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C.O.R.N. Newsletter: 2014-25

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

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.

  1. Developing corn ears
    Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Have recent below average temperatures adversely affected corn growth and yield potential? No, corn actually yields best with moderate temperatures (and adequate soil moisture

  2. Author(s):

    Not much has changed in the outlooks for the rest of summer into autumn and beyond.

    In June, temperatures were about 1F above normal while in July temperatures were about -3F to -5F leading to an

  3. WBC 2014 Trap Totals
    Author(s): Andy Michel

    As predicted, we saw a slight decrease in the number of western bean cutworms caught in our monitoring network.

  4. Author(s): Laura Lindsey, Rich Minyo

    Results of the 2014 wheat performance evaluation are available at:  

  5. Author(s): Pierce Paul

    Ear rots or molds are usually most problematic when cool, wet conditions occur during silking and early grain development, when the ears are most susceptible to fungal infection.

  6. Hail injury V-10 to V-13 corn, Photo by Mark Badertscher, Extension Educator Hardin County
    Author(s): Peter Thomison

    The impact of hail damage is largely dependent on corn’s stage of development.  Hail affects yield primarily by reducing stands and defoliating plants. Most of the hail damage

  7. hail damage to soybean field, photo by Mark Badertscher, Extension Educator Hardin County
  8. Author(s): Adam Shepard

    The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers Association & Fayette County Agronomy Committee’s annual field day and test plot demonstrations will take place on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. 

  9. Author(s): David Marrison

    Assessing soybean diseases and insect pressure can be difficult without proper training and experience.

  10. Author(s): , Adam Shepard,

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is