The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
October 21 - October 28, 2014
Editor: Curtis Young, CCA

Harvest Delays Impact Corn Performance

Authors: Peter Thomison, Allen Geyer, Rich Minyo

According to the USDA/NASS ( ) as of Sunday, Oct.

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Potential for Corn Ear Rot and Mycotoxin Problems in Ohio

Author: Pierce Paul

It is already the third week of October and most of the corn is still standing in the field.  Some of the earlier-planted fields are being harvested, but at relatively high moisture levels.  This is causing some concern among producers as to the potential for ear rot and mycotoxin problems.

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More on Fall Herbicides with Regard to the Enlist System

Author: Mark Loux

The USEPA last week issued approval for Enlist Duo, the glyphosate-2,4-D premix for use in the Enlist corn and soybean system, in six states, including Ohio.  The approval came with a number of conditions that set a new precedent really, and we will cover these in more detail later this fall.  Do

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EPA Finds No Benefit with Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments

Author: Andy Michel

Last week, the EPA determined that there is no benefit from neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean.  There complete ruling can be read here (http://www2.e

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2014 Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide Available for Fall Evaluations

Author: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

With late crop development this year, we still have a lot of crops to check.  One excellent tool is the Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide - updated and in a new format this year - will help with this chore.

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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
Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nathan Douridas, CCA
Farm Science Review Farm Manager
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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