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  1. Delayed Planting Effects on Corn Yield: A “Historical” Perspective

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-12/delayed-planting-effects-corn-yield-%E2%80%9Chistorical%E2%80%9D-perspective

    According to the USDA/NASS, for the week ending May 5, only 2% of Ohio’s projected corn acreage was planted- compared to 20% last year and 27% for the five-year average. Persistent rains and saturated soil conditions have delayed corn planting. The weathe ...

  2. Will Planting Delays Require Switching Corn Hybrid Maturities?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-12/will-planting-delays-require-switching-corn-hybrid-maturities

    According to the USDA/NASS, for the week ending May 5, only 2% of Ohio’s projected corn acreage was planted- compared to 20% last year and 27% for the five-year average. Persistent rains and saturated soil conditions have delayed corn planting. The weathe ...

  3. OARDC Branch Station Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-11/oardc-branch-station-near-surface-air-and-soil-temperatures

    We are once again providing soil temperatures in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter for spring 2019. The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Agricultural Research Stations located throughout the state have two and four inch soil temperatures mo ...

  4. Switching from Alfalfa to Soybean…Should I Inoculate?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-11/switching-alfalfa-soybean%E2%80%A6should-i-inoculate

    Alfalfa stands were negatively affected by this winter’s weather. Some farmers may be converting their alfalfa fields to soybean. Does the soybean seed need to be inoculated? While there is very little information on this topic, we believe yes. You should ...

  5. 2019-11

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-11

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  6. Adapting Burndown Herbicide Programs to Wet Weather Delays

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-11/adapting-burndown-herbicide-programs-wet-weather-delays

    While it’s not terribly late yet, the wet soils and wet forecast could keep most of us out of the fields for a while.  The questions about how to deal with burndown herbicide treatments in delayed planting situations are rolling in.  One of the most commo ...

  7. The Soil Food Web

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-11/soil-food-web

    Co-Author:  Vinayak Shedekar, Postdoctoral Researcher OSU A healthy soil depends on the interaction of many organisms that make up the soil food web.  These organisms live all or part of their life cycle in the soil and are responsible for converting ener ...

  8. NW Ohio Producers Can Get Paid for Growing Perennial Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-10/nw-ohio-producers-can-get-paid-growing-perennial-forage-0

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture recently announced a new conservation program entitled the "Ohio Working Lands Buffer Program"  to establish year-round vegetative cover on eligible cropland in the Western Lake Erie Basin Watershed.  This is a ...

  9. Corn Management Practices for Later Planting Dates – Changes to Consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-10/corn-management-practices-later-planting-dates-%E2%80%93-changes-consider

    As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the foremost attention should be given to management prac ...

  10. It’s All About the Weed Seedbank – Part 1: Where Has All the Marestail Gone?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-10/it%E2%80%99s-all-about-weed-seedbank-%E2%80%93-part-1-where-has-all-marestail

    For the second year in a row, we are scrounging to find enough marestail at the OARDC Western Ag Station to conduct the research we had planned on this weed.  After years of having plenty of marestail, we have had to look around for off-site fields where ...

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