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  1. Corn Earworm in Field Corn; Watch for Molds

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/corn-earworm-field-corn-watch-molds

    have been found in certain field corn sites.  Corn earworm moths are most attracted to fields in the ... more southern states.  Weather fronts from the south can help carry influxes of moths our way.  ... Compounding the problem, many of these southern moths are resistant to some of the Bt hybrids used against ...

  2. Western Bean Cutworm Update: Past Peak Adult Flight

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/western-bean-cutworm-update-past-peak-adult-flight

    The majority of counties in Ohio are now past Western bean cutworm (WBC) adult moth peak flight. ... from 824) and a statewide average of 2.5 moths/trap (a decrease from 10.4 average) (Figure 1). ...

  3. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    a comparatively small portion of overall agricultural production, organic corn acreage in the U.S. increased by ... improve over time for farms transitioning to organic production. About 40% of respondents had less than ... Available online: https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/natural-resources-environment/organic-agriculture/ 2. ...

  4. Western Bean Cutworm: Scouting in Select Counties Still Necessary

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/western-bean-cutworm-scouting-select-counties-still-necessary

    A number of counties saw a decrease in Western bean cutworm (WBC) moths captured last week (July ... from 2842 total last week) and a statewide average of 10.4 moths/trap (down from 36.0 average last ...

  5. What is Your Soil Wearing?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/what-your-soil-wearing

    different mixes of cover crops. Todd Dallas, Dallas Ag, will talk about soil testing methods and share ...

  6. Assessing The Risk of Frost Injury to Late Planted Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/assessing-risk-frost-injury-late-planted-corn

    to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, as of August 18, 37 percent of Ohio’s corn acreage ... based on 30-year historical normals reported by the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service. The GDD ... late kernel development stages. In previous growing seasons when GDD accumulation was markedly less ...

  7. Hot Night Temperatures Can Decrease Corn Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/hot-night-temperatures-can-decrease-corn-yield

    temperatures more of the sugars produced by photosynthesis during the day are lost; less is available to fill ...

  8. Western Bean Cutworm: Peak time to scout for egg masses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-24/western-bean-cutworm-peak-time-scout-egg-masses

    has resulted in an overall increase of moths captured across Ohio. Meaning, last week (July 22 – 28) ... moths/trap (up from 25.3 average last week) (Figure 1). Since 2016, peak adult WBC emergence has typically ... rainfall the 2019 WBC peak week was delayed (Figure 2). If your county is averaging over 7 moths per week, ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Remain Low Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-remain-low-across-ohio

    average moths per trap) (Figure 1). None of the counties reported capturing more than 1 moth / day over ... https://aginsects.osu.edu/sites/aginsects/files/imce/Trapping%20summary%... Further information on WBC can be found in our fact sheet: ...

  10. Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/estimating-yield-losses-stressed-corn-fields

    Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Illinois. The principle advantage to this method is ... butt or tip of the ear that are less than half the size of normal size kernels.) Step 4. Yield (bushels ...

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