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  1. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    outbreaks. Turfgrass seed is harvested in the summer and tested in the fall and winter. This seed is usually ... susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass cultivars with resistance to diseases ... certain requirements of seed labeling that must be followed by all seed packaging companies. By law, all ...

  2. Wheat Management for Fall 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/wheat-management-fall-2021

    weather-dependent. However, good fall management sets up the crop to take advantage of a good year, particularly ... since fall tillers contribute the most to yield. Here are some management tips to keep in mind for fall ... high seeding rates (above 30 seeds per foot of row) increase lodging and risk of severe powdery mildew ...

  3. FSR 2021 is finally only a week away!!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/fsr-2021-finally-only-week-away

    greener this year than the traditional management plots.  Another area we have focused on is cover crops ... protect the soil during heavy rain fall events and their roots can help improve soil health, they can also ... increase farm profitability. These cover crop forages can be summer or winter annuals. The incorporation of ...

  4. Unusual Fall Armyworm Outbreaks are Taking Many by Surprise

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-29/unusual-fall-armyworm-outbreaks-are-taking-many-surprise

    We have received an unusual number of reports about fall armyworm outbreaks particularly in forage ... bare (Figure 1).  True or common armyworm is a different species than the fall armyworm.  The true ... armyworm is the species that causes problems in cereal crops in the spring of the year. Fall armyworm ...

  5. Diagnosis of Tar Spot Late in the Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/diagnosis-tar-spot-late-season

    Understandably, tar spot has been the focus of our attention this year, as it has been detected in ... symptoms, but as we approach the end of the season, it may become increasing difficult for untrained eyes to ...

  6. Tomatoes and the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tomatoes-and-wayne-county-fair

    from approved water sources, not from hoses in the barn. Keep food safety in mind.  Wash your hands ... yellow, orange or red, and for best results process the tomatoes within 2 to 3 hours of harvesting.  *Do ... ensure their safety.  You may use lemon juice, citric acid or vinegar to do this.  Check out our ...

  7. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    well-suited for growing rhubarb. This crop requires winter temperatures below 40° F to break dormancy and ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... known as ornamental rhubarb, is not edible. Site Requirements  Rhubarb will grow and produce in most ...

  8. Harvest aids for corn and soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/harvest-aids-corn-and-soybeans

    Options to try to make weedy fields more harvestable include preharvest application of certain ... herbicides or waiting until after frost to harvest, or both.  Weedy fields should generally be harvested as ... harvesting equipment.  One of the problems with preharvest herbicide applications is how to apply in mature ...

  9. Lessons from the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/lessons-wayne-county-fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/extension-programs-wayne-county-fair                                         Through the last 30+ years with OSU Extension, there have ... allows an understanding that might easily be overlooked when I’m so focused on my version of the final ... a clear mind and the ability to focus on alternatives and think “outside the box” is a skill to develop.  ...

  10. Drainage installation and conservation practice field demonstrations at the 2021 Farm Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/drainage-installation-and-conservation-practice-field

    ensures the coordination and safety of all of the field work. Feel free to observe and ask questions ...

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