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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  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

    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 ...

  4. Global Climate Change: How does it affect you?

    https://comdev.osu.edu/events/global-climate-change-how-does-it-affect-you-0

    University, who will share the history and trends of climate change. Learn what it means for your garden ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. NEW RELEASE: 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-5/new-release-15-measures-dairy-farm-competitiveness

    Competitiveness in 1997. The publication was revised in 2008 to mostly update some of the benchmarks for the ... measures, but some of the measures were totally revised and some new measures provided. The financial ... environmental risks 1 ECM = Energy-corrected milk ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  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, ... 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 ...

  10. CD Wire- October 7, 2019

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2019-10-07

    you for participating in the CD communication survey. Eighteen out of 26 responded, and here are some ... Salatin  Will Local Foods and Technical Change Alter the Urban Form? October 24 at 2 p.m. Presented by: ... before, during, and after an event. Register. Women in Agriculture Planning Retreat- November 6-7: Many of ...

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