C.O.R.N. Newsletter : 2014-21

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. Frogeye Leaf Spot: Top of leaf; classic purple border around the lesion. Below, Right: The underside of the leaf showing dusty whiskers on the bottom of lesions.
    Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    This year, there is a very high degree of variability across the state with regards to soybean height, canopy coverage, and overall crop condition.  Accordingly, the USDA

  2. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (

  3. Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Ed Lentz, CCA

    With wheat harvest underway, we often get questions about the nutrient value of straw

  4. Author(s): Peter Thomison,

    Persistent rains this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen (N) in corn this year much

  5. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    The first generation of the RoundUp Ready® (RR1) soybean trait patent is set to expire in 2015.  This means that farmers can save seed with the RR1 trait for replant in spring

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

    Please register and plan to attend the OSU Extension and OARDC Western

  7. Author(s): Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

    With late crop development this year, we still have a lot of crops to walk. One excellent tool is the Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide – newly