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  1. First Cutting of Alfalfa and Grasses Has Begun

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

    the time for harvesting high quality forage. This last week producers began taking advantage of the ... Ohio. These are average values from different fields, but one reporter noted this week that %NDF varied ... Last week we alerted Ohio producers that alfalfa and grass forages were at or quickly approaching ...

  2. Using Manure with Corn

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

    Spring planting has been hit and miss for livestock producers in the state. Some producers have ... related to the timing of liquid manure application to corn. The application of manure to corn can make ... give livestock producers or commercial manure applicators another window of time to apply manure to ...

  3. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, ... First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the ... in the standing crop at the time of cutting, and that assumes quick drying and ideal harvesting ...

  4. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field ... Ohio’s spring had a cold start but has rapidly turned the corner to persist warmer temperatures. ... observations are being made across the state, educators are noticing in more southern regions alfalfa stage ...

  5. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    northeastern Ohio, cutting intervals of about 28 days have provided forage of adequate quality for lactating ... The optimal time for making a first cutting of forages is fast approaching. But what is the ... optimal timing to take the first cutting (or any cutting for that matter)? Many will answer by saying it ...

  6. Soybean Planting Progress and Vegetative Growth

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

    the VC growth stage soon (Figure 1). Table 1. Percent soybean acres planted in Ohio by week for the ... uses water, carbon dioxide from the air and light energy to produce sugars. Sugars are then converted ... State University: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2aBnTLoZKQ and also this Science for Success ...

  7. 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

    You should consider attending the Ohio CCA Pre-Exam Preparation Course offered by Ohio State ... https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/about-program Course contact: Greg LaBarge, CCA Ohio State University Extension Labarge.1@osu.edu   CCA ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ...

  8. Update of Corn Nitrogen Recommendations from MRTN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/update-corn-nitrogen-recommendations-mrtn

      Table 2. Ohio MRTN recommended Nitrogen Rates (lbs nitrogen/acre) for Corn following Soybean based on ... 158   If you have corn planted after corn or specific price scenarios for your farm, we encourage you ...

  9. 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

    Wheat is, or will soon be, flowering in parts of central and northern Ohio. After a relatively ... However, according to the FHB risk tool (www.wheatscab.psu.edu), fields across the state are currently at ...

  10. 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

    corn and forages (like we saw last year) (Figure 1B). Neither species overwinters in Ohio—so any moths ... or caterpillars from last year did not survive. Both species migrate north from southern states. True ...

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