The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
July 4, 2017 - July 10, 2017
Editors: Sarah Noggle,

Japanese Beetles in Corn and Soybeans

Authors: Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

We have been hearing reports of Japanese beetles in corn and soybean.  These beetles are large with a shiny copper and green color.  Foliage feeding

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How to separate flooding injury from Phytophthora seedling and stem blight

Author: Anne Dorrance

Background I received many calls last week from areas south of and along Interstate 70 that received more than 3 inches of rain and I expect next week they will come from northern Ohio where 4 or more inches of rain landed in some or our plots.

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Manure, PSNT and N recommendations

Authors: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

The question has come in several times this year, probably due to the excessive rain, from folks wanting to know how much more nitrogen (N) to add. Recently the question came from a livestock operation.

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What is the Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw?

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Ed Lentz, CCA

Wheat harvest is now underway. What is the nutrient value of the straw? The nutrient value of wheat straw is influenced by several factors including weather, variety, and cultural practices. Thus, the most accurate values require sending a sample of the straw to an analytical laboratory.

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July 17
Crop Walk: Soybean Disease (Champaign Co)
July 19
WARS Field Day (Clark Co)
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
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Anne Dorrance
State Specialist, Soybean Diseases
Amanda Douridas, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Field Specialist, Dairy & Precision Livestock
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Peter Thomison
State Specialist, Corn Production
Kelley Tilmon
State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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