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  1. Still a Big Window for Fall Herbicide Treatments

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/still-big-window-fall-herbicide-treatments

    herbicides we have used in fall, dicamba seems to be affected by cold weather the most and require ... Many growers know the benefits of fall herbicide treatments, and like how fields look the ... following spring.  We know that it’s not always possible to complete harvest and then still find the time, ...

  2. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

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

    Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... incorporation requirements. ODA recommends adjusting seeding rates to reduce the risk of planting failure. ... According to the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Appendix A, seeding rates should be increased ...

  3. Fall Soil Fertility Sampling

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/fall-soil-fertility-sampling

    year the field was last sampled is ideal to help track trends. The fall after harvest or the spring ... The fall is a great time to collect soil samples to identify any needs for lime, P, and K. Soil ... sampling either this fall or spring 2022 will be particularly important with the high costs of agricultural ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for heat sources include faulty ... combine operators. TIPS TO PREVENT COMBINE FIRES INCLUDE: Have a daily maintenance plan during the harvest ...

  5. Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/collect-fall-soil-samples-scn

    sample for SCN? Fall is the best time to sample for SCN. After soybean plants are harvested, a soil test ... will reveal if SCN is present and at what levels. Knowing your SCN numbers in fall will give enough ... testing. Please see Dr. Lindsey’s article on fall soil fertility sampling.   How should you collect soil ...

  6. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

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

    reasons. Increasingly unpredictable fall weather can delay harvest, and rye can tolerate later fall ... Cooler temperatures and maturing crops indicate the start of harvest season.  For those growers ... establish fall-planted cover crops is imminent. When it comes to cover crops that are used for the ...

  7. 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 ... reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage. The good news is that the extent of the damage ... next week or so may allow fall armyworm caterpillars to do a bit more feeding until the first frost. We ...

  8. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

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

    the final grain sample.  The decision to harvest wet grain increase drying cost, but down corn also ... increases harvest challenges, ear losses, and decreased grain yield. The average cost to dry corn is 0.02 ... of propane. The decision to harvest early can maintain bushels in the bin and make for a safer fall ...

  9. Faculty selected for CFAES STARS Program

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/faculty-selected-cfaes-stars-program

    beyond grant writing workshops, successful researchers require management skills, leadership skills, ...     Research News Leadership ...

  10. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    Dark Dust Clouds during Harvest: There have been reports of huge dust clouds blowing up behind ... combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as fragments of dead, dry ... the amount of dark particles in the dust cloud during harvest.        Respiratory Alert – Harvesting ...

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