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  1. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    phosphorus levels beyond what is acceptable. If the wheat is planted at its typical one-inch depth and swine ... three inches) so the manure does not impact the germination and emergence of the wheat crop. Another ... planted wheat fields using a drag hose. The thought process is that the fields are firm (dry), there is ...

  2. Scout now for cressleaf groundsel in hayfields, or pay the price in May

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/scout-now-cressleaf-groundsel-hayfields-or-pay-price-may

    without incurring injury to the grasses.  Any treatment containing 2,4-D should be effective in grass hay ... plants are more tolerant of 2,4-D, and effective control will require a mixture of dicamba (e.g. Banvel, ... Clarity, Sterling) and 2,4-D. Desirable legumes in the pasture will be injured or killed by any of these ...

  3. Making Corn Silage in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/making-corn-silage-dry-conditions

    possible, to produce a feed that is acceptable to cows, and to minimize any risks associated with feeding ... if the lower plant leaves are brown and dried up.  Before starting chopping, sample some plants (cut ... accumulate DM (increase yield), and you will not suffer increased fermentation losses caused by ensiling corn ...

  4. Corn Silage Harvest Timing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/corn-silage-harvest-timing

    determining the DM concentration. Some farmers prefer sampling only 2 or 3 plants without any additional ... plant DM content. Corn in Ohio should be first sampled to measure DM at full dent stage (100% milk, no ... containing no ears.  The recommended ranges for silage DM are: Bunker: 30 to 35% Upright: 32 to 38% Sealed ...

  5. Burndown Herbicides for No-till Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/burndown-herbicides-no-till-wheat

    applied at least 20 days before planting.  We do not know of any 2,4-D product labels that support the use ... Herbicide options for burndown of existing weeds prior to planting of no-till wheat include ... application and planting for each 0.25 lb ai/A used”.  A rate of 0.5 lb ai/A would therefore need to be ...

  6. It’s time for the Hessian Fly-free Date Again

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/it%E2%80%99s-time-hessian-fly-free-date-again

    These dates are based on predictions on when most Hessian fly adults would no longer be alive to lay ... planted and diseases are not managed with a fungicide. Wheat ... eggs on emerging wheat. Planting winter crops after this date is a good practice to prevent ...

  7. What is Required Before You Sell Your Field Harvested Seed in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/what-required-you-sell-your-field-harvested-seed-ohio

    seed can be present in a seed lot for sale. If there are any prohibited seeds found in the sample, the ... followed before any seed can be sold in order to stay legal with state and federal laws related to seed ... sales and consumer protection. Before selling any seed, the seed producer must acquire a permit from the ...

  8. Wheat Management for Fall 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/wheat-management-fall-2020

    Application. Apply 20 of nitrogen per acre before planting to promote fall tiller development. Do not apply ... not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Soil potassium should be maintained ... Wheat helps reduce problems associated with the continuous planting of soybean and corn. With ...

  9. Ask the Expert Sessions to Be Held Live During 2020 Farm Science Review.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/ask-expert-sessions-be-held-live-during-2020-farm-science-review

    September 22-24 will not be held in-person.  Instead, a virtual show will be held and the Review will come ... livestreamed talks will be Ask the Expert presentations. Viewers will enter the talks through a Zoom meeting ... link and be able to post their questions in chat boxes. If you miss any, you can check back after the ...

  10. Cover Crop Drive It Yourself Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/cover-crop-drive-it-yourself-tour

    cover crops. These three farms are located in Northern Champaign and Logan Counties and are planted to ... different species of cover crops after wheat. The farmers will be on hand to answer questions and discuss ... slated for September 17, from 5-8pm. Guests are invited to attend in any order at any time within the ...

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