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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    Cleaning up spills, blowing off chaff, leaves, and other plant materials on a regular basis, proper ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ... machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This decreases the buildup of static electricity. IF ...

  2. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    https://efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/references/public/OH/Appendix_A_cover_crop_11_19_19_2.pdf. Additionally, a helpful link to the Midwest Cover Crop Council decision tool on selecting fall ... cover crops on a county by county basis is located at   www.midwestcovercrops.org. The link is under the ... application rates of manure to reflect soil moisture conditions, per NRCS 590. Manure application on wet soils ...

  3. 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

    Storcide II (chlorpyrifos-methyl + deltamethrin) is registered for use on small grains such as wheat. It is ... (Bt) (Biobit, Dipel) is registered for use on all grains including wheat but is only effective against ... treatments will control Hessian fly, aphids, and other early season pests. The data is limited on how long ...

  4. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    dark-colored spores, may also grow on dead plant tissue exposed to wet, humid late-season conditions, adding to ... all of which may cause irritation and allergic reactions. Breathing dust can have adverse effects on ... rated to absorb a total mass of 200mg, however on the farm, the time to reach this level is not known. ...

  5. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

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

    is similar on both sides. Sunshine on just one side heats that side, which can lead to moisture ... accumulation in the grain and spoilage on the cool side. Monitor the bags for damage [at least weekly]. ... be sure this storage is on your policy against losses due to environmental and wildlife damage. You ...

  6. 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

    on the leaves and twigs. Frost affects toxicity. Cyanogenic glucosides are converted quickly to ... poisoning potential: Do not graze on nights when frost is likely. High levels of toxic prussic acid are ...

  7. Delayed Wheat Planting

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

    chance of reduced fall growth and reduced winterhardiness. The effect of planting date on wheat yield is ... https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/wheat-production/ohio-agronomy-guide-15th-edition (Download the pdf by clicking on the picture of the guide.) Currently, with funding from Ohio Corn ... found on the seed bag. Additionally, late planting also means plants will be smaller than normal when ...

  8. 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

    water management tested on the International and local exams. Both courses are a good review for recent ...

  9. Are You Seeing Brown Pods and Green Stems?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/are-you-seeing-brown-pods-and-green-stems

    Green stems on mature soybean plants may be the result of a source/sink problem. If there are ... matured. If all the small pods were removed from a branch on a plant, that branch did not mature. Further, ... if setting of pods were prevented on the main stem of a plant but pods allowed to develop normally on ...

  10. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=3 You can stay up-to-date on all the seasonal risks at the OHRFC websites:  ...

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