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  1. In-Person Small Grains Field Day: June 22 at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Wood County

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/person-small-grains-field-day-june-22-northwest-agricultural

    Join OSU Extension for an in-person small grains field day on June 22 at the Northwest ... management, specialty small grains (spring small grains, spelt, hard wheat, and more!), weed control, and ...

  2. Potato Leafhoppers Have Arrived in an Alfalfa Field Near You

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/potato-leafhoppers-have-arrived-alfalfa-field-near-you

    Potato leafhopper adults have been observed in alfalfa fields in Ohio. These adults have likely ... begun laying eggs, and it only takes about 3 weeks for these eggs to hatch into nymphs and develop into ... most vulnerable to this serious insect pest. Growers should begin scouting their alfalfa fields now ...

  3. 2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-overholt-drainage-workshop

    Join OSU Extension for a webinar focused on drainage design, installation, and management ... repairs. 2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop Drainage planning, design, installation, and management Wednesday, ... Hall, Field Specialist, Agriculture and Resource Law, The Ohio State University Designing drainage & ...

  4. Alfalfa Weevil and Potato Leafhopper Status in Ohio’s Alfalfa Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/alfalfa-weevil-and-potato-leafhopper-status-ohio%E2%80%99s-alfalfa-crop

    Observations made in alfalfa fields across Ohio reveal that the alfalfa weevil larvae are finishing their ... resulting in browned out strips where the wind rows laid in the field. Once the hay is baled, the larvae ... colonize Ohio’s alfalfa fields, soybean fields, clover fields and many other types of plants. This ...

  5. Corn Replant Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/corn-replant-decisions

    As the weather has turned warm this past week, many of our fields planted in April/early May ... weeks may have resulted in seeds sitting in the ground longer than expected, or some fields experiencing ... by preventing seeds from successfully germinating and emerging (Fig. 1). Concerns about stand have ...

  6. Common-sense practices for effective spraying of pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/common-sense-practices-effective-spraying-pesticides

    I covered and not covered in this article: FABE-527, “Best Management Practices for Boom Spraying” ...

  7. It’s Time to Start Thinking About Harvesting Alfalfa Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-thinking-about-harvesting-alfalfa-fields

    want a high-quality alfalfa forage. Producers can rapidly estimate NDF in the field using the PEAQ ... field can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNV9umS9v1s Keep in mind that this method is ... found here: https://cpb-us-e1.wpmucdn.com/blogs.cornell.edu/dist/e/1628/files/2016/03/Mixed ...

  8. The Dirt on Soil Health: What Did the Evaluation Say?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/dirt-soil-health-what-did-evaluation-say

    Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Cover Crop Management for ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/webinar-recordings. Lean more about current on-farm research focused on soil health on pages 222-225 in the 2020 ... Extension office.  Additional information about soil health is available at https://soilhealth.osu.edu/ Soil ...

  9. Wheat Disease Risk and Fungicide Application Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/wheat-disease-risk-and-fungicide-application-programs

    (flowering) across the state. In most of the fields that we have visited over the last two weeks, the crop ... contamination with vomitoxin. The fact that several corn fields across the state were affected be Gibberella ear ... a field that did not have Gibberella ear rot last year, spores can still be blown in from fields with ...

  10. Hay Barn Fires are a Real Hazard

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard

    can help you know how moisture varies across your field and when to use hay preservative. Without ... the stack for about 10 minutes to get an accurate reading. A less accurate method is to leave a pipe ...

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