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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for heat sources include faulty ... combine operators. TIPS TO PREVENT COMBINE FIRES INCLUDE: Have a daily maintenance plan during the harvest ...

  2. Low Vomitoxin Levels in Corn but Rain and Delayed Harvest Could Change this Picture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/low-vomitoxin-levels-corn-rain-and-delayed-harvest-could-change

    were last fall. This is because conditions during the weeks after silking were considerably less ... harvest is delayed by frequent rainfall, hybrids are susceptible, and ears dry-down in an upright ... have not been harvested and have been exposed to rain over the last several days are at risk for ...

  3. Two-day Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference to offer information on what’s in store for farmers in 2022

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/two-day-agricultural-policy-and-outlook-conference-offer-information-what%E2%80%99s-store-farmers-2022

    one-hour webinars focused on Ohio’s agricultural and food industry. It is hosted by experts with the CFAES ...

  4. Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/collect-fall-soil-samples-scn

    sample for SCN? Fall is the best time to sample for SCN. After soybean plants are harvested, a soil test ... will reveal if SCN is present and at what levels. Knowing your SCN numbers in fall will give enough ... testing. Please see Dr. Lindsey’s article on fall soil fertility sampling.   How should you collect soil ...

  5. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    Despite the cold snap a couple of weeks ago, we have continued to catch large numbers of fall ... reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage. The good news is that the extent of the damage ... next week or so may allow fall armyworm caterpillars to do a bit more feeding until the first frost. We ...

  6. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    the final grain sample.  The decision to harvest wet grain increase drying cost, but down corn also ... increases harvest challenges, ear losses, and decreased grain yield. The average cost to dry corn is 0.02 ... of propane. The decision to harvest early can maintain bushels in the bin and make for a safer fall ...

  7. 2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial: Sandusky County, Union County, and Preble County Yield Results Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/2021-ohio-soybean-performance-trial-sandusky-county-union-county

    Three out of six of the 2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial locations have been harvested ... https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/sites/hcs-soy/files/2021_OSPT_3%20location%20yield.pdf We will continue to update this website with additional locations as harvest progresses ...

  8. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    After a brief period of wetness to start October, harvest season looks pretty good. October ... head into the later part of harvest season beyond October, the warmer than normal weather will likely ... enhancement could develop later this fall near Lake Erie though with the warmer than normal lake waters. ...

  9. Minimizing Corn Harvest Losses At The Combine

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/minimizing-corn-harvest-losses-combine

    fall, this extra time may really pay off. Good luck with harvest! Corn Harvest; Corn Production ... Corn harvest is getting an early start this year with excellent September Corn prices it may make ... economic sense for your operation to start corn harvest at higher moistures than normal. A few producers ...

  10. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    Dark Dust Clouds during Harvest: There have been reports of huge dust clouds blowing up behind ... combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as fragments of dead, dry ... the amount of dark particles in the dust cloud during harvest.        Respiratory Alert – Harvesting ...

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