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  1. Reminders about Palmer amaranth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/reminders-about-palmer-amaranth

    We spent most of the winter meeting circuit trying to put the fear of (insert deity of your choice here) in everyone about Palmer amaranth.  We appear at this time to have fewer infestations of Palmer amaranth than our neighbors to the north and west, and ...

  2. This Week’s Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/week%E2%80%99s-weather

    A large storm system will bring widespread rainfall to the eastern corn and soybean areas including Ohio through early Wednesday to end April. Rainfall totals will be widespread in the 1-2 inch range with some higher totals. The large upper low will linge ...

  3. Adjusting Soybean No-till Burndown Programs for Later Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/adjusting-soybean-no-till-burndown-programs-later-planting

    Weed growth has been somewhat slow this year due to the cold weather in late winter, but the current warm and wet weather should change this.  Those fields not treated with burndown herbicides yet may present some challenges by the time fields are dry eno ...

  4. Using Residual Herbicides in Tilled Soybean Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/using-residual-herbicides-tilled-soybean-fields

    One of the questions that comes up once a grower decides to kill marestail with tillage instead of burndown herbicides is – does he still need residual herbicides?  The thinking here apparently is that: A) tillage takes care of marestail for this crop yea ...

  5. Wheat Crop Update: The Crop May be Further Along Than You Think

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/wheat-crop-update-crop-may-be-further-along-you-think

    The state of the 2014 wheat crop is variable. Some stands look very good while others have several bare patches. Overall, wheat fields on well drained soils and planted shortly after the fly-free date are in good condition, while fields that were wet in t ...

  6. Now is the Time to Fine Tune Your Sprayer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-11/now-time-fine-tune-your-sprayer

    Higher pesticide costs and new chemicals designed to be used in lower doses make accurate application more important than ever. There is no better time than early spring to take a closer look at your sprayer. Here are some of the things I would check on a ...

  7. Will Planting Delays Require Earlier Maturing Corn Hybrids?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-13/will-planting-delays-require-earlier-maturing-corn-hybrids

    According to the USDA/NASS (http://www.nass.usda.gov/), during the past week Ohio corn acreage planted increased sharply (from 8% for the week ending May 4 to 40% for the week ending May 11). However, in some areas, persistent rain and saturated soil cond ...

  8. Yes, this is a repeat: Temperatures are still cool

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/yes-repeat-temperatures-are-still-cool

    Soil temperatures from around the state are finally approaching optimum planning but still on the cool side for soybean.  From the weather stations at the branches, these are the soil temperatures at 2.5 inches, from April 20 and on May 4: County          ...

  9. Weather Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/weather-update

    May began cooler and wetter than normal as expected. The week of May 5 will start cool but then starting May 7 we will turn warmer than normal. Temperatures will reach into the 70s north and 80s south by Wednesday and Thursday. Outside of scattered light ...

  10. Be Mindful of Bees during Delayed Planting this Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-10/be-mindful-bees-during-delayed-planting-season

    (Editor's note: Reed Johnson is the lead author on this article) Beekeepers in Ohio suffered substantial losses of colonies over the exceptionally long and cold winter of 2013-2014.  Here in Wooster we lost more than half of our colonies and beekeepe ...

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