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  1. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    and help you prepare for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... working with field crops will find valuable. Cost for this course is $155/person and you can register for ...

  2. Spring SCN Testing and a Research Opportunity for Ohio Growers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spring-scn-testing-and-research-opportunity-ohio-growers

    numbers, will determine the best management strategy. It is important, therefore, to Test your Fields to ... KNOW YOUR SCN NUMBERS, OHIO! The presence of SCN in a field, but most importantly, the SCN ... Ohio Soybean Council, we invite growers, researchers, and extension educators to help us better ...

  3. Alfalfa Continues to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/alfalfa-continues-mature

    and significant rainfall totals. Alfalfa fields jumped about 2-3 NDF percentage units in the last week ... acceptable for classes of livestock with lower nutrient demands. Below is an updated table with the most ... recent alfalfa % NDF Field estimations. Date Location (County) Average Height Stage Average %NDF 5/6/22 ...

  4. It’s Time to Start Monitoring your Alfalfa Fields for %NDF

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-monitoring-your-alfalfa-fields-ndf

    determine the exact date every year when to harvest alfalfa stands. If managed properly, spring harvests can ... the rate of bud and flower development. Spring changes of alfalfa %NDF can increase about 5 percentage ... decisions.  Growers can easily measure %NDF in their fields using a method referred to as PEAQ, Predictive ...

  5. Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/replanting-decisions-corn-and-soybeans%E2%80%A6-what-consider

    during or after planting may lead to reduced stands in planted fields due to factors such as imbibitional ... result in lower yields. If reduced stands are a concern, a potential solution is to replant fields ... expected following accumulation of 150 soil GDDs (base of 50°F) from the time of planting, about 5-7 days ...

  6. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about half of all non-compliance cases investigated ... in Ohio and several other corn-belt states this year. Wet fields have made planting of corn and ... beans, or non-GM beans are planted in neighboring fields, herbicide drifting from one field to another ...

  7. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    procedures. So, it is time to be thinking about that first cutting and looking for weather windows of ... waiting for the perfect stretch of weather can end up costing us through large reductions in forage ... forage crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage yields, weed ...

  8. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    is planted, especially in fields with a lot of broadleaf weeds such broadleaf weeds, such as ... chickweed and purple dead nettl e. For more information about BCW please visit: ...

  9. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 7- Final)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    soil temperatures rise about 15°F, ending the week in the mid to upper 60s. Though a cool down is ... planting progress. Our earliest planting date corn was around 4/23/2022. These fields should be emerged ...

  10. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field ...

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