Ohio Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 20192019 may be an especially challenging year for corn stalk quality in Ohio. Stress conditions increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: More Diseases, Lower Yields Forecast Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019The late start to the planting season stunted growth in many corn and soybean fields across Ohio, and yields for both crops are expected to be the state’s smallest since […]

Corn: How Does a Late-Season Frost Affect Crops? Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The following is information on the effects of late-season frost injury to corn from an article by Dr. Joe Lauer, Corn Extension Specialist at the University of Wisconsin. Freezing temperatures […]

Ohio Corn: Will Late Fields Reach Black Layer Before a Killing Frost? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Ohio saw record late corn planting in 2019.  According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, only 33% of Ohio’s corn was planted by June 2.  The question being asked now is […]

Ohio Corn: Grain Drydown – What to Expect? Sep 24, 2019

🕔Sep 24, 2019Many corn growers may encounter slower than normal drydown this fall due to late crop development associated with June planting dates. Much of Ohio’s late-planted corn may not achieve black […]

Ohio Corn: Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Fields Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Many corn fields are still silking (and some are just past the mid-vegetative stages)….so, it may seem a little early to discuss estimating grain yields. However, according to the most […]

Ohio Corn: Pollination to Go Well into Aug. Jul 30, 2019

🕔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: A Crop of Many Colors – What’s the Cause? Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019As corn is emerging and beginning to grow, we are again seeing many colors present. In any given field, corn can appear dark green in sections, while other sections are […]

Ohio Corn: Is Your Crop Leaning? Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019I have received several reports of corn leaning because of the high winds we have experienced recently along with the heavy rains. It is not uncommon for young plants to […]

Ohio Corn: What Can We Expect from Ponding, Saturated Soils? Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019Persistent rains during May and early June have resulted in ponding and saturated soils in many Ohio corn fields and led to questions concerning what impact these conditions will have […]

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