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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. Wheat is starting to green up...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-06/wheat-starting-green

    Spring is coming (thank goodness!), and the winter wheat crop is starting to green-up.  Similar to what we’ve seen in the past few years, wheat planted shortly after the fly-free date looks better than the wheat that was planted late. Our current recommen ...

  10. Planter Check-up for March

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-06/planter-check-march

    Even though the snow is falling here this evening, it is time to check the planter. Here is a list of suggestions for planter setup and maintenance. ·         Check meters on a test stand in order to visually inspect parts and evaluate performance. ·      ...

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