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  1. Ohio Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets- Projected Returns for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/ohio-corn-soybean-and-wheat-enterprise-budgets-projected-returns

    commodity crops. In spite of higher fertilizer, fuel and insurance costs among others, there is a good ... impacted costs in manufacturing, and overall supply and demand for nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium ... certain inputs to manage income taxes. On-farm fuel and fertilizer storage tend to give producers more ...

  2. Potato Leafhoppers Have Arrived in an Alfalfa Field Near You

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/potato-leafhoppers-have-arrived-alfalfa-field-near-you

    Potato leafhopper adults have been observed in alfalfa fields in Ohio. These adults have likely ... exceeded very quickly in these slow-growing new stands. Once damaged, PLH can impact their growth for the ... rest of the year. The PLH can also reduce root growth and development in the seeding year that might ...

  3. Recommendations for Soybeans Planted in June

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/recommendations-soybeans-planted-june

    According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, 66% of soybean acreage in Ohio was ... interrow space by the time the soybeans begin to flower. The later in the growing season soybeans are ... recommended for June plantings. The final (harvest) population for soybeans planted in June should be 130,000 ...

  4. Head Scab Risk Low

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/head-scab-risk-low

    humid in your area over the next few weeks, the risk for scab and vomitoxin contamination of grain will ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/managing-head-scab-fungicides-qa https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/wheat ...

  5. The Dirt on Soil Health: What Did the Evaluation Say?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/dirt-soil-health-what-did-evaluation-say

    Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Cover Crop Management for ... in Soil Health? Programs and Funding to Support Soil Health A program survey evaluation of ... in improving soil health? Goals Percentage Increase biological activity 76.4% Increase profit 74.4% ...

  6. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/resources/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    management practices and technology available to reduce grain spoilage. The webinar mentioned in the podcast ... Educator in Darke County, and Ben Brown, Program Manager in the OSU Department of Agricultural, ... pressure with fluctuating prices, working with family and managing a business. This topic has gained a lot ...

  7. Hay Barn Fires are a Real Hazard

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard

    Hay fires are caused when bacteria in wet hay create so much heat that the hay spontaneously ... combusts in the presence of oxygen. At over 20% moisture mesophilic bacteria release heat-causing ... thermophilic bacteria can take off in your hay and raise temperature into the fire danger zone of over 175°F. ...

  8. Corn Replant Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/corn-replant-decisions

    As the weather has turned warm this past week, many of our fields planted in April/early May ... should be emerged or be in the process of emerging. Cool temperatures paired with rain over the last few ... weeks may have resulted in seeds sitting in the ground longer than expected, or some fields experiencing ...

  9. Alfalfa Weevil and Potato Leafhopper Status in Ohio’s Alfalfa Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/alfalfa-weevil-and-potato-leafhopper-status-ohio%E2%80%99s-alfalfa-crop

    Observations made in alfalfa fields across Ohio reveal that the alfalfa weevil larvae are finishing their ... feeding and spinning net-like cocoons in the alfalfa foliage in which to pupate. The pupae are the stage ... in which this insect goes through metamorphosis into the next adult stage.  These adults do little ...

  10. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Final 2021 Installment)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right corner of each ... panel. A map of all locations is in the bottom right.  Data provided by The College of Food, ... summer-like weather takes hold, soil temperatures have responded in a big way. Air temperatures were 2-12°F ...

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