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  1. Labor Day Rainfall Eases Drought

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/labor-day-rainfall-eases-drought

    Weather Summary Summer (June – August) 2020 ranks as the 11 th warmest and 29 th driest summer on record for the state of Ohio since 1895. Temperatures averaged 1-4°F above average (1981-2010), with 5-10 inches of rainfall across the northwestern half of ...

  2. It’s time for the Hessian Fly-free Date Again

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/it%E2%80%99s-time-hessian-fly-free-date-again

    The cold temperatures this week reminded us that we are approaching our fly-free date for Ohio. These dates are based on predictions on when most Hessian fly adults would no longer be alive to lay eggs on emerging wheat. Planting winter crops after this d ...

  3. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    Several livestock producers have inquired about applying liquid dairy or swine manure to newly planted wheat fields using a drag hose. The thought process is that the fields are firm (dry), there is very little rain in the nearby forecast, and the moistur ...

  4. Ask the Expert Sessions to Be Held Live During 2020 Farm Science Review.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/ask-expert-sessions-be-held-live-during-2020-farm-science-review

    For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, Ohio State’s Farm Science Review scheduled for September 22-24 will not be held in-person.  Instead, a virtual show will be held and the Review will come to you on your laptop or smartphone this year, and ...

  5. 2020-31

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31

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  6. Student Research at Chadwick Arboretum

    https://chadwickarboretum.osu.edu/news/student-research-chadwick-arboretum

    Allison Swanka’s Honors Thesis “Soil Health and Ecosystem Services in OSU Chadwick Arboretum” is a valuable research project that examines soil health and ecosystem services in Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens. Thank you for your important resear ...

  7. Burndown Herbicides for No-till Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/burndown-herbicides-no-till-wheat

    Herbicide options for burndown of existing weeds prior to planting of no-till wheat include glyphosate, Gramoxone, Sharpen, and dicamba.  Among these, the combination of glyphosate and Sharpen probably provides the best combination of efficacy on marestai ...

  8. Scout now for cressleaf groundsel in hayfields, or pay the price in May

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/scout-now-cressleaf-groundsel-hayfields-or-pay-price-may

    Some hay producers have been unpleasantly surprised in the past when cressleaf groundsel infestations became evident in their hay fields in May prior to first cutting.  Cressleaf groundsel in hay or silage is toxic to animals, and infested areas of the fi ...

  9. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    “What are the right decisions for phosphorus management in crop production that reduce water quality impacts?” is a common question I have from farmers looking to improve yield yet are concerned about downstream water quality impacts of phosphorus. A repr ...

  10. Wheat Management for Fall 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/wheat-management-fall-2020

    Wheat helps reduce problems associated with the continuous planting of soybean and corn. With soybean harvest quickly approaching, we would like to remind farmers of a few management decisions that are important for a successful crop. Variety Selection. S ...

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