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  1. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    process called “mineralization”). Once the nitrogen is in the ammonium or nitrate form, it is available ... of P 2 O 5, and 20 pounds of K 2 O. The nitrogen in wheat straw will not immediately be available for ... plant uptake. The nitrogen will need to be converted by microorganisms to ammonium and nitrate (a ...

  2. Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Corn Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/fungicide-efficacy-control-corn-diseases

    the materials over multiple years and locations. Ratings are based on the product’s level of disease ... label and overall disease level in the field at the time of application. Differences in efficacy among ... application of the labeled rate. The table includes marketed products available that have been tested over ...

  3. Foliar Diseases and Fungicide Decisions in Corn

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

    This July has been one of the wettest on record, and with the extra moisture, comes concerns about ... year. Questions are also being asked about tar spot, a relatively new foliar disease that is also driven ... still important to scout fields to see what is out there and at what levels before making a decision, as ...

  4. Rocketing upward

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/rocketing-upward

    Rocketry Challenge (TARC)—the first time the team had reached that level. “We were very surprised and ... excited at the same time,” team member Ryan Cheng said about reaching the national competition, which took ... unfortunately was disqualified. But Cheng said they plan to gain from the experience. “We learned about the ...

  5. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

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

    Recent concerns and management questions have arisen from equine owners and managers about clover ... article about blackpatch  written a number of years ago by Lanny Rhodes, Emeritus Professor of Plant ... humidity, it is even more important that adequate amounts of fresh water be available. Electrolyte ...

  6. Rainy Weather and Wheat Straw Quality

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

    when using straw for bedding or as a feed ingredient. In general, vomitoxin levels are much higher in ... when the straw is baled from fields with high levels of head scab. In addition, straw from fields that ... plated with susceptible varieties. Thankfully, head scab levels were very low in most fields across the ...

  7. Poultry Litter Application

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

    excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be ...

  8. 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 ... (mentioned above), foliar applications of insecticides are available, especially those containing ...

  9. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2021/calendar-events

    and hobby farmers—from 4-H and FFA members to our local Amish producers—to start thinking about manure ... Gardeners for a hands-on gardening workshop about “Lovely Lilacs.” Most sessions feature a hands-on activity ... Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2021 ...

  10. Soybean Defoliation: It Takes a lot to Really Matter!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/soybean-defoliation-it-takes-lot-really-matter

    fields to assess levels of damage, it is important not to let one’s eye and mind over estimate what is ... bottom to get a true picture of defoliation levels. It is very rare that we reach economic levels of ... defoliation here in Ohio. A rescue treatment is advised when defoliation levels reach 40% in pre-bloom stages, ...

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