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  1. Will Persistent Rains Impact Corn Pollination?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-22/will-persistent-rains-impact-corn-pollination

    According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Ohio/Publications/Crop_Progress_&_Condition/index.asp) for the week ending 7-19-15, 43% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 53% for the 5-y ...

  2. More on Fungicides and Tank-Mixing with Insecticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-21/more-fungicides-and-tank-mixing-insecticides

    Foliar diseases continue to spread up the corn plant in some fields, so, this may be the year to apply a foliar fungicide to minimize losses due to diseases such as Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB) and Gray Leaf Spot (GLS). Both GLS and NCLB may cause yie ...

  3. Foliar Diseases Already Showing up in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-20/foliar-diseases-already-showing-corn

    Foliar diseases, especially Gray Leaf Spot (GLS) and Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB), are already showing up in some corn fields. Although this a little bit on the early side for Ohio, it is not at all surprising, since we have had several wet, humid day ...

  4. Prospects for “Muddied Corn”

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-19/prospects-%E2%80%9Cmuddied-corn%E2%80%9D

    During the past two weeks, flooding and ponding have occurred across Ohio, especially in river bottoms and along streams. In some localized areas, this may have resulted in partial and complete immersion of corn in nearby fields, especially in low spots. ...

  5. Late Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-19/late-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    Wheat harvest will likely be late again this year. Physiologically, the crop is now ready for harvest in some fields, but will likely not be harvested until the first or second week of July or even later. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall mean ...

  6. Wet Weather and Weed Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-18/wet-weather-and-weed-management

    1.  Wet weather has delayed POST herbicide applications in both corn and soybeans.  This can result in weeds and crops that are larger and more advanced in growth stage than anticipated.  The larger crop is primarily a problem in corn, where a more advanc ...

  7. Saving Soybean Seed for Next Year

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-18/saving-soybean-seed-next-year

    Due to wet weather, a few farmers in northwest Ohio have not yet planted soybean.  Can this soybean seed be saved and planted next year?  1.)   Check with your seed dealer.   Your seed dealer may have options available to return seed.  Check with your see ...

  8. Wet Weather: Flooding, Poor Nodulation, and Disease Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-17/wet-weather-flooding-poor-nodulation-and-disease-concerns

    The forecast for the coming week is for continued rain and in many cases this will fall on already saturated soils across the northern and west central part of the state.  This is going to be tough on soybeans.  Here is a guide to help differentiate among ...

  9. Rootworm Hatch is Underway

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-17/rootworm-hatch-underway

    Last week, Larry Bledsoe from Purdue University reported that corn rootworm hatch occurred on June 3 (see http://extension.entm.purdue.edu/pestcrop/2015/Issue11/).  With the exception of 2012, this seems to be in line with past few years.  The bad news is ...

  10. Corn Leaf Striping

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-16/corn-leaf-striping

    I’ve received reports of corn plants exhibiting varying degrees of leaf striping (interveinal chlorosis) across the state.  There are several nutrient deficiencies (including sulfur, zinc, magnesium, and manganese) that result in leaf striping and some of ...

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