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  1. 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. ...

  2. Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/sampling-soybean-cyst-nematode-%E2%80%93-fall-time

    Ohio’s SCN fact sheet and several other resources as well: https://u.osu.edu/ohscn/ ...

  3. 2019 MGV State Conference and Award Program Registration Open

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/news/2019-mgv-state-conference-and-award-program-registration-open

    horticulture educators! In addition, the Vice President for Agricultural Administration and College of Food, ... Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean, Dr. Cathann Kress, will be on hand at lunch time to congratulate ... Associate Professor State Master Gardener Program Director   MGV State conference registration MGVs ...

  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 ... 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

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

    impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more. New episodes ... difficult to avoid wet soil conditions. Dr. Scott Shearer, Chair of the Food, Agricultural and Biological ... some hot topics hitting agriculture right now. In the second of a 2 part series, we discuss the rise in ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  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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