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  1. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/stalk-rots-showing-some-corn-fields

    slowdown the harvest operation. In addition, lodging may lead to ear rots and grain contamination with ... mycotoxins as ears come into contact with the soil and crop residue.     This is an updated version of ...

  2. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    weather progression compared to that of 2018 at the Western Agricultural Research Station, specifically ... have impacted corn’s ability to access soil nitrogen and soil moisture once precipitation levels ... Western Agricultural Research Station in 2020 only 8 days in July registered precipitation greater than ...

  3. Are those Mosquitoes on Steroids…No, They are just Crane Flies.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/are-those-mosquitoes-steroids%E2%80%A6no-they-are-just-crane-flies

    semi-aquatic or terrestrial living in soils that are high in organic matter and relatively moist for most of ...

  4. Gibberella Ear Rots Showing up in Corn: How to Tell It Apart from Other Ear Rots

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/gibberella-ear-rots-showing-corn-how-tell-it-apart-other-ear-rots

    they produce, and the specific conditions under which they develop. GER leads to grain contamination ... rains during the weeks leading up to harvest. The Gibberella ear rot fungus may also infect via wounds ... made by birds or insects, which leads to the mold developing wherever the damage occurs. When severe, ...

  5. Fall Forage Management Tips

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/fall-forage-management-tips

    winter and next spring or even next summer. One of the most important things to do now is to pull soil ... samples and get a soil test. Ask for the 2020 Tri-State Fertility Recommendations to be applied to the ... results. Apply fertilizer to correct any soil deficiencies and replace nutrients that were removed in hay ...

  6. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed-forages

    a gas and can dissipate during shipping leading to a false sense of security when no prussic acid is ... Fertility can affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in ... like sugars.  This can lead to various health problems for horses, such as founder and colic.  They ...

  7. Improved tool can help Midwest farmers with cover crop decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/improved-tool-can-help-midwest-farmers-cover-crop-decisions

    University Agriculture News.  WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Cover crops have been shown to improve water and soil ... universities, including Purdue, the province of Ontario and other agricultural stakeholders — is rolling out an ... mccc.msu.edu/selector-tool/. The updates were made possible by funding from North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture ...

  8. H2Ohio Reminder

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/h2ohio-reminder

    fertilizer applications, including manure, need to be approved by their local Soil & Water Conservation ... your local Soil and Water Conservation District before the fertilizer or manure is applied. ...

  9. Decent Harvest Weather Likely to Continue into October

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/decent-harvest-weather-likely-continue-october

    soils remain dry. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor indicates about 18% of Ohio is still experiencing ...

  10. Farm Office Live

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live

    Join the OSU Extension Farm Office team for discussions on the latest agricultural law and farm ...

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