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  1. Soybean Planting Date, Seeding Rate, and Row Width

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/soybean-planting-date-seeding-rate-and-row-width

    Planting date.   Planting date (both too early and too late) can reduce soybean yield potential.  In 2013 and 2014, we conducted a planting date trial at the Western Agricultural Research Station near South Charleston, Ohio.  In both years, soybean yield ...

  2. We have Nematodes in our Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-09/we-have-nematodes-our-corn-fields

    Editor's note: Abasola Simon is also an author on this article. A total 425 corn fields were surveyed for plant-parasitic nematodes during the 2013 and 2014 growing seasons. In each year, soil samples were collected from 15-16 fields in each of 28 co ...

  3. Wheat Management by Growth Stage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/wheat-management-growth-stage

    The winter wheat crop is greening up and as such growers will need to pay attention to crop growth stage in order to make adequate management decisions. Wheat growth stage identification is critical for effective timing of fungicide, insecticide, herbicid ...

  4. Burndown of Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/burndown-cover-crops

    It can be difficult to find a comprehensive source of recommendations for the control of all of the possible cover crops prior to planting.  Some resources we have used recently: “Successful termination of cover crops”, Purdue Extension, Pub #WS-50-W, ava ...

  5. Getting Your Corn Crop Off to a Good Start in 2015

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/getting-your-corn-crop-good-start-2015

    Mistakes made during crop establishment are usually irreversible, and can put a "ceiling" on a crop's yield potential before the plants have even emerged. The following are some proven practices that will help get a corn crop off to a good ...

  6. Those Last-Minute Items on the ‘To-Do’ List Before the Planting Rush

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/those-last-minute-items-%E2%80%98-do%E2%80%99-list-planting-rush

    We all have those “I wish I had done list” – we won’t discuss how long ours are after one of these rush seasons.  Soil temperatures are: County Research Branch Temperature (F) on April 11 Jackson Jackson 60.0 Noble Eastern 58.4  Piketon Piketon 54.2 Clark ...

  7. Managing Marestail This Spring – The Perfect Storm?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-08/managing-marestail-spring-%E2%80%93-perfect-storm

    This spring is shaping up to be one where marestail control problems abound, based on the following: a) not many fields were treated with herbicide last fall due to wet weather and the late harvest.  Fall treatment results in a field free of overwintered ...

  8. Senate Bill 1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-07/senate-bill-1

    Ohio’s legislature passed a bill intended to control algae production in Lake Erie and its western basin. The law will regulate manure and fertilizer applications in the watersheds of the western basin of Lake Erie. The effective date of this new law is J ...

  9. A Wet Start to April is Expected

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-07/wet-start-april-expected

    April looks to go down as slightly warmer than normal and much wetter than normal except about normal wetness in the far northwest part of the state. The good news is warmer than normal temperatures are expected for a good deal of April. This likely means ...

  10. Managing Risk for Bt Resistant Rootworms

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-07/managing-risk-bt-resistant-rootworms

    For the past few years, the Western corn belt has been dealing with populations of western corn rootworm that have developed resistance to two Bt genes:  Cry3Bb1  and m Cry3a. US-EPA has recently developed a framework for managing Bt resistance, and is re ...

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