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  1. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    is not an option in most alternative storage locations.  Grain pushing against walls of buildings not ... expert Ken Hellevang. Walls must be properly anchored. Pole barns will likely need a grain wall built. ... Select an elevated, well-drained site for the storage bags. Run the bags north and south so solar heating ...

  2. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    mid-40s. Cannot rule out a few low-lying valleys reaching the freezing mark. Another round of showers could ...

  3. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... A FIRE BREAKS OUT, IT’S IMPORTANT TO HAVE AN EMERGENCY PLAN IN PLACE: Call 911 or your local first ... fuel-sourced.   Have an emergency plan in place and discuss it with the other workers or family members.  Knowing ...

  4. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    concern with a few specific annual forages and several weed species, but there is also an increased risk ... feeding. Species That Can Cause Bloat After Frost Forage legumes such as alfalfa and clovers have an ... protectants like poloxalene can be fed as blocks or mixed with grain. While this an expensive supplement, it ...

  5. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    be an accelerated aging test or a tetrazolium (TZ) test. Reference: Strelec, I., Popovic, R., ...

  6. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    safe date. When wheat is planted more than 10-days after the fly-free safe date, there is an increased ...

  7. Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and Exam Prep Options

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/becoming-certified-crop-adviser-and-exam-prep-options

    https://www.certifiedcropadviser.org/exams/. Ohio State University Extension has provided an annual in-person review course for several years. ... We are now offering that course in two formats, online and in-person. Both courses provide an ...

  8. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    gallons of propane per point per bushel of corn dried. Drying corn an extra 5% takes an extra 0.1 gallons ...

  9. Minimizing Corn Harvest Losses At The Combine

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/minimizing-corn-harvest-losses-combine

    Corn harvest is getting an early start this year with excellent September Corn prices it may make ... header with an average of 66% of all machine harvest loss in corn occurring here. Wetter corn often has ... 1/16 of an inch wider at the front than the third node width of a corn stalk. If you check the best and ...

  10. Scout Now For Cressleaf Groundsel And Other Winter Weeds In Hayfields And Pastures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/scout-now-cressleaf-groundsel-and-other-winter-weeds-hayfields

    The next month and a half or so is an ideal time to control a number of weeds that cause problems ... these options except 2,4-DB, which we have sometimes characterized as “almost an herbicide on a good ... day”.  A bit of an exaggeration, but it has a very limited spectrum of control and weed size range.  In ...

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