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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2017-28

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. Abnormal ears of corn
    Author(s): Peter Thomison

    When checking corn fields prior to harvest, it’s not uncommon to encounter ears exhibiting abnormal growth such as those shown below (Fig. 1), especially when the crop has

  2. Alfalfa
    Author(s): , Mark Sulc

    It’s the end of August and some alfalfa growers will need to make a decision if they should take another cutting of

  3. Rainbow
    Author(s): Jim Noel

    During August the weather and climate pattern switched where areas of the western half of the corn and soybean belt that needed rain got it while the eastern half dried out.

  4. Western bean cutworm adult
  5. Fertilizer Spreader

    It doesn’t seem very long ago that we were first getting information about SB 150, and what it might mean to our farming operation.   At that time there was no urgency because we didn’t have to have this

  6. Field Day Event
    Author(s): Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

    FSR Agronomy College – September 12

  7. OSU Agronomic Crops Team at Farm Science Review
    Author(s): Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

    The Farm Science Review will be held again this year at the London, Ohio location. Dates are September 19, 20 and 21. Tickets can be purchased at your local