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  1. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    July 1, the most ever recorded through the first 17 days of July. Forecast The week ahead looks a bit ... average this week, with highs in the mid to upper-80s and lows in the mid-60s across southern counties. ... Upper-70s to mid-80s for highs with upper-50s to low-60s expected on Wednesday and Thursday across the ...

  2. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... standing too close. Safety precautions to take with bale ejectors: Disengage all power, shut off the ... with baling equipment (refer to “ Hand Signals for Agricultural Safety ” module). For more information, ...

  3. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    laboratory. However, “book values” can be used to estimate the nutrient values of wheat straw. In previous newsletters ... in the straw (C:N ratio). The USDA reports a C:N ratio of 80:1 for wheat straw which means there are ... 80 units of carbon for every unit of nitrogen. Mineralization rapidly occurs when the C:N ratio is ...

  4. Don’t get burned by hopperburn—check alfalfa for potato leafhoppers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/don%E2%80%99t-get-burned-hopperburn%E2%80%94check-alfalfa-potato-leafhoppers

    July. Since then, the eggs have hatched and we are now seeing late stage nymphs and adults infesting ... mind that an early cutting may also be an option. For videos on potato leafhopper scouting and ... management see: https://forages.osu.edu/video ...

  5. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    have examined the planting of oats from July 15 th through late September to learn tonnage and forage ... forage is to plant them into wheat stubble, which is normally available by mid-July at the latest.  ... on all planting dates from July through September, but applying 92 pounds only increased yield during ...

  6. 2021 Manure Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-manure-science-review

    families, MVP features 6 tunnel-vented barns, with four hundred 72-inch fans, an 80-cow rotary parlor, and ... precision ag technologies. Upcoming event ...

  7. Now is the Time to Scout for Western Bean Cutworm!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/now-time-scout-western-bean-cutworm

    Adult western bean cutworm (WBC) numbers continue to rise for the week ending July 25. Counties ... July 25, or if the numbers will continue to rise. Regardless, now is the time to get out and scout for ... (fresh-market). View our scouting video here: https://aginsects.osu.edu/news/western-bean-cutworm-video Treatment ...

  8. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  9. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... deaths of working youth on farms.” Unfortunately, issues concerning farm safety and children are often ...

  10. Get your Waterhemp Populations Screened for Herbicide Resistance

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/get-your-waterhemp-populations-screened-herbicide-resistance

    were fairly ineffective, if possible.  But we will screen any populations provided within the ... mature, check out this video.  When seed is mature, you can cut off seedheads and place in an open paper ...

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