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  1. Lots of Fungicides to Choose From, but Choose Wisely

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/lots-fungicides-choose-choose-wisely

    prevalent disease in your area or conditions are not favorable for disease development. So, if you have to ... of your cultivar, and pay careful attention to product labels:    For early-season diseases such as ... or before jointing). For rust in particular, if the fungus survived in Ohio due to a mild winter, ...

  2. Have you been slimed? Slug damage reports are coming in

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/have-you-been-slimed-slug-damage-reports-are-coming

    good economic thresholds for slugs in corn or soybean, the following guidelines are to help scout for ... taken so they are not overlooked.  The most important time to sample for the smaller juvenile slugs is ... forecast for warm weather, slug feeding should slow down.  However, we would advise growers to inspect ...

  3. The LandLovers- Careers in the Green Industry

    https://hcs.osu.edu/about-us/multimedia/landlovers-careers-green-industry

    for smart, passionate and enthusiastic people like you. And luckily for you, this field is ripe for ... the picking. Look beyond the myths surrounding these careers to learn the truth about professions that ... offer variety, flexibility, competitive pay, opportunities to grow, and overall job satisfaction. ...

  4. Non-Livestock/Still Project Fair

    https://columbiana.osu.edu/events/non-livestockstill-project-fair

    county fair, call the OSU Extension office for Nicole Miller to judge your project. ... 4:00 p.m. check in for food, clothing and photography projects 5:00 p.m. check in for animal ... science, natural resource, science & technology projects 6:00 p.m. Check in for self determined, ...

  5. Weather outlook

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-08/weather-outlook

    precipitation. The risk for last spring freezes appears on track to be about normal which means the last hard ... After a very warm March with temperatures 5-10 degrees above normal, April got off to a cold start ... week break with lots of sunshine, warmer temperatures and drier conditions should allow for some needed ...

  6. When is it Time for a No-till Field to be Tilled?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-38/when-it-time-no-till-field-be-tilled

    Tillage is a tool for managing many things that can go wrong on a given field. It breaks ... spots and seed rots on soybean. The likes of what we have not seen for some time. All of these pathogens ... will overwinter during the 2017 cycle – so they will be ready to go and infect next season’s crop – the ...

  7. Good harvest weather this week with worsening harvest weather next week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-35/good-harvest-weather-week-worsening-harvest-weather-next-week

    Precipitation:  We will be slowly transitioning from the drier first half of fall to a wetter pattern over the ... There has been some patchy frost to this point but nothing real significant. Typically we see our first ... freeze about now. It appears the first freeze may come sometime next week at least to some of the area ...

  8. Is it Phytophthora stem rot? Is it flooding injury? Or is it both?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/it-phytophthora-stem-rot-it-flooding-injury-or-it-both

    It can take a while for some pathogens to develop symptoms and impact their hosts, and by the end ... is not going to be possible for Rps1a.  Rps1c, Rps1k, and Rps3a are now recognized by the P. sojae ... a different scoring system – most are on a 1 to 9 scale where 1 is perfect growth, no root rot (this is for ...

  9. Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-11/adjusting-corn-management-practices-late-start

    Although the penalty for late planting is important, care should be taken to avoid tillage and planting ... delayed planting, but effects of soil compaction can reduce yield for several years to come. (Keep in mind ... requirements for P and K can often be met with starter applications placed in bands two inches to the side and ...

  10. Estimating Soybean Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-29/estimating-soybean-yield

    To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per ... plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to estimate soybean yield ... can be found by clicking here.  Proceed with caution when estimating soybean yield. It is difficult to ...

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