Farm Pesticide Disposal Dates

The ODA has announced the 2022 pesticide disposal dates and locations for farmers.

“The program assists farmers with a free of charge, safe, and environmentally responsible disposal of unusable, outdated pesticides. No household or non-farm pesticides are accepted, nor are pesticides accepted from commercial companies.”

For more information see the link:  https://agri.ohio.gov/divisions/plant-health/pesticides/disposal

CORN Newsletter

 

2022-20

 

Editor: Sarah Noggle

 

Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Lee Beers, CCA, Ed Lentz, CCA

Before removing the straw from the field, it’s important farmers understand the nutrient value. This is especially important now with high N, P, and K fertilizer prices.

Read more

 

Double-Crop Soybean Weed Management

Author: Mark Loux

It’s been a tough summer in parts of Ohio to do anything on a timely schedule and there are some weedy fields.  The best advice we have for big weeds in full-season soybeans is to increase rates and the complexity of POST herbicide applications, while still adhering to cutoffs for the

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update WBC, CEW, and ECB Updates

Authors: Kyle Akred, Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, CCA, Tom Dehaas, Taylor Dill, Nick Eckel, Jamie Hampton, Andrew Holden, Ed Lentz, CCA, Jess McWatters, James Morris, Sarah Noggle, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Clint Schroeder, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Western Bean Cutworm

Read more

 

Supplemental Forages to Plant in July After Wheat

Authors: Mark Sulc, Bill Weiss

Some producers may be considering planting a supplemental forage crop after winter wheat grain harvest for various reasons. Some areas of the state are becoming very dry.

Read more

 

Manure Science Review Coming July 26th

Authors: Glen Arnold, CCA, Mary Wicks

The annual Manure Science Review (MSR) will be held on Tuesday, July 26th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Northwest Station near Hoytville. The address is 4240 Range Line Rd., Custar, OH 43511.

Read more

 

Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference

Author: Alan Leininger

The second annual Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference will be held at Northwest State Community College in Archbold, Ohio on July 27, 2022. This year’s event will highlight sprayer and pesticide application technology.

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

July 7

 

Spray Drone Field Day

 

July 13

 

Western Weed and Agronomy Field Day (Clark)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

August 9

 

Drainage Installation Field Day

 

August 16

 

SW Ohio Corn Growers – Agronomy Field Day

 

January 4

 

Organic Grains Workshop

 

About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.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.

 

Contributors:

 

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

John Barker
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran, CCA
Water Quality Extension Associate, Defiance, Van Wert, Paulding Counties

 

Grant Davis, CCA
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Allen Gahler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Amber Herman

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Stephanie Karhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

Horacio Lopez-Nicora
Assistant Professor – Plant Pathology

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

CORN Newsletter

 

2022-19

 

Editor: Sarah Noggle

 

Estimated and Soil Test Methods to Determine Supplemental N need after Flooding

Authors: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA, Ed Lentz, CCA, Osler Ortez

Determining the amount of supplemental nitrogen, if any, that is needed after saturated soil conditions is a difficult question to answer.

Read more

 

Managing Corn and Nitrogen with Water Excess Conditions

Authors: Osler Ortez, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA, Alexander Lindsey, Wanderson Novais

Excess water challenges plant growth and fitness in farming systems. Depending on the geography, dramatic fluctuations and extremes in weather patterns have been experienced in Ohio, the US, and other parts of the world (e.g., droughts, floods).

Read more

 

100th Episode- Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

Authors: Amanda Douridas, Elizabeth Hawkins

The AFM podcast released its 100th episode this morning.

Read more

 

Summer Crop Insects – What to Watch For

Authors: Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Almost every field season has its particular insect problems and surprising‘ gotcha’ moments (we’re looking at you, fall armyworm).  But there is a seasonality to our common insect pests in agriculture, and this article outlines a few of the things to look out for in the remaini

Read more

 

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Authors: Jamie Hampton, Taylor Dill

The 2022 crop has already seen its fair share of stress. But with the forecast of a flash drought and much higher than normal June temperatures, we will be seeing some extra stress that we may normally anticipate for later in the growing season.

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update CEW and ECB Updates

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, CCA, Alan Leininger, Clifton Martin, CCA, James Morris, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Corn Earworm

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

June 23

 

Agronomic Field Day: June 23 at the Northwest Agriculture Research Station in Wood County

 

July 7

 

Spray Drone Field Day

 

July 13

 

Western Weed and Agronomy Field Day (Clark)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

August 16

 

SW Ohio Corn Growers – Agronomy Field Day

 

January 4

 

Organic Grains Workshop

 

About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.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.

 

Contributors:

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

John Barker
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran, CCA
Water Quality Extension Associate, Defiance, Van Wert, Paulding Counties

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Grant Davis, CCA
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Amber Herman

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

CORN Newsletter

 

2022-18

 

Editor: Sarah Noggle

 

Prevent Plant Economics

Author: Amanda Douridas

To avoid duplication, we do not make it a habit to cross-post articles from other publications. We assume that if you are interested in information from other newsletters and publications, you will subscribe to those.

Read more

 

Time to Start Scouting for Potato Leafhoppers in Alfalfa

Authors: Kelley Tilmon, Mark Sulc, Andy Michel

We are receiving reports of near or at-threshold levels of potato leafhopper in alfalfa.  As second-cut alfalfa grows, farmers should scout for resurging numbers in their fields.  Younger alfalfa is more susceptible to damage at lower leafhopper numbers.

Read more

 

REMINDER: Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

Authors: Osler Ortez, Laura Lindsey, Alexander Lindsey

Unfavorable weather during the months of April, May, and early June has negatively affected corn and soybean acres establishment in the state. If considering replanting fields, a C.O.R.N.

Read more

 

Corn Growth and Development: Crop Staging

Authors: Osler Ortez, Alexander Lindsey

One of the bottom-line activities in growing crops should be understanding and keeping track of crop growth and development. Crop growth is related to the increase in size.

Read more

 

Crops Under Water – Crop Stage is Critical for Recovery

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Mark Sulc, Laura Lindsey, Osler Ortez, Peter Thomison

Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio, especially in Northwest Ohio where 3-5 inches of rain fell in 24-48 hrs. This can lead to standing water (flood) conditions or waterlogged soils (the root system is saturated).

Read more

 

Double Crop Soybean Management Considerations for 2022

Author: Laura Lindsey

Wheat harvest is just around the corner, and it’s time to consider double-crop soybean production management. For double-crop soybean to be successful, you need adequate time and moisture for the production of the soybean crop.

Read more

 

Double Crop Soybean Production in Northern Ohio

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Eric Richer, CCA, Alexander Lindsey, Greg McGlinch

In northern Ohio, double-crop soybean production after wheat harvest needs to be carefully considered.

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Network Update – BCW, AMW, and ECB Updates

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Kyle Akred, Suranga Basnagala , Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, CCA, Alan Leininger, Clifton Martin, CCA, James Morris, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Moth trap updates for Ohio are reported below. All monitored pests remained below an average of 10 moths per county for the week of June 6 – 12. This will be our last update for black cutworm and true armyworm.

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

June 23

 

Agronomic Field Day: June 23 at the Northwest Agriculture Research Station in Wood County

 

July 7

 

Spray Drone Field Day

 

July 13

 

Western Weed and Agronomy Field Day (Clark)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

August 16

 

SW Ohio Corn Growers – Agronomy Field Day

 

January 4

 

Organic Grains Workshop

 

About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.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.

 

Contributors:

 

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

John Barker
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Grant Davis, CCA
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Alyssa Essman

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amber Herman

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Stephanie Karhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Daniel Lima

 

Horacio Lopez-Nicora
Assistant Professor – Plant Pathology

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

James Morris
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Kelley Tilmon
State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

Pesticide Container Recycling and OSU Farm Office LIVE

The Farm Office Team will be back on May 20th at 10 AM, for the next installment of Farm Office Live.  A look at what you can expect from May’s Farm Office Live includes:

The Farm Office Team provides the latest outlook and updates on ag law, farm management, ag economics, farm business analysis, and other issues dealt within your farm office.  Targeted to farmers and agribusiness stakeholders, our specialists digest the latest news and information and present it in an easy-to-understand format.  To register, please visit https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farmofficelive.

 

2022 Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Program

CORN Newsletter

 

May 17-May 23

 

Editor: Beth Scheckelhoff

 

CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 7 – Final)

Authors: Aaron Wilson, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Read more

 

Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

Authors: Angela Arnold, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Dean Kreager, Osler Ortez, Les Ober, CCA, Richard Purdin, Mark Sulc

Ohio’s spring had a cold start but has rapidly turned the corner to persist warmer temperatures. Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed.

Read more

 

Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

Authors: Mark Sulc, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Allen Gahler

First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state.

Read more

 

Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, CCA, Clifton Martin, CCA, James Morris, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Black cutworm We are currently in our third week of monitoring for the black cutworm.

Read more

 

Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

Authors: Osler Ortez, Laura Lindsey, Alexander Lindsey

Early plantings, cold air and soil temperatures, precipitation, wind, and warmer temperatures during or after planting may lead to reduced stands in planted fields due to factors such as

Read more

 

Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

Author: Lee Beers, CCA

Are you interested in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA), but are intimidated by the exams? You should consider attending the Ohio CCA Pre-Exam Preparation Course offered by Ohio State University Extension.

Read more

 

About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.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.

 

Contributors:

 

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

John Barker
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Bennett
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran, CCA
Water Quality Extension Associate, Defiance, Van Wert, Paulding Counties

 

Dirk Dempsey
Educator

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Amber Herman

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Stephanie Karhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Horacio Lopez-Nicora
Assistant Professor – Plant Pathology

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Kelley Tilmon
State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

CORN Newsletter

 

May 3 – May 9

 

Editor: Beth Scheckelhoff

 

Springtime is Spray Time — Here are Some Tips for Better Spraying

Author: Erdal Ozkan

Applying pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers over the years require even more attention to efficiency, efficacy, and safety.

Read more

 

Wet Weather then a Planting Window

Author: Jim Noel

April was a challenging month. It was a cold month with most of Ohio -1F to -3F below normal for temperatures. We saw late freezes and snow events. Because of the cold, precipitation was generally around or slightly below normal in the 60-120% of normal range.

Read more

 

Alfalfa Weevil: Ready, Set, Scout!

Authors: Aaron Wilson, Kelley Tilmon, Mark Sulc, Andy Michel

Finally we’ve accumulated enough heat units that significant parts of Ohio are now or very soon will be in prime time for alfalfa weevil.  Peak larval activity and feeding damage occur between 325 and 575 GDD.

Read more

 

CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 5)

Authors: Aaron Wilson, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

After last weekend’s summer preview, temperatures were much cooler over Ohio for much of the past week. Central and northern Ohio locations saw air temperatures drop below freezing mid-week, before a return to normal conditions over the weekend.

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Network Update

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, CCA, Clifton Martin, CCA, James Morris, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Eleven counties in Ohio will be monitoring for various agronomic Lepidopteran (moth/caterpillar) pests during the 2022 field season. These counties include Adams, Brown, Clark, Fulton, Hardin, Madison, Muskingum, Trumbull, Van Wert, Wayne and Wood.

Read more

 

Making On-Farm Trials Easy

Authors: Taylor Dill, Elizabeth Hawkins

Planting season is upon us and is a little behind in comparison to last year. Many producers are planning on evaluating input costs and management practices on their farm this season to improve economic efficiency and stay profitable.

Read more

 

It’s Time to Start Monitoring your Alfalfa Fields for %NDF

Authors: Angela Arnold, Richard Purdin, Dean Kreager, Osler Ortez, Les Ober, CCA, Mark Sulc, Beth Scheckelhoff

Ohio has seen on average a cooler spring than in previous years even though there were record and near-record highs last month. Fluctuations in temperature and varying rainfall make it extremely difficult to determine the exact date every year when to harvest alfalfa stands.

Read more

 

About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.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.

 

Contributors:

 

Angela Arnold
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Bennett
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran, CCA
Water Quality Extension Associate, Defiance, Van Wert, Paulding Counties

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dirk Dempsey
Educator

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Amber Herman

 

Stephanie Karhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ed Lentz, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

James Morris
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jim Noel
National Weather Service

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Osler Ortez
Corn & Emerging Crops State Specialist

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

Dear Ohio BEEF Cattle letter subscribers,

Six new articles have been posted in this week’s issue number 1291 of the Ohio BEEF Cattle letter: http://u.osu.edu/beef/

This week it’s mostly about forages!

Articles this week include:

  • Hay in May!
  • Harvest Timing Affects Winter Annual Forage Yield and Quality
  • Do we treat our forages with the same respect as our corn field?
  • What can I afford to pay to rent hay ground?
  • The Core Vaccines every Ohio beef cow should be receiving
  • Cattle on Feed Record, Again

Grazing Workshop by Greene Soil and Water Conservation

Join Greene Soil and Water Conservation District to see prescribed grazing practices in action. Topics to be discussed include: Soil Health and seeding rates, NRCS programs and grazing from the equine perspective, EQIP and the small herd and Black Headed Vultures and their impact on cattle. Educational resources, snacks and soft drinks will be provided. This program is free but registration is required.

WHEN:

Wednesday, May 18th 5:00 – 7:00pm

WHERE:

Thad Haines’ Farm

2980 E. Spring Valley – Paintersville Road, Xenia 45385

RSVP:

By Tuesday, May 17th

(937) 416-3768

educationgreeneswcd@outlook.com

2022 GSWCD Grazing Workshop

Cropland Values Survey and SW Corn Growers

Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents Survey 2021-22

Complete the survey online at: https://go.osu.edu/ohiocroplandvaluescashrents2122

If you’re able to assist with this effort, we ask you to please complete the online survey by April 30th, 2022.

All survey data will be anonymous and distributed only in a summary format.

Summary conclusions from the latest survey of agriculture professionals, the “Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rental Rates 2020-21”, are available online at:

https://farmoffice.osu.edu/farm-management-tools/farm-management-publications/cash-rents

 

SAVE THE DATE –

  • Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette Agronomy Field Day, August 16th, 2022.