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  1. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, alfalfa should be stored near 40% NDF and grass hay cr ...

  2. Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cooler-not-cold-and-active-weather-week-ahead

    Summary Climatologically, the monthly average temperature for April 2022 in Ohio was near the long-term mean, ranked as the 51 st coolest April on record (1895-2022) and 42 nd driest. More recently, temperatures through the first half of May are running 1 ...

  3. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 7- Final)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare s ...

  4. 2022-14

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14

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  5. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    Are you interested in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA), but are intimidated by the exams? You should consider attending the Ohio CCA Pre-Exam Preparation Course offered by Ohio State University Extension. This online course will be available May 16 ...

  6. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Ohio’s spring had a cold start but has rapidly turned the corner to persist warmer temperatures. Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field observations are being made across the state, educators a ...

  7. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    Spray drift not only result in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about h ...

  8. Soybean Planting Progress, Emergence, and Misconceptions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/soybean-planting-progress-emergence-and-misconceptions

    Recent wet weather across the state has slowed soybean planting progress, but should be picking up with warmer and dryer weather. As of the last week of April, 2% of the soybean acres in Ohio were planted. Last year at the same time, 17% of soybean acres ...

  9. Early Season Wheat Diseases and Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/early-season-wheat-diseases-and-fungicides

    The wheat crop in Ohio is now between early boot (Feekes 10, in the south) and approaching Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) in northern counties. Cooler-than-usual conditions over the last few weeks have slowed the crop down considerably, but as temperature ...

  10. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 6)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare s ...

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