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  1. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    With wheat harvest underway, we often get questions about the nutrient value of straw.  The nutrient value of wheat straw is influenced by several factors including weather, variety, and cultural practices.  Thus, the most accurate values require sending ...

  2. "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/late-applications-nitrogen-corn

    Persistent rains this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen (N) in corn this year much later than what is considered normal. Other growers may be supplementing their earlier N applications to replace N lost from denitrification and leach ...

  3. First Generation of Roundup Ready Soybean Trait Patent Set to Expire in 2015

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/first-generation-roundup-ready-soybean-trait-patent-set-expire

    The first generation of the RoundUp Ready® (RR1) soybean trait patent is set to expire in 2015.  This means that farmers can save seed with the RR1 trait for replant in spring 2015 if there are no other patents on the seed.  Farmers will need to check wit ...

  4. New Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Alfalfa Field Guide Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/new-corn-soybean-wheat-and-alfalfa-field-guide-available

    With late crop development this year, we still have a lot of crops to walk. One excellent tool is the Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide – newly updated and in a new format this year will help with this chore. The Field Guide is available on OSU ...

  5. Register Now for Western ARS Agronomy Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/register-now-western-ars-agronomy-field-day

    Please register and plan to attend the OSU Extension and OARDC Western ARS Agronomy Field Day on July 16. Preregistration required for meal count by July 11, payable at the door $20. Register by email or phone to: Harold Watters (watters.35@osu.edu), 937 ...

  6. Postemergence Control of Giant Ragweed in Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-20/postemergence-control-giant-ragweed-soybeans

    The wet season has delayed crop development and postemergence herbicide applications in many soybean fields, and there are some large giant ragweed waiting to be treated.  Roundup Ready and Liberty Link fields in this situation should generally be treated ...

  7. Late-Season Wheat Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-20/late-season-wheat-grain-quality-concerns

    Wheat harvest will likely be late again this year, particularly in the northern half of the state. The crop is now turning and drying down, but will not be ready for harvest in some fields until the second or third week of July. A slow, gradual maturation ...

  8. Update on Kudzu Bugs in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-20/update-kudzu-bugs-ohio

    Last week, the University of Kentucky reported the presence of the invasive kudzu bug in another county (http://kentuckypestnews.wordpress.com/2014/06/24/kudzu-bug-collected-in-christian-county-ky/).  This is a severe pest of soybean, and is rapidly sprea ...

  9. Expectations for Western Bean Cutworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-20/expectations-western-bean-cutworm

    For the past 8 years, we have used pheromone traps to monitor the presence of western bean cutworm. This is a relatively new pest for Ohio that is a significant ear-feeder on corn.  Adult flight typically begins towards the end of June, and can last throu ...

  10. Determination of Ear Size in Corn Well Underway

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-20/determination-ear-size-corn-well-underway

    During the past two weeks corn has “exploded” in growth in many Ohio fields. Under favorable growing conditions corn plants can grow nearly three inches per day between V8 (i.e., the eight leaf collar stage) and V15.  However, there is considerable variab ...

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