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  1. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/alfalfa-weevil-infestations-becoming-severe-some-fields

    : (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99 ... fooled, get out and scout! We have observed very minor frost injury to alfalfa from last week’s cold ... nights, so if you see “frost injury” in alfalfa, it is more likely to be severe alfalfa weevil feeding ...

  2. Cooler Weather Returns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/cooler-weather-returns

    week. After a couple of cold fronts on Sunday and Monday, another weak cold front will drop south across ... precipitation (Fig. 3). Normal highs during the period should be 80-85°F, normal lows 60-65°F, with 1.00-1.15 ...

  3. Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/roughstalk-bluegrass-cereal-grain-and-forage-crops

    forages, and crowd out newly established forages. What is it? Roughstalk Bluegrass (Poa trivialis) is ... until late May or early June when cereal grains are in the boot stage of growth. How does it spread? ... that can be absent or be very long. “Rough” stalk Bluegrass gets its name from small hairs on the leaf ...

  4. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    planted, it is time to plant sorghum, sudangrass, and sudex because soil temperature will consistently ... livestock. To prevent prussic acid poisoning, turn livestock out on pasture once the stand has reached ... to prevent animal death and profit loss. If forage damage has not occurred, animals can safely remain ...

  5. Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest

    harvest could cause increased levels of vomitoxin contamination of grain, particularly if it rains for ... several days leading up to harvest. In 2018, we evaluated wheat harvested on June 29 (at 12% moisture ...

  6. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    stress and learn to manage or channel it so that it doesn’t harbor tight muscles, fatigue, or other ... your family members to try- it’s simply three things.  These can be done while eating meals together, ... walking in various places, standing in line or even just sitting outside in the evening: What three things ...

  7. Weather and herbicides – what to do (or not) this week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/weather-and-herbicides-%E2%80%93-what-do-or-not-week

    applied to an emerged crop just prior to or during cold weather may be more injurious compared with ... week and risk of injury to wheat, we would recommend avoid applying herbicide once the cold weather ... where application just prior to cold weather has resulted in greater injury.  Wheat is actively growing ...

  8. Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/registration-open-ofgc-2021-summer-forage-field-days

    drive-it-yourself day tours in Central Ohio. The series will begin on June 25, 2021, in Crawford County. Finishing ... alternative forage storage methods. At this stop, we discuss baleage and methods to prevent barn fires. The ...

  9. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    usable nutrients. Further, a lot of stems can prevent you from making a nice, dense bale and can alter ... baling will attain the greatest level of forage preservation and mold prevention. The wrap for baleage is ... white or black, but white is more popular because of its ability to reflect rather than absorb the sun’s ...

  10. High Temperatures Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/17-2021/high-temperatures-mean-higher-risk-spray-drift

    the month and approaches around 80°F towards the end of the month. We have seen extremely hot days in ... low relative humidity. Since evaporation of liquid from a droplet decreases its mass, it also ... under similar conditions will be affected much less by the temperature. It will lose its size by only ...

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