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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2019 - 29

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): Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

    Calling all agronomists, Certified Crop Advisers, custom applicators and farmers! Last reminder - registration is now open for the 2019 FSR

  2. Corn stalks with immature ear

    Corn silage is an important component of many dairy and beef cattle rations.  The goal is to make a high-quality feedstuff, but to achieve this requires planning before harvest, monitoring plant moisture

  3. Author(s): Mark Sulc

    We have some very late planted corn this year intended for silage harvest on prevented plant acres that may not reach the dough stage before a killing frost (see accompanying articles

  4. Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Last week, I received reports of several ear oddities showing up in corn fields including the following:

    Shortened husk leaves with normal ears protruding beyond the

  5. Author(s): Mark Sulc

    Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage inventories. These include sudangrass, sorghum-sudangrass, forage sorghum, pearl millet,

  6. Author(s): Mark Sulc,

    The best time to take a last harvest of forages is this week and next in Ohio, for the least risk to the long-term

  7. Author(s):

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring a collection for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted agricultural pesticides on September 24 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  8. Author(s): Mike Gastier, CCA

    OSU Extension will offer both private and commercial Pesticide Applicator Training credits at a field day sponsored by Independent Ag Equipment, 4341 Sandhill Road,

  9. Author(s): Tony Nye

    This event is sponsored by the Clinton County Extension Office with the help of Nutrien AG Solutions and G.

  10. Author(s): Anne Dorrance, Pierce Paul

    Reports have started concerning crown rust of oats in fields that were planted as cover