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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2014-27

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. White mold on soybean stem
    Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    This disease is caused by the fungus, Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and it is favored by cool damp conditions.  Remember those morning fogs this summer and the fact that you hardly

  2. Author(s): Andy Michel

    For the most part, soybean aphids have been a problem only in odd numbered years.

  3. Rainfall graphic

    The weather pattern has been modifying some the last several weeks to not as wet overall. We will monitor this trend but all indications are near normal rainfall can be expected the next 4 weeks.

  4. Author(s):

    The first report that I have heard about blue mold in tobacco this year and it is just on the Kentucky side of the Ohio River.  It was first reported in Lewis County on Friday (Aug. 15) but was not