The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
September 9 - September 16
Editor: Adam Shepard

Fall Weather Outlook


The second half of August into early September experienced above normal temperatures as we expected. Rainfall has been at or above normal the last 30-days except in the northwest and south central parts of the state where it was below normal.

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Cover Crop Field Day Announcement


A Cover Crop Field Day will be held Thursday, September 25, 2014, 1:30p – 4:00p and 6:00p to Dark.  This will be held at Stanley and Debbie Brown’s farm on State Route 364, St. Marys, OH (South of Grand Lake St. Marys).  The fields are ¼ mile south of the St.

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Wheat Management for Fall 2014

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, Ed Lentz, CCA

Most soybean fields in Ohio were planted during the last week of May into the first week of June. With later than normal soybean planting and unusual weather this summer, we anticipate soybean harvest to be later than normal.

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Fields are starting to turn a golden yellow – last chance to grab some data

Author: Anne Dorrance

The forcast is now turning more fall like and many fields in the state are turning that golden yellow color so if you haven’t checked your fields – this may be the last week to get some very important information.

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Knox County Agronomy Field Day

Author: John Barker

Knox County Agronomy Field Day When: Tuesday, September 23 (Rain date―Thursday, September 25) Time: Noon - 5 p.m. Where: Coe Farm, south of Mount Vernon (8299 Granville Road, Corner of SR 661 and Blackjack Road)Hosts:  The Coe Family and Scott McCann

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Farm Science Review and CCA Continuing Education

Author: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

The 2014 Farm Science Review is next week, many across Ohio will be attending to learn more about what it means to grow a crop in this eastern cornbelt state.

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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
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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