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  1. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

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

    Usually, we think of water and moisture as a way to put a fire out, but the opposite is true with hay and straw, which when too wet can heat and spontaneously combust. Most years this is more common with hay than straw because there is more plant cell res ...

  2. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Remain Low Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-remain-low-across-ohio

    We are in week two of The Ohio State University Western bean cutworm (WBC) monitoring network. Last week’s trap count included WBC adults captured from July 1 – July 6. Overall, 22 counties monitored 64 traps across Ohio. Trap counts increased slightly, r ...

  3. Problems in Soybean Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/problems-soybean-fields

    We have multiple planting dates in Ohio this year with soybeans in all different growth stages.  Management decisions are based on the stage of crop development. For soybeans that are flowering, there was a confirmed report of frogeye leaf spot.  If the s ...

  4. 2019-21

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21

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  5. Noxious Weeds in Cover Crop Seed and Seed Germination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/noxious-weeds-cover-crop-seed-and-seed-germination

    Seed quality is key to establishing a good crop (or cover crop). Some of the critical components of seed quality are percent germination, mechanical analysis for purity (% other crops, % inert, and % weeds), and a listing of noxious weeds identified by sc ...

  6. John Armstrong

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/people/john-armstrong

    John Armstrong Secretary/Manager Ohio Seed Improvement Association ...

  7. What is the Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/what-nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    Wheat harvest is now underway. What is the nutrient value of the straw? The nutrient value of wheat straw is influenced by several factors including weather, variety, and cultural practices. Thus, the most accurate values require sending a sample of the s ...

  8. Considerations for Using Soybeans as a Cover Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/considerations-using-soybeans-cover-crop

    From the USDA RMA website (https://www.rma.usda.gov/News-Room/Frequently-Asked-Questions/Prevented-Planting-Flooding): “Q. Can I plant a cover crop of the same crop I was prevented from planting? Or in other words, can I use the seed I have on hand (corn, ...

  9. North American Manure Expo

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/north-american-manure-expo-0

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  10. 2019 Agriculture Challenges FAQ Webpage Now Live

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/2019-agriculture-challenges-faq-webpage-now-live

     The unrelenting rains this spring and summer have created many challenges that the farming community is now sorting through. In order to help with decisions, OSU Extension has created a Frequently Asked Questions webpage. This page provides the most up-t ...

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