We have Nematodes in our Corn Fields
Editor's note: Abasola Simon is also an author on this article. A total 425 corn fields were surveyed for plant-parasitic nematodes during the 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. In each year, soil samples were collected from 15-16 fields in each of 28 co ...
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Temperature Management in On-farm Grain Bins
There are recommended targets for percent grain moisture and grain temperature for winter grain bin storage. Those recommended targets are listed in the following tables (Tables 1. and 2.). Table 1. Recommended grain moisture content for safe storage.* ...
EPA Finds No Benefit with Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments
Last week, the EPA determined that there is no benefit from neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean. There complete ruling can be read here (http://www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-10/documents/benefits_of_neonicotinoid_seed_treatments_to_soybea ...
Soybean Pod Shattering
Soybean pod shattering is not completely understood. Through breeding efforts (beginning approximately 5,000 years ago when soybean was first thought to be domesticated), soybean plants have gained pod shattering resistance (Dong et al., 2014). However, ...
Soybean Aphid Prediction for 2015
Two observations on soybean aphids surprised us in 2014. First is that we saw soybean aphids at all. Since 2001-when soybean aphids were first detected in Ohio-we have had aphid outbreaks every other year (i.e. in odd numbered years). But in 2014, soyb ...
Water Treatment for Plant Health and Food Safety
OSU Extension plant pathologists worked directly with vegetable growers in Ohio to test and determine ... sand filtration was proposed. Growers are using OSU Extension resources to modify their current ... L. Ivey, OSU Extension and Department of Plant Pathology Website > Vegetable Pathology ...
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