Samco - Degradable Film
Degradable film from Samco Film is formulated to extend the growing season for corn and sweet corn. It makes a microclimate over the corn. It increases the soil and air temperature and can protect from late frosts. This enables the farmer to plant earlier and get a jump start on the growing season.
- Increased yields
- More value per acre
- Wider selection of corn varieties can be used due to corn heat unit selection, some varieties work better than others with plastic film
- Tests have shown higher starch content at harvest
- Potential earlier harvest dates
- Up to 300 CHU growing potential
Farmers should consider the use of Samco machines and operators. 2, 4, 6 and 8 row machines are available. Other factors to be considered should include corn varieties, weed control, film type, seed bed preparation and fertility.