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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2014-19

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. Striped corn is present in many plots at NW Branch this year
    Author(s): Peter Thomison

    In addition to widespread yellowing, corn plants in many Ohio fields are expressing varying degrees of leaf striping (interveinal chlorosis). There are several nutrient

  2. Symptoms of damping off in V1-V2 soybeans. (Source: Eric Richer, OSUE Fulton)
    Author(s): Anne Dorrance, Eric Richer, CCA

    Several reports from fields in parts of the state with repeated saturating rains

  3. Soybean aphids.
    Author(s): Andy Michel

    In 2013, we found soybean aphids in many fields in northern OH.  Although the aphids arrived later than usual—anywhere from R4-R6 stage—populations did reach economic threshold in

  4. Growers should be scouting for Potato Leafhopper in 2nd cutting alfalfa (Photo: OARDC)
    Author(s): Andy Michel

    Now that planting is pretty much finished, many producers were able to finish their first harvest of alfalfa over the past week or so.  This is the time that potato leafhoppers

  5. Author(s):

    The wet pattern that was forecast for our region in June continues as expected. The last week of June will end wetter than normal with many places getting 0.75 - 1.50 inches with isolated totals of

  6. Author(s): Mark Badertscher

    Do you know how to dig corn roots and look for the presence of Corn Rootworm damage?  Hardin County OSU Extension will be offering a Corn Rootworm Twilight Tour on Tuesday

  7. Giant Ragweeds are beginning to escape in some soybean fields (Photo: Purdue Entomology)
    Author(s): Mark Loux

    The 2014 OSU Weed Science Field Day will be held on Wednesday July 9 at the OARDC Western Ag Research Station.  Registration starts at 8:30 and a field tour with presentations by OSU

  8. Author(s): Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA, Joe Davlin

    Nothing is perfect this year, but we want to help you get to harvest