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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. Treemendous Benefit of Trees

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/extension-outreach/treemendous-benefit-trees

    Free pdf download http://www.fao.org/documents/card/en/c/ca9327en/ Publication (free access online for ... animals, insects   More ideas: Search for nature scavenger hunts to find many more ideas ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Harvest to Spring Weather Outlook

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/harvest-spring-weather-outlook

    is about to switch again toward a warmer and drier pattern for a decent part of October. October ... Outlook Expect a return to warmer and drier weather for a good part of this month. Temperatures will range ... a widespread freeze yet but typically it ranges from Oct. 10-20 for much of the state and it looks like it will ...

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