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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (1 st), ... harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for heat sources include faulty ...

  2. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    The combination of slow soybean harvest and rainfall in Northwest Ohio has made wheat planting ... see what your options are. Store seed in a climate and humidity-controlled environment. If you are ... unable to return seed or have bin-run seed, store the seed in a climate and humidity-controlled ...

  3. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    field. However, the concern this year is that the dust seems excessive and particularly darker in color ... than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... lesions produce large amounts of dark-colored spore that are easily suspended in the air once the plants ...

  4. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    of bloat when grazing legumes after a frost. Nitrate accumulation in frosted forages. Freezing damage ... slows down metabolism in all plants, and this might result in nitrate accumulation in plants that are ... more dangerous. When in doubt, send in a sample to a forage testing lab and request a nitrate before ...

  5. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    considerations before filling up the farm shop with grain. The most important factor in alternative storage is ... is not an option in most alternative storage locations.  Grain pushing against walls of buildings not ... is in place. If you have previously used a barn for storage, he recommends looking over the building ...

  6. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    (EF2- 115 mph winds) occurred near South Salem in Ross County. The chilly weather also brought the first ... reports of frost to some locations. Forecast Strong high pressure and fair weather will remain in control ... through Wednesday. Highs will reach the upper-60s to mid-70s Tuesday and Wednesday, with overnight lows in ...

  7. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    small grains, and manure incorporation. With the recent expansion, all 24 counties in the Western Lake ... Erie Basin are now included in the H2Ohio Program. H2Ohio producers enrolled in any of the 24-county ... established in the nutrient management standard (NRCS 590) must be followed. Producers are required to reduce ...

  8. Outstanding TOP Interns Stand Out as Female Greenskeepers in the US and at Home in Hong Kong, Mexico, Morocco

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/outstanding-top-interns-stand-out-female-greenskeepers-us-and-home-hong-kong-mexico-morocco

    first time during her internship at The Broadmoor, the historic resort in Colorado Springs, CO.  But ... female greenskeepers like Chávez are themselves almost as rare as snow in the tropics.  This story will ... focus on 3 young women who are training at golf courses in Ohio or other states, thanks to the ...

  9. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage. The good news is that the extent of the damage ...

  10. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    In general, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free ... shown in Figure 6-2 of the Ohio Agronomy Guide. A free pdf of the guide is available by clicking here: ...

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