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  1. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    The excitement of a large crop may be hampered slightly by thoughts of where all that grain will ... The best course of action to prevent damage is to hire a structural engineer to ensure proper support ... for signs of misalignment. These could signal damage and indicate areas where the structure may fail ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ... a specific address may not be available and access is limited. Emergency response times will be longer in ...

  3. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage. The good news is that the extent of the damage ... next week or so may allow fall armyworm caterpillars to do a bit more feeding until the first frost. We ... recommend to scout all alfalfa, forage, cover crops, winter wheat and other crops that still may be risk ...

  4. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    dark-colored spores, may also grow on dead plant tissue exposed to wet, humid late-season conditions, adding to ... fields with dry, moldy leaves may expose farmers to dust. Dust in grain harvested from fields that were ... all of which may cause irritation and allergic reactions. Breathing dust can have adverse effects on ...

  5. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    seed dealer. Your seed dealer may have options available to return seed. Check with your seed dealer to ... test, seeding rate may need to be adjusted. A seed vigor test can provide further insight into how ... a seed lot may perform in the field under stressful conditions compared to other seed lots. This ...

  6. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    for two weeks because the plants usually contain high concentrations of prussic acid.   New growth may ... present. However, green-chopping frost-damaged plants will lower the risk compared with grazing directly ... native warm-season grasses also may occasionally have similar risks. Another unexpected risk can come ...

  7. Outstanding TOP Interns Stand Out as Female Greenskeepers in the US and at Home in Hong Kong, Mexico, Morocco

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/outstanding-top-interns-stand-out-female-greenskeepers-us-and-home-hong-kong-mexico-morocco

    Americans abroad and bring internationals to the US.  Nancy HiuLam Chim joined the TOP program in May ...

  8. Marilyn R. Spiegel Excellence in FCS Extension Award Nominations due by Nov. 1

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/october-1-2021/marilyn-r-spiegel-excellence-fcs-extension-award

    made by an OSU Extension peer or team; individuals may not nominate themselves. An anonymous committee ... application packet (which includes a letter of nomination and a letter of support from the nominee’s ...

  9. Sustainability Institute Launches Inaugural Cohort of Exploratory Research Groups

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/october-1-2021/sustainability-institute-launches-inaugural-cohort

    to support researchers from across the university in growing collaborative, interdisciplinary teams ... that may be of interest to Extension educators include the energy grid for the future, emerging ...

  10. Register for Rejuvenate and Renew Webinar Series

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-17-2021/register-rejuvenate-and-renew-webinar-series

    Rejuvenate and Renew: Part V of the Stay Calm and Well Webinar Series. The latest edition takes a new ... direction focusing on strategies and best practices to help you feel rejuvenated and refreshed after ...

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