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  1. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    burden our body’s regulatory capacity and place workers at increased risk for heat illnesses. Human skin ... Wearing extra PPE can increase the physical effort for our muscles to carry additional weight while we ... work, thereby increasing our body’s heat production. Respirators and face masks can increase the ...

  2. Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/leafhoppers-grasshoppers-and-beetles-oh-my

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/watch-spider-mites-dry-areas.  Some areas are also reporting increases in young grasshoppers in soybeans, another insect favored ... these pests fall into a general defoliation measurement, and we recommend treatment if defoliation is ...

  3. Online Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/online-pesticide-and-fertilizer-recertification-available-2020

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), has partnered with the OSU Extension Pesticide Safety ... own pace, returning as often as desired to complete the required set of videos. These videos include ... requirements. The registration fees are payable online by credit card only: $35 for private applicators, $10 for ...

  4. Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/mid-season-weed-management-soybeans-%E2%80%93-hot-dry-edition

    without any sure forecast for rain can make for a tough situation that requires higher rates or a more ... herbicide – acetochlor, metolachlor, pyroxasulfone, dimethenamid – often increases the risk and severity of ... for a few soybean herbicides (DBH = days before harvest; from Table 18 of Weed Control Guide):  ...

  5. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    , https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forages-plant-yet-year-mechanical-harvest Emergency Forages to Plant Yet This Year for Grazing, ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forages-plant-yet-year-grazing Harvest Management of Summer Annual Grasses, (showing data from July planting) ... https://forages.osu.edu/news/harvest-management-summer-annual-grasses Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop, ...

  6. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Continue to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-continue-increase

    Western bean cutworm (WBC) trap counts for the week of July 13 – 19 continue to increase in many ... WBC moths increased from the previous week, the general trend of WBC for 2020 is currently low ...

  7. Drought Returns to Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/drought-returns-ohio

    NOAA/NWS/Climate Prediction Center outlook for the 8-14 day period (July 28-August 3) shows increased confidence in ...

  8. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-20/double-crop-soybean-recommendations

    As small grains are harvested across the state, here are some management considerations for ... the growing season soybeans are planted, the greater the yield increase due to narrow rows. Soybeans ... photosynthesis. Seeding Rate. Harvest population for mid- to late June plantings should be between 130,000 to ...

  9. 2020 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/2020-clean-sweep-agricultural-pesticide-disposal

    these guidelines as well. You can find the most up-to-date  safety guidelines here. The pesticide ...

  10. Warmer weather favored for the rest of the growing season Hotter and drier than normal for much of July

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-20/warmer-weather-favored-rest-growing-season-hotter-and-drier

    thunderstorms. The early outlook for fall harvest season signals above normal temperatures and rainfall going ... freeze this fall at this time. The NOAA Climate Prediction Center Week 3-4 outlooks can be found here: ...

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