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  1. 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 ...

  2. Wide-Row Wheat Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/wide-row-wheat-management

    planting each year to stimulate fall growth, tillering, and improve winter hardiness. Because the seeding ... on-farm research trials conducted in Fulton County, there was no yield increase when wheat was seeded at ...

  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. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    summer through early fall for fall grazing or forage harvest. Summer oats has a wide planting window but ... milking cows. Planting after wheat harvest provides forage and increases farm profitability, with return ... few downfalls to fall harvested oats for forage is that they are very susceptible to crown rust, which ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Listen to the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast on the Way to FSR 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/listen-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast-way-fsr-2021

    longer, check out our other recent episodes featuring a Fall Weather Outlook with Dr. Aaron Wilson, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Horticulture

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture

    it opened in 1991, the South Centers has focused on new specialty crops, such as strawberries, ... extension programs and research projects. Check back often for news, events, and current research results. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 2021 Ohio Wheat Performance Test- Results Available Online

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/2021-ohio-wheat-performance-test-results-available-online

    https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/news/2021-ohio-wheat-performance-test The results will also be available on the OSU Crop Performance Trial website ... be based on performance from multiple test sites and years. In fall 2020, wheat was planted at all ... conditions. Harvest conditions were favorable and harvest dates average. Overall, grain test weight averaged ...

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