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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. Chow line: Pawpaws making a comeback in Ohio, other markets

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/chow-line-pawpaws-making-comeback-ohio-other-markets

    being the primary growing region. Grown on trees, pawpaws ripen in the fall and are generally harvested ... orchards and find markets for their fruit; and the Improved Pawpaw Cultural and Post-harvest Practices ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. Creating Rubber Out of Biological Material

    https://oardc.osu.edu/home/slides/creating-rubber-out-biological-material

    Bio-based materials are becoming increasingly important in an environmentally conscious world. ... https://news.osu.edu/news/2017/03/06/tomatotires/_blank Marquee Slide Gray Marquee ...

  10. Need Farm Workers? It could get easier

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/need-farm-workers-it-could-get-easier

    to go into effect Oct. 21. The current formula for calculating wages requires farms to average the ... temporary migrant field workers for less than they do now,” Chen said. “But they’ll still be required to pay ... undocumented. The rule changes that the U.S. Department of Labor is putting in place likely will increase the ...

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