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  1. Respiratory Alert- Wheat harvest may expose farmers to vomitoxin and other moldy conditions in the grain dust

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/respiratory-alert-wheat-harvest-may-expose-farmers-vomitoxin-and

    increasing the number of fine particles and the amount of dust in the grain lot. Dust in grain harvested from ... known as head scab, developed in a few localized areas of the state. Grain harvested from scab-affected ... kernels, scabby kernels break easily during grain harvest, transport, and other forms of grain handling, ...

  2. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    underneath you can fall in. Use planks to spread out your weight and have someone nearby in case you fall in ... barn remove them before removing the hay for safety. Also, call the fire department when you are in the ...                                     Fresh cut hay will usually require several days of curing in the field under Ohio conditions to reach ...

  3. Staging corn development in 2019

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/staging-corn-development-2019

    about the V6 (six-leaf collar) stage, increasing stalk and nodal growth combine to tear the smallest ... method for the staging development of older plants (with few or no lower leaves) requires first splitting ... a picture showing this in https://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/VStageMethods.html (from Dr. ...

  4. 2019 Challenge: Forage Production Options for Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201919/2019-challenge-forage-production-options-ohio

    potential for rye silage harvest in the spring. Italian Ryegrass silage – Small fall harvest with three ... mixtures of oat or spring triticale and cereal rye will allow a fall harvest as well as a spring harvest ... when harvested at boot stage.  In the fall, the oat/rye or spring triticale/rye mix should yield ...

  5. Thinking about Cover Crops…… thoughts to consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/thinking-about-cover-crops%E2%80%A6%E2%80%A6-thoughts-consider

    I trying to use this for haying, grazing or a mechanically harvesting as a forage? If so, does this require ... Quick growth Lasting residue Mechanical forage harvest value Grain/seed harvest value Interseeding with ... future plans as a cash crop? Am I required to have an over-wintering cover crop for one of the programs ...

  6. “Working Lands” Forage Field Days Planned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/%E2%80%9Cworking-lands%E2%80%9D-forage-field-days-planned

    harvested from field edge buffers in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Join OSU Extension, Ohio Forage and ... Watershed.  Land owners can receive annual payments for maintaining and harvesting hay and forage on land ...

  7. For Head Scab & Yield-Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest (Well…If the weather cooperates)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/head-scab-yield-don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest-well%E2%80%A6if-weather

    risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. With funding ... vomitoxin contamination. Coupled with early harvest, you should increase the fan speed of your combine ... during harvestincreasing the fan speed will reduce FDK and vomitoxin and increase the test weight of ...

  8. What is the Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/what-nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    Wheat harvest is now underway. What is the nutrient value of the straw? The nutrient value of ... the most accurate values require sending a sample of the straw to an analytical laboratory. However, ... future crops. Wheat Harvest ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm: Numbers Starting to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-starting-increase

    in an increase of moths captured. Last week’s trap count included WBC adults captured from July ... 8 – July 13. A total of 24 counties monitored 75 traps across Ohio. Overall, trap counts increased ...

  10. Considerations for Using Soybeans as a Cover Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/considerations-using-soybeans-cover-crop

    (https://www.rma.usda.gov/News-Room/Frequently-Asked-Questions/Prevented-Planting-Flooding): “Q. Can I plant a cover crop of the same crop I was prevented from planting? Or in other words, ... a prevented planting payment. The cover crop planted cannot be used for harvest as seed or grain.” Soybean is ...

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