CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter April 2, 2019 – April 8, 2019
Editor: Debbie Brown, CCA

Assessing Winter Damage and Evaluating Alfalfa Stand Health

Authors: Rory Lewandowski, CCA, Mark Sulc

The winter of 2019 has seen a lot of variability including large temperature swings, snow cover, no snow cover, rain, sleet and ice.  One constant for most areas of the state is that soils have remained wet and/or saturated throughout the fall and winter period.  Add all of this together and ther

New Requirements to Apply Dicamba!

Author: Jennifer Andon

As of October of 2018, the EPA announced that the registration for dicamba will be extended for two years for over-the top use of dicamba resistant corn and soybeans.  Additionally, new regulations now require that to mix, load or apply dicamba, you must be a licensed pesticide applicator.  The t

The Haney Test for Soil Health

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

The Haney test was developed by Rick Haney of United States Department of Agriculture-Ag Research Service in Temple, Texas.

Honey Bee Health around Grain Crops

Authors: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA, Barb Bloetscher, Reed Johnson

The National Corn Growers Association in partnership with the Honey Bee Health Coalition recently published Corn Best Management Practices for honey bee health. The team who developed the BMPs was comprised of growers as well as beekeepers and businesses that deal with these crops.

Keep an Eye Out for Water Quality Risk This Spring

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

Research measuring nutrient losses from surface and subsurface drainage in Ohio indicates that not all fields contribute equally to various water quality issues.

Estimating Wheat Yield With Stem Counts

Author: Laura Lindsey

Between planting in the fall and Feekes 4 growth stage (beginning of erect growth) in the spring, winter wheat is vulnerable to environmental stress such as freezing temperatures with limited snow cover, saturated soils, and freeze-thaw cycles that cause soil heaving.

Tri-State Farm Bill Summit

Author: Sam Custer

The 2018 Farm Bill, passed by Congress and signed by President Trump, now awaits implementation by United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), agencies like the Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Services, Risk Management Agency and many others.

Weather Outlook Podcast

Author: Amanda Douridas

Listen in on Wednesday to the new Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast episode featuring Aaron Wilson, researcher with the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and OSU Extension. Wilson covers weather conditions as we head into planting and an outlook for the growing season.

Fertilizer Certification for New Applicators

Author: Chris Zoller

Are you certified to apply fertilizer?  If you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of land to crops grown primarily for sale, you need to hold a fertilizer certificate from the Ohio Department of Agriculture.  The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension

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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Hardin County
Lee Beers, CCA
Trumbull County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andrew Holden
Dean Kreager
Licking County
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Sarah Noggle
Paulding County
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Dennis Riethman
Mercer County
Garth Ruff
Henry County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Ted Wiseman
Perry County

CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter March 19-April 1
Editor: Eric Richer, CCA

Soybean Cyst Nematode Samples – Spring is still a good time!

Author: Anne Dorrance

Lots of news about Soybean cyst nematode at Commodity Classic a couple of weeks ago.

Late season rains impacted seed quality

Author: Anne Dorrance

Co-author: Felipe F. Sartori, Ohio State Department of Plant Pathology

Dragline application of manure to growing soybeans

Authors: Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Glen Arnold, CCA

As we continue to search for profitable ways to expand the manure application window in Ohio, we have begun to research dragline application of manure to growing soybeans.

Fertilizer License and Poultry Litter

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

There have been a few phone calls from farmers calling about needing to get their fertilizer license in order to receive or spread poultry litter. This has been the law in Ohio for several years since Senate Bill 1 was passed.

First Time Fertilizer Certification Class – Auglaize/Shelby Counties – March 25th

Authors: Debbie Brown, CCA, Jeff Stachler

Have you gotten your Fertilizer Applicator Certification, yet?  Do you apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres of crops that you sell?  Do you side-dress your corn and farm more than 50 acres?  Yes, that last point could be the “tipper”!  Even if you farm only 50 acres and usually split that acros

First Time Fertilizer Certification Class – Tuscarawas Co. – April 9th

Author: Chris Zoller

Do you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of land on crops grown primarily for sale?  If so, the Ohio Department of Agriculture requires that you complete a three-hour fertilizer certification training.  Even if you apply fertilizer to less than 50 acres and/or feed all of

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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Hardin County
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Crawford County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Dennis Riethman
Mercer County
Garth Ruff
Henry County

CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter March 5 – March 18
Editor: Eric Richer, CCA

Wetter Pattern than Normal will Continue into March…and Possibly April

Author: Jim Noel

Not a lot of great news in the short-term. The wet pattern so far this year is likely to persist into March as an active weather pattern from the Pacific Ocean moves across the U.S.

What’s Legal to Apply to the LL-GT27 Soybean – The (maybe almost) Final Story

Author: Mark Loux

Having to issue a retraction to previous C.O.R.N.

Nitrogen Application Timing for Weak Wheat Stands

Author: Ed Lentz, CCA

Late-planted wheat fields had little opportunity for growth before cold and wet conditions moved into the area last November. Fall tiller production was limited because of early cold weather soon after planting.

Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Wheat fields will begin to firm up in Ohio and the topdressing with nitrogen fertilizer will soon start. There is usually a window of time, typically around the last week of March or the first week of April, when wheat fields are firm enough to support manure application equipment.

Prepare to Evaluate Forage Stands for Winter Injury

Authors: Mark Sulc, Rory Lewandowski, CCA

Forage stands will begin spring greenup in the next few weeks, especially in southern Ohio. While winter injury in forages is very hard to predict, this winter has presented some very tough conditions for forage stands. This is especially true of legumes like alfalfa and red clover.

Not Too Late to Register for the NW Ohio Small Farms Conference in Archbold

Author: Garth Ruff

The 2019 Northwest Ohio Seeds For Success Small Farm Conference will be held on Saturday, March 16 at Northwest State Community College, located at 22600 State Route 34, Archbold Ohio.  The conference provides education and topics of interest for small farm and rural landowners.  Participants wil

Upcoming Events

03/13
Western Ohio Corn College (Piqua)
03/15
Agronomy Update
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Hardin County
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Defiance County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Andrew Holden
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Rich Minyo Jim Noel
National Weather Service
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Ted Wiseman
Perry County
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, visitcfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

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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

02/08
Northwest Ohio Crops Day
02/19
Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series
02/19
Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop
02/21
Ohio Intensive Soybean Management Workshop
02/25
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
03/11
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
03/25
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
04/15
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
04/29
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
05/13
Landowners Leaving a Legacy- Urbana
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
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
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, visitcfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter January 23 – February 3
Editor: Jason Hartschuh, CCA

2019 Outlook Meetings to be held Across Ohio

Author: Amanda Douridas

Ohio State University Extension is pleased to announce the 2019 Agricultural Outlook Meetings! In 2019 there will be seven locations in Ohio. Each location will have a presentation on Commodity Prices- Today’s YoYo. Additional topics vary by location and include U.S.

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 outstanding program that the progressive grain crop producer will not want to miss.

Certified Livestock Manager Training February 6th & 7th

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

The 2019 Certified Livestock Manager (CLM) training will be on Wednesday February 6th and Thursday February 7th at the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Reynoldsburg campus.

Changes to labeling for Engenia (BASF), XtendiMax (Monsanto) and FeXapan (DuPont) for 2019

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

Both commercial and private applicators should note changes to labeling for Engenia (BASF), XtendiMax (Monsanto) and FeXapan (DuPont) for 2019. If these products will be part of your 2019 herbicide program please review the revised labels and requirements.

OSU Agronomy Workshop for Crop Consultants

Author: Kelley Tilmon

Registration is now open for the OSU Agronomy Workshop for Crop Consultants at this link. Register by Feb. 1.  Workshop is Feb. 8. http://www.cvent.com/d/bvqlpt

Is Foliar Feeding an Economical Way for Organic Dairy Farmers to Boost the Quality and Quantity of Forages?

Authors: Dr. Doug Doohan, PhD, Louceline Fleuridor, Master Candidate

Is Foliar Feeding an Economical Way for Organic Dairy Farmers to Boost the Quality and Quantity of Forages?

Optimizing Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation to Increase Ohio Strawberry Productivity

Authors: Dr. Melanie Ivey, Rachel Medina

Full Project Summay can be found here

Upcoming Events

01/29
Wyandot Agronomy Day
02/08
Northwest Ohio Crops Day
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Crawford County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Chris Zoller
Tuscarawas County
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, visitcfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

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CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter January 7-January 21
Editor: Jason Hartschuh, CCA

2018 eFields Research Report Available January 9th

Authors: Elizabeth Hawkins, John Fulton, Jenna Lee

High quality, relevant information is key to making the right management decisions for your farm. The eFields program at The Ohio State University was created to provide local information about critical issues for Ohio agriculture.

Winter Application of Manure

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

This past fall was particularly tough on livestock producers and commercial manure applicators trying to land apply livestock manure.

2018 Northwest Ohio Corn Silage Test

Authors: Rich Minyo, Bill Widdicombe, Allen Geyer, Peter Thomison

In 2018, 63 corn silage hybrids representing 16 commercial brands were evaluated in a joint trial with Michigan State University (MSU). One Ohio location is combined with Michigan’s two southern (Zone 1) silage locations.

WEST CENTRAL OHIO WEED SCIENCE DAY

Author: Dennis Riethman

Mercer County OSU Extension will host the 2019 West Central Ohio Weed Science Day.  The program will be held on January 17, 2019, at the Knights of St. John Hall, 8608 St. Rt.

Last Week to Register for NW Ohio Corn-Soybean Day in Archbold on January 18

Author: Eric Richer, CCA

The annual Northwest Ohio Corn & Soybean Day is scheduled for Friday, January 18th in Founders Hall at Sauder Village in Archbold from 8:30 am to 4 pm.

Northwest Ohio Crops Day A Great Opportunity for NW OH

Author: Garth Ruff

Join OSU Extension at the Bavarian Haus, just outside of Deshler, Ohio on Friday, February 8, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 for the second annual Northwest Ohio Crops Day.

Coshocton and Muskingum County Extension for the 2019 Agronomy School!

Author: Clifton Martin, CCA

Featured presentations include… Grain Commodity Economics

Wyandot Agronomy Day

Author: Jason Hartschuh, CCA

Wyandot Agronomy day will be held on January 29th from 9:00 to 3:30 at the Sycamore Community Center, 3498 St Rt 103, Sycamore Ohio 44882. Featured Presentations will include Dr. Pierce Paul presenting on Corn and Wheat Disease and Dr. Aaron Wilson on Todays Weather and Climate.

Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series

Author: Mark Badertscher

The 2019 Conservation Tillage Club breakfast program series will begin on Tuesday, January 8 at the Plaza Inn Restaurant in Mt.

Upcoming Events

01/14
West Ohio Agronomy Day (Daytime program)
01/17
Crawford on Farm Research and efields night
01/18
Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day
01/18
Agronomy Update-Tuscarawas County
01/22
Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series
02/08
Northwest Ohio Crops Day
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
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
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Crawford County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Clifton Martin, CCA
Muskingum County
Rich Minyo Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Pierce Paul
State Specialist, Corn and Wheat Diseases
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Garth Ruff
Henry County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
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, visitcfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

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CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter December 18 – January 7, 2019
Editor: Mark Badertscher
 

Results of the Ohio Crop Performance Trials Available Online

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Mark Sulc, Peter Thomison

 

2018 Forage Performance Trials Available

Authors: Mark Sulc, John McCormick

 

Transitional No-Till

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

 

Register Now! Precision U: In-Season Decisions

Authors: Elizabeth Hawkins, John Barker, Trey Colley, Amanda Douridas, Ken Ford, John Fulton, Mary Griffith, Jenna Lee

 

West Ohio Agronomy Day

Author: Debbie Brown, CCA

 

West Central Ohio Weed Science Day

Author: Dennis Riethman

 

Upcoming Events

01/08
Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series
01/09
Precision University: In-Season Decisions
01/09
Ohio Crop Adviser CCA Pre-Exam Training
01/14
West Ohio Agronomy Day (Daytime program)
01/14
Putnam County Agronomy Night
01/18
Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day
01/18
Agronomy Update-Tuscarawas County
01/22
Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Dennis Riethman
Mercer County
Alan Sundermeier, CCA
Wood County
Peter Thomison
State Specialist, Corn Production
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Hallie Williams
Seneca County

CORN Newsletter

Corn Newsletter December 4 – December 17, 2018
Editor: Mark Badertscher

2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional Overviews

Authors: Rich Minyo, Allen Geyer, David Lohnes, Peter Thomison

In 2018, 192 corn hybrids representing 24 commercial brands were evaluated in the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT).

Register Now! Precision U: In-Season Decisions

Authors: Elizabeth Hawkins, John Barker, Trey Colley, Amanda Douridas, Ken Ford, John Fulton, Mary Griffith, Jenna Lee

Digital agriculture, combining multiple data sources with advanced crop and environmental analyses to provide support for on-farm decision making, continues to change and advance our industry.

Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium

Author: John Barker

The Central Ohio Precision Ag Symposium will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at All Occasions Catering, 6986 Waldo-Delaware Road, Waldo, Ohio from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year’s program will feature the most current technologies available in precision agriculture.

Upcoming Events

01/09
Precision University: In-Season Decisions
01/09
Ohio Crop Adviser CCA Pre-Exam Training
01/14
West Ohio Agronomy Day (Daytime program)
01/14
Putnam County Agronomy Night
01/18
Agronomy Update-Tuscarawas County
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Defiance County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Crawford County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Dean Kreager
Licking County
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
James Morris
Brown County
Sarah Noggle
Paulding County
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Garth Ruff
Henry County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Peter Thomison
State Specialist, Corn Production
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
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, visitcfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

CORN Newsletter

Editor: Mark Badertscher

Inversion and Drift Mitigation – Workshop on December 14

Author: Cindy Folck

Recognizing weather conditions that could cause inversions is important when using certain herbicides in corn and soybeans.

CCA Exam Registration Open thru December 14th!

Author: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

Exam registration for the February 1, 2019 exam date is open now through December 14th.

2019 West Ohio Agronomy Day – Monday, January 14

Author: Debbie Brown, CCA

The 2019 West Ohio Agronomy Daywill be held on Monday, January 14th at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie.  A light breakfast will be available starting at 8 a.m. with a marketing update from Cargill and Sunrise Cooperative at 8:30 a.m.  At 9 a.m.

2018 Ohio NoTIll Conference December 11

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

The annual Ohio NoTill Conference will be held on December 11, 2018 at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio.  The program starts at 9 am – 4 pm.  Cost is $40.  To register and prepay go to https:

Living Soil Film Released

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

The Soil Health Institute released Living Soil, a 60-minute documentary about soil health featuring innovative farmers and soil health experts from throughout the U.S.

Upcoming Events

01/09
Ohio Crop Adviser CCA Pre-Exam Training
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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Lee Beers, CCA
Trumbull County
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Sam Custer
Darke County
David Dugan
Adams County
Mike Gastier, CCA
Huron County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science
Rich Minyo
James Morris
Brown County
Sarah Noggle
Paulding County
Les Ober, CCA
Geauga County
Eric Richer, CCA
Fulton County
Dennis Riethman
Mercer County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Chris Zoller
Tuscarawas County

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Corn Newsletter November 6 – November 19, 2018
Editor: Mark Badertscher

Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

Author: Anne Dorrance

As we wait another week for the fields to dry out, 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 where SCN is in your fields and what the current population is sitting at?  If its high, then ther

2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test Preliminary Results Now Available On-Line

Authors: Rich Minyo, Peter Thomison, Allen Geyer

Results from the 2018 Ohio Corn Performance Test are now available on line at:  http://oardc.osu.edu/corntrials

Variable Rate Corn Seeding Considerations

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Peter Thomison

As producers are planning their seed needs for next year, it is important to think about acreage, hybrids, and seeding rates.

Communicating With Your Landowner Meeting November 15

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

Farmers are invited to attend a public meeting on landowner communication.  November 15 from 9 am – noon at Luckey Farmers, Inc., Woodville, Ohio.  RSVP to Wood SWCD at 419-354-5517.  No cost to attend.

All-Ohio Chapter Soil & Water Conservation Society Conference January 18, 2019

Author: Alan Sundermeier, CCA

“Sharpen the Scalpel – Tools to Identify High-Risk Conservation Needs” will be the theme of the SWCS conference on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio.

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.
CONTRIBUTORS:
Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Debbie Brown, CCA
Shelby County
Sam Custer
Darke County
Amanda Douridas
Champaign County
Mary Griffith
Madison County
Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems
Rory Lewandowski, CCA
Wayne County
Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology
Rich Minyo
Dennis Riethman
Mercer County
Jeff Stachler
Auglaize County
Chris Zoller
Tuscarawas County
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