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  1. Thinking about Cover Crops…… thoughts to consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/thinking-about-cover-crops%E2%80%A6%E2%80%A6-thoughts-consider

    Decisions, decisions these days.  When it comes to selecting the right cover crop for your farm, there is no one-size-fits-all option. This document is to help those of you new to cover crops with the thoughts, questions, and decisions, one needs to make ...

  2. Masks Reduce Risk Around Moldy Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/masks-reduce-risk-around-moldy-wheat

    This year, due to the wet conditions we experienced during the spring, Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, developed in a few localized areas of the state. Grain harvested from scab-affected fields is often contaminated with vomitoxin and other ...

  3. Another hot week...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/another-hot-week

    ...Another hot week before a trend toward normal... This week will be marked by hot and humid conditions with rains later Tuesday into Wednesday from the remnants of Barry. Most places will likely see 0.50-1.00 inches but even with Barry going by the rainf ...

  4. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    Spray drift not only results in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about ...

  5. Kudzu Bug Monitoring Summary

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/kudzu-bug-monitoring-summary

      The kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria is a serious invasive pest of soybean causing a reduction to yield when heavily infested (Figure 1). In addition to soybean, the kudzu bug also uses the plant kudzu, an invasive weed, as a host. The most recent monitor ...

  6. Two New Soil Fertility Factsheets Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/two-new-soil-fertility-factsheets-now-available

    Two new factsheets summarizing key components of the work to update the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations are now available. Updated Grain Nutrient Removal Rates How many pounds of nutrients are removed with every bushel of corn, soybean and wheat harv ...

  7. Drier Week Ahead with Excessive Heat Possible Next Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/drier-week-ahead-excessive-heat-possible-next-week

    This past week featured a very summer-like pattern, with average temperatures running 2 to 8 degrees Fahrenheit above average and isolated but locally heavy thunderstorm activity. The largest differences compared to average occurred over northwest Ohio, w ...

  8. J.T. Benitez

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/people/jt-benitez

    J.T. Benitez Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Butler County 513-785-6652 benitez.6@osu.edu ...

  9. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    Usually, we think of water and moisture as a way to put a fire out, but the opposite is true with hay and straw, which when too wet can heat and spontaneously combust. Most years this is more common with hay than straw because there is more plant cell res ...

  10. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Remain Low Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-remain-low-across-ohio

    We are in week two of The Ohio State University Western bean cutworm (WBC) monitoring network. Last week’s trap count included WBC adults captured from July 1 – July 6. Overall, 22 counties monitored 64 traps across Ohio. Trap counts increased slightly, r ...

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