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  1. Using the Corn Growing Degree Day Decision Support Tool to select appropriate hybrid maturities for June

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/using-corn-growing-degree-day-decision-support-tool-select

    The Corn Growing Degree Day decision support tool allows one to choose any Corn Belt county, enter the planting date and hybrid maturity, and generate a graph that shows projected GDD accumulations through the season, including the date on which you can e ...

  2. Average Fall Freeze Dates for Corn Considerations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/average-fall-freeze-dates-corn-considerations

    In last week’s C.O.R.N. newsletter, Peter Thomison provided useful information on tools available for switching corn hybrids (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/more-switching-corn-hybrid-maturities). As Dr. Thomison points out, Dr ...

  3. Cereal Leaf Beetles in Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/cereal-leaf-beetles-wheat

    Populations of cereal leaf beetle are increasing in Ohio.  Although adults can feed on wheat, the larvae do most of the damage.  These larvae are small, gray and moist, and are covered with a substance resembling bird droppings.  Damaged wheat appears “fr ...

  4. Switching hybrid maturities for June planting dates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/switching-hybrid-maturities-june-planting-dates

    Farmers who still anticipate planting corn for grain production should review their hybrid maturities to minimize the risk of corn not maturing safely prior to a killing fall freeze. We would encourage the use of the Corn GDD Tool to select "safe&quo ...

  5. 2019:16

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916

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  6. Insecticidal Seed Treatments in Late-Planted Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/insecticidal-seed-treatments-late-planted-crops

    Many producers are planting late this year due to continued wet weather and may be wondering how insecticidal seed treatments should factor into their planting decisions.  While individual situations vary, here are some rules of thumb to consider. The mos ...

  7. Fungicide for Scab Control: Late Application and Rain-fastness

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/fungicide-scab-control-late-application-and-rain-fastness

    Most of the wheat fields in the northern half of the state reached anthesis last week. The remaining fields will reach this critical growth stage during this week. According to the scab forecasting system (www.wheatscab.psu.edu), the risk for Fusarium hea ...

  8. West Ohio Precision Ag Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/west-ohio-precision-ag-field-day

    Featured agenda items are Improving Harvest Data Quality and Use Dr. Elizabeth Hawkins, Harvesters in 2020 – What’s New?, Meet with equipment dealers, Where are we headed with harvesters of the future? Dr. Scott Shearer. Event Coordinated by OSU Extension ...

  9. Prevented Planting...What's That Again?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/prevented-plantingwhats-again

    Wet conditions in Ohio and the Eastern Corn Belt has slowed (halted?) planting progress for Ohio producers. According to the May 20 th  Crop Progress Report by USDA National Ag Statistics Service, Ohio had only 9% corn planted. Surprisingly that was ‘doub ...

  10. Forage Options for Prevented Planting Corn and Soybean Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/forage-options-prevented-planting-corn-and-soybean-acres

    Image caption: Grazing oats planted on Prevented Planting acres in very late fall is an excellent alternative for harvesting this cover crop. Today, as we sit here on May 28, we know three things for certain: Ohio has the lowest inventory of hay since the ...

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