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  1. Giant Ragweed Still Looms Large

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-41/giant-ragweed-still-looms-large

    through the top 45-50 soybean producing counties. Visual ratings are given for ten weed species in each ... fields when combined across rating levels. Waterhemp was the second most frequent weed, in 11% of fields, ...

  2. Weather Update: January-like Weather Abates in Time for Thanksgiving

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/weather-update-january-weather-abates-time-thanksgiving

    skies through Wednesday with highs warming from the upper 40s to low 50s on Tuesday into the mid to ... leaning wetter than normal (Figure 3). Climate averages include a high-temperature range of 46-50 ... outlooks, and monthly climate summaries, please visit the State Climate Office of Ohio.   Forecast High ...

  3. Upcoming Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/upcoming-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-preparation-class

    class will provide an overview of the CCA program, and help you prepare for the test by covering basic ... principles in the four competency areas – nutrient management, soil and water management, pest management, ... proctored online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. Both exams are now ...

  4. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  5. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6–40% of the deer had antibodies to the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...

  6. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  7. Keep In Mind Soil Test K And pH Are Affected By Low Soil Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-37/keep-mind-soil-test-k-and-ph-are-affected-low-soil-moisture

    test potassium (K) levels because K still remains in the crop residues and/or low soil moisture caused ... POTASSIUM Typically soil test K levels are lower than expected in a dry fall. One factor contributing to low ... in soil test K with soil moisture. When field moist soil high in K is dried for analysis, soil test ...

  8. Early Bird Deadline Approaching for Ohio Organic Grains Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-41/early-bird-deadline-approaching-ohio-organic-grains-conference

    registration increases to $120 for both days ($80 for a single day). Student (high school and college) Early ...

  9. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    When soil test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 PPM, there is increased  potential of P losses into ... For example, many dairies have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. ... over-application harms the environment and can harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always ...

  10. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

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