C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2016-17

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):

    The overall trend, as we discussed earlier this year, was expected to be toward warmer and drier weather and this has been occurring.

  2. Author(s): Amanda Bennett

    Registration is now open for the July 12 Western Ohio Precision Agriculture Day hosted by Ohio State University Extension.

  3. Author(s): Erdal Ozkan

    Due to concerns for production costs, safety, and the environment, it is important to maximize the pesticide deposit on the target.

  4. Caption:  A) milk jug (picture from Iowa State University), B) lure setup for placement on milk jug, C) green buck trap D) WBC larvae feeding and damage.
    Author(s): Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

    Western bean cutworm (WBC) is an ear-feeder of corn, but the adults begin to emerge in

  5. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Following last week’s storms I received several reports of “rootless” and “floppy corn”. The problem was evident in several fields at the OSU Western Agricultural Research Farm

  6. Author(s): Ed Lentz, CCA, Laura Lindsey

    Wheat harvest will soon be underway; we often get questions about the nutrient value of