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  1. Burndown and Residual Herbicide Issues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/burndown-and-residual-herbicide-issues

    the weeds that are about to emerge (the “white stage”) and buy some time for rain.  The good news here ... about soybean herbicides, which may partly reflect the overall greater safety of residual corn ... planting increases the risk of injury, as does use in tilled situations.  We have increased metribuzin use ...

  2. Field Estimations of Alfalfa Fiber Content

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/field-estimations-alfalfa-fiber-content

    exact date to determine harvest of our first alfalfa crop. Research has shown % Neutral Detergent Fiber ... harvest decisions based on calendar date is unreliable. Many producers also base harvest decisions ... often too time consuming when a rapid estimation of NDF is needed for making harvest decisions. In the ...

  3. Potential for Toxic Nitrate Levels in Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/potential-toxic-nitrate-levels-forages

    and jimsonweed. Heavy infestations of those weeds when harvested with the forage will increase risk of ... condition that slows plant growth and metabolism can increase the risk of higher plant nitrate levels. This ... increase the risk for higher nitrate levels in plant tissue, especially where forage growth is slow. ...

  4. Scab Risk Low, but Keep Your Eyes on Leaf Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/scab-risk-low-keep-your-eyes-leaf-diseases

    for scab and vomitoxin will increase as the temperature increases. Be prepared to treat fields with ... only increase the risk for scab, but will also increase the spread and severity of other diseases such ...

  5. Ohio Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets- Projected Returns for 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/ohio-corn-soybean-and-wheat-enterprise-budgets-projected-returns

    lower fertilizer expenses offset by slight increases in some other costs. Variable costs for corn in ... change and harvest yields may change this outcome. These projections are based on OSU Extension Ohio Crop ...

  6. 2020 Gardening During Covid-19

    https://lucas.osu.edu/gardening2020

    ://www.gardentech.com/blog/gardening-and-healthy-living/an-american-timeline-home-gardening-in-the-us Food Safety for Consumers, Specialty Crop Producers and Marketers during Covid-19  https://fcs.osu.edu/news ... sites. Follow all previous recommendations for food safety. Although Covid-19 transmission from food has ... and Consumer Sciences (example Gardening Across the Lifespan, Food Safety, Home Food Preservation, ...

  7. Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/harvest-winter-annual-forages-approaching

    heifers and delaying harvest increases yields. Chopping and ensiling or wet wrapping bales are the best ... harvested in milk stage require more concentrate supplementation (energy) than corn silage-based diets.  ... summer to early autumn is another forage crop that is developing early and will be ready for harvest by ...

  8. Managing Head Scab with Fungicides Q&A

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/managing-head-scab-fungicides-qa

    more heads/tillers you should example. And focus your attention on the primary tillers. What if I miss ... But in some years, particularly when cool, wet, rainy conditions occur between head and harvest ... , vomitoxin levels may increase, even if scab levels remain low and unchanged. Would I see better results in ...

  9. When Can Unlicensed Applicators Spray on the Farm?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/when-can-unlicensed-applicators-spray-farm

    testing. Ohio law requires a private pesticide license to use restricted use pesticides in agricultural ... equipment as required by label What are the age requirements for unlicensed applicators working under direct ... Standard (WPS) requirement) What are the training requirements for unlicensed applicators? Subordinate ...

  10. COVID-19 Updates

    https://pested.osu.edu/COVID

    employees are prepared to telework and are ready to serve their local clients and communities.” News on ... 9 AM and 1 PM.  Pre-registration is required at  ... https://agri.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/oda/divisions/plant-health/pesticides/exam-registration. Absolutely no walk-ins will be permitted. Masks and photo IDs will be required. Masks must be worn ...

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