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  1. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 2)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-09/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type ... and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right corner of each ...

  2. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm

    Black cutworm We are currently in our second week of monitoring for the black cutworm (BCW, Figure ...

  3. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 3)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    four-inch soil temperatures. After reaching the mid to upper 50s midweek, colder weather over the weekend ... brought soil temperatures back down into the upper 40s to low 50s (Fig. 1). Although we started this week ... trend this upcoming weekend should lead to a decent climb in soil temperatures this week.     ...

  4. Collect Soil Samples for SCN in Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-06/collect-soil-samples-scn-spring

    sample for soil fertility, a subsample can be used for SCN testing!     How should you collect soil ... including those used for soil fertility sampling. We strongly recommend using a 1-inch-diameter cylindrical ... composite sample in two: one for soil fertility and one for SCN testing. Place 1 pint (approx. 2 cups) of ...

  5. Imbibitional Chilling – Is it a concern?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/imbibitional-chilling-%E2%80%93-it-concern

    aware of (watch for!). Imbibitional chilling may occur in corn and soybean seeds if the soil temperature ... is below 50 ° F when the seed imbibes (rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually within 24 hours ... planted into soil with at least 50°F of temperature and adequate moisture (at least 40-50% plant available ...

  6. It’s Time to Start Monitoring your Alfalfa Fields for %NDF

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-monitoring-your-alfalfa-fields-ndf

    determine the exact date every year when to harvest alfalfa stands. If managed properly, spring harvests can ... be one of our most and least digestible harvest of the year. Many growers may base harvest decisions ...

  7. Set-Up Soybeans for Success in 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-09/set-soybeans-success-2022

    as a result of late planting ranges from 0.25 to 1.0 bu/acre/day. In our small plot research in Clark ... best management practices. Recently, we’ve focused on soybean planting date, row spacing, and seeding ... deciding on when to plant should be based on field suitability and soil temperatures at the time of, and ...

  8. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    of view. Generally, wind speeds below 5 mph, coupled with other good management practices, will ...

  9. Alfalfa Weevil: Ready, Set, Scout!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/alfalfa-weevil-ready-set-scout

    weevil, visit our factsheet at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-32    If you are interested in ... a more detailed treatment of how growing degree days can be used in management decisions for alfalfa ...

  10. Springtime is Spray Time-- Here are Some Tips for Better Spraying

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/springtime-spray-time-here-are-some-tips-better-spraying

    ground speed); the type of chemicals applied (herbicide, insecticide, fungicide, fertilizers); mode of ... example, when applying a fungicide to manage Fusarium head blight or “head scab,” on small grains, the ...

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