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
March 16-March 29, 2021
Editor: Eric Richer, CCA

Typical March Weather Continues

Author: Aaron Wilson

   

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Wheat Growth Stages and Associated Management- Feekes 6.0 through 9.0

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, Ed Lentz, CCA

It is important to correctly identify winter wheat growth stages to enhance management decisions, avoiding damage to the crop and unwarranted or ineffective applications. Remember, exact growth stage cannot be determined by just looking at the height of the crop or based on calendar dates.

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Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Wheat fields are firming up across Ohio and topdressing with nitrogen fertilizer has started. We have had less precipitation than usual, and more livestock producers may be considering applying liquid swine manure as a topdress for wheat.

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Time is now to purchase the right nozzles for your spraying needs

Author: Erdal Ozkan

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Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

Authors: Mark Sulc, Jason Hartschuh, CCA

Early spring provides one of the two preferred times to seed perennial cool-season forages, the other being late summer. The outlook for this spring is for probabilities of above average precipitation in April and May. Planting opportunities will likely be few and short.

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Transition to Organic Grain Workshop Offered on March 30

Author: Beth Scheckelhoff

As many producers look to diversify their farms and find opportunities to increase on-farm revenues – one potential avenue to consider is organic grain production.

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January 14
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
January 21
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
January 28
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
February 4
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
February 11
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
February 18
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
February 25
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
March 4
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
March 11
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
March 18
The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface (Online)
March 18
Growing Season Weather Outlook and Changing Patterns
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
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Steve Culman
State Specialist, Soil Fertility
Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jamie Hampton
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Field Specialist, Dairy & Precision Livestock
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Rich Minyo
Research Specialist
Brigitte Moneymaker
Water Quality Extension Associate
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Barry Ward
Program Leader
Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
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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