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  1. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... field. However, the concern this year is that the dust seems excessive and particularly darker in color ... fields with dry, moldy leaves may expose farmers to dust. Dust in grain harvested from fields that were ...

  2. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

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

    application rates of manure to reflect soil moisture conditions, per NRCS 590. Manure application on wet soils ... more information about the H2Ohio Program or the extended deadline to plant cover crops, please contact ...

  3. 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

    What about seed treated with fungicide? Fungi are among the major causes of seed deterioration in ... a significant reduction in viability. What about seed treated with insecticide? Some wheat seed can also be ... is short-lived in corn and soybean, lasting about 4 weeks. However, wheat planted past the Hessian ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field. Birds and wildlife are known to ... machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This decreases the buildup of static electricity. IF ... positioned by the field.  Hot mufflers and catalytic converters from other vehicles driving in the field can ...

  5. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

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

    convenience of loading and unloading grain bags in the field and the low cost (6-7 cents/bu) has made this an ... field, grain will be 60 ℉ or greater.  Below is a chart that shows how many days grain can be stored at ... operation, offers an economical advantage above selling it directly out of the field and will preserve the ...

  6. 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

    stages of plant maturity can combine to cause toxic levels of prussic acid in forage. Fertility can ... of pasture for about one week following the first killing frost. High concentrations of nonstructural ...

  7. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    back and forth between corn and soybean harvest. Considerations for choosing fields to harvest aside ... growth, leaf health, and fertility. Most stalk rots are caused by a fungus in the genus Fusarium. ... inhibited root growth and disease pressure at the end of the season, insufficient fertility, usually ...

  8. H2Ohio Cover Crop Usage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/h2ohio-cover-crop-usage

    reduction. Those practices are soil testing, variable-rate fertilization, subsurface nutrient application ... construction, edge-of-field buffers, and wetlands.  Combining these practices with a Voluntary Nutrient ... recommends. With manure applications, cover crops are required when applied after July 1 and where a growing crop ...

  9. Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/antibiotic-stewardship-calves-%E2%80%93-part-1

    However, a new addition to the certification training is antibiotic stewardship – a concept translatable to ... University Extension You’ve likely heard of Beef Quality Assurance, but what about Veal Quality Assurance? ... Essentially, it is the same type of certification for the well-being and proper handling of veal calves. ...

  10. Highlights from the Recent USDA Dairy Forecast

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-5/highlights-recent-usda-dairy-forecast

    $5.45/bushel.  Soybean meal for 2020-2021 is projected at $360/ton.  The hay market continues to be strong.  ... than the previous month’s projection.  USDA ERS is expecting milk production to be 227.8 billion lb for ...

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