The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
November 6 - November 19, 2018
Editor: Mark Badertscher

Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

Author: Anne Dorrance

As we wait another week for the fields to dry out, this provides some time to sample soil for the SCN populations.  The SCN Coalition theme for the next few years is What’s your number?  Do you know where SCN is in your fields and what the current population is sitting at?  If its high, then the

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2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test Preliminary Results Now Available On-Line

Authors: Rich Minyo, Peter Thomison, Allen Geyer

Results from the 2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test are now available on line at:

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Variable Rate Corn Seeding Considerations

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Peter Thomison

As producers are planning their seed needs for next year, it is important to think about acreage, hybrids, and seeding rates.

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Communicating With Your Landowner Meeting November 15


Farmers are invited to attend a public meeting on landowner communication.  November 15 from 9 am – noon at Luckey Farmers, Inc., Woodville, Ohio.  RSVP to Wood SWCD at 419-354-5517.  No cost to attend.

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All-Ohio Chapter Soil & Water Conservation Society Conference January 18, 2019


“Sharpen the Scalpel – Tools to Identify High-Risk Conservation Needs” will be the theme of the SWCS conference on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. 

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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
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Amanda Douridas, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Rich Minyo
Research Specialist
Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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