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  1. Fall Soil Fertility Sampling

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/fall-soil-fertility-sampling

    should use these procedures. You may also want to choose a laboratory that provides lime and fertilizer ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    commodities that you sometimes may be lucky to break even on.  Not only are you selling the intended commodity ... about!  You may have more risk to add to the list than what is listed.   Now is the time to look at your ... first!  Overthinking safety is better than underthinking as that is when accidents may occur.  Have a great u-pick ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Are You Seeing Brown Pods and Green Stems?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/are-you-seeing-brown-pods-and-green-stems

    Green stems on mature soybean plants may be the result of a source/sink problem. If there are ... syndrome might be stink bug feeding. As the bugs feed, they inject saliva which may impact the plant’s ... seeds (see figure for stink bug damaged seed) that may indicate stink bug feeding. Stink bug feeding is ...

  7. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    above 50 lb/A may have less influence than other factors such as spring termination timing. Rates lower ... than 50 lb/A may also suppress weeds well, but the uniformity of the rye stand and biomass can be more ... variable. Weed suppression may therefore also be more variable. For more information on cover crops for weed ...

  8. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage shed may not be marked on the outside to prevent it from becoming an “attractive ...

  9. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    may be more cold-tolerant than the larvae, so it may not be surprising to still see some moths.  ...

  10. Minimizing Corn Harvest Losses At The Combine

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/minimizing-corn-harvest-losses-combine

    Corn harvest is getting an early start this year with excellent September Corn prices it may make ... have also noted poor stack quality which may also be a reason to begin harvest sooner if your operation ... has this issue. High moisture corn may require us to look harder at combine settings to minimize ...

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