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  1. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ... acres to go unplanted – stranding the mycorrhizae populations that require a growing crop for survival. ...

  2. Fire Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fire-safety-during-harvest-season

    article about fire safety for harvest season, it is intended for those encountering dry and windy ... However, the early fall rain patterns seem to be completely different depending on where one stands in the ... protection during harvest season. Preventing Combine Fires Combines are at high risk of fire. Work crews ...

  3. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    the time or money to invest in sowing a crop they could not later harvest and sell, Sundermeier said. ...

  4. Managing Take-all and other Diseases in Wheat after Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-31/managing-take-all-and-other-diseases-wheat-after-wheat

    after barley for instance or barley after wheat increases the risk of diseases such as head scab and ... take-all. However, this year, some growers do not have much of a choice; soybean will not be harvested in ... time in some fields for them to plant wheat, so they will either have plant wheat after corn harvested ...

  5. Yield monitor calibration for fall harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-32/yield-monitor-calibration-fall-harvest

    moistures increase or decrease by over 6% to 8%; or after a rain shower but still dry enough to harvest. The ... Harvest has not yet started here in Ohio, but it is good to remember to make sure your yield ... pre-harvest and during harvest Be sure to update firmware and/or software for the yield monitoring systems. If ...

  6. Be Aware of Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/be-aware-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    A few legumes species have an increased risk of causing bloat when grazed after a frost. Each of these ... Grazing Precautions The following guidelines will help you avoid danger to your livestock this fall when ... to humans. Safety practices include removing tarps from a portion of the silo a day or two before ...

  7. Guided Autumn/Pollinator Walk

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/guided-autumnpollinator-walk

    A look at fall colors, seasonal plant highlights, and resident pollinators led by CFAES experts. ...

  8. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    trade-offs and risk factors to consider when making a fall legume harvest. This article reviews best ... Another approach to fall harvest management uses growing degree-days (GDD) rather than calendar dates.  ... potential for the following year. With regard to taking a late fall harvest, Dan Undersander, University of ...

  9. Harvest Management of Summer Annual Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/harvest-management-summer-annual-forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/harvest-management-sorghum-forages or https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-management-summer-annual-grasses.  Forages ... Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage ... harvesting on prevented plant acres is now possible, many producers are asking “When should these grasses be ...

  10. Warring with Weeds

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/warring-weeds

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—They can sprout up anywhere in a field and they increasingly do: weeds, ... specifically a family of weeds known as pigweeds. As they harvest, farmers should watch for patches of  ...

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