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  1. Using Manure with Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/using-manure-corn

    corn fields emerging while others have not yet gotten corn planted. Last fall and this past winter were ... excellent use of the available manure nutrients. Liquid manure has ammonium nitrogen which the corn crop can ... immediately utilize. Incorporating manure into growing corn can boost crop yields, reduce nutrient losses, and ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Soybean Planting Progress and Vegetative Growth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/soybean-planting-progress-and-vegetative-growth

    stage: There are several common misconceptions about soybean plants at the VC to V3 growth stage. ... can detect specific nutrient deficiencies, and these should be corrected as soon as possible. Low ... nutrients slowly, with few exceptions (i.e., iron chlorosis, caused by high pH). Poor plant color usually ...

  5. First Cutting of Alfalfa and Grasses Has Begun

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/first-cutting-alfalfa-and-grasses-has-begun

    breaks in rain and getting some first cutting done. We observed some fields getting close to flowering; ... however, the height of alfalfa is the main driver of %NDF and not maturity stage. Some fields were ... as possible. Field estimates of %NDF were again made this past week across the state. The PEAQ method ...

  6. Low Head Scab Risk Across Ohio: A May 23 Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/low-head-scab-risk-across-ohio-may-23-update

    However, according to the FHB risk tool (www.wheatscab.psu.edu), fields across the state are currently at ... over the last few days. The tool indicates that the risk for head scab development is low in fields ... continue to be low into the weekend as more fields reach anthesis. Continue to look at the tool as more ...

  7. Lep Monitoring Network Update – True Armyworm vs Fall Armyworm, Trap Count Updates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-true-armyworm-vs-fall-armyworm

    fall armyworm. Many growers are hearing “armyworm” again, and are worried about infestations in corn, ... highest moth average at 13 moths for the past week (Figure 3). For more information about BCW please ... corn borer (ECB). We will be monitoring for both ECB-IA and ECB-NY with delta wing traps in the field ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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