C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2011 Archive

  • July 12, 2011 - July 19, 2011
    Editor:
    Amanda Douridas

    In This Issue:

    • Weather Outlook
    • Predicting leaf development in corn using accumulated heat units
    • Uneven plant development in corn: Impact on yield
    • Determination of ear size in corn well underway
    • Effects of wind lodging on corn performance
    • Remain vigilant for western bean cutworm
    • Bean Leaf Beetles Showing Up in Early Planted Fields
    • The 2011 Wheat Scab Field Survey: Fungicide Treatment at Flowering and Variety Resistance Played a Major Role
    • Manure Science Review Coming Aug. 16
    • Western Agronomy Day note, register by next Monday
  • July 5, 2011 - July 12, 2011
    Editor:
    Amanda Douridas

    In This Issue:

    • Postemergence control of marestail?
    • Western Bean Cutworm Catch Update
    • Soybean Aphid Update early July
    • The Case Against Preventive Insecticide Treatments
    • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
    • New Forage Seedings, a Unique Opportunity This Summer
    • Soybean Disease update for July
    • 2011 Western ARS Agronomy Field Day - Wednesday, July 20
  • June 27, 2011 - July 4, 2011
    Editor:
    Jon Rausch

    In This Issue:

    • Western Bean Cutworm Flight Begins
    • Moderate levels of wheat head scab are present throughout the state
    • Reduced corn stands: Some management considerations
    • The Importance of Sunlight
  • June 20, 2011 - June 26, 2011
    Editor:
    Jon Rausch

    In This Issue:

    • Wet Weather, Should You Be Concerned About Nitrogen Loss in Corn?
    • Look at those stands – seedling diseases may be an issue
    • June 20 Wheat Scab Update and Grain Harvesting Tips
    • Do Foliar Applications of Sugar Improve Soybean Yield?
    • Current postemergence herbicide situations
  • June 14, 2011 - June 20, 2011
    Editor:
    Jon Rausch

    In This Issue:

    • Head Scab is Not the Only Cause of Bleached Wheat Heads
    • Flooding and ponding effects on corn and soybean
    • Potato Leafhopper Time!
    • Early Season Hail Injury To Corn Usually Limited
    • Other Insect Concerns on Field Crops
    • Feeding Wheat to Beef Cattle
    • Agronomic Performance of Modified Relay Intercropping
    • Weather Outlook through July 3
     
  • June 7, 2011 - June 13, 2011
    Editor:
    Jon Rausch

    In This Issue:

    • The weather outlook has changed little for the next two weeks.
    • Western Bean Cutworm Trapping Should Begin Soon
    • Soil crusting from rapid drying may cause emergence issues
    • Flood Damaged Wheat
  • June 1, 2011 - June 6, 2011
    Editor:
    Glen Arnold

    In This Issue:

    • The Weather Outlook is as Follows
    • Wheat Update: Diseases and Crop Development as the Weather Changes
    • Early-to-mid June Corn Plantings: Yield Expectations
    • More on Switching Hybrid Maturities
    • Bean Leaf Beetles on Emerged Soybeans
    • How You Can Help the Sun Make Hay When It Shines!
    • Enterprise Unit Subsidy Qualification - A Revised Interpretation
    • Nutrient Applicators Association Meeting
  • May 27, 2011 - May 31, 2011
    Editor:
    Glen Arnold

    In This Issue:

    • Crop Insurance Preventive Plant Options
    • New Decision Aid to Determine Late Planting Options
    • Enterprise Budgets Provide Another Tool to Evaluate Your Planting Decisions
    • Decision Resources and Tools for 2011 Late Planting
    • More on Head Scab and Fungicides
    • Optimizing the Profitability of Corn Planted in June
    • Indiana Thoughts on Late-Planting of Soybean
    • How Soon After the Sun Starts Shining Again Should You Make Hay?
    • The Prevented Planting Decision is Really Complicated
    • Enterprise Unit Subsidy Qualification - A Revised Interpretation
  • May 24, 2011 - May 31, 2011
    Editor:
    Glen Arnold

    In This Issue:

    • Optimizing the profitability of corn planted in June (added May 25)
    • Two-week Weather Outlook
    • Q & A on Foliar Fungicides for Wheat Head Scab Suppression
    • Head Scab Ratings for Wheat Varieties
    • Current Insect Conditions and Late Planting Concerns
    • Switching to Soybeans? Some points to consider:
    • Protecting Bees in Ohio
    • White-nose Fungus Infected Bats and Impact on Agronomic Crop Pests
    • Tobacco Pesticides and 24c Labels
  • May 17, 2011 - May 23, 2011
    Editor:
    Glen Arnold

    In This Issue:

    • Ohio, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky all had their Wettest Aprils on Record
    • Wheat Scab Risk Prediction for the Week of May 16
    • Flying on a Fungicide Now (before flowering) is Excellent for Foliar Disease Control but WILL NOT Prevent Problems with Vomitoxin
    • Delayed Planting Effects on Corn Performance: A “Historical” Perspective
    • Late Planting Weed Control Issues
    • Cereal Leaf Beetle and Other Concerns
    • Non-Traditional Fertility Practices, Do They Make Sense?

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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.