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  1. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    can put workers at risk. When our body’s internal temperature cannot cool itself fast enough, our body ... factor to the worker’s death – meaning the heat placed them at risk for other workplace hazards. In this ... burden our body’s regulatory capacity and place workers at increased risk for heat illnesses. Human skin ...

  2. Drought Conditions Expand but Some Relief Ensues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-25/drought-conditions-expand-some-relief-ensues

    soil moisture and lowered stream flows. If you are seeing drought impacts in your area, consider ...

  3. 2020 Ohio Wheat Performance Test

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-24/2020-ohio-wheat-performance-test

    locations within 10 days of the fly-free date. Due to poor soil conditions, wheat was planted in Wood County ...

  4. Potassium Deficiency?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/potassium-deficiency

    leaves with edges exhibiting symptoms first. Potassium deficiency symptoms can indicate low soil test ... potassium (K), but may also be related to recent dry soils, compaction, and poor root growth. In 2013-2015, ... the Lindsey Lab collected 593 soil samples from close to 200 soybean fields in Ohio. Twenty-three ...

  5. Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/mid-season-weed-management-soybeans-%E2%80%93-hot-dry-edition

    herbicide – acetochlor, metolachlor, pyroxasulfone, dimethenamid – often increases the risk and severity of ... herbicide.  There is no risk of carryover to corn for Cobra/Phoenix or Ultra Blazer.  POST cutoff restrictions ... would allow use of effective POST herbicides without risk of injury.  The argument against a residual ...

  6. ODA Asks Public to Not Plant any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-24/oda-asks-public-not-plant-any-unsolicited-packages-seeds

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) has been notified that several Ohio residents have ... States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Anti-smuggling ... of invasive species and protect Ohio agriculture. All foreign seeds shipped to the United States ...

  7. Drought Returns to Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/drought-returns-ohio

    less than 0.10”. With very little rain and intense evaporation rates (0.25-0.30” per day), soil ... percentile for soil moisture in the top 1 meter (3.3 feet) of the surface. These dry conditions have led to ...

  8. Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans to Encourage Emergence

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/application-manure-double-crop-soybeans-encourage-emergence

    properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in the manure and ... the germinating soybean seed. It’s also important that livestock producers know their soil phosphorus ... levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so soil phosphorus levels are kept in an ...

  9. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    autumn. Soil moisture is the big concern for any forage planting now. Much of the state is already seeing ... dry soils and temperatures are high, so the general outlook for seed germination of any kind is not ... considering soil moisture and the rain forecast. Rainfall/soil moisture in the few weeks immediately after ...

  10. Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/corn-growth-hot-and-dry-conditions

    are starting to see some leaf rolling in corn. Some of this may be related to reductions in soil ... slower water movement out of the leaves). However, leaf rolling can be seen even if soil moisture is ... calendar days to reach that same GDD accumulation. In parts of the state there may be soil moisture present ...

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