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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2016-13

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. Total Precipitation
    Author(s): The weather pattern has become favorable for planting. In the short-term planting is favorable but it could become less favorable in the next 1-2 week again so it is worth taking advantage of the
  2. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Wet weather has kept many farmers (and us) out of the field.  According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, as of May 15, 10% of the soybean acres were planted

  3. Replant corn decision
    Author(s): Peter Thomison
  4. black cutworm feeding above ground
    Author(s): Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

    We have started to see cutworm damage in Ohio corn.  Black cutworm (BCW) is the prime

  5. frost damaged soybeans
    Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Peter Thomison

    Soybean: Last Monday, May 16, air temperatures dropped to high 20s/low 30s

  6. cressleaf groundsel flowers
    Author(s): Mark Loux,

    It’s definitely a big year for cressleaf groundsel (Senecio glabellus), that yellow-flowered weed that can be seen

  7. fusarium head blight prediction center
    Author(s): Pierce Paul,

    Wheat is now flowering in parts of central Ohio and will continue to flower in more northern counties later this