Ohio Corn: Growing Degree Days vs. Calendar Days – How Long Will Emergence Take? May 11, 2021

🕔May 11, 2021
When we examine crop emergence post-planting, two factors can impact speed of emergence – soil moisture content and soil temperatures. If soil temperatures are lower, it can take more calendar […]

Ohio: Wheat Between Feekes 8-10 and Disease Concerns May 4, 2021

🕔May 4, 2021
Wheat is now between Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) and Feekes 10 (boot) across the state. Feekes 8 marks the beginning of the period during which we recommend that you […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Potential Weather Impacts Apr 27, 2021

🕔Apr 27, 2021
Imbibitional chilling may occur in corn and soybean seeds if the soil temperature is below 50°F when the seed imbibes (when seed rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually […]

Ohio: New Nutrient Recommendation Fact Sheet Available Apr 20, 2021

🕔Apr 20, 2021
An update for nutrient recommendations for Ohio’s major field crops (corn, soybean, wheat, and alfalfa) was published in November 2020 as the “Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Early April Planting – Good Idea or Bad Idea? Apr 13, 2021

🕔Apr 13, 2021
Planting when conditions are adequate (soil temperatures above 50°F and greater than 45% plant available water content) is recommended for corn and soybean. This year, these conditions are occurring sooner […]

Ohio: Dandelion Control – Spring/Summer Herbicide Options Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
Dandelion seems to be on the increase in some fields, as we noted in a video last summer and  CORN article last fall.  Fall is the optimum time of year to reduce dandelion […]

Calibration for Rate Controlled Sprayers Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
I had an article in last week’s CORN newsletter encouraging growers to fine tune and calibrate their sprayers. I had mentioned that the next couple of weeks may be the […]

7 Reminders for Pesticide Safety Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
You probably worked on your sprayer and other major equipment over the winter to gear up for pesticide applications.  Have you put any effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here […]

Now’s the Time to Fine Tune Your Sprayer Mar 30, 2021

🕔Mar 30, 2021
Pesticides need to be applied accurately and uniformly. Too little pesticide results in poor pest control and reduced yields, while too much injures the crop, wastes chemicals and money, and […]

Pest Management: Do You Have the Right Nozzles for Your Sprayer? Mar 16, 2021

🕔Mar 16, 2021
This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Each part of the application equipment plays a […]

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