Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Festolium are both in the boot stage, which is at the balancing point between maximum tonnage and quality. ... The alfalfa in Ottawa County is at 30-50% bud and will probably begin to flower late this week or ... next. Mowing more forage than you can harvest each day carries more risk of quality decline most years ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #2 – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm
trap catches should be prepared to scout high risk fields. In addition to BCW and AMW, European corn ... fields. Once the eggs hatch, the caterpillars cause damage to the emerging corn plants. Counties with high ... identified by a dagger-like marking on their wings (Figure 1). Traps were checked between May 8 – 14 for the ...
We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…
expected following accumulation of 150 soil GDDs (base of 50°F) from planting, about 5-7 days under normal ... temperatures, adequate soil moisture conditions): For corn, past work has shown that 50% emergence can be ... We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have ...
LEP Monitoring Network Update #5 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW, and ECB (IA & NY)
Counties that had high trap numbers should be scouting for larvae in the field (Figure 1); with particular ... moths. With this being the last week of monitoring for AMW, counties with previously high numbers of AMW ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
found differences in speed of maturity and in tonnage between species at the same maturity. On average ... Feekes 10.5 triticale takes the lead in tonnage with an average of 2.75 tons and a high of 5 tons. While ... tonnage is critical another important part of the risk management decision is how quality declines as the ...
Sidedressing Manure into Corn
reduced by about 50 bushels per acre when flattened with a drag hose at the V5 stage of growth. It is ... soil compaction concern, corn yields from side-dressing with manure are similar to side-dressing with ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 10
saturated soil for most of the month. This planting date at both Western and Northwest are between VE and ... saturated soil, like most of the state at the beginning of the week; however, the heat and wind assisted in ... drying the soil down enough to be able to plant. Table 1 displays the planting conditions for each ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
drying trends experienced over the last 30 days. Much of the state is reporting soil moisture between the ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures ... running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 8
temperatures were at or above 50°F. However, at the Northwest location, soil temperatures were at 48°F the day ... planting. When observing average soil temperatures over the last three weeks, the average is steady between ... calculations. Location Planting date 2-inch soil temperature (between planting-May 1) Air Temperature (between ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 11
herbicide options for corn. Additionally, soybean has a greater risk of injury from preemergence herbicides. ... This risk is increased following wet weather and cool temperatures, conditions that are common early in ... 2 had emergence problems. However, this crop is between VE and VC. At the Northwest Research Station, ...