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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2018-08

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): Jim Noel

    The expected cold and wet weather pattern for spring that has been forecast since December continues.

  2. Author(s):

    Heavy farm machinery compacts the soil, both on tilled ground and no-tilled ground. Compaction induced by agricultural machinery often affects soil properties and crop production.

  3. Two-inch Bare Surface Soil Temperature-Daily Avg
    Author(s): Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

    During our recent survey of CORN Newsletter users, one item suggested for addition was a chart of soil temperatures in the spring.