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  1. 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

    The cooler than normal blob of water in the eastern Pacific Ocean near the equator tends to push ... the first autumn freeze later than normal in our region. Therefore, there is no indication of an early ... freeze in September this year. It appears the first freeze for Ohio will not come until October either on ...

  2. Corn Silage Harvest Timing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/corn-silage-harvest-timing

    Silage harvest has begun in some parts of Ohio. Proper harvest timing is critical because it ... ensures the proper dry matter (DM) concentration required for high quality preservation, which in turn ... results in good animal performance and lower feed costs. The proper DM concentration is the same whether ...

  3. Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/FertilityResources/tri-state_info

    practices in this region have changed over the past two and a half decades, and water and air quality issues ... please see the full version which will be available soon from The Ohio State University Extension ... Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa (Extension Bulletin E-2567) was first published in 1995 and has served as ...

  4. Cover Crop Drive It Yourself Tour

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

    cover crops. These three farms are located in Northern Champaign and Logan Counties and are planted to ... especially with limited time and resources in the fall. Through the Cover Crop Champions program in Champaign ... slated for September 17, from 5-8pm. Guests are invited to attend in any order at any time within the ...

  5. Making Corn Silage in Dry Conditions

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

    risk of causing nitrate toxicity in cattle.  See the following University of Wisconsin-Extension fact ... The primary goal of making corn silage is to preserve as many nutrients in the corn plant as ... (as in fatal) to ruminants.  Silage from drought-stressed fields should be tested before it is fed.  ...

  6. Late Season Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/late-season-forage-harvest-management

    Undersander, University of Wisconsin Extension retired forage specialist, wrote in a 2012 article “…we do not ... The best time to take a last harvest of alfalfa and other legumes is sometime in early September ... in Ohio, for the least risk to the long-term health of the stand. These forages need a fall period of ...

  7. 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 ... tissue as amino acids, proteins, and other nitrogenous compounds. Thus, the concentration of nitrate in ... the plant is usually low. The primary site for converting nitrates to these products is in the growing ...

  8. Minimal WBC Reported Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/minimal-wbc-reported-across-ohio

    Very few Western bean cutworm (WBC) numbers were reported in traps for the week of August 17 – 23. ... Overall, a total of 26 counties monitored 84 traps, resulting in 30 WBC adults (a statewide average of 0.37 ... number of traps in the county in parentheses for week ending August 23, 2020. Insect Monitoring; Western ...

  9. 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 ... preharvest use in soybeans, and some 2,4-D products are approved for use in corn, and these are not listed in ... harvest.  The first frost will usually provide results similar to herbicides, so in a situation where crop ...

  10. 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

    followed before any seed can be sold in order to stay legal with state and federal laws related to seed ... when the seed is sold. If the Ohio Department of Agriculture finds any restricted weed seeds in the ... seed can be present in a seed lot for sale. If there are any prohibited seeds found in the sample, the ...

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