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  1. 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 ...

  2. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    and protein prices since May of 2021. This issue, the Class III future for October is $17.46/cwt, ... corn grain price at start of day September 27, 2021, is $60.75/ton. Due to the higher December corn ... changes related to culling cows. Table 1. Prices of dairy nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, September 27 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Answering Farmers’ Questions About the Pandemic in 2021

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/answering-farmers%E2%80%99-questions-about-pandemic-2021

    certainly dominated the headlines and many of our daily conversations since March, 2020. For those directly ... involved in production agriculture, our lives and routines may have been disrupted, but our daily business ... research question may lead to several new research questions, or the correct answer backed by science is no ...

  6. Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/livestock-medication-records-are-they-really

    livestock producer to do the same! Food Producing Animals In livestock production, a medication may be ... may have become contaminated with filth, or whereby it may have been rendered injurious to health.” ... some degree of dehydration and low intake (feed and water) due to pain, and this may extend the drug ...

  7. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    disease or cure infections, but instead reduce fever or inflammation that may be associated with an ... digestive tract unfortunately may take a hit, too. This will likely cause a disruption to the gut microbiome ... causative pathogens may be E. coli, clostridia, cryptosporidium, rotavirus, or coronavirus. While waiting ...

  8. 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.  ...

  9. Are Fall Armyworm Infesting Corn, too?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/are-fall-armyworm-infesting-corn-too

    corn that was planted on May 25 and on June 23 rd.  The good news is that corn with above-ground Bt ... offers protection against fall armyworm.  The bad news is that Bt resistance has occurred in other states ... network to help us predict the likelihood of another generation that may impact forage regrowth and ...

  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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