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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

    greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ... 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. 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 ...

  3. Manure Science Review Coming August 10th

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/manure-science-review-coming-august-10th

    Dairy near Celina, Ohio. Attendees will see and hear about this state-of-the-art dairy’s 80-cow rotary ... been approved for Certified Crop Advisors, Certified Livestock Managers and Indiana State Chemist ... milking parlor, manure handling and management for the 4,400-cow herd, and regenerative farming practices. ...

  4. 2021 Manure Science Review

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

    Join us at MVP Dairy and learn about its state-of-the–art technology for caring for a 4400-cow ... families, MVP features 6 tunnel-vented barns, with four hundred 72-inch fans, an 80-cow rotary parlor, and ... precision ag technologies. Upcoming event ...

  5. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    Stockpiles of poultry litter can be seen in farm fields across Ohio. While common each year in ... excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be ... litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry ...

  6. 2021 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/2021-clean-sweep-agricultural-pesticide-disposal

    Gilead, Ohio 43338 August 17: Portage County 9 am- 3 pm Deerfield Ag Services 9041 US-224 Deerfield, Ohio ... 45011 The pesticide collection and disposal services are free of charge, but only farm chemicals will be ... accepted. Paint, antifreeze, solvents, and household or non-farm pesticides will not be accepted. The ...

  7. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ... harvest in some areas of the state. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall means more time for ... result in poor overall grain quality. In a previous CORN newsletter article, we summarized some of our ...

  8. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the state of Ohio ... Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, 2019) and are grown on ... more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In addition, there are ...

  9. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/blackpatch-forage-legumes-and-slaframine-intoxication

    exceed 80F with humid/wet conditions, like we have been experiencing in Ohio. Here we are re-running an ... forage or hay can have on animals. Effects on livestock.  In the infected plant Rhizoctonia leguminicola ...

  10. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    The rainy weather in many regions of Ohio and surrounding states is making it difficult to harvest ... weather just to get the old crop off and a new one started. Some rain damage is not going to reduce the ... hay should be baled at 80 to 85% dry matter (15 to 20% moisture), depending on the size of the bale ...

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