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  1. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm

    (moth/caterpillar) pests in agronomic crops. This year, we will be monitoring for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm ... (AMW), corn earworm (CEW), and fall armyworm (FAW). In addition, a larger network of counties will report ... areas of grassy no-till fields or fields that had rye cover crop.   For corn varieties tolerant of AMW, ...

  2. Wheat Management for Spring 2024

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-10/wheat-management-spring-2024

    spike, which is being pushed upwards. To identify Feekes 6 growth stage, you may need to remove the lower ... surface. These nodes are usually seen as clearly swollen areas of a distinctly different (darker) shade of ... green than the rest of the stem. Wheat will still respond to nitrogen fertilizer applied at Feekes 7 if ...

  3. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 4- Chilling Injury

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/battle-belt-season-2-episode-4-chilling-injury

    th. However, southern Ohio last week was dry enough for planting in areas, so planting date 2 went in ... injury will be scouted for this week.   Figure1: Corn and soybean on April 18 (planted on March 25) at ...

  4. FRST Fertilizer Recommendation Support Tool Launches Nationwide to Digitize Crop Nutrient Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-10/frst-fertilizer-recommendation-support-tool-launches-nationwide

    about the launch of the decision support tool. FRST was developed in response to the pressing need to ... yield increase from phosphorus or potassium fertilizer application.  In the next phase, the FRST will ... potassium trials represented in the database and can be used to identify where the need for additional ...

  5. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-1

    (1991-2020) for March 2024. Figures provided by the Midwestern Regional Climate Center. (Bottom) Calculated ... soil moisture percentiles as of 31 March 2024 according to the Climate Prediction Center. After Ohio ... (Figure 2). Expected precipitation this week will help alleviate some of the long-term dryness. For more ...

  6. Lettuce Cook: Star Spangled Foods

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/lettuce-cook-star-spangled-foods

    Lettuce Cook is a youth cooking and gardening program for ages 6-12. Youth will learn basic ...

  7. Alfalfa Weevil Activity is Beginning to Peak

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-10/alfalfa-weevil-activity-beginning-peak

    days (GDD) and reaches their peak feeding and damage when heat units for the area are between 325 and ... additional NOAA stations around Ohio (Midwestern Regional Climate Center (https://www.mrcc.purdue.edu)) Now ...

  8. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    will usually need to be rotated to another crop next year. Stem and Root Concerns Even if no heaving is ... A thorough and timely assessment will allow for planning any necessary adjustments for the 2024 season. ... square foot area. Repeat that random selection and counting of stems, 4-5 times for an area of 20-25 ...

  9. Look Out for Nitrogen Loss Due to Heavy Rains

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/look-out-nitrogen-loss-due-heavy-rains

    soils. In addition to the amount of rain, the amount of N loss via leaching will depend on: Type of ... N would be needed in this article: Estimated and Soil Test Methods to Determine Supplemental N need after ...

  10. Scouting Early Alfalfa Weevil Activity

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/scouting-early-alfalfa-weevil-activity

    4 th instars. Peak larval activity and feeding damage are at their highest when heat units for the area ... (https://weather.cfaes.osu.edu//) and additional NOAA stations around Ohio (Midwestern Regional Climate Center ... (https://www.mrcc.purdue.edu)) Even if you're in an area that hasn’t accumulated many heat units yet, don’t put off ...

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