The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
January 19 - 31, 2022
Editor: Chris Zoller

Fertility Calculator for Ohio Recommendation

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

A Microsoft Excel spreadsheet has been developed to support nutrient management education programs provided by Ohio State University Extension and for users who want to generate their own recommendation or compare recommendations provided to them to the

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2022 Ohio Weed University

Authors: John Barker, Mark Loux, Tony Nye

2022 Ohio Weed University

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New Enlist Labels – When Enlist is Outlawed, Only Outlaws……

Author: Mark Loux

Sometimes you’d like the s**t to stop hitting the fan just long enough to get cleaned up, but you can’t get a break. Like when you’re in the middle of an endless pandemic, a worldwide shipping fiasco, herbicide scarcities and price increases, and parts shortages.

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Congratulations to Harold Watters on his Retirement!

Author: Laura Lindsey

After 20+ years at Ohio State, Harold Watters retired earlier this month. Most recently, Harold was an Ohio State University Extension Field Specialist for Agronomic Systems, but his history at OSU dates back to 1975 when he was a student employee at the Farm Science Review.

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Soybean Growers are Invited to Participate in a New Study to Improve Honey Bee and Soybean Productivity

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Reed Johnson, Chia Lin

The corn-soybean cropping system dominates the landscape in much of the Midwest where one-third of US honey bee colonies reside.

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A Little Celebration for National Popcorn Day

Author: Mike Gastier, CCA

January 19, 2022, is National Popcorn Day.  While I doubt Hallmark makes a card for that, popcorn has played a significant role in the history of Ohio agriculture.

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Watch Precision U 2022 Webinar Recordings On Demand

Authors: Elizabeth Hawkins, Amanda Douridas, CCA, John Fulton, Ken Ford

The Precision U 2022 webinar recordings are now available to watch on the Ohio State University Precision Ag YouTube channel. The webinars cover timely topics heading into the 2022 season.

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Join Us for the 2nd Annual Virtual Corn College and Soybean School

Author: Laura Lindsey

Due to popular demand, the AgCrops Team will host the 2nd annual virtual Corn College and Soybean School on February 15, 2022 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM featuring your OSU Extension state specialists, including the new corn agronomist, Dr.

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Soil Health Webinar Series Kicks Off with Farmer Panel

Author: Cassandra Brown

“Start small, get your feet wet, and make your mistakes at a small scale.” Shelby County farmer Aaron Heilers shared this advice on integrating soil conservation practices during the year’s first OSUE Soil Health webinar on January 6.

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Allen County Ag Outlook and Agronomy Day

Author: Clint Schroeder

Join OSU Extension at the Allen County Fairgrounds, in Lima, Ohio, on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, starting at 9:00 a.m. for the Allen County Ag Outlook and Agronomy Day. The morning session will focus on commodity market outlook and ag policy.

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“Planning for the Future of Your Farm” Workshops offered by OSU Extension

Author: David Marrison

To kick off 2022, OSU Extension will be offering “Planning for the Future of Your Farm” workshops to help farm families actively plan for the future of their farm business.

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Soil Health and Regenerative Ag with Ray Archuleta

Author: Amanda Douridas, CCA

Soil health has always been an important part of the sustainability of a farm. Each year we learn more about the conditions in which soils thrive and what BMPs can be implemented to ensure we are improving the soil, rather than degrading it.

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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
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Field Specialist, Dairy & Precision Livestock
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Stephanie Karhoff, CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

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.

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