From Seeds for Success, Agronomy Update - April 2015
Planting time is the most critical time of the year for establishing your yield prospects to maximize profit. AgVenture urges growers to plant into an ideal seedbed – and that includes the temperature. Monitor and record soil temperature to plant into a seed bed at a minimum of 50 degrees F. At that level, emergence requires about 21 days to emergence. Soil temperatures of 70 degrees will allow emergence within as few as seven days.
Note soil temperature: