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  1. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    Beth Scheckelhoff, ANR Educator Putnam County Honey bee swarms are common this time of year. They often go unnoticed because swarms do not stick around for very long, usually one to three days at most. A honey bee swarm is a natural process of one hive sp ...

  2. Using Manure with Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/using-manure-corn

    Spring planting has been hit and miss for livestock producers in the state. Some producers have corn fields emerging while others have not yet gotten corn planted. Last fall and this past winter were not ideal for manure application. Consequently, most ma ...

  3. Soybean Planting Progress and Vegetative Growth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/soybean-planting-progress-and-vegetative-growth

    Cool, wet weather in April and early May delayed soybean planting progress; however, with some warmer and drier days, soybean planting was 18% complete by the second week of May (Table 1). Soybeans that were planted the end of April or first week of May a ...

  4. Update of Corn Nitrogen Recommendations from MRTN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/update-corn-nitrogen-recommendations-mrtn

    This article provides an updated Maximum Return to Nitrogen Rate recommendation table for corn planted after soybean. Table 1 and 2 were previously published in the 2021 CORN newsletter https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/implicatio ...

  5. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader Taking a drive through the countryside can be an enjoyable leisure activity. When you drive as part of your job, it takes on additional attention towards safety and roadway courtesy. For agronomis ...

  6. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    Amanda Douridas, ANR Educator Madison County OSU Extension recently hosted State Highway Patrol officers and a local Sheriff’s Department to discuss the recent CDL changes and answer general farm hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware ...

  7. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    Black cutworm We are currently in our third week of monitoring for the black cutworm. Traps were checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, a total of 28 traps in 11 counties were monitored. Counties that reported ...

  8. Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/replanting-decisions-corn-and-soybeans%E2%80%A6-what-consider

    Early plantings, cold air and soil temperatures, precipitation, wind, and warmer temperatures during or after planting may lead to reduced stands in planted fields due to factors such as imbibitional chilling, frost damage, soil crusting, and standing wat ...

  9. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, alfalfa should be stored near 40% NDF and grass hay cr ...

  10. Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cooler-not-cold-and-active-weather-week-ahead

    Summary Climatologically, the monthly average temperature for April 2022 in Ohio was near the long-term mean, ranked as the 51 st coolest April on record (1895-2022) and 42 nd driest. More recently, temperatures through the first half of May are running 1 ...

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