CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter February 5- February 18
Editor: Jason Hartschuh, CCA

Weather Outlook

Author: Jim Noel

The weather and climate pattern has been on a real roller coaster ride and it is expected to continue right into spring.

The LL-GT27 soybean – what’s legal?

Author: Mark Loux

We are starting to see the availability of soybean varieties with more than two herbicide resistance traits, which can expand the herbicide options, improve control, and allow multiple site of action tank mixes that reduce the rate of selection for resistance.  One of these is the Enlist soybean,

Double-Crop Soybean Yields after Barley in Northwest Ohio

Authors: Eric Richer, CCA, Sarah Noggle, Garth Ruff

Several growers across the state had the opportunity to grow winter malting barley in 2018.  We had the opportunity to work with eight of those growers from Northwest Ohio, in particular, to learn more about the viability of growing this newly, re-introduced crop.  As a learning cohort of sorts,

American Society of Agronomy Webinar Series on Fusarium Head Blight

Author: Pierce Paul

A national group of plant pathologists, including Pierce Paul from The Ohio State University, will be presenting a two-part webinar series to help U.S. wheat producers management Fusarium head blight (FHB), also known as head scab or scab.

Learn More about eFields at Regional Meetings

Author: Elizabeth Hawkins

The Ohio State Digital Ag team is hosting four regional eFields meetings this month. Join us to learn more about the eFields program and results we are seeing across the state.

Intensive Soybean Management Workshop – Clinton County

Author: Tony Nye

2018 was a challenging year for soybean growers to say the least.

Northeast Ohio Agronomy School Slated for February 20, 2019

Author: Lee Beers, CCA

The OSU Extension offices in Northeast Ohio are pleased to be offering the “2019 Northeast Ohio Agronomy School”on Wednes

Cover Crop Resources from Purdue

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

Purdue has recently published cover crop recipes intended to provide a starting point for farmers who are new to growing cover crops.  With experience, farmers may fine-tune the use of cover crops for their systems.  Additional Purdue resources are also listed:

Northern Ohio Crops Day

Author: Allen Gahler

Northern Ohio Crops Day, held annually on the first Thursday in February at Ole Zim’s Wagon Shed near Gibsonburg, Ohio in Sandusky County is all set for another outstandi

Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop – Hardin County

Author: Mark Badertscher

This past crop season was a good year for soybean production across the state.  The weather cooperated and yields were high.  However with the lower soybean prices, intensive management practices become more important to produce a successful crop.  Several OSU Extension state specialists will be

Upcoming Events

Northwest Ohio Crops Day
Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series
Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop
Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
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About C.O.R.N. NewsletterC.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Hardin County
Lee Beers, CCA
Trumbull County
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Amanda Douridas
Champaign County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Jim Noel
National Weather Service
Sarah Noggle
Paulding County
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Garth Ruff
Henry County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Alan Sundermeier, CCA
Wood County
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Ted Wiseman
Perry County
Chris Zoller
Tuscarawas County
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