CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter May 28, 2019 – June 3, 2019
Editor: Beth Scheckelhoff

2019 C.O.R.N. Articles Addressing Delayed Planting (published prior to May 28)

Author: Allen Geyer

Below is a list of 2019 Ohio State University Extension C.O.R.N. newsletter articles addressing the topic of delayed planting. This is a summary of articles published this season prior to the current issue (prior to May 28, 2019). Corn Related Articles

Prevented Planting…What’s That Again?

Authors: Eric Richer, CCA, Chris Bruynis

Wet conditions in Ohio and the Eastern Corn Belt has slowed (halted?) planting progress for Ohio producers. According to the May 20th Crop Progress Report by USDA National Ag Statistics Service, Ohio had only 9% corn planted.

Prevented Planning Decision Tools

Author: Sam Custer

We have reviewed two prevented planting decision tools that can serve as a resource in your decision making process with your crop insurance agent. Both tools also provide resources for determining replant decisions.

Corn vs. Soybeans in a Delayed Planting Scenario – Profit Scenarios

Author: Barry Ward

Wet weather and planting delays throughout much of Ohio and the eastern Cornbelt have many producers thinking about switching corn acres to soybeans or the taking the prevented planting option of their Multiple Peril Crop Insurance policy.

Forage Options for Prevented Planting Corn and Soybean Acres

Author: Stan Smith

Today, as we sit here on May 28, we know three things for certain:

More on Switching Corn Hybrid Maturities

Author: Peter Thomison

Corn GDD Tool to Identify “Safe” Hybrid Maturities for Late Planting.  Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue University has written an article describing a powerful decision aid, U2U Corn GDD Tool, which can be used to identify “safe” hybrid maturities for late planting.

Delayed Soybean Planting – A Yield Perspective

Author: Laura Lindsey

Across the state, soybean planting is still on-hold due to continued wet weather.

Current Weed Issues I: Controlling Weeds in Prevented Planting Areas

Author: Mark Loux

As we get closer to decisions about cropping versus prevented planting, weed control may be one of the factors to consider.  The season-long weediness of bare areas that occur in some crop fields from flooding and crop loss give a good idea of what can be in store on prevented planting acres.  So

Current Weed Issues II: Revised Herbicide Management Strategies for Late Planting

Author: Mark Loux

We’re running about a month behind in many cases, and with respect to weeds we are a month later than normal in implementing herbicide programs.  The most important thing to know about this is that we are well into the period of summer annual weed emergence, most of which occurs between early May

Forages Continue to Mature

Authors: Mark Sulc, Rory Lewandowski, CCA, Jeff Stachler

Forage stands that have survived this year continue to advance in maturity. Some producers in northeast Ohio were able to harvest last week, and many wet-wrapped the forage.

Speeding Up Hay Drying

Author: Mark Sulc

Author’s note: Most of this article is adapted with permission from an article published in Farm and Dairy on 2nd June 2010, available at htt

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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.
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Pickaway County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
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Tony Nye
Clinton County
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
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Wood County
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Perry County
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Tuscarawas County
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