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  1. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as fragments of dead, dry ... contact with smooth skin. Facial hair, eyeglasses and certain dental appliances can prevent the mask from ... making sure the proper fit can be made. Always use both straps to hold the mask in place and prevent air ...

  2. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    may be more cold-tolerant than the larvae, so it may not be surprising to still see some moths.  ... Last week, we discussed the possibility of a cold snap limiting any future fall armyworm ... However, we do not yet know how the cold snap affected the larvae.  Fields should continue to be scouted ...

  3. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    Johnsongrass Shattercane Chokecherry Black cherry Elderberry It is always a good idea to check areas where wild ... cherry trees grow after a storm and pick up and discard any fallen limbs to prevent animals from grazing ... of the animal, causing it to die of asphyxiation. Before death, symptoms include excess salivation, ...

  4. Low Vomitoxin Levels in Corn but Rain and Delayed Harvest Could Change this Picture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/low-vomitoxin-levels-corn-rain-and-delayed-harvest-could-change

    during the first three weeks after silking. However, it is not uncommon for grain to become contaminated ... and infect the ear from the base upwards. It is not always possible to tell which fields were planted ... However, it should be noted that no hybrid is 100% resistant or immune to GER. As a result, all fields that ...

  5. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    Despite the cold snap a couple of weeks ago, we have continued to catch large numbers of fall ...

  6. Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/collect-fall-soil-samples-scn

    soil in a labeled plastic bag and ship it to the lab as soon as possible. For more information on how ... soil sample is alive, therefore you must handle it carefully. To keep the nematodes alive, store your ...

  7. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    Protecting this seed from insect infestation can be difficult because of what it is typically stored in and ... Storcide II (chlorpyrifos-methyl + deltamethrin) is registered for use on small grains such as wheat. It is ... Fly-Free date will likely not need a seed treatment anyway, since this date works well to prevent ...

  8. Fall Soil Fertility Sampling

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/fall-soil-fertility-sampling

    inputs. If soil test P and soil test K levels are within the maintenance range it is extremely unlikely ...

  9. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    survive in corn residue and enter the plant by wounds from corn borers, mechanical injury, or hail. Post ... carbohydrates in conjunction with the roots. Cold and waterlogged conditions can restrict root growth, which ...

  10. Predictions for Round 2 of Fall Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/predictions-round-2-fall-armyworm

    Thursday may be even colder. This brief cold period is critical as it arrives when many small larvae have ... this week, if it remains somewhat warm. Comparing these data to actual field temperatures (which cycle ... hatched but are very sensitive to the cold. Bottom line: as we get colder temperatures, fewer caterpillars ...

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