The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
COLLEGE OF FOOD, AGRICULTURAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
CFAES
OARDC
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
May 1 - May 7, 2018
Editor: Beth Scheckelhoff

Decent Spring Planting Conditions Ahead

Author: Jim Noel

A progressive weather pattern will continue over the next 2-3 weeks. This will allow for periods of dry conditions to be mixed with periods of wet conditions. This week should see many dry hours to allow for planting to be hit hard.

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Be Mindful of Honeybees and Other Pollinators During Planting

Authors: Reed Johnson, Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

The winter of 2017-2018 is destined to go down in Ohio beekeeping history as one of the worst on record.  In October, the OSU honey bee lab had 50 living colonies, but by the beginning of April, we were down to just 5 survivors.

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Soil Temperatures and Accumulated GDD

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

Soil Temperatures and Accumulated GDD

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Corn, Soybean, and Alfalfa Yield Responses to Micronutrient Fertilization in Ohio

Authors: Steve Culman, Anthony Fulford, Laura Lindsey, Douglas Alt

Additional Authors: Stuti Sharma and Grace Looker

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Kudzu Bug Monitoring Update

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Additional authors: Marcus McCartney

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Lady Landowners Leaving a Legacy

Author: Amanda Douridas, CCA

Land is an important investment. One that is often passed down through generations. Farmland needs to be monitored and cared for to maintain the value and sustainability if it is to be enjoyed and profitable for future generations. Nearly 50% of landowners in Ohio are female.

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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
Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Amanda Bennett
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Amanda Douridas, CCA
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
Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Eric Richer, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Garth Ruff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center
Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

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