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  1. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    relative to requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after ... Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage ... should these grasses be harvested or grazed? The general guidelines for harvesting or grazing these ...

  2. Assessing The Risk of Frost Injury to Late Planted Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/assessing-risk-frost-injury-late-planted-corn

     typically required for grain at various stages of development to achieve physiological maturity (kernel ... http://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/RStagePrediction.html. The calendar days and thermal time from silking to black layer for the 97-day hybrid and 105 ... compared to early May requires 200 to 300 fewer GDDs to achieve physiological maturity.  According to Dr. ...

  3. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    a comparatively small portion of overall agricultural production, organic corn acreage in the U.S. increased by ... large increase in production, organic grain was imported to the U.S. in 2016, indicating the potential ... corn growers, and in the top ten for acres harvested (5). However, relatively little is known about the ...

  4. Frogeye Leaf Spot- Is It Worth Spraying in 2019?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/frogeye-leaf-spot-it-worth-spraying-2019

    as low to moderate pressure in others.  This disease will continue to increase and infect new foliage ... finish making grain before harvest? This question will most likely affect soybeans that are just now in ... full flower, we are hoping for a very long fall, but this will impact the return on applying the ...

  5. Restricted-Entry Intervals (REI)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59142

    workers are required by the WPS. Early-entry workers must receive pesticide safety training for workers ... Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.4.2 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 08/12/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To observe and know why it ...

  6. Are Crops Catching Up?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/are-crops-catching

    as 40%, which may require longer field drying and harvest delays. Soybean. Soybean growth and ... et al., 2011). Growth refers to the increase in size of an individual plant (or plant component) ... planted after late May will mature at a faster thermal rate (i.e. require fewer heat units) than the same ...

  7. Rotary Agricultural Mower Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591211

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.2.11 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 08/12/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To understand hazards ... rotate for a while after the power has been shut off. Safety Guidelines to Follow when Operating a Mower ...

  8. Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/estimating-yield-losses-stressed-corn-fields

    want to estimate grain yields prior to harvest in order to help with marketing and harvest plans. Two ... procedures that are widely used for estimating corn grain yields prior to harvest are the YIELD COMPONENT ... bushel), but kernel size has increased as hybrids have improved over the years. Dr. Bob Nielsen at Purdue ...

  9. Hot Night Temperatures Can Decrease Corn Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/hot-night-temperatures-can-decrease-corn-yield

    by reducing kernel number and kernel weight. The rate of respiration of plants increases rapidly as ... the temperature increases, approximately doubling for each 13 degree F increase. With high night ... “Although higher night temperatures undoubtedly increase the rate of respiration in corn, research generally ...

  10. Respirator Protection and Fit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59132

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.3.2 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 08/12/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To wear the correct ... respirator for the job and make sure it fits properly. Trainer’s Note There are many daily jobs that require ...

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