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  1. 2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-overholt-drainage-workshop

    installation and maintenance of drainage works of improvement in Ohio. A panel of professional engineers ... Agricultural Engineer, The Ohio State University Drainage law – recent updates to Ohio Drainage Law Peggy Kirk ... Hall, Field Specialist, Agriculture and Resource Law, The Ohio State University Designing drainage & ...

  2. Common-sense practices for effective spraying of pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/common-sense-practices-effective-spraying-pesticides

    June is a busy time with spraying pesticides, especially herbicides. Paying attention to some key ... set up to ensure the amount applied is distributed evenly across the spray swath. If more than one ... of ground/surface water pollution. Operate the nozzles at a pressure that allows them to produce the ...

  3. Water Quality Wednesdays Continue March 3rd

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-05/water-quality-wednesdays-continue-march-3rd

    work for your situation. Join The Ohio State University Extension-Water Quality Team and guest speakers ... Water quality concerns continue to be at the forefront of environmental-impact discussions across ... many industries. Since agriculture occupies much of the land area in Ohio, adapting farming operations ...

  4. Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/roughstalk-bluegrass-cereal-grain-and-forage-crops

    There is a new and emerging weed challenging cereal grain and forage producers across the state ... reached population levels high enough to inhibit the harvest of cereal grains, reduce the quality of ... season. Early April is a good time to start scouting for Roughstalk Bluegrass seedlings. Preventing this ...

  5. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be ... neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye is obvious in many crop fields. This is ... happens to be a seed production field of wheat where any rye (even one plant) is unacceptable. Even in ...

  6. High Temperatures Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/17-2021/high-temperatures-mean-higher-risk-spray-drift

    Mean high temperatures for the month of June in Central Ohio vary between 75°F at the beginning of ... temperature in the first week of June. The same can be said for other parts of Ohio. We are out in the fields ... area? Spray drift is influenced by many factors. One of them is weather conditions. We have to be ...

  7. Canada thistle rebounds?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/canada-thistle-rebounds

    glyphosate, and the rest of the time we just tried to keep it from getting worse.  The “all glyphosate, all ... the time” strategy during the first decade of RoundupReady soybeans handled thistle and other ... “Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois” contains a list of strategies for managing ...

  8. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    the past. We also know a lot more about corn rootworm biology.  In Ohio, western corn rootworms are by ... Our map below shows that much of Ohio has reached or exceed these GDD. If rootworms are in your field, ... (important note—we have NOT detected any Bt-resistant rootworms in Ohio yet).  See our corn rootworm fact ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring is Underway in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021/western-bean-cutworm-monitoring-underway-ohio

    for egg masses.  Western bean cutworm is a pest of corn in Ohio and has increasingly caused ...

  10. Projected Returns for 2021- Increasing Fertilizer Prices May Force Tough Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-05/projected-returns-2021-increasing-fertilizer-prices-may-force

    costs for 2021. Production costs for Ohio field crops are forecast to be modestly higher compared to ... last year with higher fertilizer, fuel and crop insurance expenses. Variable costs for corn in Ohio for ... for 2021 Ohio soybeans are projected to range from $216 to $242 per acre. Wheat variable expenses for ...

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