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  1. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ... result in poor overall grain quality. In a previous CORN newsletter article, we summarized some of our ... harvest in some areas of the state. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall means more time for ...

  2. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    in the straw (C:N ratio). The USDA reports a C:N ratio of 80:1 for wheat straw which means there are ... ≤ 20:1. At a C:N ratio of 80:1, mineralization will be much slower. (For comparison, corn stover is reported ... laboratory. However, “book values” can be used to estimate the nutrient values of wheat straw. In previous newsletters ...

  3. Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/steps-speed-field-curing-hay-crops

    : https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard Forages ... hay should be baled at 80 to 85% dry matter (15 to 20% moisture), depending on the size of the bale ... example, safe baling moistures for dry hay without preservatives are 18-20% for small square bales (80 to ...

  4. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    economic levels of defoliation here in Ohio.” (Click here to read the entire article: https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter ... The R3 soybean growth stage is a common time to consider foliar application of fungicide, ... insecticide, and fertilizer. Before we jump into the potential yield outcomes of these products, let’s define ...

  5. Foliar Diseases and Fungicide Decisions in Corn

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

    of foliar disease problems, the previous crop was corn, and there is 35% or more surface residue, and ... diseases. Gray Leaf Spot (GLS) and, to a lesser extent, northern corn leaf blight (NCLB), have already been ... grain yield, especially if it continues to be wet and the hybrid is susceptible. GLS is favored by warm ...

  6. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    A few months ago, there was some concern that if May did not produce decent rainfall, we would be ... July 1, the most ever recorded through the first 17 days of July. Forecast The week ahead looks a bit ... average this week, with highs in the mid to upper-80s and lows in the mid-60s across southern counties. ...

  7. Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/pre-harvest-sprouting-and-falling-number

    pre-harvest sprouting it. See: https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late ... grain. As a result, the plunger taking less time to fall through the flour paste from sprouted grain, ... what he or she would consider to be an acceptable FN. Falling number measures the time (in seconds) it ...

  8. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

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

    : (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99 ... damage.  For more information on scouting and signs of damage, see the April 20 article in this newsletter ... s-closer-you-think). For information on economic action thresholds and treatment options, visit our factsheet at ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring: Week 2 Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/western-bean-cutworm-monitoring-week-2-update

    average moths per trap; Figure 1). This is an overall increase from monitoring last week (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter ... /20-2021/western-bean-cutworm-monitoring-underway-ohio). At this time, the majority of counties have ...

  10. 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

    previous studies when pipelines are installed. On average, corn grain yields decreased an average of 23.8%, ... silage corn decreased an average of 28.8%, and soybean yield decreased an average of 7.4% over the ... their soils and crops. Last fall, we collected soil and yield samples from 24 different farms impacted ...

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