Ohio: Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions Jul 10, 2020
In recent days we have been experiencing 90 degree F days with limited precipitation, and so we are starting to see some leaf rolling in corn. Some of this may […]
Several calls this past week for fungicide applications on corn and soybean at all different growth stages. So let’s review what might be at stake here. Soybeans. Frogeye leaf spot […]
A few weed-related observations while we try to stay cool and hope for a day of rain or at least popup thunderstorms.
Ohio Soybeans: Foliar Fertilizer Applications Jul 8, 2020
When soybean prices are low, inputs need to be carefully considered. Will I get a return on my investment? In 2019, Ohio State participated in a national protocol to evaluate […]
Potassium deficiency symptoms of corn and soybean include yellowing/browning of lower (older) leaves with edges exhibiting symptoms first. Potassium deficiency symptoms can indicate low soil test potassium (K), but may […]
Ohio Soybeans: Double Crop Recommendations Jun 30, 2020
As small grains are harvested across the state, here are some management considerations for double-crop soybean production: Relative Maturity. Relative maturity (RM) has little effect on yield when soybeans are planted […]
After a cool spring, we are playing catch up fast with a warm June. June will end up being 1-3 degrees above normal with rainfall 50-100% of normal. The warm […]
Dicamba Legal Battle Rocks On Jun 25, 2020
There was a great deal of action last Friday in the case that vacated the registrations of XtendiMax, Engenia and FeXapan dicamba-based products.
Ohio Soybeans: Vegetative Growth Stages – VC vs V1 Jun 23, 2020
Across the state, soybean growth and development is variable, ranging from early vegetative stages to flowering. However, there has been some confusion regarding the identification of the VC and V1 […]
The dicamba roller coaster ride continues, with a statement issued by the Ohio Department of Agriculture clarifying that the use of XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan dicamba-based products in Ohio will […]