The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
June 30, 2015 - July 6, 2015
Editor: Sarah Noggle

Prospects for “Muddied Corn”

Author: Peter Thomison

During the past two weeks, flooding and ponding have occurred across Ohio, especially in river bottoms and along streams. In some localized areas, this may have resulted in partial and complete immersion of corn in nearby fields, especially in low spots.

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NEW! Soybean and Small Grain Website (

Author: Laura Lindsey

The soybean and small grain production lab has gone digital.  For information on research results, news, and upcoming events in the soybean and small grain lab  You’ll also see the faces of technicians, graduate students, and undergr

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Late Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

Authors: Pierce Paul, Laura Lindsey

Wheat harvest will likely be late again this year. Physiologically, the crop is now ready for harvest in some fields, but will likely not be harvested until the first or second week of July or even later.

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Northern Corn Leaf Blight: Earlier than Usual this Year

Author: Pierce Paul

We are already seeing Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB) in some Ohio corn fields. Why are we seeing NCLB this early and how will this affect our yields?

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July OSU Agronomy Field Days

Author: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

Weed Day

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June Sets Rainfall Records for Many Parts of Ohio


June will go down as forecast with it being a wetter and warmer than normal month. Most of the warmth came from moisture and clouds holding overnight lows being held up where daytime temperatures were close to normal.

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About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

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.

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Amanda Bennett
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Steve Culman
State Specialist, Soil Fertility
Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nathan Douridas, CCA
Farm Science Review Farm Manager
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mary Griffith
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jeff Stachler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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