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  1. Now is the Time to Adjust your Water Table Level

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-39/now-time-adjust-your-water-table-level

    will go back and raise the water tables in their fields (figure 1). A higher water table allows for ... water that would otherwise be transported off the field via tile, to be largely retained in the field. ... The water table is raised in controlled drainage systems by adding boards on top of each other within ...

  2. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    the Best Nozzle for the Job.” (ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-528) Keep spray drift in mind when ... will most likely provide better efficacy. Keep nozzles as close to the target as possible while still ... Sclerotinia stem rot (white mold).  Calibrate the sprayer A sprayer can only be effective, efficient, and safe ...

  3. Harvesting and Handling Moldy Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-38/harvesting-and-handling-moldy-corn

    the long term because of their multi-functional applications in agricultural settings. How to wear ... place and to prevent air from leaking in around the edges. How to test your respirator for proper fit ... have stretched out straps. N95s are made to be disposable, they cannot be cleaned or disinfected. How ...

  4. Track Cover Crop Species through the Winter

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-38/track-cover-crop-species-through-winter

    benefits in this short video. Check back throughout the winter as we monitor how each species breaks down ...

  5. Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/be-prepared-combine-fires-during-harvest-season

    prevent fires from starting. Park a hot combine away from out-buildings.  Keeping a combine out of barns, ... Keep the fittings greased. Maintain proper coolant and oil levels. Repair fuel or oil hoses, including ... fittings and metal lines, if they appear to leak. Keep dried plant material from accumulating on the ...

  6. Engenia, XtendiMax Labels Reapproved

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-38/engenia-xtendimax-labels-reapproved

    apply under conditions that favor runoff.  Do not apply if soil is saturated with water or when rainfall ...

  7. Planting Fall Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/planting-fall-cover-crops

    Midwest Cover Crops Council. When planning how much cover crop seed to purchase, it is important to ... with your local NRCS, Soil and Water Conservation District or FSA Office for information about programs ... you may be enrolled in. It is also crucial to know how to terminate the cover crop you choose to ...

  8. Developing a Farm Digital Strategy 3 – Data Management Considerations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-557

    digitalag.osu.edu/precision-ag/research-focuses/data-analysis-and-management) Data can also be valuable to farmers by helping them explore how various changes to practices, ... to share with them? List all. How do you plan to share data both internally and externally to the ... FieldView, Encirca, etc.)? How do you back-up or have a 2nd copy of your data?   Data Storage Storing and ...

  9. For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/safety%E2%80%99s-sake-don%E2%80%99t-take-drying-shortcuts-stored-corn

    label bins so first responders can identify where they need to be when called. Keep your vendor(s) or ... training they have to respond to grain entrapment situations. As the wet harvest season continues, keep ... drying down that grain. By keeping your crop in good condition throughout its storage life you can ...

  10. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-training

    Fertilizer & Pesticide Math Friday January 8- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Soil and Water Management- Bruce ... Clevenger- Soil Properties- Soil Water- Surface and Ground Water- Soil & Wind Erosion Local and ... Pest Management, Soil/Water Management with subject matter and questions/answers at the end of each ...

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