Ohio Corn: Will Planting Delays Require Switching Hybrid Maturities?

🕔May 17, 2019According to the USDA/NASS, for the week ending May 5, only 2% of Ohio’s projected corn acreage was planted – compared to 20% last year and 27% for the five-year […]

Ohio Weather: Planting Windows Expected Next 2-3 Weeks

🕔May 14, 2019After a wet spring was forecasted since January, it appeared in April that a window would open in May. The rain total window has; however, the frequency window has not. […]

Ohio: Where Has All the Waterhemp Come From?

🕔May 8, 2019Waterhemp is spreading at a rapid rate, and it’s a considerably more challenging pest than marestail for several reasons.  The question really is – why has waterhemp taken off over […]

Ohio Corn: Getting a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

🕔May 8, 2019Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils […]

Ohio Soybeans: Recommendations for Late Planted Crops

🕔May 8, 2019Persistent wet weather is likely to push soybean planting into late May-early June in many areas of the state. Late planting reduces the cultural practice options for row spacing, seeding […]

Ohio Soybeans: Burndown Programs Following Wet Weather Delays

🕔May 1, 2019While it’s not terribly late yet, the wet soils and wet forecast could keep most of us out of the fields for a while. The questions about how to deal […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Reasons to Inoculate When Switching from Alfalfa

🕔May 1, 2019Alfalfa stands were negatively affected by this winter’s weather. Some farmers may be converting their alfalfa fields to soybean. Does the soybean seed need to be inoculated? While there is […]

Ohio: It’s All About the Seedbank – Where Has All the Marestail Gone?

🕔Apr 26, 2019For the second year in a row, we are scrounging to find enough marestail at the OARDC Western Ag Station to conduct the research we had planned on this weed. […]

Ohio Corn: Management Changes to Consider for Later Planting

🕔Apr 23, 2019As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Value of Variable Seeding Rates

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🕔Apr 16, 2019Finding the best seeding rate is important for efficient corn production, but the “optimum” seeding rate – the one that maximizes profitability – can vary within and among fields with […]

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