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  1. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    “What are the right decisions for phosphorus management in crop production that reduce water ... an essential tool for sound agronomic nutrient management decisions. That same agronomic test result ... can be a useful indicator for identify fields where additional conservation practices might improve ...

  2. What is Required Before You Sell Your Field Harvested Seed in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/what-required-you-sell-your-field-harvested-seed-ohio

    for seed purity and germination. The results of the seed test must be disclosed on a label (seed tag) ... seed can be present in a seed lot for sale. If there are any prohibited seeds found in the sample, the ... happy to explain the full details of the seed registration and permitting process. In fact, producers ...

  3. Making Corn Silage in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/making-corn-silage-dry-conditions

    the silage.  The following are important considerations for making corn silage when growing conditions ... can increase spoilage at feed out because it is food source for yeasts and molds.  Use of a good (from ... drought-stressed corn.   Check for nitrates.   Drought-stressed corn plants can accumulate nitrates which are toxic ...

  4. Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/leafhoppers-grasshoppers-and-beetles-oh-my

    by dry weather.  Grasshoppers of often start on field edges so early scouting may allow for an edge ... defoliation in soybean at https://aginsects.osu.edu/sites/aginsects/files/imce/Leaf%20Defoliators%20PDF_0.pdf ... on the watch for silk-clipping, which is rare but possible.  There are no thresholds in corn, but our ...

  5. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    /Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf For more details on emergency forage options, follow the ... grazed. Brassica crops (turnip, turnip hybrids, rape) can be planted in early August for grazing in late ... autumn. Soil moisture is the big concern for any forage planting now. Much of the state is already seeing ...

  6. We Now Turn Our Attention to Autumn Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-29/we-now-turn-our-attention-autumn-harvest-season

    freeze in September this year. It appears the first freeze for Ohio will not come until October either on ... followed by a return to normal temperatures for second half of the month.  Precipitation will be normal or ... sightly above normal for September. Normal rainfall is currently 1-1.5 inches per two weeks dropping to ...

  7. Cover Crop Drive It Yourself Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/cover-crop-drive-it-yourself-tour

    Local farmers invite you out to their farms for a Drive-It-Yourself tour of fields with growing ... how they adopted cover crops and make it work for their operations. Cover crops provide many benefits ... answer you questions and help you make it work on your individual farms. For additional resources, videos ...

  8. Preharvest Herbicide Treatments

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/preharvest-herbicide-treatments

    Information on preharvest herbicide treatments for field corn and soybeans can be found in the ... “Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois”, at the end of these crop sections (pages 72 and ... 143 of the 2020 edition).  Products listed for corn include Aim, glyphosate, and paraquat, and for ...

  9. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increase the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... the plant is usually low. The primary site for converting nitrates to these products is in the growing ...

  10. Cover Crop Driving Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/cover-crop-driving-tour

    Local farmers invite you out to their farms for a Drive-It-Yourself tour of fields with growing ... how they adopted cover crops and make it work for their operations. Cover crops provide many benefits ... answer you questions and help you make it work on your individual farms. For additional resources, videos ...

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