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  1. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ... and stalk infection by fungi. The stalk rot fungi typically survive in corn residue on the soil ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevent-combine-fires

    to turn off the engine and wait 15 minutes; this helps to reduce the risk of a spill volatilizing and ... mounted at ground level.   Rory Lewandowski is an OSU Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources ...

  3. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training Seminar

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-36/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-training-seminar

    Specialty (4R NMS) Certification Precision Agriculture Specialty (PASp) Certification Resistance Management ...

  4. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    roots. They aid plants in scavenging for soil nutrients, by extending the root system via structures ... Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ...

  5. Corn Harvest Considerations: Stalk Quality and Combine Adjustments

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-harvest-considerations-stalk-quality-and-combine-adjustments

    after physiological maturity. Harvest delays will increase the risk of stalk lodging and grain yield ... -corn-harvest-fall-variable-corn-conditions.   Rory Lewandowski is an OSU Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator and may be reached at ...

  6. Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/sampling-soybean-cyst-nematode-%E2%80%93-fall-time

    sample soil for the SCN populations.  The SCN Coalition theme for the next few years is What’s your ... to measure some yield loss on susceptible varieties, especially on lighter soils. Low: Plant SCN ...

  7. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... all drought conditions cause high nitrate levels in plant. If the soil nitrate supply is low in the ...

  8. Be Aware of Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/be-aware-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be ... A few legumes species have an increased risk of causing bloat when grazed after a frost. Each of these ... risks is discussed in this article along with precautions to avoid them. Nitrate Toxicity Drought ...

  9. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/late-soybean-harvest-your-future

    should be tight and checked routinely. Another risk of harvest this fall is harvesting soybeans that were ... insect population and mold growth.  This can also increase the risk of a fire and the high oil content of ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ...

  10. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... a crop.  Reminds us all how important the crop canopy and shading of the soil is during the second half of ... a replenishment of the soil seedbank by both winter annual and summer annual weeds.  The seed of winter annuals ...

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