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Corn Harvest

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Taylor Dill , Author(s): Jason Hartschuh, CCA

    Corn harvest started earlier than normal this year across Ohio with many farmers taking advantage of higher grain prices and hauling in high moisture corn. This is causing more producers to switch back and forth between corn and soybean harvest. Considerations for choosing fields to harvest aside from weather are both stalk and ear quality.

    Issue: 2021-34
  2. Corn Stalks
    Author(s): Pierce Paul , Author(s): Peter Thomison

    Causes of Stalk Rot: Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. This year, the combined effects of prevalent diseases such as northern corn leaf blight, southern rust, tar spot, and gray leaf spot may negatively affect stalk quality. However, the extent of the problem will depend on when these diseases develop and how badly the upper leaves of the plant are damaged.

    Issue: 2021-31
  3. Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins


    Issue: 2019-41
  4. Flooded Field
    Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins , Author(s): John Fulton , Author(s): Aaron Wilson , Author(s): Ben Brown , Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    By: CFAES Ag Crisis Taskforce

    Issue: 2019-39
  5. Corn in Field
    Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins , Author(s): Jason Hartschuh, CCA

    When the calendar flipped from October to November the weather changed in a big way. Over the next 10 days, temperature predictions are highs in the 40’s and lows in the 20’s. These conditions make it much more difficult to field dry corn creating a need to send high moisture corn to the dryer.

    Issue: 2019-38
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