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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2016-12

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. 16 day total precipitation from May 2
    Author(s): The main headline going forward the next 1-2 week across the corn and soybean belt as a whole is for improving conditions for planting across the region so expect to see increasing planting from
  2. scab prediction center
    Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Is it still worth putting on a fungicide? If so, what would be the best time to put it on? Via phone, email, or in person, these have been the most frequently asked

  3. Twisted wheat flag leaf. Photo credit: Greg Labarge
  4. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Throughout much of Ohio, cool temperatures and saturated soil conditions have delayed corn planting.

  5. Author(s): Peter Thomison, Allen Geyer

    Cold, wet conditions have delayed corn planting throughout Ohio.

  6. cereal leaf beetle feeding in wheat
    Author(s): Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

    With much of the state still yet to plant, growers should be keep a few insect pests in

  7. narrow windrows
    Author(s): Mark Sulc

    Getting our first cutting of forages this year seems to be shaping up to be another frustrating experience, although we can only hope it won’t be as bad as last year. The outlook for the

  8. Author(s): Mark Sulc

    This week I was asked about applying fungicides to alfalfa because of the wet weather pattern we are experiencing. There are indeed some foliar fungicides that are labelled for alfalfa

  9. Red clover flower
    Author(s): Mark Sulc

    Producing seed of forage species is not common in Ohio, because our climate is not as conducive to high yields of high quality seed of forages as in western and northwestern states.

  10. Author(s): John Fulton,

    Data portability is a critical principle for farmers understand in order to capitalize on when using their farm

  11. Exact emerge planter

    With the ever changing weather pattern, it is critical that farmers take advantage of prime planting opportunities. Planting as efficiently as possible is one key to a successful season. Planters and