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  1. 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

    level of protection, and is basically worthless in agricultural environments. Photo provided by Central ... the edges. How to test your respirator for proper fit Ideally the N95 should be fit-tested for each ... worker. Once a fit-test is performed, the worker will know which type provides the best fit. Then before ...

  2. Noxious Weeds in Cover Crop Seed and Seed Germination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/noxious-weeds-cover-crop-seed-and-seed-germination

    of the lot to ensure quality test results. This test would screen the seed sample supplied for the ... earmarked for corn or soybeans, it is important to pay attention to the quality. These tests may also be ... tested for an “all state noxious-weed exam” prior to planting if this was not done previously on the seed ...

  3. Staging corn development in 2019

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/staging-corn-development-2019

    lower leaves from the plant. This results in degeneration and eventual loss of lower leaves which makes ... it difficult to locate the lower leaves (especially the first rounded leaf). Weathering as a result ... result (665) by 82 (equal to V8.1).” “A field was planted on April 28 and emerged on May 5. Since May 5, ...

  4. Western Bean Cutworm: Numbers Starting to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-starting-increase

    Week three of The Ohio State University Western bean cutworm (WBC) monitoring network has resulted ... resulting in a total of 287 WBC adults (18 total last week) and a statewide average of 3.8 moths/trap (up ...

  5. The Ohio Noxious Weed Law- A Tool in the Prevention of Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/ohio-noxious-weed-law-tool-prevention-waterhemp-and-palmer

    agricultural fields.  The entities managing these areas are responsible for recognizing and controlling ... start the process can result in lack of resolution of these issues in time to prevent plant maturity and ...

  6. 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

    dates. When the wheat harvest was delayed until July 8, yield decreased by 9 bu./acre, test weight ... discounts from a local elevator, the difference the delayed wheat harvest resulted in a loss of $87/acre ... drying the grain resulted in similar profit as harvesting grain at 13% moisture. However, harvesting at ...

  7. 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

    Spray drift not only results in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it ... by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. As you know, we are experiencing an unusual weather situation ... and density of the spray mixture which leads to larger droplets. This, however, should be the last ...

  8. Reminder- Western ARS Agronomy Field Day, Wednesday July 17th

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/reminder-western-ars-agronomy-field-day-wednesday-july-17th

    The Western Agricultural Research Station Agronomy Field Day will be held July 17 th. Hear our ... rain or shine. Held at the OSU Western Agricultural Research Station at 7721 South Charleston Pike, ... South Charleston (https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/western-agricultural-research-station) Registration ...

  9. Thinking about Cover Crops…… thoughts to consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/thinking-about-cover-crops%E2%80%A6%E2%80%A6-thoughts-consider

    tested? Has the seed been tested in 50 states for noxious weeds Do I understand what the difference ...

  10. “Working Lands” Forage Field Days Planned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/%E2%80%9Cworking-lands%E2%80%9D-forage-field-days-planned

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture Working Lands Buffer Program allows for forage to be grown and ... Department of Agriculture announced a new conservation program entitled the "Ohio Working Lands Buffer ...

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