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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    Mycorrhizal Fungi. J. of Production Agriculture. 11(2):200-204. doi:10.2134/jpa1998.0200. ...

  9. Fire Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fire-safety-during-harvest-season

    concern. In agricultural areas, fires can break out during unseasonably warm temperatures. Fire risks are ...

  10. 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 ...

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