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

🕔Oct 17, 2019Tar 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, 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 Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019 Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019With 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, 2019I 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, 2019There 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, 2019Late-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, 2019In 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 […]

Ohio Corn: Extensive Spread of Vomitoxin Could Affect 2019 Crop Jan 14, 2019

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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. […]

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