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Ohio State University Extension


C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2016-27

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):

    Rain has been spotty across much of Ohio this summer and there are areas where corn was under moisture stress during the critical pollination period.  As a result, this drought stressed corn has poor

  2. Author(s): Mark Loux

    Continued problems with marestail and ragweeds this year have a number of growers considering the switch to LibertyLink soybeans for 2017.  The LibertyLink system can certainly be a good

  3. Author(s):

    August continued the warmer than normal trend. However, Ohio did get some beneficial rain which helped some. June to August will go down as about 2-3 degrees above normal and precipitation 60-100% of

  4. Author(s): Amanda Douridas, CCA

    Cover crops can help protect soil erosion, keep nutrients in place and build valuable organic matter. Many farmers have questions on species selection and management

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

    The first is the FSR Agronomy College will be held with the partnership of OABA and OSU Extension on September 13th.