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  1. Do you need to apply sulfur to reach your corn yield goals?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/do-you-need-apply-sulfur-reach-your-corn-yield-goals

    There is a general interest in applying sulfur fertilizer to maximize corn productivity and we’ve ... presumably due to high salt content. Our data suggest that sulfur deficiency is not a widespread problem in ... Ohio, but some corn fields will positively respond to sulfur fertilization. We continue to monitor and ...

  2. Fertilizing Hay and Pastures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/fertilizing-hay-and-pastures

    https://forages.osu.edu/forage-management/soil-fertility-forages. Strategic applications of nitrogen might be needed on pure grass hay and pasture stands. Moderate ... fall provide times when the soils are usually firm enough to support fertilizer spreading equipment and ... the nutrients are applied to actively growing plants when they are most needed. A recent soil test ...

  3. Voluntary Approaches to Agricultural Water Pollution Reduction

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/voluntary-approaches-agricultural-water-pollution-reduction

    The next webinar hosted by our partner, the National Agricultural Law Center, will discuss types ... the current state of water quality trading and adaptive management frameworks.  Go to this link to learn more ...

  4. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/double-crop-soybean-recommendations-2021

    (https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/), areas bordering Michigan are abnormally dry, but throughout the rest of the state, soil moisture ... is good. Early wheat harvest, high soybean prices, and adequate soil moisture make double-crop ... depending on soil moisture and rainfall. In Clark County Ohio, we’ve had double-crop soybean yield averages ...

  5. Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/roughstalk-bluegrass-cereal-grain-and-forage-crops

    wet conditions or poorly drained soils. This weed can reach heights of 1-3 ‘tall. Often climbing above ... management program can be successful, including best management practices such as proper seeding rates, ... planting dates, and fertility programs will also help to keep this weed from getting established in your ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ...

  7. Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/registration-open-ofgc-2021-summer-forage-field-days

    management, hay production, or livestock systems is welcome to attend one or all of the field days planned as ... 3 p.m. On July 9, 2021, the series will continue in Wayne County. Improving soil with multi-species ... goats, and custom graze stocker calves. Along with pasture management, scrapie eradication continues to ...

  8. Canada thistle rebounds?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/canada-thistle-rebounds

    the same reasons that dandelion has.  Our history with thistle during the past 30+ years is that it ... inches tall.  This can occur into November as long as plants are still green, before freezes.  Our ... “Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois” contains a list of strategies for managing ...

  9. Side-dressing Manure into Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/side-dressing-manure-corn

    counting on using the nutrients to replace commercial fertilizer. Various swine integrators use different ... manure nutrients. Incorporating manure into growing corn can boost crop yields, reduce nutrient losses, ... to farm fields. It is important to know the nutrient content of manure if a livestock producer is ...

  10. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    Our map below shows that much of Ohio has reached or exceed these GDD. If rootworms are in your field, ... (important note—we have NOT detected any Bt-resistant rootworms in Ohio yet).  See our corn rootworm fact ...

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