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  1. Harvesting and Handling Ear Rot-Affected Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/harvesting-and-handling-ear-rot-affected-corn

    Ear rots and mycotoxins: Ear rots are beginning to show up in pockets across the state, leading to ... lead to vomiting and low weight gain in animals; pigs are particularly sensitive. Vomitoxin is not ... concentrated in the grain fraction. This leads to three-fold higher levels of the toxin in DDGS, ...

  2. Gwynne Conservation Area at Farm Science Review

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/gwynne-conservation-area-farm-science-review

    wetlands research, and honey bee habitat. We’ve even got a bat house and a butterfly garden! Our CFAES ... garden, or a farm or wooded area near you. Lots of hands-on projects that go on throughout the year will ... FACTS! The Gwynne Conservation Area is a 67-acre demonstration and education area for agriculture and ...

  3. Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/feeding-frosted-forages

    accumulation in frosted forages. Freezing damage slows down metabolism in all plants, and this might result in ... testing lab and request a nitrate test before grazing or feeding a forage after a frost. Prussic Acid ... conditions. Some labs provide prussic acid testing of forages (see a partial list at the end of this article). ...

  4. Variety Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/variety-selection

    varieties is tested for yield over a range of environments, their rank order commonly changes, which ... performed best at a test site that is similar to the field for which a variety is being selected, or select ... a variety that has performed well over several test sites and years that vary widely in yield potential. ...

  5. Wheat Planting When the Soil is Dry

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/wheat-planting-when-soil-dry

    to soil moisture conservation, excessive tillage may also result in soil crusting and emergence ...

  6. Our Annual Article to Nag about Fall Herbicides and Cressleaf Groundsel

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-33/our-annual-article-nag-about-fall-herbicides-and-cressleaf

    results in large weedy burndown situations, requiring more complex and expensive herbicide treatments, ... which can still struggle to be effective enough.  Fall herbicide application results in an essentially ...

  7. Seed testing for cover crops to meet germination and purity requirements

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-30/seed-testing-cover-crops-meet-germination-and-purity-requirements

    Ohio Department of Agriculture for seed testing, and a farmer may be eligible to receive up to three ... ensure quality test results. Use of a sampling probe/bag trier (image) can help with collection of ... Improvement Association seed test laboratory closed. However, if you need your cover crop or wheat seed tested ...

  8. Do I Really Need to Wait for the Fly-Free Date? Wheat Planting Date and Other Management Considerations for Fall 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-30/do-i-really-need-wait-fly-free-date-wheat-planting-date-and-other

    Wheat Performance Test results can be found at: https://ohiocroptest.cfaes.osu.edu/wheattrials/ Optimum ... three planting dates. We always need to be careful interpreting one year of data; however, our ... Select high-yielding varieties with high test weight, good straw strength, and adequate disease ...

  9. Lep Monitoring Update: FAW Trap Numbers Starting to Decline

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-32/lep-monitoring-update-faw-trap-numbers-starting-decline

    th- 18 th resulting in an average of 4.4 moths per trap (down from 6.6). Three counties reported an ...

  10. Can We Get More Information From Our Soil Samples?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/can-we-get-more-information-our-soil-samples

      Final considerations Yield or past soil test results should drive sample area size decisions. A single ... A soil test is a profitable investment to inform our nutrient management strategy. Some farms find ... consider additional tests that can provide helpful management information. Some examples are soil health, ...

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