Wisconsin Agricultural Experimental Association / Sixth annual report of the Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association : Madison Wis., February 6, 7, 1908. Address of president, secretary's report with papers and addresses given by members of the association and others interested in progressive agriculture
Moore, R. A.
Wisconsin official corn score card, p. 161 PDF (181.3 KB)
Wisconsin Agricultural Experiment Association. 161 by check row system three or four kernels to a hill. Stay by planter until it will drop four kernels eighty out of a possible one hundred t:mes. Shelled corn should not be purchased for seed. Every corn grower should insist on having seed corn shipped in the ear sa that he can test the same before planting and discard it if of no value. There is no good reason why any honest seed corn dealer should refuse to sell corn in the ear. Bear in mind that in order to lock the vitalitv of seed corn in the kernel until time of planting the corn should be fire dried and then stored in a safe place. As an aid to members of the Experiment Association, who will not have an opportun'ty to take up the systematic judging of corn, I will herewith give the score card used by the stu- dents in the college together with explanations and suggestions to emphasize corn improvement in Wisconsin. W13CONSIN OFFICIAL CORN SCORE CARD. 1 Trueness to Type or Breed charac- teristics .10 2 Shape of ear .10 3 Color: *. ( ain . b. Cob . 5 4 Market condition .1 ITip . 6 Butts . . 7 Kercels: n. uniformity o . la b. Shape of . 8 Lenagthof ear .. 9 cileumterencoofear ............. 10 Sp3ce: a. Furrow be ween rows b Space batween kernels at cob . 11 Percentage of corn .1 Tot I .10 II-Ex, - ...
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