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  1. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    prematurely as a result of mid- to late-season diseases such as tar spot, gray leaf spot, and particularly, ... level of protection, and is basically worthless in agricultural environments. How to wear the N95 ... from leaking in around the edges. How to test your respirator for proper fit Ideally the N95 should be ...

  2. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    designed for grain storage will create damage, according to NDSU agricultural engineer and grain storage ... agricultural products. These bags are thicker than a standard silage bag with a minimum thickness of 9 mils ... is similar on both sides. Sunshine on just one side heats that side, which can lead to moisture ...

  3. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    slows down metabolism in all plants, and this might result in nitrate accumulation in plants that are ... more dangerous. When in doubt, send in a sample to a forage testing lab and request a nitrate before ... freeze-damaged plant tissues, or under drought conditions. Some labs provide prussic acid testing of forages. ...

  4. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    one of the reasons for running a germination test before using wheat seed stored for more than a year. ... infestation of the main early-season insect pests of wheat. Test germination prior to planting in 2022. Seed ... should have a standard warm germination test prior to planting in fall 2022. Based on the germination ...

  5. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (1 st), ... at the beginning of the season. Not having extinguishers ready when needed leads to a helpless ...

  6. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    this week. https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/lead14/ The result will be ... https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=1 For the winter, we expect a warmer than normal start with a trend toward normal or slightly colder ... https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=3 You can stay up-to-date on all the seasonal risks at the OHRFC websites:  ...

  7. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... your local Soil and Water Conservation District or check out the link https://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture ...

  8. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    results. When wheat is planted 3-4 weeks after the fly-free-safe date, the same yield can be achieved as ...

  9. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    harvesting fields with stalk quality issues early. One can use the “squeeze test” or “push test” to evaluate ... compressed then the stalk integrity has been compromised. For the push test, push the stalk 6 to 8 inches ...

  10. Interested in Graduate School? Attend a webinar!

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/interested-graduate-school-attend-webinar

    as live captioning or interpretation to participate in this event, please provide us two weeks’ ...

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