In just a few minutes, a hail storm can reduce a beautiful crop to shredded greenery, destroying whatever yield it might have had or seriously reducing it. But some hail damage only slows the crop down and much of the initial loss can be recouped by later growth. Farm Progress this week described some research that looked at how the growth stage of one crop, corn, can affect the plant’s ability to recover from the initial hail damage. You can read more here.

Source: Corey Davis