Ohio Corn: Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Fields

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Very Late Planting – 11 Issues Facing Growers

🕔Jun 3, 2019Despite the fact that the “active” weather pattern gave no signs of changing over the past month, few of us thought we’d see so little planting progress by now. But […]

Nebraska: Delayed Corn Planting – Time To Switch Maturities?

🕔May 14, 2019It’s been a wet week for much of Nebraska, further delaying planting and causing growers to consider whether they should move from a full-season corn hybrid to a short-season. The […]

Ohio Corn: Getting a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference

🕔May 8, 2019Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils […]

Ohio Corn: Management Changes to Consider for Later Planting

🕔Apr 23, 2019As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Value of Variable Seeding Rates

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🕔Apr 16, 2019Finding the best seeding rate is important for efficient corn production, but the “optimum” seeding rate – the one that maximizes profitability – can vary within and among fields with […]

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