Corn Newsletter Online

June 19 – June 25, 2018

Corn Newsletter Online


It’s probably not Frogeye Leafspot and no Brown Spot IS NOT an economically important disease Anne Dorrance As farmers and consultants have been out checking their soybean stands, they are finding spots on the leaves.? The most common spotting on the unifoliates and first leaves is caused by Septoria glycines.? This is a fungus that overwinters on the previous soybean crop residue and in modern cultivars it is limited to the lower canopy.? We?ve done extensive studies on this disease over the past decade and I have yet to attribute an economic value in managing this.? We did this one experiment…

Manure Science Review – Wednesday, July 25 Mark Badertscher The 2018 Ohio State University Manure Science Review is scheduled for Wednesday, July 25 at the Watkins farm located at 18361 Township Road 90, Forest, OH 45843 in Hardin County.? The program will begin at 8:45 am, while registration, coffee and donuts will be offered in the morning starting at 8:15 am before the field day kicks off with the afternoon activities ending by 3:30 pm.

The morning educational sessions in the main tent will focus on Waterhemp and Other Weed Seeds in Manure,…

New Episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast Elizabeth Hawkins, Amanda Douridas Two new episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management podcast are available this month. In Episode 3, released June 13th , Dr. Mark Loux provides advice for managing some of Ohio?s toughest weeds! Episode 4, coming June 27th will help prepare you for disease scouting with Drs. Pierce Paul and Anne Dorrance sharing tips for identifying and managing common diseases of corn, wheat, and soybeans. Listen now at or Be sure to subscribe so you don?t…



Mark Badertscher (Hardin County)

Wayne  Dellinger (Union County)

Mike Gastier, CCA (Huron County)

Garth Ruff (Henry County)

Dennis Riethman (Mercer County)

Les Ober, CCA (Geauga County)

Bruce Clevenger, CCA (Defiance County)

Rory Lewandowski, CCA (Wayne County)

Ken Ford (Fayette County)

David Dugan (Adams County)

Glen Arnold, CCA (Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management ) Kelley  Tilmon (State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology) Elizabeth Hawkins (Field Specialist Agronomic Systems) Peter Thomison (Extension Specialist, Corn Production) Andy Michel (State Specialist, Entomology) Pierce Paul (State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases) Anne Dorrance (State Specialist, Soybean Diseases) Mark Loux (State Specialist, Weed Science) Sarah Noggle (Paulding County)

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