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  1. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    One of these days soon we will have a frost. There is potential for some forage toxicities and ... freeze-damaged plant tissues, or under drought conditions. Some labs provide prussic acid testing of forages. ... stages of plant maturity can combine to cause toxic levels of prussic acid in forage. Fertility can ...

  2. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    October to date (1895-2021). Rainfall has been plentiful for some as well (Figure 1), especially across ... reports of frost to some locations. Forecast Strong high pressure and fair weather will remain in control ...

  3. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain. Here are some options and ... in our wet climate. The ability to use a cover will reduce loss, which can be up to 2ft deep into the ...

  4. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    challenging for some. What should you do with your wheat seed if you weren’t able to plant? Check with your ... a significant reduction in viability. What about seed treated with insecticide? Some wheat seed can also be ...

  5. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    established in the nutrient management standard (NRCS 590) must be followed. Producers are required to reduce ...

  6. Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and Exam Prep Options

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/becoming-certified-crop-adviser-and-exam-prep-options

    overview of the four objective areas of crop management, nutrient management, pest management, and soil and ... water management tested on the International and local exams. Both courses are a good review for recent ... payment use the link https://go.osu.edu/ccaonline. January 12-13, 2022, will be our next in-person course. ...

  7. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    growth, leaf health, and fertility. Most stalk rots are caused by a fungus in the genus Fusarium. ... inhibited root growth and disease pressure at the end of the season, insufficient fertility, usually ... season management to mitigate stalk deterioration, but producers can minimize yield loss from lodging by ...

  8. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    Despite the cold snap a couple of weeks ago, we have continued to catch large numbers of fall armyworm moths (we caught >10,000 moths the last week of September), have found eggs, and have even had reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other fo ...

  9. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    outbreaks. We did have some fairly low temperatures last week—most areas had 40 to 60 straight hours of ... our expanded trap network.  As adults are migratory (often flying with winds in the atmosphere), they ... may be more cold-tolerant than the larvae, so it may not be surprising to still see some moths.  ...

  10. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    suppression of weeds, one species stands alone in effectiveness, affordability, and simplicity of management ... planting in comparison with some other more frost sensitive species. Rye germinates and grows in lower ... that requires some consideration when planning establishment. But what is the effect of seeding rate on ...

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