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  1. Ohio State Continues Corn Nematode Field Survey

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-16/ohio-state-continues-corn-nematode-field-survey

    Co-Authors also are Abasola Simon and Anne Rugh. This season, researchers from the department of Plant Pathology at Ohio State will again be sampling corn fields for nematodes. This is the third and final year of a three-year project to determine which ne ...

  2. Corn Replant Issues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/corn-replant-issues

    Localized ponding and protracted saturated soil conditions have adversely affected corn in many fields across Ohio. Heavy rains have also resulted in soil crusting which is contributing to reduced emergence. Producers confronted with poor stands due to th ...

  3. Should seeding rates be adjusted for delayed corn plantings?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/should-seeding-rates-be-adjusted-delayed-corn-plantings

    Past university research indicates that optimal plant populations for early (mid to late April) and late planted (late May to early June) corn are similar. Based on results of these studies, most extension agronomists recommend that final plant population ...

  4. Scab Risk Continues to be Low, but Rain is in the Forecast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/scab-risk-continues-be-low-rain-forecast

    For wheat flowering today, May 27, the risk of scab is low, according to the prediction took. Several fields across south-central Ohio reached anthesis over the weekend, and since conditions were fairly dry in most of those areas, the risk tool also predi ...

  5. Early Season Soybean Damage- Frost, PPO, or Disease?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/early-season-soybean-damage-frost-ppo-or-disease

    Spring 2014 has been quite challenging with wet soil and cold temperatures.  We’ve received several calls and e-mails regarding soybean seedling damage (from those who have actually been able to plant).  It appears that some soybean fields were hit with a ...

  6. Wheat Approaching Critical Heading and Flowering Growth Stages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-14/wheat-approaching-critical-heading-and-flowering-growth-stages

    This week, wheat is heading or will begin to head in fields across Ohio, particularly in southern and early-planted fields. In fact, in some southern fields, the crop was at full head emergence (Feekes 10.5) at the end of last week (May 15-17) and will li ...

  7. Ponding and flooding impact corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-14/ponding-and-flooding-impact-corn

    Persistent rains last week further delayed corn planting. According to the USDA/NASS (http://www.nass.usda.gov/) rainfall was highly variable across Ohio for the week ending May 18 with precipitation ranging between 0.81 and 4.37 inches, with the state av ...

  8. Pests to watch: Black cutworm, slugs, alfalfa weevil and cereal leaf beetle

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-14/pests-watch-black-cutworm-slugs-alfalfa-weevil-and-cereal-leaf

    As we start to dry out in some parts of the state and come out of this cold spell, there will be insects and other pests out an about that will be hungry: Black cutworm:   Purdue University has reported a record flight of black cutworm (http://extension.e ...

  9. Trapped and Distorted Wheat Head

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-14/trapped-and-distorted-wheat-head

    Wheat is now beginning to head-out in some parts of the state, but the heading process this year seems a bit abnormal. There have been some reports of distorted wheat heads and heads trapped in the boot in some fields. However, in most of the affected fie ...

  10. Weather Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-14/weather-update

    The weather pattern will trend closer to normal into early June. However, it still favors the risk of bursts of cool and damp weather in the eastern corn and soybean belt into summer as a results of this past winter and early spring.    The weather patter ...

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