Ohio Corn: Extensive Spread of Vomitoxin Could Affect 2019 Crop

🕔Jan 14, 2019A wetter than normal summer and fall in Ohio led to the worst spread of a toxin on corn in at least a decade, according to a grain disease expert […]

Ohio Wheat: Delayed Planting – What Should You Do?

🕔Oct 16, 2018Wet weather has delayed wheat planting in many areas of the state. Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date.  […]

Ohio Wheat: A Few Considerations for Planting After Corn

🕔Oct 9, 2018Some Ohio wheat growers are thinking about planting wheat after corn to avoid some of the late planting issues we have had to deal with over the past few years. […]

Ohio Wheat: Soybean Aphids and Barley Yellow Dwarf

🕔Oct 9, 2018With the recent warm temperatures, we have been receiving a few questions on the risk of aphids in wheat and the transmission of barley yellow dwarf virus (BYDV). How should […]

Ohio Corn Harvest: Stalk Quality Concerns

🕔Oct 3, 2018Poor stalk quality is being observed and reported in Ohio corn fields. One of the primary causes of this problem is stalk rot. Corn stalk rot, and consequently, lodging, are […]

Ohio Corn: Premature Kernel Sprouting

🕔Oct 3, 2018We have received several reports of premature corn kernel sprouting across Ohio. The ear in the picture exhibiting premature sprouting was sampled from one of the Ohio Corn Performance Test […]

Ohio: Corn Earworm Makes Unpleasant Late-Season Appearance; Watch for Molds

🕔Sep 25, 2018Although western bean cutworm numbers were low this year, we have recently seen and also received reports about high corn earworm populations in late-planted corn and field peas. Corn earworm […]

Ohio Corn: Telling Ear Rots Apart

🕔Aug 28, 2018Over the last few weeks, we have received samples with at least four different types of ear rots – Diplodia, Gibberella, Fusarium, and Trichoderma. Of these, Diplodia ear rot seems to […]

Ohio Wheat: Head Scab Risk Increases Over Next Few Days

🕔May 30, 2018More rain is in the forecast for later this week as wheat fields in the northern half of the state go through the flowering growth stage. Fields flowering today (May […]

Ohio Wheat: Moderate to Heavy Risk of Head Scab This Week

🕔May 22, 2018For those fields of wheat flowering and fields of barley head-out today (May 22), the risk for head scab is moderate in the northern-most counties and in the eastern portion […]

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