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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2015-26

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. Aphids on soybean leaf, UMN Extension photo
    Author(s): Andy Michel

    As predicted, we have begun to see soybean aphids move into soybean fields over the past few weeks.  Coincidentally, this is the 3rd year in a row that we have seen aphids move in

  2. soybean pods, photo by Rory Lewandowski
    Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    To estimate yield, four soybean yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to

  3. Author(s):

    Not much change from previous weeks thinking. Temperatures will average normal to slightly above normal for the rest of August while rainfall will be close to normal or slightly below.

  4. Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Rich Minyo

    A pdf of the 2015 Ohio Wheat Performance Test can be found at the Soybean and Small Grain

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

    The FSR Agronomy College is September 15th. We will make use of the site and facilities of the Farm Science Review’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, near