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Using Growthful Post-Emerge to Help Grow Corn Profits

by | Feb 7, 2022

Corn is the largest grown crop in the U.S. with multiple different end uses—livestock feed, ethanol production, and human consumption. Needless to say corn is high in demand; however, with the season-average farm price predicted to remain the same and the cost of inputs rising you may be wondering how you can maximize your yields and profits.

Growthful™ is the auxiliary soil amendment that helps you grow more, faster and can easily be to added your current cultivation application methods. 

  • Increase crop yields 
  • Easily mixed with starter fertilizer 
  • Improves and increases water/nutrient availability, use, efficiency, processing, and retention 
  • Condition your soil for improved plant performance 
  • No added application costs 

Corn Production

Growthful Corn In-Furrow Trial


Cooperator: Dennis Gardner / Gardner Family Farming LLC 

Previous Crop: Soybeans

Address: 2491 Galbraith Line Rd., Yale, MI 48097 

Tillage Type: Minimum

County: Sanilac County 

Irrigated: No

Harvest Date: October 10th, 2021 

Soil Type: Clay Loam

Planting Date: April 

PRE Herbicide: Balance Flexx

Plot Details: Yield results from field view. Eric Barr from Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC helped with field view.

Selling price: $5.00/Bushel
Drying Charge price:


* Both treated and untreated had nucleus in furrow fertilizer at 3 gallons per acre.
* In furrow side x side.



Corn Trial Results

Field Test ROI: For every $1 invested, $7 was returned.


Using Growthful Pre-Emerge to Help Grow Your Corn Profits

Pre-emerge application: A single application prior to the emergence of the plant. Dilute 2 gallons of Growthful Pre-Emerge in a minimum of 10 gallons of water and apply to soil prior to emergence of plant. The target application rate is 2 gallons of Growthful Pre- Emerge per acre.

In Furrow application: Dilute 16 oz. of Growthful Pre-Emerge in a minimum of 3 gallons of water per acre on 30” rows. For fields with 15” rows, dilute 32 oz. of Growthful Pre- Emerge in 6 gallons of water per acre.

Using Growthful Post-Emerge to Help Grow Your Corn Profits

Broadcast applications: Application of Growthful Post-Emerge Spray should be applied with the first treatment of herbicides, with regular treatments of fungicide during silking, and applied at tassel. Dilute 12.8 oz. of Growthful Post-Emerge Spray in 10 gallons of water and apply broadcast to soil or over crops. Growthful Post-Emerge Spray may be applied at other stages following V1. Apply 12.8 oz. per acre