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  1. Western Bean Cutworm Peaking in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/western-bean-cutworm-peaking-ohio

    https://aginsects.osu.edu/news/western-bean-cutworm-video). Overall, the statewide average was 6.2 moths per trap, which was an increase from an average of ... corn fields are infested. There would be likely be a lot of wasted sprays without scouting. ... begin scouting for WBC egg masses in corn fields that are pre-tassel approaching tassel. Freshly laid ...

  2. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    Stockpiles of poultry litter can be seen in farm fields across Ohio. While common each year in ... wheat stubble fields, there are also stockpiles commonly found in soybean fields. Poultry litter is an ... the poultry litter delivered to their fields are required by Ohio law to have a fertilizer license, ...

  3. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    as well as an adjacent, undisturbed area of the same field. Three areas of each field were sampled ... along a transect. This comparative cross-section of an impacted field provides a pseudo ... “before-and-after" viewpoint of the field In preliminary findings, Ohio crop yields follow similar patterns to ...

  4. Foliar Diseases and Fungicide Decisions in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/foliar-diseases-and-fungicide-decisions-corn

    reported in some fields, well before tasseling in some cases. Such early disease development could impact ... still important to scout fields to see what is out there and at what levels before making a decision, as ... the good news is, they are also effective against GLS and NCLB. Therefore, it you decide to spend the ...

  5. Rainy Weather and Wheat Straw Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/rainy-weather-and-wheat-straw-quality

    Not only has rain delayed the harvest of some fields for grain, it has also delayed the baling of ... straw in several fields that have been harvested. In Ohio, wheat straw is sometimes just as important or ... lodged fields. Some of the molds growing on the wet straw in the field, including the fungus that causes ...

  6. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/blackpatch-forage-legumes-and-slaframine-intoxication

    fungicides labelled for use in clovers that could alleviate this disease in our pastures and hay fields ... disease, circular or oval patches of affected plants can be seen in the field.  Within these patches, which ... for introduction of the pathogen into newly planted fields.  Short-range dissemination of the fungus ...

  7. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    is prevented from filling completely or maturing and drying naturally in the field. Rewetting of ... grain in the field after maturity but prior to harvest is one of the main causes of reduced test weight. ... lead to pre-harvest sprouting in some varieties. Sprouting is characterized by the swelling of kernels, ...

  8. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    at the node immediately above it is open (Figure 1). Soybean plants within a field may be at ... different growth stages. Over half of the plants need to be at a certain growth stage for the whole field to ... field? Do you see any visual symptoms of disease?), and 3) conducive environment. Most foliar diseases, ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Begin to Increase Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-begin-increase-across-ohio

    begin scouting for WBC egg masses in corn fields that are pre-tassel approaching tassel. Freshly laid ... randomly choose at least 20 consecutive plants in 5 locations within a field (a total of 100 plants per ... field). Inspect 3–4 leaves on the uppermost portion of the corn plant. It is very useful to look at leaves ...

  10. Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/pre-harvest-sprouting-and-falling-number

    Persistent rainfall over the last several days has prevented some wheat fields from being ... harvested. This could lead to pre-harvest sprouting and other grain quality issues. However, the extent to ... from one field to another. Sprouting is a trail that negatively affects grain quality. It actually is ...

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