C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2009 Archive

  • May 4, 2009 - May 12, 2009
    Editor:
    Tim Fine

    In This Issue:

    • Managing Leaf Diseases of Wheat with Fungicides
    • Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start
    • Late tillage – spray the field first?
    • Corn planted with no herbicide applied? Don’t panic
    • Nitrogen Timing and Placement Early in the Year
    • A Response to Comments made about a Recent Article on Pelletized Lime
    • Planting Date Concerns for 2009 Soybeans
    • Are there substitutes for 2,4-D ester in soybean burndown programs
    • Insect Pests to be on the lookout for.
    • County-Level Cash Rent Data Released on May 1 by the Ohio Ag Statistics Service/ National Ag Statistics Service (NASS)-
    • Important updates for Private Pesticide Applicators-
    • Weather for the Week of May 4
  • April 28, 2009 - May 4, 2009
    Editor:
    Steve Prochaska

    In This Issue:

    • Successful Corn Establishment in Late April and Early May
    • Wheat Approaching Feekes 8, an Important Stage for Foliar Disease Management
    • Wheat Row Spacing May Vary in Modified Relay Intercrop Systems
    • Armyworm and Black Cutworm Watch
    • Alfalfa Weevil Update
    • OSU On-Farm Research Evaluates Early Fungicide Use on Wheat
    • Early May Weather Forecast
  • April 21, 2009 - April 28, 2009
    Editor:
    Steve Prochaska

    In This Issue

    • Low Temperatures and Corn Emergence
    • Heat Units Required for Corn Emergence
    • Relying on “Reachback” to Kill Weeds – Do You Feel Lucky?
    • New Field Crop Insects Website and Fact Sheets
    • Alfalfa Weevil Update
    • Updated Soybean Rust Fungicide List for 2009
    • Late April Weather Forecast
  • April 14, 2009 - April 21, 2009
    Editor:
    Steve Prochaska

    In This Issue:

    • Pelletized Lime, Can I Get Away with Lower Rates?
    • Reminders on Preplant Burndown Treatments, Including Marestail and Dandelion
    • Alfalfa Weevil
    • Compaction and No-till
    • Thickening Alfalfa Stands
    • Nitrification Inhibitors
    • Is There a Benefit to Fungicides Application at Wheat Green-up?
  • April 7, 2009 - April 14, 2009
    Editor:
    Steve Prochaska

    In This Issue:

    • Corn Planter Adjustment - Last Minute Tips
    • Soybean Aphids in 2009?
    • A Brief Review of 2,4-D Ester Use and Labels
    • April Weather Forecast
    • Soybean Rust 2009 – What Happened This Winter and How Are We Going to Scout For It
    • Non-traditional Fertilizer Products, How Can You Evaluate Their Usefulness?
  • March 30, 2009 - April 7, 2009
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Correction for Last Issue on the Foliar Use of Fungicides in Ohio
    • Wheat Heaving and Root Diseases in Ohio in 2009
    • Importance of Knowing the Growth-Stage of Wheat
    • Weed control in wheat
    • Considerations for Selecting Phosphorus and Potash Rates
    • Ten Proven Practices for Increasing Corn Yields
    • New Ohio Nitrogen Recommendations Available Online
    • Soybeans: When to use a fungicide seed treatment and which seed treatment should you use?
    • Revised soybean disease fact sheets now available
  • March 16, 2009 - March 31, 2009
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Nitrogen Recommendations for Wheat
    • Potential for Nitrogen Loss on Wheat in Saturated Soils of Northern Ohio
    • Insect Management Issues on Corn and Soybean for the Coming Spring
    • Weeds in non-GMO soybeans – the good news, the bad news, and the really bad news
    • Supplemental Label for Headline® Fungicide for “Plant Health”: Does this work in Ohio?
    • Pesticides Work Only If They Are Applied Properly
    • 2008 On-Farm Research Results Now Available On-line
  • March 3, 2009 - March 17, 2009
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • March blows in
    • Corn Flea Beetle and Stewart’s Bacterial Leaf Blight
    • Ohio Wheat Crop Looking Good for February
    • Sulfur Fertilization of Winter Wheat in Ohio
    • Red Clover Cover Crops – Nitrogen Contributions or Rotational Benefits?
    • Arrested ears and other ear oddities revisited
    • 2008 County level NASS yields now available
    • Register now for Ohio's Overholt Drainage School
    • Private Pesticide License Renewal by March 31st
  • February 17, 2009 - March 3, 2009
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Mid-Feb Weather Update
    • Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Insects
    • Poly Tanks and Load Safety
    • Risk Management Decisions for 2009 - Understanding Crop Insurance
    • 18th Annual Farm Forum
    • Ohio's Overholt Drainage School
    • Agronomic Programs Calendar for late February to early March
  • February 3, 2009 - February 17, 2009
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Are non-transgenic corn hybrids a viable alternative to stacked trait hybrids?
    • Herbicide options have never been better for non-GMO corn and popcorn
    • Crop Production Conference presentations now online
    • Want to voice your support for 2,4-D?
    • On-Farm Grain Storage Meeting – March 4 & 5
    • Phosphorus Fertilizer Forms and Formulations
    • Respect Private Property Owners
    • Upcoming Agronomic meetings – February

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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.