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  1. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where ... cost-effective things you can do to minimize spray drift. Pay attention to wind speed. The risk of spray drift ... mentioned below will influence the wind speed that may be considered dangerously high from the drift point ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Set-Up Soybeans for Success in 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-09/set-soybeans-success-2022

    or just below 50 ° F. At soil temperatures between 50-60 ° F, soybean plants typically take about 15 ... deciding on when to plant should be based on field suitability and soil temperatures at the time of, and ... following, planting as well as frost forecast. Soybean can germinate and emerge when soil temperatures are at ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 5)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    a return to normal conditions over the weekend. Soil temperatures responded similarly, with two- and ... four-inch temperatures dropping back into the upper 40s to mid-50s before rebounding back into the mid to ... upper 50s toward the end of the weekend (Figure 1). Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed ...

  5. First Cutting of Alfalfa and Grasses Has Begun

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/first-cutting-alfalfa-and-grasses-has-begun

    the time for harvesting high quality forage. This last week producers began taking advantage of the ...

  6. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm

    1). Traps were checked between May 2 – 8 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, ... moths (Figure 2). Counties with high trap numbers should plan to monitor for BCW larvae after corn is ...

  7. Wayne County Disaster Drill May 5th in Secrest Arboretum

    https://ati.osu.edu/newsletter/wednesday-wire/may-4-2022/wayne-county-disaster-drill-may-5th-in-secrest-arboretum

    emergency lights or sirens activated and roll players may be acting out scenarios where Fire/EMS/Police will ...

  8. Is Spring Wheat an Option for Ohio Farmers?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-06/spring-wheat-option-ohio-farmers

    low protein (8.5 to 10.5%). Hard red winter wheat has medium to high protein (10.0 to 13.0%) while ... durum and hard red spring wheat have high protein (10 to 15.0%). For more information on the various ... previous trials conducted in Ohio. Figure 1. Box-and-whiskers plot showing minimum, 25 th percentile, 50 th ...

  9. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 3)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    four-inch soil temperatures. After reaching the mid to upper 50s midweek, colder weather over the weekend ... brought soil temperatures back down into the upper 40s to low 50s (Fig. 1). Although we started this week ... trend this upcoming weekend should lead to a decent climb in soil temperatures this week.     ...

  10. Collect Soil Samples for SCN in Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-06/collect-soil-samples-scn-spring

    time to sample for SCN. A soil test in spring will reveal if SCN is present and at what levels. Knowing ... a field, soil sample for SCN testing must be properly collected. The presence of SCN in a field, but most ... sample for soil fertility, a subsample can be used for SCN testing!     How should you collect soil ...

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