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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. CD Wire- October 19, 2020

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2020-10-19

    hold April 15 and August 19 for our CD in-services next year. While I am hopeful that they will be ... recorded for those who cannot join the live presentation.  Extension Annual Conference Update The Extension ... Annual Conference Committee received 47 proposals for the various engagement focused sessions (down some ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Still Planting Wheat?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/still-planting-wheat

    seeds per acre. The number of seeds per pound and germination rate are important for determining the ...

  8. NACDEP 2021 Conference

    https://comdev.osu.edu/events/nacdep-2021-conference

    for details as they become available. ...

  9. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

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

    Livestock owners feeding forage need to keep in mind the potential for some forage toxicities and ... stressed forage, send in a forage sample to be tested for nitrates. Most labs now offer nitrate tests, so ... the end of this article that do nitrate testing. This list is for your convenience and no labs are ...

  10. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/ohio-farm-custom-rates-2020

    Farming is a complex business and many Ohio farmers utilize outside assistance for specific ... farm-related work. This option is appealing for tasks requiring specialized equipment or technical expertise. ... lube, twine, etc., and the labor for the operation. Some custom rates published in this study vary ...

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