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  1. Scab Risk Low, but Keep Your Eyes on Leaf Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/scab-risk-low-keep-your-eyes-leaf-diseases

    According to the FHB forecasting system, the risk for head scab continues to be low across the ... flowering usually reduce the risk for scab, as the disease develops best under warm, wet, or humid ... heading and anthesis. If it continues to rain and stays wet and humid over the next few weeks, the risk ...

  2. Potential for Toxic Nitrate Levels in Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/potential-toxic-nitrate-levels-forages

    condition that slows plant growth and metabolism can increase the risk of higher plant nitrate levels. This ... in Ohio and surrounding regions. Plants readily take up nitrates from the soil, even under colder ... conditions, and especially since we have plentiful soil moisture to facilitate uptake. Once in the plant, ...

  3. Cold Weather Impact on Corn and Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/cold-weather-impact-corn-and-soybean

    soil temperature at a 2-inch depth was 38°F at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Wood ... growth stage of the plant. The soil can provide some temperature buffering capacity, especially if soil ... is wet. Water is approximately 4x more resistant to temperature changes than air or dry soil, and ...

  4. Burndown and Residual Herbicide Issues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/burndown-and-residual-herbicide-issues

    relative amounts of rain needed for “activation”, or adequate movement into the soil to reach germinating ... May.  Aside from this, residual herbicide activity is not really dependent upon soil reaching a certain ... small-seeded weeds that emerge at or just below the soil surface, but be less effective on larger-seeded weeds ...

  5. Bee Help!

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/bee-help

    regarding bees and many questions about who can remove beehives. Our Agriculture and Natural Resources ...

  6. Junior Fair Update- May 19, 2020: Planning for the Fair Continues

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/junior-fair-update-may-19-2020-planning-continues

    In spite of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairfield County Agriculture ... planning process, the Fairfield County Agriculture Society, on May 18 th, 2020, passed the following ... the June Fair Board meeting. The Fairfield County Agriculture Society is working with the Fairfield ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    last edition of this year’s soil temperature series in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter. Thanks especially to ... Elizabeth Hawkins and Sam Custer for persistently supplying daily soil temperatures records from their ... locations this spring. Figure 1 shows that two- and four-inch soil temperatures cooled once again after ...

  8. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    We are once again providing a soil temperature overview in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter through ... April-May 2020. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Agricultural Research ... Stations located throughout the state have two- and four-inch soil temperatures monitored on an hourly ...

  9. Watch Out for Termites When Cutting Firewood!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/watch-out-termites-when-cutting-firewood

    Watch Out for Termites When Cutting Firewood! By Jerry Iles, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture ... closely associated with the soil, where they typically construct an underground nest or a series of ... through the soil, creating a network through which they can travel very long distances (hundreds of feet ...

  10. Planting When the Soil Temperatures are Right!!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/planting-when-soil-temperatures-are-right

    be planting early spring crops in the garden but what does the soil thermometer tell us?  If you have ... planted in your garden that just “set” there and did not take off?  Perhaps you planted them in wet soils ... the soil temperature in your garden?  You could purchase a soil thermometer.  Many garden centers, ...

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