering and group you get to- to make programs 658P (Producer's Record of Pro- would subsequently if subject to a gether with. producers." duction) to list the sources of the law, eligible production evidence. The actual spot-check, r'- ,,.v Bloomington I , ! the option to up- documentation does not have to be :NOW 1-10lllllrE : '']L''--eT : r farm base acres and produced at the time the option is : OPENI Inn  Suites who elect to selected. However, the production ! I ir base acres also may evidence will have to be provided I o.,,M,h.,,, I r yields for counter-cy- at a subsequent time if required AT THE LOWEST AVAILABLE RATE1 I bNlro  JDadll.4id.,W I I rm a,o.b s= oo p, I under spot-check procedures. 3S%" "S59" '---"'- s69"" I ..,,d  hd---' Sp I I Jmamm. qo.., (,,Ik, ..l,x mwmmm. I Contractors Inc ' "-"- ' n I "Ao'vanct rewUom m.d. ise mem oon. I,e,t c at chod.l, earl on alty  1 I I people. 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