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  1. Increased Dairy Cow Productivity and Reduced Environmental Impact

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-dairy-cow-productivity-and-reduced-environmental-impact

    increased efficiency of the inputs required to produce milk, there were also reductions in waste products.  ... dairy cattle industry on environmental impacts between 2007 and 2017” provides a picture of increased ... modeling and analysis to measure the increased efficiency of the dairy cow over this time period. In a time ...

  2. Ohio Corn Harvest May Continue as a High Moisture Corn Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-38/ohio-corn-harvest-may-continue-high-moisture-corn-harvest

    https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/news/newsreleases/2009/oct-26-2009/drying-high-moisture-corn-can-be-tricky/    https://crops.extension.iastate.edu/blog/charles-r-hurburgh-mark-licht/harvest ... Currently only 37% of the corn crop has been harvested compared to a 5 year average of 56% Using a dry down ... moisture since most moisture meters are not accurate when grain temperature falls below 40 F. In order to ...

  3. Challenges of Drying Higher Moisture Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/challenges-drying-higher-moisture-corn

    of 15.5% will require propane and a grain dryer.  a common estimate is that is takes 0.02 gallons of ... propane to remove 1% point from a bushel of grain. If your corn is averaging 25% at harvest, you will need ... in high temperature dryers. The high moisture corn will spend more time in the dryer, increasing its ...

  4. November 2019

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019

    Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU ... activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ...

  5. National Rural Health Day

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/national-rural-health-day

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader National Rural Health Day is Thursday ... rural areas have a 50% higher rate of unintentional injuries than in urban areas. There are increased ... injuries from falls, motor vehicle crashes and drug overdoses.   In Ohio, rural health care is a critical ...

  6. New and Upcoming Episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast Focus on Harvest and Compaction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/new-and-upcoming-episodes-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    features an interview with Jason Hartschuh and Will Hamman where we discuss tips for harvesting late ... planted or drought stressed crops this fall. This episode is a must listen to help maximize the amount of ... yields and quality. Episode 37 will be released Wednesday, October 16 and focuses on compaction. The ...

  7. Where’s the Bean? Missing Seed in Soybean Pods

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-38/where%E2%80%99s-bean-missing-seed-soybean-pods

    As soybean harvest progresses, a few growers are noticing poor yields in otherwise nice-looking ... opening a few pods may reveal poor seed quality evident of stink bug feeding.  We have seen increasing ...

  8. Field Drying and Harvest Losses in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-37/field-drying-and-harvest-losses-corn

    Some growers are delaying harvest until grain moisture drops further. However, these delays increase ... eliminated this effect. The greatest increase in stalk rot incidence came between harvest dates in October ... and November. In contrast, stalk lodging increased most after early-mid November. Harvest delays had ...

  9. Hay Sampling

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/hay-sampling

    general categories and predict animal performance requires a forage chemical analysis.  This is a good ... presents a challenge.  Does the hay meet the animal’s nutrient requirement?  If not, how much ... requirements. The key to getting reliable forage test results depends upon sending a good, representative sample ...

  10. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/late-soybean-harvest-your-future

    0.5 to 1.0 mph in areas where harvest loss might be risky. Shorter soybeans require smaller clearances ... should be tight and checked routinely. Another risk of harvest this fall is harvesting soybeans that were ... expect a higher than normal moisture at harvest. This may require combine settings to be adjusted to ...

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