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  1. For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/safety%E2%80%99s-sake-don%E2%80%99t-take-drying-shortcuts-stored-corn

    prevent grain entrapment risks in the future. Have a happy and healthy harvest from the OSU Ag Safety and ... management of stored grain will be the key to eliminating risks to human health and safety later in the ... efficiencies, which can lead to a number of safety hazards. These conditions can cause grain to become bridged ...

  2. Fall-Applied Herbicides: Odds and Ends

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/fall-applied-herbicides-odds-and-ends

    in controlling it in the spring.  Fall is a good time to control this weed.  This will require the ... A commonly asked question about fall herbicides – how late in the fall can herbicides be applied ... these weeds.  Fall-applied herbicides can control these weeds (especially dandelion) more effectively ...

  3. Planting Fall Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/planting-fall-cover-crops

    We are now approaching the time of year to think about planting fall cover crops. Cover crops can ... method, however. The chosen cover crop must have seeds small enough to fall into cracks formed as the ... increase the seeding rate due to the lower chance of achieving seed to soil contact. Cover Crop stands are ...

  4. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    As fall is progressing, crop harvest is also occurring throughout the state. However, many ... accumulation of 20 to 29 GDDs is required for grain moisture to lower 1%. However, as the weather turns cooler ... well. Agronomists recommend starting harvest when grain moisture content drops below 25%, and producers ...

  5. $100,000 gift to CFAES to support food safety

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/100000-gift-cfaes-support-food-safety

    year,” she said. “Increasingly, food safety is seen as critical to ensuring food security and ... safer.   “It is an honor to be of help.”   CFI focuses on translating science into food safety policies and ... COLUMBUS, Ohio—A new endowed fund to support food safety has been established thanks to a $100,000 ...

  6. 2020 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial: Henry County and Preble County Yield Results Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/2020-ohio-soybean-performance-trial-henry-county-and-preble

    https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/news/ohio-soybean-performance-trials-henry-co-and-preble-co-yield-results Results from the other trial locations will be added as harvest and data analysis continues. In ...

  7. Lisa Pfeifer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/people/lisa-pfeifer

    Lisa Pfeifer Program Manager, OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Program Safety ...

  8. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/stalk-rots-showing-some-corn-fields

    in the lower 20s). Harvest delays will increase the risk of stalk lodging and grain yield losses, and ... Corn harvest is progressing very slowly across the state as the crop is taking unusually long to ... lodging, especially if the affected crop is not harvested promptly. However, it is not uncommon to walk ...

  9. Farmer and Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/farmer-and-farmland-owner-income-tax-webinar

    trade-ins may affect your federal and state tax returns? Farmers and farmland owners who wish to increase ... industry. Content focuses on important tax issues and will offer insight into new COVID related legislation. ...

  10. Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/be-prepared-combine-fires-during-harvest-season

    a critical piece of equipment for fall harvest. Here are several precautions for protecting combines from ... and combine fires during harvest. Dry grasses, crop residues, and woodland debris along many of our ... static charges from igniting dry chaff and harvest residue, letting the chain drag on the ground while in ...

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