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  1. Listen to the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast on the Way to FSR 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/listen-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast-way-fsr-2021

    longer, check out our other recent episodes featuring a Fall Weather Outlook with Dr. Aaron Wilson, ...

  2. Late-Season Pod Feeding by Bean Leaf Beetle, Grasshopper, and Stink Bugs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/late-season-pod-feeding-bean-leaf-beetle-grasshopper-and-stink

    We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles, grasshoppers, or stink bugs increasing in ... decision, keep in mind the pre-harvest interval of the insecticide you’re considering – which can be an ... important factor at the end of the season as harvest approaches.  For an up to date listing of insecticides ...

  3. Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/foliar-diseases-may-affect-stalk-strength-and-quality

    especially if the affected crop is not harvested promptly. On lodged plants, ear on or close to the ground ... yield losses and slowdown the harvest operation.  However, it is not uncommon to walk corn fields where ... harvest is delayed and the crop is subjected to strong winds and heavy rains. To minimize these problems, ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. Fall Armyworm Information

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/fall-armyworm-information

    Fall armyworms have arrived and are marching strong. Multiple generations of fall armyworms occur ... control than larger ones. Fall armyworms are notorious for having a broad host range, and you may find ... bermudagrass. Two distinct features identify fall armyworms. The head has light markings that form an ...

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