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  1. Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring is Underway in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021/western-bean-cutworm-monitoring-underway-ohio

    Traps were deployed for Western bean cutworm (WBC) monitoring the week of June 14th. The first trap counts were collected from June 21 – 27, and monitoring counties reported a total of 16 WBC adults (0.25 statewide average moths per trap; Figure 1). There ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    Denny Riethman, ANR Educator Mercer County Wheat harvest will happen soon.  A common practice with livestock farmers is to apply manure nutrients following harvest of the wheat.  This increases the importance of reminding operators and applicators of foll ...

  3. Early vegetative lodging and defoliation in field crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021/early-vegetative-lodging-and-defoliation-field-crops

    Storms over the last few weeks resulted in lodging and leaf damage in crop fields. It is likely the crops will rebound from these stresses and should experience minimal yield loss from these events (5-10%) if the season progresses well. Scouting for regro ...

  4. 20-2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021

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  5. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    Most of us remember a connection between fireflies and corn rootworm hatch. This connection may not be absolute and could have changed since we’re now using different production practices than in the past. We also know a lot more about corn rootworm biolo ...

  6. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    Lydia Flores, OSU Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Morgan County What is Zoonosis? While traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to peo ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    Kate Homonai, OSU Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences, Vinton County Do you ever stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and ligh ...

  8. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be a good option as a cover crop, it is also a persistent threat as a weed in subsequent crops and neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye ...

  9. June 24th CORN Live Webinar Focuses on Weeds in Soybeans and Wheat Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/june-24th-corn-live-webinar-focuses-weeds-soybeans-and-wheat

    The next session of CORN Live is this Thursday, June 24 th from 8:00 – 9:00 am. This week’s webinar will touch on a variety of issues, starting with a crop progress report and field updates from Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator in Crawford County, and ...

  10. Weather Update: First of the Season Tornadoes Strike Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/weather-update-first-season-tornadoes-strike-ohio

    Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe weather. The season typically ramps up during May and June, but severe weather so far in 2021 has been rather benign. This changed in a big way this past weekend, ...

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