High Yield Ag Solutions

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
10/10/2020 66.0 19 89 68.0 20.00 93 68.0 20.00 96 74.0 29.00 131 62.0 16.00 81
10/11/2020 70.0 22 82 69.0 21.00 89 66.0 21.00 92 71.0 27.00 126 65.0 24.00 70
10/12/2020 59.0 20 67 59.0 22.00 77 66.0 25.00 80 69.0 26.00 118 50.0 15.00 53
10/13/2020 50.0 12 58 50.0 14.00 67 52.0 14.00 67 68.0 27.00 104 44.0 12.00 48
10/14/2020 50.0 16 67 47.0 16.00 74 47.0 16.00 74 59.0 22.00 95 46.0 14.00 50
10/15/2020 54.0 12 75 51.0 16.00 82 55.0 16.00 84 63.0 24.00 95 50.0 5.00 44
10/16/2020 45.0 7 88 42.0 9.00 90 45.0 9.00 93 59.0 19.00 95 39.0 7.00 51
10/17/2020 41.0 11 105 40.0 12.00 106 44.0 12.00 110 51.0 12.00 102 38.0 10.00 63
10/18/2020 61.0 21 120 60.0 21.00 120 60.0 21.00 124 56.0 18.00 114 57.0 14.00 74
10/19/2020 64.0 24 117 62.0 24.00 124 67.0 26.00 125 63.0 22.00 121 51.0 8.00 72
10/20/2020 64.0 25 95 62.0 24.00 108 63.0 25.00 103 64.0 24.00 117 52.0 12.00 64
10/23/2020 66.0 26 36

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.