Corn Newsletter : 2017-29

  1. Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, Ed Lentz, CCA

    Wheat helps reduce problems associated with the continuous planting of soybean and corn and provides an ideal time to apply fertilizer in July/August after harvest. With soybean harvest around the corner, we would like to remind farmers of a few management decisions that are important for a

  2. Author(s): Pierce Paul, Clay Sneller, Laura Lindsey

    Even though we did not have high levels of scab and vomitoxin this year, we still need to keep this disease in our minds as we select varieties to plant this fall. In the past, there were very few Ohio-grown winter wheat varieties with decent scab resistance, and some of those varieties yielded

  3. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to estimate soybean yield can be found by clicking here

    Proceed with caution when estimating soybean yield. It is difficult to accurately predict soybean yield because of plant

  4. Author(s): Jim Noel

    The tropics are a big player in the weather this time of the year. The outflow from tropical systems creates high and low pressures further north in our region this time of the year and modifies weather patterns. Saying all that, this is an active year for the United States which we have not seen for about a decade. This all translates to uncertainty in our September weather and climate pattern for Ohio and surrounding areas.

    All eyes are on Hurricane Irma and the direct or

  5. Author(s): Amy Raudenbush, Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

    Participators: Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, Amanda Bennett, JD Bethel, Bruce Clevenger, Sam Custer, Thomas Dehaas, Allen Gahler, Mike Gastier, Jason Hartschuh, Ed Lentz, Rory Lewandowski, Cecelia Lokai-Minnich, David Marrison, Sarah Noggle, Les Ober, Adrian Pekarcik, Eric Richer, Garth Ruff

  6. Author(s): David Dugan

    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 until September of 2017.

    There have been many opportunities to get certified since then. In fact, there have been over 17,250 people certified in Ohio in the past 3 years by OSU Extension. There are still a few opportunities to become certified through a 3-hour training

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C.O.R.N. is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio Crop Producers and Industry. C.O.R.N. is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, State Specialists at The Ohio State University and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. C.O.R.N. Questions are directed to State Specialists, Extension Associates, and Agents associated with Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center at The Ohio State University.