Ohio Corn: Management Considerations with Excessive Water Jun 22, 2022

🕔Jun 22, 2022
Excess water challenges plant growth and fitness in farming systems. Depending on the geography, dramatic fluctuations and extremes in weather patterns have been experienced in Ohio, the US, and other […]

Ohio Corn: Growth and Development – Crop Staging Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
One of the bottom-line activities in growing crops should be understanding and keeping track of crop growth and development. Crop growth is related to the increase in size. It is influenced by factors such […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Fields Underwater? Crop Stage Critical for Recovery Jun 16, 2022

🕔Jun 16, 2022
Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio, especially in Northwest Ohio where 3-5 inches of rain fell in 24-48 hrs. This can lead […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Early Vegetative Lodging, Defoliation Jul 1, 2021

🕔Jul 1, 2021
Storms over the last few weeks resulted in lodging and leaf damage in crop fields. It is likely the crops will rebound from these stresses and should experience minimal yield […]

Ohio Corn: Replanting Decisions May 28, 2021

🕔May 28, 2021
As the weather has turned warm this past week, many of our fields planted in April/early May should be emerged or be in the process of emerging. Cool temperatures paired […]

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 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 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 Wheat: How Cold is Too Cold at Feekes 8 and 10.5.1 Growth Stages? May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Every year presents a different set of challenges for agricultural production across Ohio. Last year, northwest and west central Ohio could not escape the rain. This year, Ohio cannot seem […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: How Did the Cold Weekend Impact Crops? May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
In Ohio, between May 9 and 10, temperatures were as low as 26°F with some areas even receiving snow. The effect on corn and soybean depends on both temperature, duration […]

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