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  1. Soybean Planting, Like Corn, is Behind Schedule

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-planting-corn-behind-schedule

    temperature of 40 degrees, corn and soybeans will emerge in 30 to 40 days. At 53 degrees the plants need 16-20 ... days, and at a soil temperature of 66 degrees they will need 8-10 days to emerge. In northern Ohio, the ... "But farmers have tremendous planting capacity. They will run day and night until the job is done. We ...

  2. Late Corn Planting Won't Necessarily Mean Lower Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-corn-planting-wont-necessarily-mean-lower-yields

    findings this week in the Crop Observation and Recommendation Network (CORN) newsletter, available online ... acre for every day's delay in planting after the first week of May. The expected loss grows to ... 1996, 2002, 2008 and 2009). In six of those years, the corn crop performed below the long-term yield ...

  3. Continued Extreme Heat Could Damage Corn, Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/continued-extreme-heat-could-damage-corn-soybeans

    temperature extremes as high as 112 degrees for brief periods, the optimal daytime temperatures for corn ... agronomist. When temperatures rise above 95 degrees, corn growth decreases, he said.  “When temperatures hit ... between 93 degrees to 98 degrees for four days or more, you could start to experience yield losses in ...

  4. Corn Farmers 'Keeping Their Fingers Crossed'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-farmers-keeping-their-fingers-crossed

    emergence will be delayed in many drought-stressed corn fields unless we get some significant rain very ... pollination could cause a delay in silk emergence. If the delay lasts long enough, little or no pollen is ... lengthy, varying degrees of barrenness will result,” Thomison said. “T his year it's likely that silk ...

  5. Cold Snap Raises Concerns Over Corn Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cold-snap-raises-concerns-over-corn-crop

    downplay the impact of low-temperature injury in corn because the growing point is at or below the soil ... Fahrenheit. "Probably a greater concern to us is how long soils remain saturated," said Thomison. ... soft rots can destroy the corn growing point," he said. "If growing conditions are favorable, ...

  6. Hot, dry season putting damper on corn yield potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-dry-season-putting-damper-corn-yield-potential

    about how well Mother Nature will treat Ohio farmers through season's end. "The long ... yield potential as extremely hot, dry days plague the state this week, said Ohio State Extension corn ... corn planted in mid-May, he said, is at or near tasseling now, while corn planted after Memorial day is ...

  7. Planting Delays? Read Special Edition of CORN Newsletter Now

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/planting-delays-read-special-edition-corn-newsletter-now

    Glen Arnold, editor of the CORN (Crop Observation and Recommendation Network) newsletter. According to ... planting has never been this far behind." The CORN newsletter is written by specialists from Ohio ... the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, as of last weekend, just 11 percent of the corn crop had ...

  8. Corn Crop Off to a Good Start

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-crop-good-start

    root growth was slowed and damaged, it will take a few more days than normal for the corn to resume ... growing in some areas," said Thomison. "And a few more days of 90 degree temperatures, like ... frost damage, to soil crusting, Ohio's newly planted corn crop is on its way to a promising growing ...

  9. With Rains, Corn Growers Face Herbicide Challenges

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rains-corn-growers-face-herbicide-challenges

    if they didn't apply their pre-emergent herbicides before planting corn. Corn is emerging and so ... emerged weeds." With non-Roundup Ready corn, management is a bit tougher. "You have to come up ... with the right concoction and not injure corn. What kind of mix will control what's out there that ...

  10. Flooding Could Injure Corn Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/flooding-could-injure-corn-crop

    "When the growing point is at or below the soil surface, corn can usually survive only two to four days ... slow growth of the corn plant, the growing point is still below the soil surface in many fields and ... beyond the end of the week of June 13, unless you are in southern Ohio and planting corn for silage. Then ...

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