Still Working on Planting Soybean?
The majority of the soybean acres in Ohio have been planted. (According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 85% of the soybean acres were planted by May 31.) However, even if 5% of the soybean acres are not yet planted, with 5.1 millio ...
C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2007-34
firstname.lastname@example.org. State Specialists: Ann Dorrance, Pierce Paul and Dennis Mills (Plant Pathology), Ron Hammond, Andy ...
Black Cutworms and Armyworms Still a Concern
Reports of black cutworm and armyworms catches are still coming in from surrounding states. The big concern over the next few weeks will be egg hatch and larval growth. Both hatch and growth is difficult to predict and is largely based on temperature and ...
Corn Planting Nearing Completion – Time to Troubleshoot Emergence Problems
According to the USDA/NASS (http://www.nass.usda.gov/) for the week ending May 24, corn was 87 percent planted, which was 21 percent ahead of last year and 17 percent ahead of the five-year average. Across the state, corn is at a range of growth stages. S ...
Purple and Yellow Corn, What is Going On?
Corn seedlings often turn yellow (due to low nitrogen uptake and/or limited chlorophyll synthesis) or purple (reduced root development) under cool, wet conditions. Some hybrids are more likely to increase anthocyanin (purple pigment) content when plants a ...
Wheat Disease Update: The Week of May 18 2015
The wheat crop progressed considerably over the last week and is now heading-out in some fields. In fact, some fields in southern Ohio and even fields planted early or with early-maturing varieties in the central and northern parts of the state are at the ...
Evaluating Soybean Stand
Soybean planting is well underway throughout Ohio. The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service reported 23% of the soybean acres were planted by May 10 (and many more acres were planted between May 10 and 18) up from 13% at the same time last year. ...
Early-May Wheat Disease Update
The wheat crop in Ohio is now at or just past Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence), the growth stage at which we usually recommend fungicide application for foliar disease control. However, conditions have been fairly hot and dry over the last 7 to 10 days, slo ...
Control of Insect Pests of Field Crops, Bulletin 545
Control of Insect Pests of Field Crops, Bulletin 545. Gives detailed information on pest control thresholds and insecticide options for management of insects in corn, soybean, wheat and alfalfa. 545(1).pdf January, 2011 Corn Insects Soybean Insects Wheat ...