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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

    May 2, 2021 at several CFAES Ag Weather System (https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/weather1/) locations ... : (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99 ... Alfalfa fields across Ohio have been observed with alfalfa weevil infestations, some with high ...

  2. Putting poison hemlock in perspective

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/putting-poison-hemlock-perspective

    Ohio.  We know that while hemlock has been all over southern Ohio for years, it is continuing to spread ... areas, and we don’t have a ready explanation for what would cause this.  For any plant that reproduces by ... seed can cause a large and very observable increase in population.  Poison hemlock in Ohio has made the ...

  3. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be ... neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye is obvious in many crop fields. This is ... it a good cover crop, but its ability to germinate with little cover and its persistence makes it ...

  4. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/double-crop-soybean-recommendations-2021

    (https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/), areas bordering Michigan are abnormally dry, but throughout the rest of the state, soil moisture ... adequate time to produce the soybean crop and 2) adequate water. In Ohio south of I-70, double-crop soybean ... depending on soil moisture and rainfall. In Clark County Ohio, we’ve had double-crop soybean yield averages ...

  5. Cooler Weather Returns

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

    days. The airmass was quite a bit more humid as well, with numerous “gully washers” across the state ... the state on Tuesday. A widely scattered shower cannot be ruled out. Behind this front, even cooler ... across northern Ohio (Fig. 2). The latest NOAA/NWS/Climate Prediction Center outlook for the 6-10-day ...

  6. Do you need to apply sulfur to reach your corn yield goals?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/do-you-need-apply-sulfur-reach-your-corn-yield-goals

    there to this? Do we have a widespread sulfur deficiency in Ohio? Since 2013, Ohio State University ... heard industry professionals claim that sulfur deficiency this widespread across Ohio. How much truth is ... Ohio, but some corn fields will positively respond to sulfur fertilization. We continue to monitor and ...

  7. Canada thistle rebounds?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/canada-thistle-rebounds

    after a few days, and don’t respond to chemicals.  A while back we wrote about what appeared to be an ... dense stands is to try to prevent suppression of the crop, it largely won’t work.  Steps need to be ... “Weed Control Guide for Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois” contains a list of strategies for managing ...

  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

    The Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council cordially invites you to join forage and livestock ... event planned by members of the Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council, Ohio State University Extension ... Conservation Districts, and the Ohio Department of Agriculture. We look forward to seeing you out in the field ...

  9. Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest

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

    mycotoxins. Even though head scab seems to be relatively low across the state this year, delaying wheat ... 9 bu/acre, test weight decreased by 2.9 lb/bu, and DON level increased by 0.86 ppm (see figure). These ... reductions in yield and test weight and increase in DON are likely attributed to the re-wetting of dry grain, ...

  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

    those smaller than 100 micron which is the approximate diameter of human hair. Let me give you some ... Mean high temperatures for the month of June in Central Ohio vary between 75°F at the beginning of ... the month and approaches around 80°F towards the end of the month. We have seen extremely hot days in ...

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