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  1. 2021 Ladies on the Land workshops

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/2021-ladies-land-workshops

    Do you own, lease, or manage land? Would you like to increase your confidence, communcation ...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. CROP ALERT AND YARD ALERT! IT’S ARMYWORM by Trevor Corboy

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/crop-alert-and-yard-alert-it%E2%80%99s-armyworm-trevor-corboy

    fields across Ohio. Upon collection of larvae for identification, it was easily IDed as the fall ... armyworm. The fall armyworm and a close relative, the yellow striped armyworm do not overwinter in Ohio, ... a couple of more weeks. Thus, if you have a yard or crop field suffering from fall armyworm activity, you ...

  10. 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.  ...

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