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  1. Thinking about Fungicide Application in Corn? Tune in to Thursday’s CORN Live Session

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/thinking-about-fungicide-application-corn-tune-thursday%E2%80%99s-corn

    application in corn to prevent diseases and reduce risk of vomitoxin. The session will also include a crop ...

  2. 2021 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal, Portage County

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-clean-sweep-agricultural-pesticide-disposal-portage-county

    pesticide collections are sponsored by ODA in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To ...

  3. 2021 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/2021-clean-sweep-agricultural-pesticide-disposal

    to dispose of unwanted pesticides. This year, the collections are happening in Morrow, Portage and ... pesticide collections are sponsored by ODA in conjunction with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. To ...

  4. Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring is Underway in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021/western-bean-cutworm-monitoring-underway-ohio

    for egg masses.  Western bean cutworm is a pest of corn in Ohio and has increasingly caused ... traps set with a pheromone and checked weekly (Figure 2). When trap counts result in an average of more ... masses. While the pheromone is specific to WBC, occasionally other moth species can be found in the trap, such ...

  5. Early vegetative lodging and defoliation in field crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/20-2021/early-vegetative-lodging-and-defoliation-field-crops

    Storms over the last few weeks resulted in lodging and leaf damage in crop fields. It is likely ... recovering. When 50% defoliation occurred in corn at the V8 growth stage or earlier, yield losses compared to ... non-defoliated control ranged from 2-14% (7% average) in recent work. In general, these values match the data ...

  6. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    not be absolute and could have changed since we’re now using different production practices than in ... the past. We also know a lot more about corn rootworm biology.  In Ohio, western corn rootworms are by ... far the most common (although you may see some northern corn rootworms). Adult rootworms lay eggs in ...

  7. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be ... a good option as a cover crop, it is also a persistent threat as a weed in subsequent crops and ... neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye is obvious in many crop fields. This is ...

  8. Weather Update: First of the Season Tornadoes Strike Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/weather-update-first-season-tornadoes-strike-ohio

    Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe ... weather. The season typically ramps up during May and June, but severe weather so far in 2021 has been ... rather benign. This changed in a big way this past weekend, with numerous reports of damaging winds and ...

  9. Canada thistle rebounds?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/canada-thistle-rebounds

    increase in populations of dandelions and other winter weeds and made some guesses about why this was ... happening.  Canada thistle has once again become a problem in some fields in a big way, probably for some of ... was a major problem before the widespread adoption of RoundupReady soybeans in the late 1990s.  Back ...

  10. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/double-crop-soybean-recommendations-2021

    growers will be interested in double cropping soybean after wheat. According to the U.S. drought monitor ... soybean an attractive option in 2021. The two primary requirements for successful double cropping are: 1) ... adequate time to produce the soybean crop and 2) adequate water. In Ohio south of I-70, double-crop soybean ...

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