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  1. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/alfalfa-weevil-infestations-becoming-severe-some-fields

    Alfalfa fields across Ohio have been observed with alfalfa weevil infestations, some with high numbers and severe feeding damage to the alfalfa. Accumulation of heat units (growing degree days or GDDs) for alfalfa weevil growth have progressed across Ohio ...

  2. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Soil temperatures continued to warm this week despite considerable variability in air temperatures (Fig. 1). Many locations throughout Ohio are now reporting daily average 2- and 4-inch soil temperatures in the mid-50s to low-60s. Daily maximum soil tempe ...

  3. Are Periodical Cicadas a Threat to Field Crops?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/are-periodical-cicadas-threat-field-crops

    Are periodical cicadas a threat to field crops? The quick and dirty answer to this question is NO. Are they a thread to the health and welfare of anything? There is no quick and dirty answer to this question. The best way to answer the second question is ...

  4. There's Still Time to Enter the National Wheat Yield Contest!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/theres-still-time-enter-national-wheat-yield-contest

    Many Ohio farmers are reporting good to excellent wheat ratings this spring. Couple good looking wheat with a nice run-up in price and this may be the year that you want to enter the National Wheat Yield Contest! The contest is a friendly competition that ...

  5. 12-2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021

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  6. Science for Success: Answering Soybean Questions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/science-success-answering-soybean-questions

      With funding from United Soybean Board, soybean agronomists across the U.S. are hosting a ‘Notes from the Field’ webinar series the first Friday of each month beginning May 7. Join research and extension specialists from Land Grant institutions for mont ...

  7. Overholt Drainage Workshop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021-11-2021/overholt-drainage-workshop

    Join OSU Extension for a webinar focused on drainage design, installation, and management including updates on on recently passed H.B. 340 – Ohio’s “petition ditch laws” that address the installation and maintenance of drainage works of improvement in Ohi ...

  8. Cold Weather Impact on Corn and Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/11-2021/cold-weather-impact-corn-and-soybean

    Imbibitional chilling may occur in corn and soybean seeds if the soil temperature is below 50°F when the seed imbibes (when seed rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually within 24 hours after planting). Imbibitional chilling can cause reductions in s ...

  9. Challenges Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/11-2021/challenges-ahead

    There are challenges ahead so we will break them into short-term and long-term. Short-term The recent snow was a rare event for the amount that fell across Ohio. However, the minimum temperatures in the 20s and 30s was not that far off of normal for last ...

  10. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/11-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    A very unusual late season snowfall and three nights near or below freezing led to a significant drop in daily average soil temperatures by mid-week last week (Fig. 1). Most locations fell below 50°F with our northeast site in Ashtabula County dropping be ...

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