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  1. Western Bean Cutworm Count Rising and Eggs Hatching

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-21/western-bean-cutworm-count-rising-and-eggs-hatching

    Now is the time to scout your corn for egg masses, especially if they have not tasseled yet. Economic ... We have seen a large increase in Western Bean Cutworm catches (see figure), which is typical for ... this time of year. Given the heat in the forecast later this week, it might be safe to say that we are ...

  2. DROUGHT CONCERNS: BEWARE OF NITRATES!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-2-issue-6/drought-concerns-beware-nitrates

    Analytical Laboratory has announced free testing of corn/corn silage for nitrates because of the drought. ... Although not all areas of Ohio are affected, most concerns center around animals being fed, or allowed to ... graze, stressed plants or plants not normally used for animals. This article will focus on nitrate ...

  3. The Costs of Nutrients and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-15-issue-1/costs-nutrients-and-comparison-feedstuffs-prices

    very high- $292/ton for Ohio alfalfa hay according to USDA. Table 1.  Prices of dairy nutrients for ... at $7.42/bushel today.  I suppose that some prices are indeed rebounding, but to me they seem to be ... idea is to maximize the use of underpriced feeds and to minimize the use of overpriced ones. Nutrient ...

  4. Rainfastness of Fungicides in Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2016-11/rainfastness-fungicides-wheat

    refers to “the time needed between an application and a rain event for the product to maintain its ... have producers thinking about applying a fungicide to protect their crop. However, it has rained ... consistently over the last several days and there is more rain in the forecast for the rest of this week. In ...

  5. Economics of Dairy Production in Ohio

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-6-issue-2/economics-dairy-production-ohio

    supported by the Center for Farm Financial Management, University of Minnesota. It is designed to help ... program used to compile the data and describe the averages for all farms, the lower third, and upper third ... ranged from $7.47/cwt of milk for the lowest profit herds to $5.86/cwt of milk for the highest profit, ...

  6. An Experience with Monitoring Water Usage on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-8-issue-1/experience-monitoring-water-usage-dairy-farms

    that are customized for large dairy farms. This organization believes that in order to facilitate wise ... most important nutrient for any living organism. Wise use and management of that water is and will ... operation. The purpose of the metering project was to determine exactly where water is being used in this ...

  7. Weather Update 5/12/2015

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-12/weather-update-5122015

    After some early week rain of less than 0.25 inches in most places with isolated totals to 0.50 ... half of May will be warmer than normal by several degrees with increasing chances for rain. However, ... most places will see 1-2 inches of rain which is still normal to a bit below normal. Therefore, ...

  8. SELECT A LIME SOURCE BASED ON ENP

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-28/select-lime-source-based-enp

    A soil analysis will tell whether a field needs lime to raise the soil pH. The lime rate per acre ... generally given as tons per acre. Any lime source may be used to correct soil acidity; however, lime sources ... material to determine its effectiveness to neutralize soil acidity in a timely manner, which will be ...

  9. Madison, Delaware and Union Farmers’ Breakfast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/madison-delaware-and-union-farmers%E2%80%99-breakfast

    Peggy Hall, OSU Extension Specialist, Agricultural Law, will discuss The legal issues related to ...

  10. Early Termination of Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/early-termination-cover-crops

    late March to early April time frame.  Ideally we would like to see less than 8 inches of growth for ... Cover crops provide multiple benefits with regards to protecting soil from erosion, improving soil ... health, and as a component of a nutrient management plan.  For those cover crops that over winter and ...

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