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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2014-13

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.

  1. Planting forages
    Author(s): Mark Sulc

    In the Ohio Agronomy Guide, I recommend that forages be planted by the first of May. But isn’t this year different, because of the cold, late spring weather? After all, planting by early

  2. Harvesting forages
    Author(s): Mark Sulc

    While we've all been focused on getting planting done between the rains, our established forage crops have quietly been growing rapidly. I hate to say this, but first cutting of forages

  3. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    According to the USDA/NASS (, during the past week Ohio corn acreage planted increased sharply (from 8% for

  4. Author(s): Mark Loux

    At this point there should be little concern about a lack of rain to “activate” preemergence herbicides where it was possible to get them applied.  We have had some challenges with wind

  5. Palmer amaranth emerging in early May.
    Author(s): Mark Loux

    A news release last week from the Weed Science Society of America covered the results of a study in Arkansas cotton fields to determine the effect over time of releasing 20,000

  6. Author(s): Pierce Paul,

    Current wheat growth stage range from Feekes 7 to Feekes 10.