Ohio Corn: Western Bean Cutworm – Time to Scout – Video

🕔Jul 17, 2018Western bean cutworm (WBC) adult moth catches in our trapping network are ticking up, with a noticeable increase from the week before. For week ending July 14, 24 counties monitored […]

Ohio Soybeans: Controlling Marestail in Double-Crop Fields

🕔Jul 10, 2018A uniform wheat crop can provide effective suppression of marestail, especially when combined with some in-crop herbicides. It is nonetheless typical for marestail plants to be evident after the wheat […]

Ohio Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Early in Susceptible Varieties

🕔Jul 10, 2018From the scouting reports from the county educators and crop consultants – most of the soybeans in the state are very healthy with no disease symptoms.  However, as the news […]

Ohio Corn: Scout Early Fields for Foliar Diseases

🕔Jul 3, 2018Foliar diseases, especially Gray Leaf Spot (GLS), are beginning to show up in some corn fields. This is not at all surprising, given that the crop was planted relatively late […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Tissue Nutrient Analysis – Does Sampling Timing Matter?

🕔Jul 3, 2018Tissue analysis can play an important role in determining if corn and soybean are getting adequate nutrition. Tissue samples can be pulled at various stages of development, but one of […]

Ohio: Dicamba – Watch for Injury and Please Report

🕔Jun 26, 2018This is the time of year when we received our first call about dicamba problems in soybeans in 2017.  We can probably expect any problems to become evident soon, based […]

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for Frogeye Leaf Spot, Phytophthora, and White Mold

🕔Jun 26, 2018Last week, samples of frogeye leaf spot of soybean were brought into the lab.  On the underside of the characteristic lesion were the conidia. This came from an area where […]

Ohio Corn: Impact of Ponding and Saturated Soils

🕔Jun 26, 2018Persistent rains during the past two weeks have resulted in ponding and saturated soils in many Ohio corn fields and led to questions concerning what impact these conditions will have […]

Dicamba Injury Reports, 2018: Drift Issues Becoming More Evident

🕔Jun 21, 2018A couple of weeks ago we provided a June 1st update of alleged off-target dicamba issues. At that time, most of the injury was confined to specialty crops, vegetables, and […]

Ohio Soybeans: Leaf Spots – What Are They?

🕔Jun 19, 2018As farmers and consultants have been out checking their soybean stands, they are finding spots on the leaves.  The most common spotting on the unifoliates and first leaves is caused […]

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