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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Panama Study Abroad

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/october-27-2019-october-20-2019-october-13-2019/panama-study-abroad

    Panama: Through the Lens of AgriCulture, Sustainability and Diversity  is a study abroad program ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Campaign Receives a Homecoming Kickoff

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/campaign-launch-and-fallfest-wrap/campaign-receives-homecoming-kickoff

    150th anniversary of both Ohio State and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ... research, and Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. Special thanks to the CFAES Campaign ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/video/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    difficult to avoid wet soil conditions. Dr. Scott Shearer, Chair of the Food, Agricultural and Biological ... impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more. New episodes ... yield and soil quality and is difficult to reverse. During this wettest decade in history, it has been ...

  9. Benfield Retires

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/homecoming-and-campaign-kickoff/benfield-retires

    of agricultural administration in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and ... and wish him all the best in his retirement,” said Cathann A. Kress, vice president for agricultural ...

  10. Fire Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fire-safety-during-harvest-season

    concern. In agricultural areas, fires can break out during unseasonably warm temperatures. Fire risks are ... protection during harvest season. Preventing Combine Fires Combines are at high risk of fire. Work crews ... recommended to turn off the engine and wait 15 minutes; this helps to reduce the risk of a spill volatilizing ...

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