Corn Newsletter : 2017-39

  1. Weather Map 11-20-17
    Author(s): Jim Noel

    The wet pattern arrived this fall and continues. It has resulted in flooding and harvest delays.

  2. Yield Monitor
    Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins, Kaylee Port, John Fulton

    As the number of tools and services utilizing precision ag data to aide in decision making continues to increase, the importance of having quality data is also increasing. Most producers understand the importance of yield monitor calibration for generating accurate yield estimates, but there are other errors that can impact both the accuracy and the spatial integrity of yield data. Spatial integrity of yield data becomes very important when being used to generating prescriptions for fertilizer and seeding.

  3. Combine Shelling Corn
    Author(s): Rich Minyo, Allen Geyer, Peter Thomison

    Results from the 2017 Ohio Corn Performance Test are now available on line at:

  4. Blind Inlet
    Author(s): Greg LaBarge, CCA

    A new website has been launched that is designed to help landowners and operators use visual clues in the landscape or management records to identify fields or stream/ditches where targeted practices can reduce erosion and nutrient losses that impair Ohio watersheds. Private and public dollars available to address erosion and nutrient loss concerns from agricultural production fields are limited.

  5. Author(s): Eric Richer, CCA

    Ohio State University Extension - Fulton County will be holding a 3-part Grain Marketing series on Friday mornings in December at the Robert Fulton Ag Center Building, located at 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon.

  6. Author(s): Debbie Brown, CCA

    West Ohio Agronomy Day will be held on Monday, January 8th at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie (Shelby County), from 8:30 am-4 pm. This is our annual Recertification Program for Private Pesticide Applicators and will also include the one-hour Fertilizer Applicator Recertification Training for those who are already certified. In addition, there will be Continuing Education Units (CEUs) available for Certified Crop Advisers and Commercial Pesticide Applicator credits have been applied for.

  7. Precision University
    Author(s): Kaylee Port

    Nutrient management is a major topic of conversation in agriculture. As Ohio struggles to improve water quality in Lake Erie, Grand Lake St. Mary’s, and rivers across the state, farmers are being pressed even harder to make better on-farm management decisions. This year, The Ohio State University Extension and the Digital Ag program team at OSU is hosting “Precision University: Nutrient Technology” as a way to highlight key nutrient management techniques and strategies.


About the C.O.R.N. Newsletter

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.