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  1. Hot Night Temperatures Can Decrease Corn Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/hot-night-temperatures-can-decrease-corn-yield

    by reducing kernel number and kernel weight. The rate of respiration of plants increases rapidly as ... the temperature increases, approximately doubling for each 13 degree F increase. With high night ... “Although higher night temperatures undoubtedly increase the rate of respiration in corn, research generally ...

  2. Financial Literacy

    https://hancock.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/financial-literacy

    series that focuses on setting goals, tracking spending, setting up a budget, and working towards ...

  3. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    underneath you can fall in. Use planks to spread out your weight and have someone nearby in case you fall in ... barn remove them before removing the hay for safety. Also, call the fire department when you are in the ...                                     Fresh cut hay will usually require several days of curing in the field under Ohio conditions to reach ...

  4. Respiratory Alert- Wheat harvest may expose farmers to vomitoxin and other moldy conditions in the grain dust

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/respiratory-alert-wheat-harvest-may-expose-farmers-vomitoxin-and

    increasing the number of fine particles and the amount of dust in the grain lot. Dust in grain harvested from ... known as head scab, developed in a few localized areas of the state. Grain harvested from scab-affected ... kernels, scabby kernels break easily during grain harvest, transport, and other forms of grain handling, ...

  5. No pigweed left behind- late-season scouting for Palmer amaranth and waterhemp

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-24/no-pigweed-left-behind-late-season-scouting-palmer-amaranth-and

    anyone who does.  Neither one of these weeds is easy to manage, and both can cause substantial increases ... through crop harvest:- Take some time now into late summer to scout fields, even if it’s from the road or ... decisions need to be made about whether or how to mow or harvestHarvesting through patches or infested ...

  6. Foliar Fungicides for Corn Silage: A Benefit or an Expense?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/foliar-fungicides-corn-silage-benefit-or-expense

    season that they cause little damage. With the late planting and harvest this year, how will that be ... increase in lignification of the fiber, which results in decreased NDF digestibility. The other challenge ... fungicide application, there were no diseases detectable. At harvest, mycotoxins were detected in the silage ...

  7. For Head Scab & Yield-Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest (Well…If the weather cooperates)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/head-scab-yield-don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest-well%E2%80%A6if-weather

    risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. With funding ... vomitoxin contamination. Coupled with early harvest, you should increase the fan speed of your combine ... during harvestincreasing the fan speed will reduce FDK and vomitoxin and increase the test weight of ...

  8. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    rise in milk prices seems to be from increased demand and not supply. According to the USDA, monthly ... the overall price increase. Some economists are even suggesting the increase in demand could push ... production per cow continues to be increasing but at the same rate that US cow numbers are decreasing. ...

  9. "Working Lands" Forage Field Days Planned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/working-lands-forage-field-days-planned

    harvested from field edge buffers in the Western Lake Erie Basin. Join OSU Extension, Ohio Forage and ... maintaining and harvesting hay and forage on land that acts as a buffer on cropland to provide another line of ...

  10. Summer Corn and Soybean Scouting Night

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/summer-corn-and-soybean-scouting-night

    lookout for this fall to maximize crop yields and/or profit. ...

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