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  1. 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 ...

  2. Managing Corn Harvest this Fall with Variable Corn Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/managing-corn-harvest-fall-variable-corn-conditions

    another balancing act of increasing speed for harvest efficiency and seeing increased grain loss. If ... allowing grain to fall through the sieves better. Checking harvest loss and combine settings When assessing ... sensitivity. Good luck with harvest this fall.      ...

  3. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... accumulation in corn plants, and harvest should be delayed for at least 1 to 2 weeks after the rainfall. Not ...

  4. Drydown In Corn – What To Expect?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-32/drydown-corn-%E2%80%93-what-expect

    Many corn growers may encounter slower than normal drydown this fall due to late crop development ... of the harvest season from mid‑September through late September. By early to mid‑October, dry-down ... down to 25%. Drying from 25 to 20 percent requires about 45 GDDs per point of moisture. In October, we ...

  5. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    in fall-emerging weeds.  Applying herbicides this fall can compensate for increased weed populations ... applying other residual herbicides in the fall to get control in spring is a waste of money.  The good news ... If you have never applied herbicide in fall to burn down winter annuals, or done it only ...

  6. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    after physiological maturity. Harvest delays will increase the risk of stalk lodging and grain yield ... increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... if the affected crop is harvested promptly. It is not uncommon to walk corn fields where nearly every ...

  7. NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/november-4-2019-october-27-2019-october-20-2019-october-13-2019/naab

    approved research project.  The application is due December 2, 2019 for fall 2020 enrollment. More ...

  8. Late-season Frost Effects on Corn: Grain Production (Adapted from Dr. J. Lauer, Univ. of Wisconsin)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/late-season-frost-effects-corn-grain-production-adapted-dr-j

    quality problems, premature frost will reduce the yield of dry grain. Temperatures required to kill corn ... harvested early to avoid standability problems. Table 4. Potential grain yield losses after frost. Corn ... increase about 7 to 20% after a light frost that only kills the leaves as long as the stem is not killed ...

  9. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ... acres to go unplanted – stranding the mycorrhizae populations that require a growing crop for survival. ...

  10. Fire Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fire-safety-during-harvest-season

    article about fire safety for harvest season, it is intended for those encountering dry and windy ... However, the early fall rain patterns seem to be completely different depending on where one stands in the ... protection during harvest season. Preventing Combine Fires Combines are at high risk of fire. Work crews ...

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