CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter
October 15 – 21, 2019
Editor: Mary Griffith

Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

Author: Anne Dorrance

Harvest is well underway and once the soybeans are off the fields this provides some time to sample soil for the SCN populations.  The SCN Coalition theme for the next few years is What’s your number?  Do you know which fields have SCN and what the current population is sitting a

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Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for increase crop production.

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2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial- South Region Results Available

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Wayde Looker

The South Region results of the 2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials are available online here:

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Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Several livestock producers have inquired about applying liquid dairy or swine manure to newly planted wheat fields using a drag hose.

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Tar Spot of Corn in Ohio Again this 2019

Authors: Pierce Paul, Felipe Dalla Lana da Silva

Tar Spot, a new disease of corn caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was reported for the first time in Ohio at the end of the 2018 growing season.

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New and Upcoming Episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast Focus on Harvest and Compaction

Authors: Elizabeth Hawkins, Amanda Douridas

The Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast has new episodes available to check out.

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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
Ben Brown
Farm Management Program Mgr, Program Manager
Sam Custer
Darke County
Felipe Dalla Lana da Silva
Graduate student
Wayne Dellinger
Union County
Anne Dorrance
State Specialist, Soybean Diseases
David Dugan
Adams County
Mike Estadt
Pickaway County
Ken Ford
Fayette County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Crawford County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andrew Holden
Ashtabula County
Stephanie Karhoff
Williams County
Dean Kreager
Licking County
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains
Wayde Looker
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Sarah Noggle
Paulding County
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Clint Schroeder
Allen County
Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center
Ted Wiseman
Perry County
Chris Zoller
Tuscarawas County
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