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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Quality Assurance Program

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/quality-assurance-program

    if you take the Small Animal test or the Large Animal test. Test Out Information: Members may test ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Late-Season Pod Feeding by Bean Leaf Beetle, Grasshopper, and Stink Bugs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/late-season-pod-feeding-bean-leaf-beetle-grasshopper-and-stink

    potential for pod feeding, rather than foliage feeding.  Pod feeding directly impacts grain quality.  Crop ... straw-like mouthparts directly into the developing seed and you will not see chewing damage.  Beans will be ... in our new Insect IPM Guide https://aginsects.osu.edu/news/msu-osu-insect-ipm-guide. For more ...

  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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