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  1. First Widespread Freeze Arrives; Wetter Pattern Sets In

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/first-widespread-freeze-arrives-wetter-pattern-sets

    fact, many locations dropped below 30°F (Table 1), with unofficial observations as cold as 26°F! How ... percentile; 1980-2010) occurrence for the first 32°F in the fall. Ohio’s dates vary widely, as early as the ... schedule across the north and a bit early for areas of southern and southwest Ohio. Forecast A stalled ...

  2. “Take a Break!” Email Wellness Challenge

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/%E2%80%9Ctake-break%E2%80%9D-email-wellness-challenge

    or reposition our thoughts to help us cope. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... time for play, wellness, and celebrations. This has certainly been a challenging year, and we all would ... like to get back to some normalcy. Waiting for normalcy is hard though. Taking a break can help reset ...

  3. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest

    useful for those just simply looking to store crops for home use as well. Delving into the practice of ... defects are not suitable for long term storage. Attempting to work some of the “seconds” into your stored ... pointers before putting away crops over winter include finding varieties that are better suited for winter ...

  4. Extended Drydown in Corn

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

    precipitation was below normal for much of the season around the state. In the table below, I have shown 2020 ... Cool wet conditions resulted in planting dates that extended into the latter part of May for the state ... phase to utilize the precipitation that did occur in August and September this year. For example, at the ...

  5. Beef

    https://wayne.osu.edu/beef

    Wayne County 4-H Beef Department   2020 Beef Calendar of Events January 1st- Obtain and care for ... Wayne County Fairgrounds January 25th- Bad Weather Make Up Date for Weigh-In / Tagging (if needed) 10:00 ... Complete Animal ID for all possible animals (including family back-ups) that you could possibly enter in ...

  6. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

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

    inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. For instance, when leaves ...

  7. Farmland Rental Prices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cfap-2-payments-custom-farm-rates

    have made for a very short article. Fortunately, we do have a starting point. OSU compiles data ... for that? How far is the land from the renter’s main operation? The site characteristics are important ... too. Is the tract of land all adjacent and is the ground flat and convenient for cropping? Is the ...

  8. Preparing for Fall

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preparing-fall

    case, baby calves to watch run and jump in the fields.  It’s been a long time for me since science class ... leaves fall?  If they stayed on the tree it wouldn’t be good for the tree.  When cold weather comes, the ... cells in the leaves would rupture, making them useless for photosynthesis, in which light energy is ...

  9. Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/be-prepared-combine-fires-during-harvest-season

    The combination of high temperatures and dry conditions are the perfect conditions for field fires ... farm fields provide fuel for field fires. Likewise, leaked fuel, cracked hydraulic hoses, heated ... bearings, overheated belts and chains can provide the ignition for equipment fires. The combine is ...

  10. 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

    mouthparts for taking a blood meal. Therefore, they do not bite other animals for blood. Some adult crane ... flies do not eat in their short life span or feed on liquids from plants. Adults live for upwards of ... semi-aquatic or terrestrial living in soils that are high in organic matter and relatively moist for most of ...

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