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  1. Scout Corn for Western Bean Cutworm and Western Corn Rootworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/scout-corn-western-bean-cutworm-and-western-corn-rootworm

    As we are entering tasseling and pollination for most of our corn, there are two insects that we should watch out for.  However, both need to be scouted before tank mixing an insecticide with a fungicide spray gives a good return.  First, the amount of we ...

  2. Yield Forecasts for Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/yield-forecasts-corn

    According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Ohio/Publications/Crop_Prog...) for the week ending 7-27-14, 69% of the state’s corn was silking and 9% was in the dough stage. Questions are being ask ...

  3. Corn Yield Prediction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/corn-yield-prediction

    Two procedures that are widely used for estimating corn grain yields prior to harvest are the YIELD COMPONENT METHOD (also referred to as the "slide rule" or corn yield calculator) and the EAR WEIGHT METHOD. Each method will often produce yield ...

  4. Downy Mildew and Bacterial Pustule on Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/downy-mildew-and-bacterial-pustule-soybean

    During field surveys last week we found the usual culprits, Phytophthora stem rot, some brown spot and frogeye leafspot.  Two finds, downy mildew and bacterial pustule, were found in several fields.  Both are considered minor diseases as yield reductions ...

  5. PrecisionAg Big Data Conference: Managing Your Most Elusive Farm Asset is Set for August 25, 2014

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/precisionag-big-data-conference-managing-your-most-elusive-farm

    Matt Darr, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University   Did you know that over two-thirds of every dollar spent in agriculture is spent on decisions focused on seed selection, fertility, and land access? Producers annually compile new ...

  6. 2014 Manure Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/2014-manure-science-review

    The 2014 Ohio Manure Science Review (MSR) will be held in Wayne County on August 14, hosted by Rupp Vue dairy farm near Sterling at 14636 Seville Rd.  The MSR is an educational program designed for those involved in any aspect of manure handling, manageme ...

  7. Some Additional Notes on Frogeye Leaf Spot

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-23/some-additional-notes-frogeye-leaf-spot

    Following the field day at western last week, I received some excellent questions about the pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot. 1.  Where does the inoculum come from?  Based on surveys of fields over the past few years, the pathogen can overwinter in ...

  8. Scout for Western Bean Cutworm Eggs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-23/scout-western-bean-cutworm-eggs

    The number of adult western bean cutworms that were caught increased dramatically over the last week (see figure).  Our previous years of trapping have shown that our hotspots for WBC activity are in the northwest and northeast Ohio, and this year we conc ...

  9. Western Ohio Manure Application Technology Field Day July 31st

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-23/western-ohio-manure-application-technology-field-day-july-31st

    Livestock producers and others interested in learning more about manure application technology are encouraged to attend the Western Ohio Manure Application Technology Field Day being held on Thursday, July 31st at Homan Inc at 69115 Olding Road, Maria Ste ...

  10. Weather Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-22/weather-update

    The outlook for the remainder of July calls for below normal temperatures and normal to slightly wetter than normal conditions.  After areas of rain to start the week of July 14 it will dry out and turn much cooler than normal with temperatures 5-10 degre ...

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