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  1. 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

    may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where ... by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. As you know, we are experiencing an unusual weather situation ... things you can do to minimize spray drift. Pay attention to wind speed more than anything else. The risk ...

  2. CLIMATE SMART: Farming with Weather Extremes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201920/climate-smart-farming-weather-extremes

    Professor of Professional Practice in Agricultural Risk Management OSU AEDE) 12:10 Lunch, Networking, & ... Join us as we discuss climate impacts on farming in Ohio, water management, price and production risk ... (Jeff Hattey: Professor OSU SENR) 11:05 Break 11:20 Price and Production Risk (Ben Brown: Assistant ...

  3. Delayed Corn Planting the Disease Risk in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/delayed-corn-planting-disease-risk-corn

    Disease Risk. In Ohio, several foliar diseases are of greater concern in late-planted corn for ...

  4. Don’t leave your fields naked if taking the prevent plant option on corn and soybean ground – Farms underwater won’t have a choice but farmers still have options.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/don%E2%80%99t-leave-your-fields-naked-if-taking-prevent-plant-option-corn

    come. Soil erosion on bare soil can occur even on flat fields. Therefore, make a plan to prevent planted ... fields: control weeds first to prevent seed set, if the soil surface is uneven, then tillage should only be done ... when soil is dry to avoid compaction. Cover crops can then be sown which will protect the soil until ...

  5. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    if thermophilic bacteria take over temperatures can rise to over 175⁰F. Assessing the Fire risk Most ... risk Hay If you are concerned that your hay or straw may be a fire risk because it was baled at a high ... at risk for a fire. For more information on building your own temperature probe visit ...

  6. 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

    prevent planting acres protects the soil from further water and wind erosion. This is here to help you ... management for lasting improvements to your soil health. Remember fitting the cover crop to the scenario or ... Reducing erosion Nitrogen source Nitrogen scavenger Soil builder Erosion fighter Weed fighter Good grazing ...

  7. Two New Soil Fertility Factsheets Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/two-new-soil-fertility-factsheets-now-available

    go.osu.edu/grain Converting Soil Test Values: Mehlich-3, Bray P, Ammonium Acetate The updated Tri-State Fertilizer ... different extractants. More information: go.osu.edu/mehlich soil fertility ...

  8. What is the Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/what-nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    of mineralization is also influenced by soil moisture and temperature. Since mineralization is ... difficult to determine the dollar value for it. Removal of straw does lower soil potash levels. If straw was ... value of the straw. However, a soil test should be done to accurately estimate nutrient availability for ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    in order to help prevent contamination of water and soil. Consider nearby waterways such as streams, ... msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/resources/pdfs/Minimizing_Pesticide_Risk_to_Bees_in_Fruit_Crops_(E3245).pdf   Protecting and Enhancing Pollinators in Urban Landscape: ... ANR-68 Agriculture and Natural Resources 12/28/2018 Helen M. Andrews, Graduate Research Associate ...

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