CORN Newsletter

 

January 4 – 18, 2022

 

Editor: Chris Zoller

 

Weather Update: Winter Weather Returns with the New Year

Author: Aaron Wilson

 

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2022 Ohio Weed University

Authors: John Barker, Mark Loux, Tony Nye

Are you concerned about the effectiveness of your herbicide program?  Want to sharpen your weed id skills?  Not sure which nozzles provide the best control options?  Is herbicide resistance REALLY that big of a problem?  These topics and many more will be discussed at the 2022

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Take Action Weed Management Webinars and Weedy Podcasts

Author: Mark Loux

Given how messed up the whole herbicide supply and price thing is right now, it might be a good time to take advantage of free resources to improve your herbicide and weed management acumen.  The USB Take Action program and university weed scientists are once again conducting a series

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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

 

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
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Steve Culman
State Specialist, Soil Fertility

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

 

Rich Minyo
Research Specialist

 

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

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Vinayak Shedekar
USDA-ARS Post Doc

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
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

December 7 – December 20, 2021

 

Editor: Mark Badertscher

 

2021 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional Overviews

Authors: Rich Minyo, Allen Geyer, David Lohnes, Matt Lowe

In 2021, 121 corn hybrids representing 16 commercial brands were evaluated in the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT).

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2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial – Final Report Now Available!

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Allen Geyer

The purpose of the Ohio Soybean Performance Trials is to evaluate soybean varieties for yield and other agronomic characteristics. This evaluation gives soybean producers comparative information for selecting the best varieties for their unique production systems.

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Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies when Herbicides are in Short Supply

Author: Mark Loux

Note:  This article represents the combined thinking of weed scientists from Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania

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Lime Considerations

Authors: Ed Lentz, CCA, Steve Culman, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

Many individuals have already applied lime this fall; however, lime can still be applied before planting next spring. It is important to test soil pH and determine whether any lime needs to be applied for future crops.

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Done with Harvest? Collect Sample for SCN Analysis!

Author: Horacio Lopez-Nicora

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is silently gaining territory in Ohio as SCN numbers are rising. The ability to reproduce on soybean cultivars with ‘SCN-resistance’ threatens Ohio soybean production. To take action, we need to know our numbers.

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Ohio No-till Conference December 8

Author: Randall Reeder

The annual Ohio No-till Conference will be held on December 8 at Der Dutchman Restaurant, located at 445 South Jefferson (US Route 42) in Plain City.

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Free Modules: Earn CEUs for Learning About Seeding Rate Decisions in Corn and Soybean

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Alexander Lindsey

Seeding rate decisions are important to optimize yield in soybean and corn. Four 30-minute virtual self-paced modules are now available and can be viewed in any order. Topics include:

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Soil Health Webinars Return for 2022

Author: Mary Griffith

This winter the Agronomic Crops Team will offer a monthly webinar series focused on soil health. Farmers, industry, and academic experts will weigh in on practical steps to improve soil health and measure impact on crop yield and farm profitability.

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Upcoming Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation Class

Author: Lee Beers, CCA

Are you interested in

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Upcoming Events

 

January 5

 

Precision University Session 1: Adapting to Supply Chain Shortages (Online)

 

January 12

 

Certified Crop Adviser Exam Preparation

 

January 12

 

Precision University Session 2: Is Sulfur Limiting your Yields? (Online)

 

January 19

 

Precision University Session 3: Equipment and Ag Tech for Nutrient and Weed Control Delivery (Springfield)

 

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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
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

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Ed Lentz, CCA
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

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Jim Noel
National Weather Service

 

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

 

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

CORN Newsletter

 

October 26 – November 1, 2021

 

Editor: Mary Griffith

 

Low Vomitoxin Levels in Corn but Rain and Delayed Harvest Could Change this Picture

Authors: Pierce Paul, Wanderson B. Moraes, Marian Luis

After walking more than 40 corn fields and sampling more than 3,500 ears, we believe that Gibberella ear rot (GER), and consequently, vomitoxin levels likely will be much lower this year than they were last fall.

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Still a Big Window for Fall Herbicide Treatments

Author: Mark Loux

Many growers know the benefits of fall herbicide treatments, and like how fields look the following spring.  We know that it’s not always possible to complete harvest and then still find the time, weather, or field conditions to get herbicides applied.  This is just a reminder that we

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Take the Test to Beat the Pest

Author: Horacio Lopez-Nicora

One of the main reasons soybean cyst nematode (SCN) remains the most economically important pathogen of soybean is that it can cause yield loss between 15 and 30% with absolutely no visible symptoms.

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Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN

Author: Horacio Lopez-Nicora

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a major soybean pathogen that continues to spread throughout Ohio.

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Fall Soil Fertility Sampling

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Emma Matcham, Steve Culman

The fall is a great time to collect soil samples to identify any needs for lime, P, and K. Soil sampling either this fall or spring 2022 will be particularly important with the high costs of agricultural inputs.

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2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial: Sandusky County, Union County, and Preble County Yield Results Available

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Allen Geyer

Three out of six of the 2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial locations have been harvested, including Sandusky County, Union County, and Preble County.

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Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation

Authors: Lee Beers, CCA, Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA, Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA, Bruce Clevenger, CCA

The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Training program, delivered by OSU Agronomic Crops Team members, will be available online

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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

 

John Barker
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
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

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Allen Gahler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

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

 

Rich Minyo
Research Specialist

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
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

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

October 19 – October 25, 2021

 

Editor: Mary Griffith

 

Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

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Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

Authors: Dee Jepsen, Wayne Dellinger, CCA

Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.

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Jack Frost Will Bite Soon – Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

Author: Mark Sulc

One of these days soon we will have a frost. There is potential for some forage toxicities and other problems that can develop after a frost.

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Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Alexander Lindsey, Pierce Paul, Andy Michel, Curtis Young, CCA

The combination of slow soybean harvest and rainfall in Northwest Ohio has made wheat planting challenging for some. What should you do with your wheat seed if you weren’t able to plant?

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Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

Authors: Pierce Paul, Dee Jepsen

Dark Dust Clouds during Harvest: There have been reports of huge dust clouds blowing up behind combines during harvest.

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Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

Author: Amanda Douridas

The excitement of a large crop may be hampered slightly by thoughts of where all that grain will go. If you are running the numbers and realizing your storage will be full before the end of harvest, you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain.

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ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

Authors: Sarah Noggle, Glen Arnold, CCA

Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following small grains, and manure incorporation.

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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

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

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

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Boden Fisher
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Allen Gahler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Andrew Holden
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

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Brigitte Moneymaker
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
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

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

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

 

October 12 – October 18, 2021

 

Editor: Mary Griffith

 

Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

Authors: Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon, Curtis Young, CCA, Mark Sulc, Aaron Wilson

Despite the cold snap a couple of weeks ago, we have continued to catch large numbers of fall armyworm moths (we caught >10,000 moths the last week of September), have found eggs, and have even had reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage.

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Delayed Wheat Planting

Author: Laura Lindsey

In general, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free safe date.

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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

 

Tim Barnes
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
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

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Boden Fisher
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

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

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Brigitte Moneymaker
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Gigi Neal
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

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

 

October 5 – October 11, 2021

 

Editor: Mary Griffith

 

Corn Pre-Harvest Check

Authors: Taylor Dill, Jason Hartschuh, CCA

Corn harvest started earlier than normal this year across Ohio with many farmers taking advantage of higher grain prices and hauling in high moisture corn. This is causing more producers to switch back and forth between corn and soybean harvest.

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Are You Seeing Brown Pods and Green Stems?

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

Green stems on mature soybean plants may be the result of a source/sink problem. If there are a limited number of pods (sink), there are fewer places for the plant’s photosynthates (source) to go.

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October Harvest Weather Looks Good

Author: Jim Noel

After a brief period of wetness to start October, harvest season looks pretty good. October temperatures will be well above normal. Rainfall will average close to normal after the brief wetter period this week.

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Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and Exam Prep Options

Authors: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Lee Beers, CCA

Practicing agronomists can highlight their knowledge, experience, and dedication to crop production advising through the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program. The program provides a professional benchmark for agronomists in the United States and Canada.

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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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
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

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
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

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Brigitte Moneymaker
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jim Noel
National Weather Service

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dennis Riethman
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

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

September 14-20, 2021

 

Editor: Ken Ford

 

FSR 2021 is finally only a week away!!

Authors: Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Amanda Douridas, Mary Griffith, Elizabeth Hawkins

Farm Science Review is just a week away, held September 21st – 23rd with lots of excitement in store for farmers young and old.

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Diagnosis of Tar Spot Late in the Season

Author: Pierce Paul

Understandably, tar spot has been the focus of our attention this year, as it has been detected in more than 20 counties.

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Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality

Authors: Pierce Paul, Peter Thomison

Causes of Stalk Rot: Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases.

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Life In A Time of Glyphosate Scarcity – Part 1 – Burndown In No-Till Wheat

Author: Mark Loux

It’s been a strange couple of years.  Shortages and supply chain problems (ask any cyclist who likes to break things often).  And just when you think anything else couldn’t happen, the supply of glyphosate, which is usually way more abundant than water in the American West, has apparently become

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Drainage installation and conservation practice field demonstrations at the 2021 Farm Science Review

Authors: Vinayak Shedekar, Elizabeth Rose Schwab

Have you ever wondered how subsurface tile drainage is installed in farm fields? The Farm Science Review (FSR), held from September 21–23, brings you an opportunity to view live demonstrations of the drainage tile installation process.

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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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Carrie Brown
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

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
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

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Rich Minyo
Research Specialist

 

Les Ober, CCA
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

 

Dennis Riethman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mitchell Roth
State Specialist, Plant Pathology

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Kelley Tilmon
State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

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

 

August 10 – 16, 2021

 

Editor: Amanda Douridas

 

Weather Update: Hot and Humid Conditions Return

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

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Hazy Days…How Does Light Influence Corn and Soybean?

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Laura Lindsey, Aaron Wilson

Quite often this summer, our skies have been filled with smoke from western wildfires.

Read more

 

Report Examines U.S. Corn Production Practices and Trends

Author: Chris Zoller

In the July 2021 report Trends in Production Practices and Costs of the U.S.

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August 12th CORN Live Focuses on Ohio Yield Potential for Corn and Soybeans for 2021

Author: Mary Griffith

Matt Reese, Editor of Ohio’s Country Journal, will be joining OSU Extension’s CORN Live webinar this Thursday to report corn and soybean yield estimates collected through OCJ’s 2021 Ohio Crop Tour, which is underway this week.  Along with Matt, Extension educators Taylor Dill, John Barker, and Ch

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No-Till Field Days 2021

Author: Taylor Dill

This August we have a variety of No-Till field days throughout the state. On August 19th, we have two half day options. One event is in the morning from 9 a.m. to noon at the Fred Yoder Farm in Plain City and another is in the evening from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Regional Field Days Focus on Cover Crop Application and Termination

Author: Mary Griffith

OSU Extension will host two educational field days focused on soil health and cover crops next week.

Read more

 

Specialty Dairy to host No-Till Event

Author: Amanda Douridas

The Woodruff Farm will host a special Ohio No-Till program at 3143 E. US 36, Urbana OH. John Fulton will lead off at 1:00 pm with “Precision Planting in No-till.” He is an OSU Agricultural Engineer and a native of Miami County. OSU is testing/demonstrating the newest technology on planters.

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Upcoming Events

 

August 10

 

2021 Manure Science Review

 

August 11

 

Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference

 

August 12

 

2021 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal, Morrow County

 

August 13

 

Northwest Ohio Soil Health Tour

 

August 17

 

Southwest Ohio Corn Growers & Fayette County Agronomy Field Day

 

August 19

 

Ohio No-Till Field Day (Plain City)

 

August 19

 

Ohio No-Till Field Day (Greenville)

 

August 24

 

2021 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal, Butler County

 

August 26

 

Agronomy Update

 

August 27

 

Ohio No-Till Event (Urbana)

 

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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mary Griffith
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
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

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Hallie Williams
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

CORN Newsletter 22-2021

 

July 13 – 19

 

Editor: Stephanie Karhoff

 

Soybean Defoliation: It Takes a lot to Really Matter!

Authors: Curtis Young, CCA, Kelley Tilmon

The mid-season defoliators are beginning to show up in soybean fields across Ohio.

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Tar Spot Showing Early this Year: a Note on Diagnosis

Author: Pierce Paul

I have so far only received one confirmed report of Tar Spot in the state, but the fact that the disease has been reported in a few neighboring states has some stakeholders asking questions about diagnosis and management. Tar Spot is a relatively easy disease to diagnose.

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Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

Authors: Pierce Paul, Laura Lindsey, Wanderson B. Moraes

Persistent rainfall over the last several days has prevented some wheat fields from being harvested. This could lead to pre-harvest sprouting and other grain quality issues.

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Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Ed Lentz, CCA

Before removing straw from the field, it is important farmers understand the nutrient value.

Read more

 

Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

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

The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest hay crops.  We usually wait for a clear forecast before cutting hay, and with good reason because hay does not dry in the rain!

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Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul

Most of the winter wheat in Ohio has been harvested. However, persistent wet weather has delayed harvest in some areas of the state.

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Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Begin to Increase Across Ohio

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Aaron Wilson, Olivia Lang, Kyle Akred, Angela Arnold, Mark Badertscher, Jordan Beck, Frank Becker, Lee Beers, CCA, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Tom Dehaas, Taylor Dill, Nick Eckel, Allen Gahler, Jamie Hampton, Andrew Holden, James Jasinski, Stephanie Karhoff, Alan Leininger, Ed Lentz, CCA, Cecilia Lokai-Minnich, David Marrison, Jess McWatters, Sarah Noggle, Les Ober, CCA, Maggie Pollard, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Clint Schroeder, Mike Sunderman, Curtis Young, CCA, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Western bean cutworm (WBC) numbers for the week ending July 11 have increased to the point where scouting for egg masses is recommended in Fulton, Henry, Lorain and Lucas counties.

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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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

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

 

Allen Gahler
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Alan Leininger
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jess McWatters

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dennis Riethman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Joseph Ringler
Extension 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

 

Kelley Tilmon
State Specialist, Field Crop Entomology

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Hallie Williams
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

June 8, 2021 – June 14, 2021

 

Editor: Sarah Noggle

 

High Temperatures Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift

Author: Erdal Ozkan

Mean high temperatures for the month of June in Central Ohio vary between 75°F at the beginning of the month and approaches around 80°F towards the end of the month.

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June 10th Webinar focuses on In-season Nitrogen Application

Authors: Mary Griffith, Amanda Douridas, Mike Estadt, Will Hamman

As many producers are getting ready to side-dress corn, the agronomic crops team will host a free webinar on June 10th focused on important considerations and practices to achieve the efficient application of nitrogen.

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

June 9

 

2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

 

June 10

 

June 10th Webinar Focuses on In-season Nitrogen Application

 

June 22

 

Small Grains Field Day

 

July 9

 

Science for Success

 

August 6

 

Science for Success

 

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

 

Rachel Cochran
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Wayne Dellinger, CCA
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

 

Mary Griffith
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Will Hamman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Brigitte Moneymaker
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

James Morris
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Erdal Ozkan
State Specialist, Sprayer Technology

 

Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases

 

Richard Purdin
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dennis Riethman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

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.