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  1. Farm Science Review 2015--Last Minute Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-31/farm-science-review-2015-last-minute-reminders

    Harvest has started in many areas of Ohio. At the Farm Science Review we have some of the crop off to allow demonstrations to begin. Yields are in the 180 range for corn and 50’s for soybean. Field demonstrations will include soybean and corn harvest, of ...

  2. Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on the Move into Homes and Buildings

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-32/brown-marmorated-stink-bugs-move-homes-and-buildings

    The brown marmorated stink bug continued its presence in Ohio field crops this year.  Although the incidence and damage has been less than in previous years, we have found brown marmorated stink bugs in soybean which suggest that the bug is here to stay. ...

  3. Symptoms of Early Maturity in Some Fields in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/symptoms-early-maturity-some-fields-ohio

    Across the state some soybeans have hit the later growth stages and we have a range of tall, beautiful soybeans loaded with pods to short, scraggly, can still see the rows with few pods soybeans and everything in between.  Variability rules for the summer ...

  4. This Might end up being a Low Foliar Disease Year in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/might-end-being-low-foliar-disease-year-corn

    Early development of gray leaf spot (GLS) and northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) had us all concerned about the potential for major epidemics of these diseases in 2015. However, conditions have since been warm and dry across most of the state, drastically r ...

  5. Does your field have Western Bean Cutworm larva?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/does-your-field-have-western-bean-cutworm-larva

    Over the past few weeks, we have been receiving calls, emails and texts about finding large caterpillars feeding on corn ears (see photo).  In most cases, these are turning out to be Western bean cutworms.  Although our numbers have been about the same as ...

  6. Scout Fields Now for Palmer Amaranth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/scout-fields-now-palmer-amaranth

    The frequency of Palmer amaranth infestations in Ohio has been holding relatively steady again into this year.  We have mostly an isolated field or patch in about 10 counties, with the exception of two small epicenters of Palmer amaranth- far southern Sci ...

  7. Considering Growing Wheat in Wide Rows?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/considering-growing-wheat-wide-rows

    Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to reductions in equipment inventory (i.e., lack of grain drill) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. With funding from the Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program and the Michigan Wheat Pro ...

  8. Planting Scabby Wheat Q and A

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/planting-scabby-wheat-q-and

    Q:  What if I plant scabby wheat for grain or use it as a cover crop? A:  You can certainly plant scabby wheat, but doing so will more than likely result in poor stand establishment because affected seeds may not germinate or germinate producing seedlings ...

  9. Don’t Press the Panic Button on Soybean Aphid Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-26/don%E2%80%99t-press-panic-button-soybean-aphid-yet

    As predicted, we have begun to see soybean aphids move into soybean fields over the past few weeks.  Coincidentally, this is the 3rd year in a row that we have seen aphids move in relatively late in the growing season.  Hopefully, most of our soybean are ...

  10. Estimating Soybean Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-26/estimating-soybean-yield

    To estimate yield, four soybean yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to estimate soybean yield can be found by  clicking here.  It is difficult to a ...

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