The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
July 14, 2014 - July 22, 2014

Weather Update


The outlook for the remainder of July calls for below normal temperatures and normal to slightly wetter than normal conditions.

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Insects in Soybean

Author: Andy Michel

Last week, I had a chance to scout some very early planted soybean that was in the R1 and R2 stages. A couple of observations:

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Western Bean Cutworm Flight is Increasing

Author: Andy Michel

Our trap counts of Western bean cutworm (WBC) adults have been on the rise during the last week, and will likely increase until the end of July.  Just like in previous years, our hotspots for western bean cutworm activity are in NW and NE Ohio.

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Foliar Fungicide Application in Field Corn - A 2014 Update

Author: Pierce Paul

Corn in Ohio is all over the board in terms of growth and development, ranging from V6 to R2.

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Modified Relay Intercrop Soybeans in a Twin Row System

Authors: , Jason Hartschuh, CCA

After 15 years of growing 10 inch row wheat and soybeans in a Modified Relay Intercrop  (MRI) system, this year wheat and soybeans were planted into two different row spacing/ cropping systems.

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Manure Boom Application Field Day July 18th

Authors: Sarah Noggle, Glen Arnold, CCA

Paulding County will be the site for a Dairy Manure Research Technology Day on Friday, July 18, 2014 at 2:00 PM.  Research is being conducted based upon using dairy manure as a fertilizer source for corn and/or corn silage.  The nutrient boom is a new technology being developed to apply dairy man

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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.

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Anne Dorrance
State Specialist, Soybean Diseases
Nathan Douridas, CCA
Farm Science Review Farm Manager
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Ed Lentz, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

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