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  1. Check out the new Michigan State/Ohio State Field Crops Insect Pest Management Guide

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-28/check-out-new-michigan-stateohio-state-field-crops-insect-pest

    https://aginsects.osu.edu/sites/aginsects/files/imce/MSU%20-%20OSU%20Insect%20IPM%20Guide.pdf   This publication contains a series of chapters with information on biology, damage, management ... State/Ohio State Field Crops Insect Pest Management Guide is available for online use and download at ... recommendations, and insecticides related to insect pests in field crops in Michigan and Ohio. Chapters cover field ...

  2. 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

    more dangerous. When in doubt, send in a sample to a forage testing lab and request a nitrate before ... nitrate levels drop significantly 3 to 5 days after sufficient rainfall, but it is always safer to send in ... feeds to make it safe for animals. Ensiling forage converts nitrates to volatile nitrous oxides, or ...

  3. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain. Here are some options and ... designed for grain storage will create damage, according to NDSU agricultural engineer and grain storage ... Select an elevated, well-drained site for the storage bags. Run the bags north and south so solar heating ...

  4. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    https://efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/references/public/OH/Appendix_A_cover_crop_11_19_19_2.pdf. Additionally, a helpful link to the Midwest Cover Crop Council decision tool on selecting fall ... Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following ...

  5. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    October to date (1895-2021). Rainfall has been plentiful for some as well (Figure 1), especially across ... back closer to seasonal norms sparked several tornadoes across the state as well. The most significant ... reports of frost to some locations. Forecast Strong high pressure and fair weather will remain in control ...

  6. 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

    physiology to remain green. To check for stink bug feeding, open a few pods and look for shriveled or flat ... a limited number of pods (sink), there are fewer places for the plant’s photosynthates (source) to go. From ... first formed and started to expand, the leaf at that node stayed green after the rest of the plant ...

  7. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    In general, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free ... shown in Figure 6-2 of the Ohio Agronomy Guide. A free pdf of the guide is available by clicking here: ... https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/wheat-production/ohio-agronomy-guide-15th-edition (Download the pdf by clicking on the picture of the guide.) Currently, with funding from Ohio Corn ...

  8. Are Fall Armyworm Infesting Corn, too?

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

    https://agrilife.org/lubbock/files/2021/02/BtTraitTable_Feb_2021B.pdf).  Although we have not seen any Bt resistance with fall armyworm in Ohio, we also don’t often see ... fall armyworm at all.  Now is the time to check corn ears for feeding damage.  At this point, control ... to our south (which is where our fall armyworms likely came from). In some of these areas, fall ...

  9. 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

    challenging for some. What should you do with your wheat seed if you weren’t able to plant? Check with your ... humidity for one year had a decrease in viability and vigor by 15-20% compared to storage at 40°F and 45% ... seed dealer. Your seed dealer may have options available to return seed. Check with your seed dealer to ...

  10. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the ... Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ...

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