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  1. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    percent relative humidity added together are less than 100, then the environment should be OK to store the ... being infested by insect pests, especially Indian meal moth (IMM) and possibly grain weevils. This is ... one of the reasons for running a germination test before using wheat seed stored for more than a year. ...

  2. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    armyworm moths (we caught >10,000 moths the last week of September), have found eggs, and have even had ... is less than we saw during late August and early September. However, the continued warmth over the ...

  3. Open House: Master Gardener Volunteer Training

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/open-house-master-gardener-volunteer-training

    February 1, 2022. The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in ... activities in Mahoning County. Volunteers are not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; a passion ... for learning about gardening and sharing this knowledge with others is a must! Master Gardener ...

  4. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... level of protection, and is basically worthless in agricultural environments. How to wear the N95 ... from leaking in around the edges. How to test your respirator for proper fit Ideally the N95 should be ...

  5. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    more dangerous. When in doubt, send in a sample to a forage testing lab and request a nitrate before ... freeze-damaged plant tissues, or under drought conditions. Some labs provide prussic acid testing of forages. ... cyanide if they are grazed when the plants are less than 8 inches tall. Species with prussic acid ...

  6. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... your local Soil and Water Conservation District or check out the link https://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture ...

  7. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    designed for grain storage will create damage, according to NDSU agricultural engineer and grain storage ... agricultural products. These bags are thicker than a standard silage bag with a minimum thickness of 9 mils ...

  8. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    larvae).  Today, several OSU extension educators have noticed a very large number of adult moths caught in ... may be more cold-tolerant than the larvae, so it may not be surprising to still see some moths ...

  9. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    often lead to higher levels of biomass production. However, the data are less clear in how that ... timing, the seeding rate of rye tends to have less of an effect on weed density. Consider the following: ... above 50 lb/A may have less influence than other factors such as spring termination timing. Rates lower ...

  10. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    harvesting fields with stalk quality issues early. One can use the “squeeze test” or “push test” to evaluate ... compressed then the stalk integrity has been compromised. For the push test, push the stalk 6 to 8 inches ...

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