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  1. It’s Time to Start Monitoring your Alfalfa Fields for %NDF

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-monitoring-your-alfalfa-fields-ndf

    near-record highs last month. Fluctuations in temperature and varying rainfall make it extremely difficult to ...

  2. Winter Wheat Stand Evaluation for 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-07/winter-wheat-stand-evaluation-2022

    Between planting in the fall and Feekes 4 growth stage (beginning of erect growth) in the spring, ... winter wheat is vulnerable to environmental stress such as saturated soils and freeze-thaw cycles that ... cause soil heaving. All of which may lead to substantial stand reduction, and consequently, low grain ...

  3. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    chance of more than 0.5 inches of rainfall. Soil Test Phosphorous (STP) values are above 50 PPM Mehlich ... water quality. Fields with Soil Test Phosphorus (STP) levels two to three times higher than the ... Between 20-40 PPM (or 30-50 PPM if wheat/alfalfa are in the rotation) Greater than 50 PPM More detailed ...

  4. Wheat Yield Contest-Early Entry Deadline April 15th

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-09/wheat-yield-contest-early-entry-deadline-april-15th

    new ideas and experimentation for wheat production, enable knowledge transfer between growers and ... help farmers stay focused on raising high quality, high yielding wheat while evaluating agronomic and ... economic decisions at the field level.  Each registered contestant must be a member of their state’s wheat ...

  5. eFields Partnering with Growers to Evaluate Xyway™ Fungicide

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/efields-partnering-growers-evaluate-xyway%E2%84%A2-fungicide

    at-plant soil application of flutriafol (Xyway) on corn health and yield. Information from this trial will ...

  6. Black Cutworm Moths to begin their arrival

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/black-cutworm-moths-begin-their-arrival

    weeks can help determine infestation risk, especially if the numbers sharply increase.  Black cutworm ... decrease the risk of black cutworm infestations. Additionally, most above-ground Bt corn will provide ... Ohio, and the risk can be minimized with proper weed control and field scouting.  We will provide ...

  7. Weather Update: Seasonally Chilly Conditions to End March and Start April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-07/weather-update-seasonally-chilly-conditions-end-march-and-start

    Sunshine returns for Friday and Saturday with highs in the 40s and 50s. Another round of showers could move ... average 2” and 4” soil temperatures running in the low to mid 30s across the north to the low to mid 40s ... across southern counties, soil moisture running in the 80 th percentile and above, and most rivers and ...

  8. The Weather is Currently Frightful, but Alfalfa Weevil is Still Not Delightful

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/weather-currently-frightful-alfalfa-weevil-still-not-delightful

    1 with a base of 48°F).  Peak larval activity and feeding damage occur between 325 and 575 GDD.  As of ... 6 25 1 Recheck in 7 days 9 50 > 1 Spray 12 75 > 2 Spray 16 100 > 4 Harvest early When ...

  9. Extension and Ag Researchers Work Toward Agroecosystem Resilience

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-07/extension-and-ag-researchers-work-toward-agroecosystem-resilience

    precipitation throughout the remainder of this century given different climate scenarios (low or high degree of ... community, and regional levels need more information and a better understanding of the system-wide ... scenarios. Here we summarize the main findings to date. For larger versions of the figures below, videos ...

  10. Early Season Manure Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-08/early-season-manure-application

    commercial fertilizer applied at the same time. Based on fall stalk-nitrate tests, the manure appears to stay ... growing season. The key is to apply the needed nitrogen and get the manure below the soil surface. Most ... are exceptions to this guide so be sure to rely on previous manure tests. Dairy manure would be much ...

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