Ohio Wheat: Growth Stages, Associated Management- Feekes 6.0-9.0 Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
It’s important to correctly identify winter wheat growth stages to enhance management decisions, avoiding damage to the crop and unwarranted or ineffective applications. Remember, exact growth stage cannot be determined […]

Ohio Corn: Tar Spot – What You Should Know Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Tar Spot, a new disease of corn caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was reported for the first time in Ohio at the end of the 2018 growing season. At […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Choosing Varieties – Check Disease Resistance Ratings Dec 18, 2019

🕔Dec 18, 2019
The seed suppliers want your early orders and the catalogues are all spread out on the tables.  Now to begin the process of choosing the best variety or hybrid for your […]

Ohio Corn: Tar Spot – What You Need to Know Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019
Tar Spot, a new disease of corn caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was reported for the first time in Ohio at the end of the 2018 growing season. At that […]

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 Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019 Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […]

Ohio: Wheat After Wheat – Managing Take-All and Other Diseases Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
I never recommend planting a small grain crop after another small grain crop, as planting wheat after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such […]

Ohio Corn: Watch for Earworms, Molds Aug 22, 2019

🕔Aug 22, 2019
There have been recent reports of high corn earworm populations in certain grain corn fields.  Corn earworm is a pest with many hosts including corn, tomatoes and certain legumes.  In […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Watch for Diseases in Late Crops Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019
Late-planted corn and soybeans could be vulnerable to higher-than-normal levels of crop diseases this year, experts from The Ohio State University warn. When sown one to two months later than […]

Ohio Corn: Disease Risk in Late Planted Crops Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
In Ohio, several foliar diseases are of greater concern in late-planted corn for a number of reasons, including: 1 – for diseases like gray leaf spot (GLS), northern corn leaf […]

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