C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2015-27

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. Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    Across the state some soybeans have hit the later growth stages and we have a range of tall, beautiful soybeans loaded with pods to short, scraggly, can still see the rows with

  2. WBCW larva in corn ear
    Author(s): Andy Michel

    Over the past few weeks, we have been receiving calls, emails and texts about finding large caterpillars feeding on corn ears (see photo).  In most cases, these are turning out to be

  3. corn leaf disease symptoms
    Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Early development of gray leaf spot (GLS) and northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) had us all concerned about the potential for major epidemics of these diseases in 2015.

  4. Palmer Amaranth seed head
    Author(s): Mark Loux

    The frequency of Palmer amaranth infestations in Ohio has been holding relatively steady again into this year.  We have mostly an isolated field or patch in about 10 counties, with the

  5. moisture stress, flipped leaves
    Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Most areas in Ohio experienced above average rainfall during soybean vegetative stages.  With wet weather, soybeans tend to have reduced tap root growth and increased lateral

  6. Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Q: What if I plant scabby wheat for grain or use it as a cover crop?

  7. Author(s): Amanda Douridas

    OSU Extension Champaign County and the Champaign Soil and Water Conservation District are offering a Soil Health Workshop Series beginning in September. This workshop is

  8. Author(s): Ted Wiseman

    The Central Ohio Corn Field Day will be held Thursday, September 3 beginning at 5:00 pm at Ohio Foundation Seeds located at 11491 Foundation Road in Hartford, Ohio.  There is no