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Ohio: Soybean Aphids Present, Remember to Watch for Thresholds

Ohio: Soybean Aphids Present, Remember to Watch for Thresholds

👤By Andy Michel and Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University Extension Entomologists 🕔Aug 15, 2017

We have heard reports of growers spotting a few soybean aphids in their fields. Finding aphids at this time of year is consistent in the past—we have seen them arrive later and later. We do have a lot of late-planted

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Ohio: Hardin Precision Ag Field Day, Forest, Aug. 23

Ohio: Hardin Precision Ag Field Day, Forest, Aug. 23

👤By Mark Badertscher, Ohio State University Extension 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Plan to attend the Precision Ag Field Day to be held August 23 at Kellogg Farms, 17392 Township Road 50 near Forest. Aaron Heilers, project manager for the Blanchard River Demonstration Farms will give an overview of the water quality

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Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

Ohio: Cover Crop Considerations Following Wheat in Grain Rotations

👤By Alexander Lindsey and Mark Sulc, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA 🕔Aug 8, 2017

Considerations for planting cover crops after wheat in grain crop rotations are common at this point in the season. With any cover crop, it is advisable to select a species with a given target in mind (surface erosion prevention, nutrient

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Ohio Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Popping Up Across the State

👤By Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University Extension Pathologist 🕔Aug 8, 2017

I don’t think too many people in the state will deny that Ohio’s planting conditions were tough. We had a mix of saturated soils and cool temperatures. We have several soil borne pathogens that love these conditions, among them is

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Ohio Soybeans: Dicamba Injury – Action Plan; What We do Know

Ohio Soybeans: Dicamba Injury – Action Plan; What We do Know

👤By Mark Loux, Professor, OSU, Agronomic Crops Network 🕔Aug 1, 2017

We have had the opportunity to walk additional Ohio fields where soybeans were damaged by off-target movement of dicamba since our last C.O.R.N. newsletter article on this subject, and we are hearing about even more affected fields.  This situation continues

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Ohio Corn: Does Tillering Impact Yield?

Ohio Corn: Does Tillering Impact Yield?

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 1, 2017

This year I’ve seen more tillering in corn than normal, and there have been enquiries about the impact of tillers on crop growth. When farmers see extensive tillering in their corn hybrids they often express concern that the tillering will

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Ohio Soybeans: Time to Start Scouting for Stink Bugs

Ohio Soybeans: Time to Start Scouting for Stink Bugs

👤By Andy Michel and Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University Entomologists 🕔Aug 1, 2017

As our beans start to put on pods, it’s time to start scouting for stink bugs.  In 2016 a number of farmers had significant stink bug damage but didn’t realize it until harvest, when they discovered shriveled, blasted seeds.  Seed

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Ohio: Farm Chemical and Pesticide Collection Dates in Aug.

Ohio: Farm Chemical and Pesticide Collection Dates in Aug.

👤By Beth Scheckelhoff and Glen Arnold, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Do you have pesticides sitting in storage that you do not intend to use? The Ohio Department of Agriculture will be sponsoring three Clean Sweep Pesticide collections for farmers wishing to dispose of unwanted pesticides. The following locations will accept

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Ohio Corn: Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination

👤By Peter Thomison and Rich Minyo, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jul 26, 2017

Many Ohio corn fields have been subject to excessive rainfall this year. The fields where the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) were planted are no exception. Extraordinary rainfall accumulation has occurred at nearly all OCPT sites. Rainfall accumulations from May

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Ohio: Corn, Soybean Field Day, Custar, July 27

Ohio: Corn, Soybean Field Day, Custar, July 27

👤By Katerina Sharp and Matt Davis, Ohio State University Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Due to indecisive weather, it’s been an interesting year for field crops so far, and this trend will most likely continue throughout the year. That is why the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension

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