Soil Temperature Tool for Maize
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- Data is updated daily.
- Optimum drill timing depends on soil conditions, temperature and seedbed moisture.
Modern hybrids have a high degree of cold tolerance but should not be drilled before soils have reached an even temperature for 3-4 days (8°C for light soils, 12°C for heavy soils).
Soil Temperature Trend
- Current soil temperature
- Previous years (5-year average)
- Minimum temperature (8 deg.)C
Source: Iteris, Inc.