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  1. Solar Energy in Agriculture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/solar-energy-agriculture

    Ohio 44820. This version will Cost $5 For Lunch and Handouts but does not have a round table. To ... Many farmers consider investing in on-farm solar energy systems to stabilize energy input costs.  ... emissions, and reduced future energy costs. Energy inputs are important to agriculture, with energy-related ...

  2. Topdressing Wheat with Liquid Swine Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-05/topdressing-wheat-liquid-swine-manure

    portion is readily available for plant growth. The organic nitrogen portion takes considerably longer to ... Research on applying liquid livestock manure as a spring top-dress fertilizer to wheat has been ... ongoing in Ohio for several years. There is usually a window of time, typically around the last week of ...

  3. Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on the Move into Homes and Buildings

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-33/brown-marmorated-stink-bugs-move-homes-and-buildings

    for brown marmorated stink bugs to do except get ready for winter.  The “marmies” prefer to spend the ... them in the freezer for a day or so to kill them.  You can also vacuum them and toss them outside (do ... winter in homes or buildings, where they tend to be insulated from the cold temperatures.  They ...

  4. This Week’s Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/week%E2%80%99s-weather

    for the week of May 4- May 11 calls for temperatures to return to normal or slightly above after the ... start and warmer and drier than normal to finish but the threat for freezes appears to have passed. ... A large storm system will bring widespread rainfall to the eastern corn and soybean areas ...

  5. Fall Weather Outlook

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-30/fall-weather-outlook

    parts of the state where it was below normal. The outlook is for the warmer than normal weather to end ... 30s for low temperatures but frost does not appear to be a concern. The outlook remains unchanged into ... October for anything significant related to freezes. ...

  6. Scab Risk Continues to be Low, but Rain is in the Forecast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/scab-risk-continues-be-low-rain-forecast

    For wheat flowering today, May 27, the risk of scab is low, according to the prediction took. ... things may change for fields in the Northern half of the state that are likely to reach anthesis later ... the prediction tool to assess the risk for scab over the next 7 to 10 days, and be prepared to apply ...

  7. Two Agronomy Workshops will be held February 15 and 16

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-37/two-agronomy-workshops-will-be-held-february-15-and-16

    University OARDC Wooster campus. Field Crops Management 201 – a basic to general look at the topics Field ... Crops Management 401 – builds on day one to more advanced levels Topics of each day: How to Use and ... the days are planned to build on each other, you may attend one or both days. The program will start ...

  8. Soil Testing and Nutrient Application Practices of Ohio Agronomy Retailers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-35/soil-testing-and-nutrient-application-practices-ohio-agronomy

    A survey of agricultural retailers was undertaken to provide a benchmark of current practice ... according to methods that meet or exceed university recommendations.  The Lake Erie Acreage Weighted Average ... (AWA) reported 74 % and the Ohio River AWA 90% of the acreage being soil sampled according to methods ...

  9. Does your field have Western Bean Cutworm larva?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/does-your-field-have-western-bean-cutworm-larva

    would be important to note for future years if you have found these larvae in your field. While it is ... too late to control for WBC (once they enter the ear, they are protected against insecticide), knowing ... caterpillars feeding on corn ears (see photo).  In most cases, these are turning out to be Western bean ...

  10. SHOULD I USE BST OR GENETICALLY ENGINEERED CROPS? WHETHER OR NOT I USE GENETIC ENGINEERING, HOW WILL IT AFFECT FARMING AND THE DAIRY INDUSTRY?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-8/should-i-use-bst-or-genetically-engineered-crops

    resistant to a specific boring insect have been available for several years. However, the most dramatic ... to give more milk, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has now been ... adopted my many American dairymen. It is not permitted in Canada. Corn seeds genetically modified to be ...

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