Ohio: 16 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Flood

🕔Aug 12, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 16 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to five separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Watch for Diseases in Late Crops

🕔Aug 9, 2019Late-planted corn and soybeans could be vulnerable to higher-than-normal levels of crop diseases this year, experts from The Ohio State University warn. When sown one to two months later than […]

Ohio: 12 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods, Freeze

🕔Aug 1, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 12 Ohio counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to three separate disaster events may be eligible for U.S. Department of […]

Ohio: Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp – 5 Late Season Scouting Tips

🕔Jul 30, 2019If you don’t already have to deal with waterhemp or Palmer amaranth, you don’t want it. Neither one of these weeds is easy to manage, and both can cause substantial […]

Ohio Soybeans: Mid-Season Disease, Management Considerations

🕔Jul 30, 2019The rains last week around Wayne County (5+ inches) provided for saturated soil conditions. Cultivars with low resistance to Phytophthora sojae are now developing Phytophthora stem rot. These fields were […]

Ohio Corn: Pollination to Go Well into Aug.

🕔Jul 30, 2019According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending July 28, 2019, 32% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 75% for the 5-year average. Given the […]

Ohio Corn: Disease Risk in Late Planted Crops

🕔Jul 23, 2019In Ohio, several foliar diseases are of greater concern in late-planted corn for a number of reasons, including: 1 – for diseases like gray leaf spot (GLS), northern corn leaf […]

Ohio Corn: Wind Damage – “Green Snap” and Root Lodging

🕔Jul 23, 2019Strong winds associated with rain storms last week caused localized root lodging. The magnitude of this damage is influenced by several factors including crop stage of development and hybrid genetics. […]

Ohio Soybeans: Stink Bug Management with Non-Uniform Fields

🕔Jul 23, 2019With all the planting difficulties in 2019 there are soybeans in a much greater variety of growth stages than usual this summer. What does this mean for stink bug management? […]

Ohio Corn: What to Do About Nitrogen Fertilizer This Year?

🕔Jul 5, 2019The persistent rain this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen in corn much later than what is considered normal. Other growers may be supplementing their earlier N […]

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