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  1. Ohio's Corn Benefited Little from Hurricane Katrina

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohios-corn-benefited-little-hurricane-katrina

    a mixed bag. Some areas took a beating, but other areas are sitting on a good crop." USDA's ... drought-damaged. "Some of the late-planted corn may have benefited from recent rains, but on a large scale, ...

  2. Soybean Yields May Plummet in Absence of Rain

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-yields-may-plummet-absence-rain

    there is absolutely no soil moisture. We are totally dependent on rain from here on out." In ... in July and with a lack of rain that's just two serious stresses on top of one other that are ... hitting the plants." To compound bad news on top of bad news, there is nothing a grower can do ...

  3. Corn Yields Good Despite Variable Weather, Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-yields-good-despite-variable-weather-diseases

    crop is face down on the field right now, but the stalk quality that hybrids provide today is still ... end of the season there were some big ears on the plants, but not much there to support them," ... unable to harvest corn ears that have fallen on the ground. Recent heavy winds throughout parts of the ...

  4. Another Record Corn Harvest for Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/another-record-corn-harvest-ohio

    "Some growers and agronomists speculated that this might actually have an adverse effect on yields, and ... been higher. But those growers sitting on record-breaking yields are certainly not complaining about ... cigar-shaped lesions on the plant leaves. "There is no other disease out there that you can confuse it ...

  5. Eating 'Green' Could be Beneficial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eating-green-could-be-beneficial

    and its metabolites, and their effects on the body. "The general consensus among researchers was ... happens to chlorophyll in the body." Editor's Note: This story, originally posted on 7/24/2001, ... was updated on 2/26/07. The previous version called chlorophyll an antioxidant. While chlorophyll may ...

  6. Ohio Growers Facing Compaction Harvesting in Wet Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-growers-facing-compaction-harvesting-wet-soils

    situation worse by performing deep tillage on wet soils because it destroys the soil structure," said ... planting." Research has shown that compaction affects crop yields. Years of OSU Extension research on ...

  7. Wheat Crop Looking Good

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-crop-looking-good

    the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, farmers are on track for a potentially successful crop. ... Development Center. Paul said that because of the early harvest of corn and soybeans, farmers got a jump on ...

  8. Ohio Drought Impacting Potential Corn Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-drought-impacting-potential-corn-yields

    July 24, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio's moderate drought is taking a toll on the state's ... it's hanging on. Some of the acres don't look too bad, other acres actually look very good, and ... good news, said Thomison, is that drought impact on cornfields is very localized, and there's hope ...

  9. Soybean Crop Approaches Record Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-crop-approaches-record-yields

    areas are reporting as high as 70 bushel-per-acre yields." Soybean performance varied depending on ... their fields," said Beuerlein. "Keeping an eye on diseases and insects, picking good varieties ...

  10. OSU Extension Offers Workshop on Pumpkin Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-workshop-pumpkin-production

    techniques for growing and managing pumpkins. The tour will also include classroom sessions on new pumpkin ...

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