Midwest Fields: Weed Worries Grow – Planting Delayed in Iowa, Michigan – DTN

🕔May 18, 2018In the race to plant the 2018 crop, the month of May has seen a lot of winners. Gerald Gauck of east-central Indiana crossed the finish line on May 12. […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn Planting Rockets Ahead – DTN

🕔May 15, 2018Farmers continued to put the pedal to the metal last week, pushing planting progress ahead another 23 percentage points and nearly catching up to the five-year average pace, according to […]

Ohio Wheat, Barley: Fungicide Management of Common Diseases

🕔May 15, 2018It is wet and rainy outside and the forecast calls for more rain throughout this the second week of May (May 14–19). Therefore, growers’ concerns about diseases and the need […]

USDA Crop Progress: Planting Jumped Ahead with Improved Weather – DTN

🕔May 9, 2018Corn planting progress jumped a whopping 22 percentage points last week and narrowed the gap between this year’s progress and the five-year average pace, according to the USDA National Ag […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Do Micronutrients Aid Yields?

🕔May 8, 2018Ohio farmers often wonder if micronutrient fertilization will increase grain yields. A recent study exhaustively compiled the last 40 years of Ohio State University micronutrient fertilizer trials in corn, soybean […]

Ohio Weather: Decent Spring Planting Conditions Ahead

🕔May 8, 2018A progressive weather pattern will continue over the next 2-3 weeks. This will allow for periods of dry conditions to be mixed with periods of wet conditions. This week should […]

Midwest Soybeans: Have Yields Increased Relative to Corn in Recent Years?

🕔May 2, 2018Soybean yields across much of the Corn Belt have been exceptionally high in recent years, leading to the question of whether soybean yields are increasing relative to corn yields. This […]

Ohio: Burndown Programs – Adjusting for a Prolonged, Wet Spring

🕔May 1, 2018This is a revision of an article we seem to publish in C.O.R.N. about every three years, when wet weather prevents early planting and in some cases also prevents early […]

Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Seeding Rate, and Row Width

🕔May 1, 2018Before heading out to the field this spring, download a free pdf of the recently revised Ohio Agronomy Guide available here. Also, check out other information related to soybean management here. […]

Ohio Weather: Drier, Warmer Conditions Expected in May

🕔May 1, 2018After a cold and wet April, May is shaping to have temperatures normal or slightly warmer than normal with rainfall near normal. Except for rainfall later this week (with best […]

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