Corn Newsletter : 2018-15

  1. Author(s): Pierce Paul

    More rain is in the forecast for later this week as wheat fields in the northern half of the state go through the flowering growth stage. Fields flowering today (May 30) are at low risk for scab in the northwestern corner of the state, but the risk will increase progressively later in the week as tropical storm Alberto comes through (see maps for May 30 through June 1 below). Fields in the southern third of the state are now at much less susceptible growth stages for infection

  2. Author(s): Eric Richer, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

    Lead Author: Adrian Pekarcik

    The grubs of Asiatic garden beetle (AGB, Maladera castanea) have been causing annual early-season problems in field crops (predominately field corn) of Northwest and North Central Ohio since 2012, and this year is no exception.

  3. Author(s): Alexander Lindsey, Peter Thomison, Steve Culman

    Additional Author: Taylor Dill

    Around the state, there are many corn fields with young plants with standing water due to the intense storms that have passed through. But what are the long-term effects of standing water on emerged corn? Preliminary data from two

  4. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Staging corn development early in the season is usually fairly straightforward. Starting with the first leaf, which has a short rounded leaf tip (sometimes characterized as the “indicator” leaf), count the number of leaves with visible leaf collars. The collar is the yellow green band that appears at the junction of the leaf blade and leaf sheath.  But what do you do when leaves are not readily evident due to severe plant defoliation caused by hail (like that shown in the

  5. Author(s): Amanda Douridas, Elizabeth Hawkins

    Stay on top of what is happening in the field and the farm office as Amanda Douridas and Elizabeth Hawkins interview experts in agronomy and farm management. Hosted by Ohio State University Extension, this podcast takes a bi-monthly dive into specific issues that impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more.

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  6. Author(s): Rory Lewandowski, CCA, Mark Sulc, Jeff Stachler, Chris Zoller

    Lead Author: Angela Arnold

    Many hay fields in the region were harvested last week where drying conditions were good. Harvesting will continue into this week if the weather

  7. Author(s): Chris Zoller

    Ohio State University Extension will sponsor the 2018 Small Grains Field Day on June 12th at the OARDC Schaffter Farm, 3240 Oil City Road, Wooster.  Registration begins at 9:30am.  A $25 per person registration fee includes lunch and materials.  After June 4th the registration fee is $35 per person.  Walk-in registrations will be accepted.

    Field day participants have the opportunity to choose from two of four morning sessions:

    Soybean Production with Small Grains

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.