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  1. Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest

    at risk for increased disease, lodging, sprouting, harvest loss, and grain contamination with ... harvest could cause increased levels of vomitoxin contamination of grain, particularly if it rains for ... Wheat harvest date could impact both grain yield and quality. Delaying wheat harvest puts the crop ...

  2. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  3. Fertilizing Hay and Pastures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/fertilizing-hay-and-pastures

    now after the first harvest and the remainder applied in the fall.  The Ohio State University ... the first cutting. The other top choice is in the early fall. Remember that hay crops will remove ... about 50 lbs of K 2 O and 12 lbs of P 2 O 5 per ton of dry hay harvested. Fertilizer can be topdressed ...

  4. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    just sit, and ponder or think.  Whatever works best for you, realize that reflection increases our ... self-awareness and when we increase our awareness we thrive.  You may enjoy the silence in a room or the soft ... finds you.  Those few moments several times a week have been proven to increase life satisfaction, work ...

  5. Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/registration-open-ofgc-2021-summer-forage-field-days

    increase divisions into twenty-four paddocks, cattle are moved daily and have access to portable piped ... Campbell who has provided space to plant twelve varieties of forages following wheat harvest. Attendees ... will be able to observe and discuss the value of these forages for grazing or harvesting. For the final ...

  6. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    annuals also require less water to increase their dry matter volume. Now that corn and beans have been ... Broadcast seeding requires a firm seedbed and cultipacking after seeding is recommended to ensure adequate ... does require a level of care, as they can produce prussic acid (cyanide) and cause poisoning in ...

  7. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    Making premium quality dry hay requires a 3-4 day stretch of premium weather when the forage is of ... acids and improves digestibility of the forage. When harvesting forages, there is a sweet spot between ... grasses, the sweet spot for harvest is at the boot stage or just as the seed head is emerging. 10% bloom is ...

  8. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ... Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ...

  9. Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/roughstalk-bluegrass-cereal-grain-and-forage-crops

    reached population levels high enough to inhibit the harvest of cereal grains, reduce the quality of ...

  10. Cooler Weather Returns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/cooler-weather-returns

    weekend, as the southerly flow will bring a return to more humid conditions and an increased chance of ...

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