C.O.R.N. Newsletter


Battle for the Belt: Episode 12

Authors: Taylor Dill, Laura Lindsey, Osler Ortez, Luke Waltz

Episode 12 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://youtu.be/BnSt0BxWKTE

Planting Soybean in June: What Agronomic Practices Should I Adopt?

Authors: Fabiano Colet, Laura Lindsey

According to USDA-NASS, 66% of soybean acreage was planted in the USA by May 21, 2023. In Ohio, that number is similar, with 63% planted, and it is expected that the acreage planted will increase by the end of May due to dry planting conditions.

2023 Western Ohio Wheat Field Day

Author: Laura Lindsey

Join us for the 2023 Western Ohio Wheat Field Day on June 13 at the Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston.

Meet Your New Weed Science Extension State Specialist- Dr. Alyssa Essman

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Amanda Douridas, CCA, Stephanie Karhoff, CCA

Sidedressing Manure into Corn

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Most of the corn planted this spring has emerged with good stands. With the dry weather, corn is growing slowly and the opportunity to use manure as a side-dress nitrogen source for corn has arrived.

Late Spring Dry Spell Underway

Author: Aaron Wilson

Memorial Day felt like the typical unofficial start to summer, with highs well into the 80s across the state. This has not been the case much this spring, as average temperatures since April 1st have been up to 2°F below average.

Lep Monitoring Network Update #4 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW and ECB-IA

Authors: Kylie Harbert, Rebecca DiScipio, Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Mark Badertscher, Trevor Corboy, Dirk Dempsey, Jamie Hampton, Mary Jo Hassen, Alan Leininger, Clifton Martin, CCA, James Morris, Beth Scheckelhoff, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Plot Twist: Time for a New Nozzle List

Author: Abby Welsh

A few years ago, the Ohio State University Pesticide Safety Education Program put together a list of approved sprayer nozzles for applying pesticides.  This list was recently updated in May 2023 and can be viewed at


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