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  1. Common-sense practices for effective spraying of pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/common-sense-practices-effective-spraying-pesticides

    certain tasks are required for maximum biological efficacy. These include: Uniform mixing of pesticides ... capacity to deliver the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles Ensuring hoses and fittings between ... Dicamba. Check the labels of these products for specific requirements for nozzles and operating pressure ...

  2. Roller Coaster Ready?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/roller-coaster-ready

    toward the dry or wet side. Fall harvest season continues the trend of warmer than normal but again not ...

  3. The Dirt on Soil Health: What Did the Evaluation Say?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/dirt-soil-health-what-did-evaluation-say

    in improving soil health? Goals Percentage Increase biological activity 76.4% Increase profit 74.4% ... Improve water retention 69.8% Decrease erosion 65.1% Reduce weeds/pests 60.5% Increase yield 60.5% Reduce ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/webinar-recordings. Lean more about current on-farm research focused on soil health on pages 222-225 in the 2020 ...

  4. Ohio Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets- Projected Returns for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/ohio-corn-soybean-and-wheat-enterprise-budgets-projected-returns

    profit outlook for 2021. Fuel costs have increased as the state of the overall economy has improved over ... the last months and fertilizer prices have increased fairly dramatically as a number of factors have ... prior to big price increases. Production costs for Ohio field crops are forecast to be higher than last ...

  5. Alfalfa Weevil and Potato Leafhopper Status in Ohio’s Alfalfa Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/alfalfa-weevil-and-potato-leafhopper-status-ohio%E2%80%99s-alfalfa-crop

    will become active again in late-summer and fall to feed again to prepare to overwinter. Some larvae ... PLH, but as the second-cut alfalfa grows, producers should be scouting regularly for increasing PLH ... grower should come back within a few days to see if the population is continuing to increase (treatment ...

  6. CFAES '20-'21 Academic Year Rep Application

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/cfaes-20-21-academic-year-rep-application

    applications now for the 2020–21 class representative through Friday, June 11.   Requirements are as follows: ... graduation. After that, you will be required to pay a $75 annual donation to any Ohio State fund. Button ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Final 2021 Installment)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    two-week warm up, with soil temperatures increasing 20-30 degrees over the last two weeks. Additional ... 30-day precipitation falling well below average in far northwest and south-central Ohio. As a result, ...

  8. Hay Barn Fires are a Real Hazard

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard

    safe zone or reach 150°F when monitoring needs increased too twice daily. This can be done with ... within the stack and cause cavities underneath that you can fall into. Use planks to spread out your ... weight while walking on the stack and have a harness system attached to the ceiling in case you fall into ...

  9. It’s Time to Start Thinking About Harvesting Alfalfa Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-thinking-about-harvesting-alfalfa-fields

    four counties across the state (Table 1). Alfalfa harvesting has already begun across the state ... especially for producers harvesting for high producing dairy cattle. Table 1. Average NDF in Pure Alfalfa ... 35% 5/17/21 Stark Harvested                   Alfalfa producers should watch alfalfa development ...

  10. Foreign-Trade Zones: Helping Companies Compete Globally

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1579

    and distribution operations within FTZ 138 in 2019, an 8.9 percent increase over the previous year ... (Grey 2018). Interest in FTZs also increased 37 percent during the trade actions imposed against China ...

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