C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2012 Archive

  • September 18, 2012 - September 25, 2012
    Editor:
    Greg LaBarge

    In This Issue:

    • Alfatoxin in the 2013 Corn Crop and the Potential Impact on Its Use for Livestock
    • Adjusting Fertility Programs for Lower than Expected Yields
    • How Reliable Will This Year's Test Plot Data Be?
  • September 10, 2012 - September 18, 2012
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Drought may increase stalk lodging in corn
    • September weather, and wrap up of Stress Degree Days
    • Drought Meetings to Assist Farmers
    • 2012 FSR CCA College
  • September 4, 2012 - September 11, 2012
    Editor:
    Harold Watters

    In This Issue:

    • Bean Leaf Beetle in Late Maturing Soybeans
    • Southern Corn Rootworm in Soybean
    • Concerns about Aflatoxin in Ohio Corn
    • Corn ear abnormalities: “Tip dieback” and “zippering”
    • Five Important Management Steps to Profitable Wheat Production in Ohio
    • Burndown herbicides for no-tillage wheat
    • Isaac wrap up, and what's coming for early September
    • Importance of Lime
    • Fall herbicide applications – an integral part of marestail management
    • Poster highlighting ear abnormalities available
    • Plan to attend the Farm Science Review September 18, 19 & 20
    • Ammonia Emissions Field Day, Reminder Register Now
    • Northern Ohio Small Farm College
  • August 28, 2012 - September 3, 2012
    Editor:
    Rob Leeds

    In This Issue:

    • Early September Weather Outlook: Above normal temperatures, rainfall depends on Isaac
    • Will August rain influence soybean yield?
    • More late season soybean diseases
    • Preparation of Storage Facilities for Grain Harvest
    • Plan Last Alfalfa Cutting
    • Managing Drought Stressed Hay Fields
    • Pigweed seed collection and giant ragweed survey – we need your help
    • Summary of Western Bean Cutworm for 2012
  • August 21, 2012 - August 27, 2012
    Editor:
    Rob Leeds

    In This Issue:

    • Weather models indicate dryness and heat will increase going into late August and early September
    • Stink Bugs in Soybeans
    • Soybean Yield Estimates
    • Farm Pesticide Disposal
  • August 14, 2012 - August 20, 2012
    Editor:
    Rob Leeds

    In This Issue:

    • Weather Forecast: Slightly below normal temperatures and rainfall
    • Late Season Insect Expectations
    • Survey on Postemergence glyphosate management for control of giant ragweed, we need your input and Palmer amaranth arrives in Ohio
    • Survival of Soybean Rhizobia Cells in Soil
    • Wheat Performance Results for 15-Inch Row Spacing Available Online
    • Aspergillus Ear Rot and Aflatoxins
    • More Yields from Your Fields Agriculture Field Day- August 28
  • August 7, 2012 - August 13, 2012
    Editor:
    Rob Leeds

    In This Issue:

    • Weather pattern change is forecast for the next 2 weeks
    • Late season diseases are early this year
    • Testing nitrate levels in drought-stressed corn
  • July 31, 2012 - August 6, 2012
    Editor:
    Amanda Douridas

    In This Issue:

    • Worst Heat to Stay West of Ohio
    • Twospotted Spider Mites in Field Crops
    • Drought Reduces Soybean Seed Size
    • Estimating Yield Losses in Drought Damaged Corn Fields
    • “Tassel Ears” in Corn
    • Late Summer Alfalfa Planting
    • Supplemental Forage Options for Late Summer Planting
    • Northern Ohio Vegetable Field Night- August 7
    • Manure & Cover Crops Evening Field Day- August 9th
    • Corn Silage and Forages- August 10
    • Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Field Day- August 14
    • Ammonia Emissions Field Day- September 26
  • July 23, 2012 - July 30, 2012
    Editor:
    Amanda Douridas

    In This Issue:

    • Near Normal Rainfall in Forecast
    • 2012 Ohio Wheat Performance Results Available
    • Western bean cutworm eggs found, continue to scout corn
    • Manure Movement through Soils
    • Electronic Nutrient Management Workbook
    • Emergency Forages
    • High temperature effects on corn and soybean
    • Northwestern ARS Field Crops Day July 26
    • Field Day in Michigan: Farm Drainage, Design, Installation and Nutrient Management
    • Articles added to Agronomic Crops Team Drought Resources
  • July 16, 2012 - July 22, 2012
    Editor:
    Amanda Douridas

    In This Issue:

    • Mid-July Weather Outlook
    • Western Bean Cutworm Counts Still on the Rise
    • Corn and Soybean Crop Water Deficits
    • Potential for Nitrate Problems in Stressed Corn
    • Where to test forages for nitrates
    • Corn silage and preharvest restrictions for herbicides
    • Growers Can Learn the Latest Plant Products Application Equipment and Techniques during Sprayer Workshop
    • Agronomic Crops Team Drought Resources

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