The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
August 21, 2018 - August 27, 2018

Tri-State UAV Day


OSU Extension Williams County, in collaboration with Michigan State Extension and Purdue Extension, will be hosting a Tri-State UAV field meeting on August 27th, beginning at 9:30am. The cost to attend this program is $20 (lunch included).

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Late-Season Pod Feeding by Bean Leaf Beetle or Grasshopper

Authors: Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles or grasshoppers increasing in soybeans.  As we start to approach the end of the growing season the larger concern with these insects is the potential for pod feeding, rather than foliage feeding.  Pod feeding directly impacts grain quality. 

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Late Season Alfalfa Management

Authors: , Mark Sulc

            Late season alfalfa management decisions often come down to balancing a need for forage versus stand health and winter survival.  Weather patterns across the state in 2018 have been variable.  Lack of summer rain in some areas have decreased forage yields, frequent rains or too much r

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Recommendations for Seeding Cover Crops in Late Summer


Just Do It !! Now is an excellent time to improve your soil by planting cover crops.  Leaving soil bare exposes it to erosion and nutrient loss.  Get it covered and protected. 

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Latest Podcast Releases

Authors: Amanda Douridas, Elizabeth Hawkins

Our latest Agronomy and Farm Management podcasts have been on some fun and educational topics.

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Western Bean Cutworm: Adult Moth Update


John Schoenhals, Mark Badertscher, Sam Custer, Tom Dehass, Allen Gahler, Mike Gastier, Ed Lentz, Rory Lewandowski, Cecilia Lokai-Minnich, David Marrison, Sarah Noggle, Les Ober, Eric Richer, Garth Ruff, Jeff Stachler, Alan Sundermeier, Curtis Young, Megan Zerrer, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

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Grain Bin Safety Program

Author: Mary Griffith

OSU Extension is hosting a free grain bin safety program in Madison County on Wednesday, August 29th at the Fairgrounds in London, Ohio. Two programs will run at the same time – one geared for on-farm safety, and another for first responders.

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August 29
Precision Ag Day -- Data Management (Woodstock)
August 29
Ohio No-Till Field Day (Wooster)
September 11
Farm Science Review Agronomy College
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
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jeff Stachler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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