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  1. October is here, harvest considerations for corn grain

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-35/october-here-harvest-considerations-corn-grain

    >90% was dented, and >50% was mature. According to this report, corn condition was rated 64% good to ... year, yield forecasts (see Table 1) show a high probability of near or above long-term average yields in ... Ohio (between 207 and 250 bu/Ac for the analyzed locations). Certainly, this would apply if adequate ...

  2. Plant Population

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4337

    for mid-June plantings should be in the range of 130,000 to150,000 plants per acre. Final populations ... and depends on such things as soil moisture conditions, seed-soil contact, disease pressure, fungicide ... seed treatments, etc. Final harvest stands are typically 60 to 80 percent of the seeding rate when high ...

  3. Weather Update: A Winter Preview Before Warmer Weather Returns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-36/weather-update-winter-preview-warmer-weather-returns

    week will be dominated by an upper-level low pressure system that will move through the Great Lakes, ... growing season across the state. Highs through  Wednesday are only expected to top out in the mid to upper ... 40s at best. Conditions will start to impove on Thursday, with sunshine returning and highs in the low ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-24/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The ... optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils.   Check herbicide history of field. ... contact. Be aware that too much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. ...

  5. Fall Herbicide Applications in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-39/fall-herbicide-applications-dry-conditions

    most effective when daytime temperatures are in the 50s or higher, and nighttime temps above 40. ...

  6. Variety Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/variety-selection

    a high partial resistance rating to address that problem. The selection of medium or small seed when ... varieties is tested for yield over a range of environments, their rank order commonly changes, which ... and lodging are problems, then select varieties that are medium to short in height with good ...

  7. Combine Fire Prevention

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-38/combine-fire-prevention

    start in the engine compartment, other locations on the combine can be at risk for fires. The primary ... can vary between leaking fuel or hydraulic oil, dry crop residues, and nests in engine compartments or ... converters from other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field fodder. Smoldering ...

  8. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.   High soil moisture slows down ... in between these times (mid-September to mid-October) means more risk to the stand. Factors such as ... previous cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of ...

  9. Producing Soybeans Without Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4333

    production. Good seed to soil contact and the use of high quality seed treated with the appropriate fungicides ... environment.  Two actions can increase plant stands and improve root health:  Select varieties with high levels ... the soil surface reduces soil crusting, which can lead to better and more uniform seedling emergence; ...

  10. Labs that test nitrates and prussic acid levels in forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-35/labs-test-nitrates-and-prussic-acid-levels-forages

    to test for either nitrates or prussic acid levels in the forage. Some of the labs that can provide ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/feeding-frosted-forages).  Specifically, high nitrates and prussic acid poisoning are the main potential concerns. ... nitrate and/or prussic acid testing in forages, that I am aware of, are listed in the table here. I called ...

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