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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. Stalk Quality Concerns

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

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... 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. ...

  4. 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

    if the gathering chains/stalk rolls don’t change speed our header loss will increase. This leads to ... increased fodder leads to higher threshing losses. The first consideration in threshing settings is cob ... blown out the back. This may actually be at lower rpms this year than most years due to low test weight ...

  5. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

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

    the excess pods and weed seed can result in decreased air flow and circulation and lead to increased ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ... cause damage to seed coats and lead to increased risk of the soybeans splitting. Hellevang also mentions ...

  6. 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 ... a gas and can dissipate during shipping leading to a false sense of security when no prussic acid is ... 5 days after sufficient rainfall, but it is always safer to send in a sample for testing before grazing ...

  7. 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

    misshapen, soft kernels Undeveloped starch structure; pithy kernels Test weights progressively below 52 ... test weights below 45 lb./bu. Little or no increase in test weight after drying Variable amino acid ... for frost-damaged corn. Low test weight corn used for large animal feed is only slightly less valuable ...

  8. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    leading to higher end of season weed populations in some fields.  A number of acres were never planted, ... and marestail lacks dormancy so above-average weed seed production can lead to an immediate increase ... far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ...

  9. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/home/slides/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    dive into specific issues that impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity ...

  10. 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, ... a killing frost.  Table 1 shows the results of using these tools for the 2019 Ohio Corn Performance Test ... Average Frost Dates for 2019 Ohio Corn Performance Test sites.     OCPT Test Site   Plant Date   Adjusted ...

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