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  1. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with nutrient application. A STP of 20 PPM defines the critical ... level. At 20 PPM or less, the risk of yield loss increases. Annual in season P nutrient application ... Risk of yield loss is low with flexibility to delay application one (or more) growing seasons, if ...

  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

    Harvest is well underway and once the soybeans are off the fields this provides some time to ... to measure some yield loss on susceptible varieties, especially on lighter soils. Low: Plant SCN ... several counties there is still free sampling available please contact your county educator to target some ...

  3. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    applied, there is the possibility of some burn to the wheat from swine manure, but this has not happened in ... opportunity to carry some of the manure nitrogen through the winter could allow for a reduction in the amount ...

  4. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

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

    should be tight and checked routinely. Another risk of harvest this fall is harvesting soybeans that were ... insect population and mold growth.  This can also increase the risk of a fire and the high oil content of ... having to dry some of our later planted stands. Due to the late harvest last year, this was a struggle ...

  5. Stalk Quality Concerns

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

    after physiological maturity. Harvest delays will increase the risk of stalk lodging and grain yield ... separately. Some of the same stress conditions promoting stalk rots may also be affecting the integrity of ... shank (Fig. 5) suggests a loss of turgidity in the ear shank due to stress, possibly combined with some ...

  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

    Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind potential for some forage toxicity issues ... A few legumes species have an increased risk of causing bloat when grazed after a frost. Each of these ... risks is discussed in this article along with precautions to avoid them. Nitrate Toxicity Drought ...

  7. Dry Matter When Making Summer Annual Silage and How to Measuring Its Dry Matter (or Moisture)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/dry-matter-when-making-summer-annual-silage-and-how-measuring-its

    In some situations, heat generation can be great enough to start a fire within the silage mass. The ... drier the silage, the greater the risk for a silo fire. In addition to DM, chopping length of particle ... size of the chopped forage affects heating risk. Coarsely chopped silage does not pack as well as ...

  8. 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 ... protection during harvest season. Preventing Combine Fires Combines are at high risk of fire. Work crews ... recommended to turn off the engine and wait 15 minutes; this helps to reduce the risk of a spill volatilizing ...

  9. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

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

    dry soil surface, plant roots will not absorb nitrates. Some soil moisture is necessary for absorption ...

  10. 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, ... the season.  Bottom line- there was substantial production of weed seed in some fields, and ... far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ...

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