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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    concern with a few specific annual forages and several weed species, but there is also an increased risk ... help you avoid danger to your livestock this fall when feeding species with nitrates or prussic acid ... levels of prussic acid. Never graze immature growth or short regrowth following a harvest or grazing (at ...

  9. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    After a brief period of wetness to start October, harvest season looks pretty good. October ... head into the later part of harvest season beyond October, the warmer than normal weather will likely ... enhancement could develop later this fall near Lake Erie though with the warmer than normal lake waters. ...

  10. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/october-2021/calendar-events

    30, Carroll County 4-H Fall Fest (Carrollton)— 3:30 p.m. Activities include trunk or treat, line ... Master Gardeners Fall Educational Series (McConnelsville)— 6 p.m. The Nov. 8 session topic will be ... to participate in all or individual sessions, and no preregistration is required. All sessions will ...

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