CORN Newsletter

 

September 6 – September 12, 2022

 

Editor: Ken Ford

 

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) Or Brown Stem Rot (BSR)? That is the question!

Author: Horacio Lopez-Nicora

In August we started finding soybean diseases in Ohio.

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Late-season waterhemp and Palmer amaranth scouting resources

Author: Alyssa Essman

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth plants that have escaped POST applications or emerged after are now starting to develop mature seed. These plants can produce upwards of one million seeds per plant in certain situations.

Read more

 

Farm Science Review Agronomy College Sept 13

Authors: Amanda Douridas, Jason Hartschuh, CCA

Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio AgriBusiness Association will again partner to hold the Farm Science Review Agronomy College on Sept. 13.

Read more

 

Weather Update: Average Start to Fall

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

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Do I Really Need to Wait for the Fly-Free Date? Wheat Planting Date and Other Management Considerations for Fall 2022

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Kelley Tilmon, Pierce Paul, Ed Lentz, CCA, Eric Richer, CCA

Now that we’ve entered September, wheat planting is just around the corner. It can be tempting to plant wheat before your county’s Hessian fly-safe date (Figure 1); however, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-safe date.

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Lep Monitoring Update: FAW Trapping Continues

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

Fall Armyworm

Read more

 

Seed testing for cover crops to meet germination and purity requirements

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Laura Lindsey

Seed quality is key to establishing a good crop (or cover crop). Earlier this year, the Ohio Seed Improvement Association seed test laboratory closed.

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

September 13

 

FSR Agronomy College

 

September 19

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 20

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 20

 

60th Annual Farm Science Review

 

September 21

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 22

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 23

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 24

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 25

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 26

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 27

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 28

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

 

September 29

 

NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour Wrap Up Event

 

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

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dirk Dempsey
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Alyssa Essman
Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Don Hammersmith
Program Assistant, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jamie Hampton
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Amber Herman
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Stephanie Karhoff, CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Rob Leeds
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

Horacio Lopez-Nicora
State Specialist, Soybean Pathology

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

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

 

Jordan Penrose
OSU Extension Educator

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
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

 

July 26-August 1

 

Editor: Stephanie Karhoff

 

Weather Update: Ample July Precipitation for Most

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

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Defoliation in Soybean and Corn

Authors: Kelley Tilmon, Andy Michel

Starting in July and through August, a number of different insect species (such as beetles and various caterpillars) can feed on corn and soybean leaves.  Foliage feeding in corn is almost never economic, though economic damage from silk clipping by beetles is possib

Read more

 

2022 Ohio Wheat Performance Test- Results Available Online

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Matthew Hankinson

Results from the 2022 Ohio Wheat Performance Test are now online by clicking HERE.

Read more

 

Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

Author: Mark Sulc

August is the second good window of opportunity of the year for establishing perennial forage stands (spring being the first good planting time). August is also the ideal time for filling in gaps in seedings made this spring.

Read more

 

Other Corn Ear Abnormalities – when and why do they develop?

Author: Osler Ortez

Despite many corn acres having reached tasseling, other corn acres are still in rapidly growing stages, mid to late vegetative. Any adverse conditions can still affect the crop through or prior to harvest.

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update WBC Numbers Increase, Scouting Expands

Authors: Jessi Raubenolt, Bridger Cline, Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Angela Arnold, Frank Becker, Lee Beers, CCA, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Thomas deHaas, Taylor Dill, Allen Gahler, Kasey Goodchild, Don Hammersmith, Jamie Hampton, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Andrew Holden, Stephanie Karhoff, Ed Lentz, CCA, David Marrison, Clifton Martin, CCA, Jess McWatters, James Morris, Sarah Noggle, Les Ober, CCA, Richard Purdin, Eric Richer, CCA, Clint Schroeder, Mike Sunderman, Frank Thayer, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Western Bean Cutworm

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

July 27

 

Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference

 

July 27

 

Agronomy 101 Field Day

 

August 4

 

Agriculture and Water Quality: How do TMDLs and Edge-of-Field Monitoring fit in?

 

August 9

 

Drainage Installation Field Day

 

August 16

 

SW Ohio Corn Growers – Agronomy Field Day

 

August 16

 

Scioto Watershed Whole Farm Conservation Event

 

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

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Grant Davis, CCA
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amber Herman
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Courtney Krieger
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

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
State Specialist

 

Clifton Martin, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ryan McMichael
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jess McWatters

 

James Morris
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Celeste Nye

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

 

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

 

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

 

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

July 19-25

 

Editor: Stephanie Karhoff

 

Soybean Progress and Pod Set Growth Stages

Author: Laura Lindsey

Currently, most soybean fields in Ohio are at the R3 growth stage, meaning there is a pod at least 3/16 inch long (but less than 3/4 inch long) at one of the four uppermost nodes on the main stem with a fully developed leaf.

Read more

 

To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Andy Michel, Horacio Lopez-Nicora

When should I spray a foliar fungicide?

Read more

 

Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2022

Authors: Barry Ward, John Barker, Eric Richer, CCA

Farming is a complex business and many Ohio farmers utilize outside assistance for specific farm-related work. This option is appealing for tasks requiring specialized equipment or technical expertise.

Read more

 

Scioto Watershed Whole Farm Conservation Event on August 16, 9:00am – 12:00pm

Author: Aaron Wilson

Registration:

Read more

 

Southwest Ohio Corn Growers & Fayette County Agronomy Field Day: Tuesday, August 16th, 2022

Author: Ken Ford

Fayette County will be the place to be on August 16th, 2022.

Read more

 

Crop Water Use in Corn – What Do We Know?

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

When traveling across the state, many corn fields show well-developed tassels. Hopefully, closer field inspection also finds emerged silks that are needed to pollinate ovules on the developing ears (Figure 1).

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update WBC Numbers on the Rise, Scouting Recommended

Authors: Bridger Cline, Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Jessi Raubenolt, Angela Arnold, Mark Badertscher, Frank Becker, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Thomas deHaas, Nick Eckel, Allen Gahler, Kasey Goodchild, Don Hammersmith, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Andrew Holden, Stephanie Karhoff, Ed Lentz, CCA, David Marrison, Clifton Martin, CCA, Jess McWatters, James Morris, Sarah Noggle, Richard Purdin, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Clint Schroeder, Mike Sunderman, Frank Thayer, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon

Western Bean Cutworm

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

July 23

 

Using Annual Forages in your Pasture, Pasture Walk (Morrow)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

July 27

 

Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference

 

July 27

 

Agronomy 101 Field Day

 

August 4

 

Agriculture and Water Quality: How do TMDLs and Edge-of-Field Monitoring fit in?

 

August 9

 

Drainage Installation Field Day

 

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

 

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

 

Grant Davis, CCA
Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Taylor Dill
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

 

Don Hammersmith

 

Jamie Hampton
Extension Educator, ANR

 

Amber Herman
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Courtney Krieger
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

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
State Specialist

 

Ryan McMichael
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jess McWatters

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Tony Nye
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

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Barry Ward
Program Leader

 

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

July 12 – 18

 

Editor: Stephanie Karhoff

 

2022 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal

Author: Stephanie Karhoff

The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring collection events for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Erie, Greene and Van Wert counties on the following days and locations:

Read more

 

Drainage Installation Field Day, Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Author: Clint Schroeder

The Ohio State University at Lima will be the host of a drainage installation field day on Tuesday, August 9th. Field demonstrations by the Ohio Land Improvement Contractors of America (OLICA) will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Read more

 

Complete CORN Reader Survey by July 20

Authors: Amanda Douridas, Clint Schroeder, Stephanie Karhoff

Help OSU Extension better understand current agricultural practices and improve outreach efforts by completing our reader survey by Wednesday, July 20.

Read more

 

Scouting for and Diagnosis and Quantification of Tar Spot

Authors: Pierce Paul, Jorge Valle

Tar spot is relatively easy to diagnose based on visual symptoms.

Read more

 

Arrested Ear Development in Corn – How to avoid them?

Author: Osler Ortez

The crop season in Ohio is rapidly gaining progress. Depending on planting dates and hybrid relative maturities corn crop can be anywhere between early vegetative and up to tasseling.

Read more

 

Strong Storms and Downed Corn – How will this affect yield?

Authors: Alexander Lindsey, Osler Ortez, Peter Thomison

Strong storms the week of July 4th have led to some downed corn fields in parts of the state.

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update CEW, WBC, FAW and ECB Updates

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Angela Arnold, Mark Badertscher, Frank Becker, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Bridger Cline, Thomas deHaas, Taylor Dill, Nick Eckel, Don Hammersmith, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Andrew Holden, Ed Lentz, CCA, David Marrison, Clifton Martin, CCA, Jess McWatters, James Morris, Sarah Noggle, Richard Purdin, Jessi Raubenolt, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Clint Schroeder, Mike Sunderman, Frank Thayer, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon, Lee Beers, CCA, Allen Gahler, Stephanie Karhoff, Kasey Goodchild

Western Bean Cutworm

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

July 13

 

Western Weed and Agronomy Field Day (Clark)

 

July 13

 

Soil Health Nexus Educator Training

 

July 23

 

Using Annual Forages in your Pasture, Pasture Walk (Morrow)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

July 27

 

Agronomy 101 Field Day

 

August 4

 

Agriculture and Water Quality: How do TMDLs and Edge-of-Field Monitoring fit in?

 

August 9

 

Drainage Installation Field Day

 

August 17

 

Farm Pesticide Disposal at Van Wert County

 

August 24

 

Farm Pesticide Disposal at Erie County

 

August 25

 

2022 Agronomy Field Day (Morrow)

 

August 30

 

Farm Pesticide Disposal in Greene County

 

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

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
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

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Nick Eckel
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Alyssa Essman
Visiting Assistant Professor

 

Ken Ford
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amber Herman
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Courtney Krieger
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Laura Lindsey
State Specialist, Soybean and Small Grains

 

Horacio Lopez-Nicora
State Specialist

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Ryan McMichael
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

 

Osler Ortez
State Specialist, Corn & Emerging Crops

 

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

 

July 5 – July 11, 2022

 

Editor: Stephanie Karhoff

 

Tar Spot Q&A

Author: Pierce Paul

Q: Is tar spot a late-season disease in Ohio?

Read more

 

Lep Monitoring Update CEW, WBC, FAW and ECB Updates

Authors: Amy Raudenbush, Suranga Basnagala , Kyle Akred, Angela Arnold, Mark Badertscher, Frank Becker, Bruce Clevenger, CCA, Bridger Cline, Taylor Dill, Nick Eckel, Don Hammersmith, Jason Hartschuh, CCA, Andrew Holden, Alan Leininger, Ed Lentz, CCA, David Marrison, Clifton Martin, CCA, Jess McWatters, James Morris, Sarah Noggle, Richard Purdin, Eric Richer, CCA, Beth Scheckelhoff, Clint Schroeder, Mike Sunderman, Cindy Wallace, Curtis Young, CCA, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon, Thomas deHaas, Jessi Raubenolt, Frank Thayer

Corn Earworm

Read more

 

Weather Update: A Dry Trend, Interrupted?

Author: Aaron Wilson

Summary

Read more

 

Agronomy 101 Field Day

Author: Taylor Dill

OSU Extension Darke County is proud to announce our Agronomy 101 Field Day in partnership with Rob See Co and Hatfield Seed Supply!

Read more

 

Western ARS Weed and Agronomy Field Day, Wednesday July 13, 2022

Author: Joe Davlin

The Western Agricultural Research Station Weed and Agronomy Field Day will be held July 13th. The station is planted but everything went in on the edge – as you saw it on your farm too.

Read more

 

Spray Drone Field Day Date Change!

Author: Taylor Dill

The spray drone business started booming in Western Ohio suddenly this season and there are many new things to learn with this technology for researchers, extension, and producers.

Read more

 

Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans to Encourage Emergence

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Wheat harvest is mostly done in the state and some farmers are planting double-crop soybeans. The summer manure application window following wheat harvest is typically the 2nd largest application window each year.

Read more

 

Wheat Harvest Date Reminders

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul

While many areas of Ohio have already successfully harvested wheat, there are fields that still need to be harvested. With rainfall this week, harvest may be delayed.

Read more

 

Soybean Progress and Flowering Growth Stage

Author: Laura Lindsey

Currently, most soybean fields in Ohio are at the flowering growth stage (R1-R2).

Read more

 

Upcoming Events

 

July 9

 

Spray Drone Field Day

 

July 13

 

Western Weed and Agronomy Field Day (Clark)

 

July 13

 

Soil Health Nexus Educator Training

 

July 23

 

Using Annual Forages in your Pasture, Pasture Walk (Morrow)

 

July 26

 

Manure Science Review (Ohio)

 

July 27

 

Agronomy 101 Field Day

 

August 25

 

2022 Agronomy Field Day (Morrow)

 

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

 

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

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Jason Hartschuh, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amber Herman

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Courtney Krieger
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

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

 

Jess McWatters

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
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

 

Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
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

 

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

 

2022-20

 

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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