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  1. Dry Weather Curse and Blessing for Ohio's Corn

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    May 31, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Prolonged dry weather may turn out to be both a curse and a blessing for Ohio's developing corn crop.   Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agricultural economist, said that the dry soils from lack of rain ...

  2. Dry Weather Could Aggravate Insect Damage on Crops

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    June 15, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Pest pressure on Ohio field crops is not unusual, but with this season's abnormally dry conditions, any extensive feeding injury could put stressed plants in further jeopardy.   Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Exte ...

  3. Dry Weather Boosting Apple Quality

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    October 15, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The growing season's dry weather may have hurt some crops, like corn and soybeans, but has done wonders for Ohio's apples. The drought may have been a factor in reduced apple production (80 million pounds as of O ...

  4. Dry Weather Can Pose A Feeding Risk for Livestock

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    August 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Livestock grazing on plants or fed cereal grains during drought conditions may run the risk of being poisoned, causing illness and even death. Ohio State University Extension livestock specialists said that certain plants li ...

  5. Dry Conditions, Not Diseases, Affecting This Year's Soybean Yields

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    October 23, 2001 Editor: Photos are available. Contact Candace Pollock at (330) 202-3550 or pollock.58@osu.edu. WOOSTER, Ohio- Environmental stresses, rather than disease pressure, may be the cause of below-average soybean yields throughout some parts of ...

  6. Drought-Stressed Crops May Pose Risks to Livestock

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    August 24, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dry conditions can do more than just put yield limits on corn. Such situations can also be cause for concern for those growers harvesting their crop for silage.   Maurice Eastridge, an Ohio State University Extension rumin ...

  7. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

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    July 26, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Hit-and-miss rain showers that have been recently soaking parts of Ohio may not be enough to relieve the corn crop's drought stress, ultimately resulting in significant yield losses. "We need a good frontal system t ...

  8. Droughts Have Few Financial Impacts on Farmers

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    September 11, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A drought may make a growing season seem pretty ugly for a grower- affecting crop performance that impacts production, shrinks yields and ultimately creates economic problems. But the weather occurrence, as it impacts th ...

  9. Drought Web Site Provides Management Information

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    August 1, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Ohio producers and growers who have concerns regarding potential drought conditions that may affect crop and livestock performance can refer to an Ohio State University drought Web site for management information. The Web si ...

  10. Drought Stressed Crops Can Be Chopped For Silage

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    August 9, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio farmers giving up on their drought-stressed corn and soybeans for grain may find value in chopping the plants for silage, especially in situations of low forage inventory.   Bill Weiss, an Ohio State University animal n ...

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