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  1. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    (hint: a 250-acre farm breaks 10 million gallons). Where is all that water going? Unfortunately, most of ... that water won’t ever touch the roots of the crops those farms are growing. The water will end up ... growth by preventing water-logged soil and roots and may even help you farm that last area that usually ...

  2. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

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

    harvest in some areas of the state. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall means more time for ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ... (resistance to germination), grain quality reduction will vary from one variety to another. In addition to ...

  3. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    stay competitive. Furthermore, water quality issues in the state underscore the need for Ohio farmers ... over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the state of Ohio ... more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In addition, there are ...

  4. 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 ... excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be ... litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry ...

  5. Easy Home Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/easy-home-food-preservation

    cover with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil or water and freeze. Once frozen, the herbs can be stored in ... best quality. Alternatively, there are four methods for drying herbs – oven, microwave, air, and ... a year for best quality. To learn more about these freezing and drying methods, check out OSU Extension’s ...

  6. Western Bean Cutworm Peaking in Ohio

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

    state. Eight counties including, Ashtabula, Champaign, Defiance, Fulton, Henry, Lorain, Lucas and Woods ... have 7 or more moths per trap over the past week, indicating now is the time to be scouting for egg ... 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 ...

  7. Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

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

    from one field to another. Sprouting is a trail that negatively affects grain quality. It actually is ... harvested. This could lead to pre-harvest sprouting and other grain quality issues. However, the extent to ... sprouting than the red wheats commonly grown here in Ohio. As a result, the level of sprouting will vary ...

  8. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    Upcoming Ag Events Wayne County New & Small Farm College  August 31- October 12 The 2021 ... "New and Small Farm College” is coming to Wayne County! Are you interested in learning how to make the ... 9:00 AM- 2:30 PM RSVP at morrow.ofbf.org or 419-747-7488 by July 31, 2021   Composting in Ohio and ...

  9. 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

    response (+5 bu/acre) to foliar insecticide applied at R3 one time. In the other 27 environments, soybean ... The R3 soybean growth stage is a common time to consider foliar application of fungicide, ... long (but less than 3/4 inch long) at one of the four uppermost nodes on the main stem with a fully ...

  10. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ... weather in the west, leaving an active jet stream and weather pattern across the Ohio and Missouri Valleys ... too much of a good thing. Parts of southwest and northeast Ohio have received 10-15 inches of rainfall ...

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