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  1. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    suspected of being high in nitrates, it should be tested. Most labs that do forage testing can analyze ... samples. The keys steps to collecting forage samples for nitrate testing can be found at ... Dairy Rations- Maurice L. Eastridge William P. Weiss, Ohio State University Fact Sheet AS-0003-99. ...

  2. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ... Thursday, October 10, 2019 in the Conference room of the Hancock Agricultural Service Center.  Coffee and ...

  3. Late-season Frost Effects on Corn: Grain Production (Adapted from Dr. J. Lauer, Univ. of Wisconsin)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/late-season-frost-effects-corn-grain-production-adapted-dr-j

    for frost-damaged corn. Low test weight corn used for large animal feed is only slightly less valuable ... moisture less/day (Hicks et al., 1976). Drying rates of grain following leaf blade defoliation or moderate ... misshapen, soft kernels Undeveloped starch structure; pithy kernels Test weights progressively below 52 ...

  4. Be Aware of Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/be-aware-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    testing of forages. Sampling and shipping guidelines should be carefully followed because prussic acid is ... indiangrass can have lethal levels of cyanide if they are grazed when the plants are less than 8 inches tall. ... bright red. Monogastrics (i.e., hors-es, mules, swine, etc.) are less sensitive to nitrate toxicitythan ...

  5. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    stalk rot and use the "squeeze test" to assess the potential for lodging. Since stalk rots ... squeezed between the thumb and the forefinger. The "push" test is another way to predict lodging. ...

  6. Managing Corn Harvest this Fall with Variable Corn Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/managing-corn-harvest-fall-variable-corn-conditions

    sieve opening to be less than 5/8 inch. Kernel size will have increased variability, ears with many ... blown out the back. This may actually be at lower rpms this year than most years due to low test weight ...

  7. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/late-soybean-harvest-your-future

    of yield or less, which is equivalent to 1-2 bushels/acre. If harvest conditions and combine ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ...

  8. Will Late Planted Corn Reach Black Layer Before a Killing Frost?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-32/will-late-planted-corn-reach-black-layer-killing-frost

    Ohio saw record late corn planting in 2019.  According to the Agricultural Statistics Service, ... planted corn to reach black layer from planting is less than the requirement of corn planted on a “normal” ... a killing frost.  Table 1 shows the results of using these tools for the 2019 Ohio Corn Performance Test ...

  9. Yield monitor calibration for fall harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-32/yield-monitor-calibration-fall-harvest

    provide precision agriculture insights and recommendations at the field level. Yield maps not only help ... monitor is critical to generate accurate and reliable yield data. Grain moisture and test weight, along ... Precision agriculture practices have shown to provide feedback to improve profitability and helping confirm ...

  10. Using Waste to Improve Soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/home/slides/using-waste-improve-soils

    In the U.S., approximately 10 billion tons of industrial, municipal and agricultural wastes are ...

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