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).

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Soil Temperature Trend

  • Current soil temperature
  • Previous years (5-year average)
  • Minimum temperature (8 deg.)C
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Source: Iteris, Inc.