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Ohio State University Extension


C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2015-13

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. Author(s): Andy Michel

    For a couple of weeks we have been warning about the possibility of black cutworms based on adult catches reported by surrounding states.  We have begun to observe some minor feeding

  2. Author(s): Pierce Paul,

    The wheat crop progressed considerably over the last week and is now heading-out in some fields.

  3. Scab Forecasting System
    Author(s): Pierce Paul,

    The Wheat Scab forecasting system ( is up and

  4. Wheat head
    Author(s): Pierce Paul, , Laura Lindsey

    After seemingly being

  5. The watermolds, Pythium or Phytophthora, affecting soybeans
    Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    Some soybeans have been planted and issues have already been reported.  The most common symptom is spotty areas around the field with large skips or limited emergence.  Take a

  6. Uneven Soybean Emergence
    Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Soybean planting is well underway throughout Ohio.  The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reported 23% of the soybean acres were planted by May 10 (and many more

  7. Corkscrewed Corn
    Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Although corn stands are looking remarkably good across the state according to most observers, there are some localized reports of growers considering replanting. Most of these