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  1. Soil Health and Cover Crops Workshop is June 8 at Ohio State University South Centers

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/soil-health-and-cover-crops-workshop-is-june-8-ohio-state-university-south-centers

    PIKETON, Ohio – Growers wanting to learn how to improve soil health and increase crop yields while reducing operating and input costs may want to consider using multi-functional cover crops, which can also improve water quality, reduce soil erosion and lo ...

  2. Corn Emergence Problems: “Corkscrewed” Mesocotyl Development

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-15/corn-emergence-problems-%E2%80%9Ccorkscrewed%E2%80%9D-mesocotyl-development

    Last week I received several reports of abnormal corn emergence. Often the problems were associated with corn seedlings leafing out underground and it’s likely weather and seedbed conditions were responsible for the occurrence of the abnormal growth. Seed ...

  3. Early POST application of preemergence corn and soybean herbicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-13/early-post-application-preemergence-corn-and-soybean-herbicides

    At this point there should be little concern about a lack of rain to “activate” preemergence herbicides where it was possible to get them applied.  We have had some challenges with wind and water and it’s another one of those years when a lot of the corn ...

  4. Potential for Spring Insect Pests

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/potential-spring-insect-pests

    As we gear up for planting this week and next there are two insect pests that need to be on our radar.  First, reports from Purdue, Penn State and elsewhere have noticed significant flights in black cutworm.  This is a migrating moth that lays eggs in cor ...

  5. New OSU Weed Management Website/blog

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-12/new-osu-weed-management-websiteblog

    The OSU field crops weed management group has transitioned to a new website, http://u.osu.edu/osuweeds.  The new site is still a work in progress, but most of the important information and links are there.  We would encourage you to check out and bookmark ...

  6. Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-02/agricultural-fertilizer-applicator-certification-update

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture has begun issuing the new Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification cards. Those who attended the September, 2014 educational programs in Archbold, Findlay and Paulding should have already or will soon receive a m ...

  7. Weather Outlook: Close to Normal

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-01/weather-outlook-close-normal

    The rest of winter looks to see big fluctuations in temperatures averaging close to normal. Precipitation will also fluctuate above and below normal ending close to normal. This winter will not be like the last is the sense it will be a warmer winter. Thi ...

  8. This is the Time to Give Your Sprayer Some TLC

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-38/time-give-your-sprayer-some-tlc

    It is very likely you have already completed the harvest season, and in the process of storing all the equipment in a proper place. One piece of equipment requires more attention than others when putting it in the storage place. It is your sprayer. If you ...

  9. Modified Relay Intercropping – Lessons from 2014

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-38/modified-relay-intercropping-%E2%80%93-lessons-2014

    Modified Relay Intercropping (MRI) is the planting of soybeans into headed wheat that may occur up to 6 weeks or more prior to wheat harvest.    In the MRI system, two crops, wheat and soybeans are harvested in the same growing season. After 15 years of g ...

  10. Late Fall Weed Control in Winter Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-37/late-fall-weed-control-winter-wheat

    There are effective late-fall post-emergence options for management of dandelion and winter annual weeds in wheat for use mostly in those fields that were not treated with burndown herbicides prior to emergence.  For late-planted fields where wheat has no ...

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