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  1. Pricing Standing Corn for Silage Harvest – 2014

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-32/pricing-standing-corn-silage-harvest-%E2%80%93-2014

    If it’s late summer it’s time to talk about pricing a corn crop standing in the field for corn silage.  This is always a challenging question as there are a number of factors that contribute to the final price agreed upon by the buyer and seller that are ...

  2. Assessing yield losses in corn due to frost

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-32/assessing-yield-losses-corn-due-frost

    With scattered frosts predicted in parts of Ohio tonight, it may be time to consider the impact of frost injury to corn that has not yet achieved kernel “black layer”. Black layer is the stage at which kernel growth ceases and maximum kernel dry weight is ...

  3. Choosing a milkweed species for your garden

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/choosing-milkweed-species-your-garden

    You have no doubt seen or heard about the declining monarch butterfly population. Home gardeners are encouraged to plant milkweed to provide the host plant for the monarch caterpillars. There are 13 varieties of milkweed native to Ohio, but three of these ...

  4. From Wet Weather to Dry Weather…

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/wet-weather-dry-weather%E2%80%A6

    Most areas in Ohio experienced above average rainfall during soybean vegetative stages.  With wet weather, soybeans tend to have reduced tap root growth and increased lateral root growth near the soil surface(photo example).  This is a problem when the we ...

  5. Sorting through Residual Soybean Herbicide options

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-41/sorting-through-residual-soybean-herbicide-options

    There are a bunch of residual herbicide premixes available now for use in soybeans.  Most of these are listed in the 2015 edition of the Weed Control Guide, but it seems like there’s always one or two that we don’t know about.  Many new premixes are essen ...

  6. Editor's Note

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-25/editors-note

    In last week’s article: “Pricing Corn Silage Update” the step 4 the sentence should have read “based on current market values…”, instead of “based on nutrient values…” ...

  7. Soybean Aphids and Western Bean Cutworm Updates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-22/soybean-aphids-and-western-bean-cutworm-updates

    Two insects that growers may be on the lookout for are soybean aphid and western bean cutworm.  The recent rain events may have also carried with them early season soybean aphid migrants that are possibly now in soybean fields.  The forecast for this week ...

  8. Rating Fusarium Damaged Kernels (FDK) in Scabby Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-21/rating-fusarium-damaged-kernels-fdk-scabby-wheat

    1. Wait at least a week or so after harvest (grain should be allowed to dry in the greenhouse). 2. Mix the grain in the bag as light (i.e. damaged) grain will settle on top (use a gloved hand to stir) 3. Scoop a subsample into a 60 x 15mm petri dish (or s ...

  9. Educational Videos

    https://ati.osu.edu/node/1759

    This video demonstrates how to set up an easy anaerobic digestion experiment for bioenergy production with simple kitchen materials such as vinegar, baking soda, water bottles, etc.   The Touchstone Algae research project in Wayne County is looking to red ...

  10. Resources for Teachers

    https://ati.osu.edu/node/1758

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – US Department of Energy This site has a wealth of information regarding renewable fuels, renewable electricity, energy science and strategic energy analysis. One unique feature of this site is a dynamic mappin ...

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