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  1. Harvesting and Handling Moldy Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-38/harvesting-and-handling-moldy-corn

    easily during harvest, transport, and other forms of grain handling, increasing the number of fine ... Harvesting, Sampling, and Testing: This year, slow grain dry-down, delayed harvest, and ... reported and is the ear rot of greatest concerns since grain harvested from GER-affected fields will be ...

  2. Certified Livestock Manager Webinars in December

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-39/certified-livestock-manager-webinars-december

    Specialist; and Worker Safety by Dr Dee Jepsen OSU Ag Safety and Health Leader. The second webinar is ...

  3. For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/safety%E2%80%99s-sake-don%E2%80%99t-take-drying-shortcuts-stored-corn

    prevent grain entrapment risks in the future. Have a happy and healthy harvest from the OSU Ag Safety and ... management of stored grain will be the key to eliminating risks to human health and safety later in the ... efficiencies, which can lead to a number of safety hazards. These conditions can cause grain to become bridged ...

  4. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3484

    density of soil sampling should increase as field variability increases. Deciding on a soil sample ... approaches require a larger investment in soil testing but can provide more precise information to manage ... samples due to stratification of pH and nutrients. Time of Year to Sample Soil sampling after harvest in ...

  5. Nitrogen

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3482

    prices rise or N fertilizer prices fall, recommended nitrogen rates increase. The corn N rate ... which the last pound of added nitrogen fertilizer returns a yield increase large enough to pay for the ... nitrogen fertilizer prices. Calculating the MRTN requires 4 inputs: 1) location, 2) the previous crop grown ...

  6. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    As fall is progressing, crop harvest is also occurring throughout the state. However, many ... accumulation of 20 to 29 GDDs is required for grain moisture to lower 1%. However, as the weather turns cooler ... well. Agronomists recommend starting harvest when grain moisture content drops below 25%, and producers ...

  7. Fire Safety Edition- Feb. 2020

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition-feb-2020

    Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU ... activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ...

  8. Fall-Applied Herbicides: Odds and Ends

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/fall-applied-herbicides-odds-and-ends

    in controlling it in the spring.  Fall is a good time to control this weed.  This will require the ... A commonly asked question about fall herbicides – how late in the fall can herbicides be applied ... these weeds.  Fall-applied herbicides can control these weeds (especially dandelion) more effectively ...

  9. Quick Reference Guide to Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Changes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3488

    necessitate a focus on economics in addition to yield. Details Wheat N recommendations have been updated. They ... Recommendations Management framework drops drawdown range, makes build-up recommended but not required. These ... but are increasing No changes Details Micronutrients Most soils supply sufficient micronutrients; ...

  10. Planting Fall Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/planting-fall-cover-crops

    We are now approaching the time of year to think about planting fall cover crops. Cover crops can ... method, however. The chosen cover crop must have seeds small enough to fall into cracks formed as the ... increase the seeding rate due to the lower chance of achieving seed to soil contact. Cover Crop stands are ...

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