The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
February 25-March 11, 2014
Editor: Rob Leeds

Weather outlook for March to May calls for near normal temperatures.


Winter will go down as much colder than normal with above normal snowfall and slightly above normal precipitation. Temperatures across Ohio for winter will end averaging 3 to 9 degrees below normal from southeast to northwest.

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Is It Too Early to Apply N to Wheat?

Authors: Ed Lentz, CCA, Laura Lindsey

Each year producers ask the question when is the best time to apply N to wheat? Also, is it ok to apply N on frozen ground?

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Register on-line for Conservation Tillage Conference by February 26th

Author: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

We are winding down on winter agronomy programs. One big program yet to go is the Conservation Tillage Conference. The CTC will be held March 4 & 5 in Ada Ohio at the Ohio Northern University. Programs this year include: March 4th

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The 2014 Overholt Drainage School will be held March 10-14, 2014

Author: Larry Brown

The 2014 Overholt Drainage School will be held March 10-14 at the Fulton SWCD in Wauseon. This year’s program includes three sessions: 1) Agricultural subsurface drainage: System design and installation;

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All Ohio Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society Winter Meeting and Conference Scheduled

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

The All Ohio Chapter of the Soil & Water Conservation Society will be holding their Winter Meeting and Conference titled, “Can Agriculture Significantly Reduce Off-Site Movement of Soluble Nutrients?” on Monday, March 17, 2014 from 8:30 am to 4:40 pm at the Ohio Department of Agriculture,  Br

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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
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ron Hammond
Extension Specialist
Ed Lentz, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management

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