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  1. Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cooler-not-cold-and-active-weather-week-ahead

    for this period include a high temperature range of 72-76°F, a low temperature range of 50-55°F, and ... the result of the 5- to 6-days last week spent in the low to mid 80s for highs. Overall, precipitation ... should lift highs into the mid-60s across the Lake Erie shore to the upper 70s across southern counties. ...

  2. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the ... estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, ... cutting, drying, and storing process results in raising NDF levels at least 3 NDF units above what it was ...

  3. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    and help you prepare for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The international exam is ...

  4. Position Available: Area Leader- Butler & Hamilton Counties

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/position-available-area-leader-butler-hamilton-counties

    Do you know a great leader? Are YOU a highly effective leader? The Ohio State University Extension ... risks, have input on designing their own projects, assignments and schedule as well as the stability and ...

  5. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    detergent fiber (%NDF) for different classes of livestock. Forage type Dairy cows: high producing & ... lactating Horses Legumes 35 – 40% 38 – 45% 50% 45% 42 – 46% Grasses 48 – 53% 50 – 55 % 60% 55% 55 – 60% ... Grass/legume mixture 42 – 46% 46 – 50% 52 – 56% 47 – 51% 48 – 52% 1 RHA = rolling herd average, calculated as ...

  6. Expect more ticks in Ohio this season and beyond

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/expect-more-ticks-in-ohio-season-and-beyond

    Ohio in 2020. With the rising tick population comes the risk of contracting tickborne illnesses such as ... a pasture, hayfield, or even your backyard lawn.” McDermott said that while the risk of encountering ticks in ... Ohio is high, and the number of ticks that are carrying disease is high, there are things people can do ...

  7. Imbibitional Chilling – Is it a concern?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/imbibitional-chilling-%E2%80%93-it-concern

    is below 50 ° F when the seed imbibes (rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually within 24 hours ... planted into soil with at least 50°F of temperature and adequate moisture (at least 40-50% plant available ... temperatures over the last few days soil temperatures may have been still cold (<50°F) at recommended ...

  8. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    level.” It’s a real personal thing,” Wilson says. Adaptation can involve practices such as drainage, ... it is soil health, Wilson says. Practices such as no-till and cover crops, implemented to boost ... soil health, also improve weather resilience. They make crop plants hardier, reduce erosion, and slow down ...

  9. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, a total of 28 traps in ... and Wood (Figure 1). Counties with high trap numbers should plan to monitor for BCW larvae after corn ... were set the week of May 2 nd and checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of AMW adult moths. Over ...

  10. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field ... Harvesting when the soil is too wet and soft will do non-reversible compaction damage to the stand and will ...

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