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  1. Post-Harvest Tips for Combines

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-40/post-harvest-tips-combines

    As the harvest season comes to a close, now is a good time to clean and look over you combine before parking for the winter.  A good post-harvest combine maintenance program can provide significant savings and make sure you are prepared for 2015. Many tim ...

  2. ACT attends Professional Development Conference

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/act-attends-professional-development-conference

    Seven members of the Ohio State chapter of Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) are attending the National ACT Professional Development Conference in Orlando, Florida. The Professional Development Conference provides ACT members with the opportuni ...

  3. Upcoming Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/upcoming-weather

    April has been a warmer and wetter month across most of the state of Ohio. Temperatures are averaging 3-7 degrees above normal with precipitation ranging from 100-200 percent of normal. The wettest and warmest areas have been across the southern part of t ...

  4. Corn Planting Progress in Ohio: A “Historical” Perspective

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/corn-planting-progress-ohio-%E2%80%9Chistorical%E2%80%9D-perspective

    How much corn is typically planted in Ohio by the third week of April?  According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service (http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Ohio/Publications/Crop_Prog...), for the week ending April 13 no appreciable ac ...

  5. Identifying Feekes Growth Stage 6: Jointing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/identifying-feekes-growth-stage-6-jointing

    1- Pull, or better yet, dig up, several clusters of tillers with roots and soil from multiple locations in the field; 2- Identify and select three to four primary tillers from each cluster – usually the largest tillers with the thickest stem, but size can ...

  6. Black Cutworm and Armyworm Counts on the Rise

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/black-cutworm-and-armyworm-counts-rise

    Last week, both Purdue University and the University of Kentucky reported high black cutworm catches. In addition, UKY caught a large number of armyworms in one of their traps.  Both of these moth species migrate into our area, lay eggs, and the developin ...

  7. Considerations Before Interseeding Soybeans into Wheat this Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/considerations-interseeding-soybeans-wheat-spring

    Modified Relay Intercropping (MRI) is the planting of soybeans into standing wheat versus double cropping soybeans that are planted after wheat is harvested. Vyn et al found that relay intercropping of soybeans yielded better than double cropping of soybe ...

  8. Soybean Planting Date, Seeding Rate, and Row Width

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/soybean-planting-date-seeding-rate-and-row-width

    Planting date.   Planting date (both too early and too late) can reduce soybean yield potential.  In 2013 and 2014, we conducted a planting date trial at the Western Agricultural Research Station near South Charleston, Ohio.  In both years, soybean yield ...

  9. We have Nematodes in our Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/we-have-nematodes-our-corn-fields

    Editor's note: Abasola Simon is also an author on this article. A total 425 corn fields were surveyed for plant-parasitic nematodes during the 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. In each year, soil samples were collected from 15-16 fields in each of 28 co ...

  10. Burndown of Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/burndown-cover-crops

    It can be difficult to find a comprehensive source of recommendations for the control of all of the possible cover crops prior to planting.  Some resources we have used recently: “Successful termination of cover crops”, Purdue Extension, Pub #WS-50-W, ava ...

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