C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Aaron Wilson , Author(s): Eric Richer, CCA

    The calendar has turned to October, and with it, harvest and fall activities will accelerate over the next few weeks. We have already experienced a few chilly nights this past week with patchy frost in some areas, but when do we typically see our first freeze conditions? This first (last) official freeze is defined as the first fall (spring) day where the overnight low reaches 32°F.

    Issue: 2022-34
  2. Author(s): Aaron Wilson

    After making landfall as a destructive Category 4 storm with winds to 155 mph along the southwest coast of Florida last week and another landfall in the Carolinas, the remnants of Hurricane Ian skirted across our far southeastern counties over the weekend with generally light rain and gusty winds (Figure 1). Elsewhere, lake-effect rain showers earlier in the week impacted counties in the northeast, but much of the state was dry. Temperatures have been running 3-10°F below normal for the past 7 days as well.

    Issue: 2022-34
  3. Author(s): Aaron Wilson

    Summary:  Precipitation across Ohio to start August has varied widely across the state (Figure 1). Wet conditions have prevailed across much of northwest and southeast Ohio (blue and purple shading), while dryness remains across portions of northeast and southwest Ohio (yellow and orange shading). After above average warmth for July, especially with overnight lows, a cooler pattern settled in across the state over the weekend. Low temperatures fell into the upper 40s to low 50s across much of Ohio on Saturday morning.

    Issue: 2022-27
  4. Author(s): Jim Noel

    After a drier June and wetter July, August is shaping up to be the tail of two months with the first half normal to slightly wetter than normal followed by drier for the second half of August.

    Issue: 2022-25
  5. Author(s): Jim Noel

    May worked out as forecast with a wet start followed by a gradual planting window.

    Looking forward, the variable weather pattern continues in the short-term with temperatures continuing to fluctuate.

    June Growing Season Outlook

    Issue: 2022-17
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