Ohio Corn: Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Causes of Stalk Rot Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. This year, the combined effects of […]

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: 2020 Performance Test – Regional Overviews Dec 9, 2020

🕔Dec 9, 2020
In 2020, 125 corn hybrids representing 16 commercial brands were evaluated in the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT). Four tests were established in the Southwestern/West Central/Central (SW/WC/C) region and three […]

Ohio Corn: Considerations for Planting Depth This Year Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Timing corn emergence is key to minimize yield reductions, and can be more important for preserving yield than even seed spacing. When setting planting depth for corn this year, be […]

Ohio Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019
2019 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
The 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, 2019
Ohio 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, 2019
Many 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, 2019
Many 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 […]

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