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  1. Still Planting Wheat?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/still-planting-wheat

    Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date. When wheat is planted more than 10 days after the fly-free-safe date, there is an increased change of reduced fall growth and reduced winter hardin ...

  2. Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/be-prepared-combine-fires-during-harvest-season

    The combination of high temperatures and dry conditions are the perfect conditions for field fires and combine fires during harvest. Dry grasses, crop residues, and woodland debris along many of our farm fields provide fuel for field fires. Likewise, leak ...

  3. Are those Mosquitoes on Steroids…No, They are just Crane Flies.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/are-those-mosquitoes-steroids%E2%80%A6no-they-are-just-crane-flies

    Crane flies (a.k.a. daddy longlegs and mosquito hawks) belong to the insect Order Diptera (the true flies) in the Family Tipulidae. There are some 15,000 species of crane fly throughout the world. Crane flies and mosquitoes belong to a common subgroup of ...

  4. 2020-35

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35

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  5. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/ohio-farm-custom-rates-2020

    Farming is a complex business and many Ohio farmers utilize outside assistance for specific farm-related work. This option is appealing for tasks requiring specialized equipment or technical expertise. Often, having someone else with specialized tools per ...

  6. Harvest to Spring Weather Outlook

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/harvest-spring-weather-outlook

    Areas of frost have occurred in parts of Ohio in late September to early October but the pattern is about to switch again toward a warmer and drier pattern for a decent part of October. October Outlook Expect a return to warmer and drier weather for a goo ...

  7. Gibberella Ear Rots Showing up in Corn: How to Tell It Apart from Other Ear Rots

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/gibberella-ear-rots-showing-corn-how-tell-it-apart-other-ear-rots

    Over the last two weeks, we have received samples or pictures of at least two different types of corn ear rots – Gibberella and Trichoderma. Of the two, Gibberella ear rot (GER) seems to be the most prevalent. Ear rots differ from each other in terms of t ...

  8. Tar Spot Showing up Again in 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/tar-spot-showing-again-2020

    As was the case in 2018 and 2019, tar Spot, a relatively new disease of corn, is again being reported in some fields. However, as was the case in the last two years, the disease is only now showing up, with the first reports coming in well after R5 (the d ...

  9. 2020-34

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34

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  10. Decent Harvest Weather Likely to Continue into October

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/decent-harvest-weather-likely-continue-october

    Weather Summary Ohio’s weather has been dominated by high pressure of late, bringing with it a pattern of warm, sunny days and cool nights for the last couple of weeks. During this time, little to no rain has fallen across the state. As daylight hours are ...

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