The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
January 15-28, 2014
Editor: Rob Leeds

Did that Cold Spell Cause Significant Mortality to Field Crop Insect Pests?

Authors: Ron Hammond, Andy Michel

Normally we have always said that Ohio seldom gets cold enough to be a factor in causing significant mortality during the winter months.  However, the severe cold spell last week does have the potential to change this, at least for those pests that overwinter in Ohio.  A good example of what can

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2013 Soybean Product Evaluation Trials Available Online

Author: Laura Lindsey

The purpose of the Ohio Soybean Product Evaluation Trials is to evaluate soybean products for stand and yield.  This evaluation gives soybean producers comparative information for selecting soybean products for their unique production systems.  During 2013, the soybean agronomy team evaluated 12

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USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Looking for your opinion on cover crops.


If you currently use cover crops, this is your chance to report what works and doesn't work. If you don't use cover crops, tell us why not and help us understand where more scientific evidence is needed to encourage their adoption.

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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
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

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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