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  1. Don’t get burned by hopperburn—check alfalfa for potato leafhoppers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/don%E2%80%99t-get-burned-hopperburn%E2%80%94check-alfalfa-potato-leafhoppers

    be able to outgrow the feeding activity of PLH.  Scouting now and making appropriate management ... rule of thumb for an action threshold for treatment is when the number of PLH (nymphs+adults) in ... mind that an early cutting may also be an option. For videos on potato leafhopper scouting and ...

  2. Western Bean Cutworm Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/western-bean-cutworm-update

    Statewide western bean cutworm (WBC) numbers declined for the week-ending August 1 resulting in an ...

  3. Agronomy Update Scheduled

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-25/agronomy-update-scheduled

    The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will sponsor an Agronomy Update on ... are popular terms right now.  Nearly every farm publication has an article about the role agriculture ...

  4. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    times and in late September or October, 6 or more days of drying may be required.    Oats makes an ... per ton of dry matter and when fertilized, the value increases to about $280 per ton. Oats makes an ... establishment.  While traditionally planted as the first crop in early April as a grain crop or an early season ...

  5. Get your Waterhemp Populations Screened for Herbicide Resistance

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/get-your-waterhemp-populations-screened-herbicide-resistance

    mature, check out this video.  When seed is mature, you can cut off seedheads and place in an open paper ... Send us an email and we will figure out the best way to get seed to us, or if you need more ... now.  However, where it’s apparent that this is not going to happen for whatever reason, make a note of ...

  6. 2021 Ohio Wheat Performance Test- Results Available Online

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/2021-ohio-wheat-performance-test-results-available-online

    condition. Cool temperatures and adequate moisture lead to a long grain fill period and high-yielding ...

  7. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    as well as an adjacent, undisturbed area of the same field. Three areas of each field were sampled ... along a transect. This comparative cross-section of an impacted field provides a pseudo ... “before-and-after" viewpoint of the field In preliminary findings, Ohio crop yields follow similar patterns to ...

  8. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    factor affecting successful establishment. No-till seeding in August is an excellent choice to conserve ... soil moisture for seed germination. Make sure that the field surface is relatively level and smooth if ... type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and pH: The recommended soil pH for alfalfa is 6.5 to ...

  9. How do cover crops impact field Nitrogen and Phosphorous Losses?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/how-do-cover-crops-impact-field-nitrogen-and-phosphorous-losses

    an annual reduction of 18 pounds. Figure 1 shows the monthly nitrate loads.  The reduction occurred ... climate, soil characteristics and fertilizer management make P loss site specific. Figure 2 shows the ...

  10. Foliar Diseases and Fungicide Decisions in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/foliar-diseases-and-fungicide-decisions-corn

    of Corn Diseases Table). However, before making an application, read the label carefully. This is ... still important to scout fields to see what is out there and at what levels before making a decision, as ... extra money, make sure it is justified by scouting the field to see what is present. However, regardless ...

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