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  1. Below Normal Rainfall Favored Until at Least Mid-August

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/below-normal-rainfall-favored-until-least-mid-august

    0.50-1.00 inches with normal being about 1.50 inches for two weeks. There is some indications that a more ...

  2. Drought and Heat Stress

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/drought-and-heat-stress

    marginal roots evident in some corn fields. Several factors, including poor planting conditions, ... had silked (compared to 87% for the five year average). Some of the corn planted in mid to late June ...

  3. "Working Lands" Forage Field Days Planned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/working-lands-forage-field-days-planned

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture Working Lands Buffer Program allows for forage to be grown and ... program, earlier this spring the Ohio Department of Agriculture announced a new conservation program ...

  4. Respiratory Alert- Wheat harvest may expose farmers to vomitoxin and other moldy conditions in the grain dust

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/respiratory-alert-wheat-harvest-may-expose-farmers-vomitoxin-and

    fields is often contaminated with vomitoxin and other mycotoxins, because the disease and toxins go hand ... pinkish-white fungal mycelium, and most importantly, heavily contaminated with mycotoxins. Compared to healthy ... contaminated with vomitoxin, as well as pieces of fungal mycelium (mold).   Breathing grain dust can have ...

  5. Precision Ag Day: Sprayer Technology (Urbana)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/precision-ag-day-sprayer-technology-urbana

    Learn about Sprayer Technology in Precision Agriculture. The day will start with an overview of on ...

  6. Southwest Ohio Corn Growers & Fayette County Agronomy Committee Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/southwest-ohio-corn-growers-fayette-county-agronomy-committee-field-day

    information included in the 2019 Farm Bill. Beyond the educational sessions, agricultural equipment, ...

  7. Expect cornfields pollinating well into August

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-24/expect-cornfields-pollinating-well-august

    According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending July 28, 2019, 32% ... some variability exists among hybrids and environments. On a typical midsummer day, peak pollen shed ... extreme drought stress. Some of the new drought tolerant hybrids have shorter “anthesis silking ...

  8. For Head Scab & Yield-Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest (Well…If the weather cooperates)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/head-scab-yield-don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest-well%E2%80%A6if-weather

    risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. With funding ... at risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. Wheat ... above, leaving it in the field to dry-down increases the risk of re-wetting, which could increase ...

  9. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where ... by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. As you know, we are experiencing an unusual weather situation ... spraying herbicides in fields where the adjoining fields have been planted with some other crops and cover ...

  10. Wind damage in corn- “Green Snap” and Root Lodging

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/wind-damage-corn-%E2%80%9Cgreen-snap%E2%80%9D-and-root-lodging

    the season, some yield decrease due to partial loss of root activity and reduced light interception ... nodes. Vulnerability to green snap damage varies among hybrids. However, all hybrids are at risk from ...

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