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  1. 2015 Manure Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-23/2015-manure-science-review

    The 2015 Ohio Manure Science Review (MSR) will be held in Darke County on Wednesday August 12 at Mississinawa Valley High School, 10480 Staudt Road, in Union City, Ohio, close to the border with Indiana.  The MSR is an educational program designed for tho ...

  2. Managing Alfalfa Stands Damaged by Waterlogging

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-23/managing-alfalfa-stands-damaged-waterlogging

    We are receiving reports and have personally observed fields of alfalfa injured by the excessive soil wetness the first half of this growing season. Generally, waterlogging injury appears as stunting with a general yellowing of the entire plant, a result ...

  3. Residual Herbicide Issues – were they applied, are they working, what to do

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/residual-herbicide-issues-%E2%80%93-were-they-applied-are-they-working

    While a variety of rainfall and soil moisture conditions can be found around Ohio, a shortage of rain following application of residual herbicides seems to be common.  We are hearing about weeds emerging early in the season even where residual herbicides ...

  4. In An Instant: Buried Alive

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/instant-buried-alive

    The ABC network television show In An Instantwill be replaying the Buried Alive episode on Saturday, May 30 at 9:00 pm. This episode features Arick Baker, a 23 year old farmer from Iowa, who was completely buried in his grain bin for over two hours and wa ...

  5. Early Insect and Slug Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-13/early-insect-and-slug-concerns

    For a couple of weeks we have been warning about the possibility of black cutworms based on adult catches reported by surrounding states.  We have begun to observe some minor feeding on corn, suggesting that the larvae are there and the worst of the damag ...

  6. Pollinators and Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-11/pollinators-and-planting

    Beekeepers in Ohio again suffered substantial losses of colonies over the exceptionally long and cold winter of 2014-2015.  Here in Wooster we lost more than half of our colonies, and beekeepers around the state are reporting levels of winter kill as high ...

  7. Cold Weather and Wheat Injury

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-10/cold-weather-and-wheat-injury

    Last week, temperatures in northern Ohio dipped below freezing prompting some concerns about possible injury to the wheat crop. The effect of cold weather depends on the wheat growth stage. Maximum resistance to cold weather occurs in December-February. A ...

  8. Late-Season Weed Issues – Are We Having Fun Yet?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-22/late-season-weed-issues-%E2%80%93-are-we-having-fun-yet

    According to our weather guru, there is no close precedent for a summer like this in the last 100 years, and I can’t recall a year with this much mid-season rain in my almost 30 years here.  This has obviously caused immense problems with post-emergence h ...

  9. Wet Weather and Late-Season Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-22/wet-weather-and-late-season-fungicides

    Wet weather is continuing to be a problem throughout the state, and many questions are popping up regarding late-season fungicides.  With funding from Ohio Soybean Council, we conducted a “high-input” trial in 2013 (9 locations) and 2014 (7 locations) to ...

  10. Fungicide Applications Depend on Soybean Growth Stages and Presence of Disease

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-22/fungicide-applications-depend-soybean-growth-stages-and-presence

    We have had lots of inquiries this past week on the benefit or lack-there-of from fungicide applications on soybean in Ohio.  There are several factors that I have found in the past that can influence this return on investment:   growth stage of the plant ...

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