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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2014-16

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. Current 2 day outlook from NOAA.

    It appears a cool low pressure will anchor over southeast Canada in June while a dome of very warm air will anchor over the southern U.S. This will leave the corn and soybean Midwest into the Ohio Valley

  2. Cressleaf Groundsel, courtesy of University of Illinois IPM
    Author(s): Mark Loux

    Cressleaf groundsel has been abundant throughout parts of Ohio for a while, but every year a few additional hay producers get to experience it for the first time apparently.  We have

  3. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    When estimating yield losses in corn due to hail, frost, and other types of plant injury, it’s essential to establish the stage of plant growth at the time damage occurred.

  4. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    As soybean planting wraps up, it’s time to consider evaluating soybean stands.  Planting conditions were not always ideal this year.  Soil conditions were a little wet when

  5. Anthesis (flowering) vs. Early Grain-fill
    Author(s): Pierce Paul

    A June 2 Update: Wheat across Ohio is now between anthesis and early grain-fill. Barring a few late-planted fields in some parts of Northern Ohio that are now at the flowering growth

  6. Counties being sampled for corn nematode in 2014.
    Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Co-Authors also are Abasola Simon and Anne Rugh.