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Ohio Wheat: Managing Septoria Leaf Blotch, Powdery Mildew

Ohio Wheat: Managing Septoria Leaf Blotch, Powdery Mildew

👤By Pierce Paul, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

It has been cool, wet, and very humid so far this spring – perfect conditions for early season diseases like Septoria tritici blotch and powdery mildew to develop. Both of these diseases usually become established in the fall, thus getting

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Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Row Width, and Seeding Rate Recommendations

Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Row Width, and Seeding Rate Recommendations

👤By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Over the past few years, with funding from Ohio Soybean Council, we’ve re-examined Ohio’s soybean planting date, row width, and seeding rate recommendations. Here are some things to keep in mind, as we approach planting: Planting Date Soybean planting date

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Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

Ohio: Xtend Soybeans – Still Trying to Figure Out What to Do with Dicamba This Year?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 11, 2017

Even if you are planting RR Xtend soybeans, the answer to this could be – maybe nothing.

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Ohio Soybeans: 3 Last Minute Disease Management Tips Before Hitting the Planters

Ohio Soybeans: 3 Last Minute Disease Management Tips Before Hitting the Planters

👤By Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

As I was digging weeds already out of the garden this weekend and looking at the buds on the trees, it looks more like early May rather than early April.  Either way we are getting our seed together for research

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Ohio: Managing for Frost Injured Alfalfa

Ohio: Managing for Frost Injured Alfalfa

👤By Mark Sulc and Jeff Stachler, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

We have recently observed some alfalfa fields with frost damage and received reports of some plant heaving. Alfalfa broke dormancy with the warm weather in late February and early March, which was followed by hard freezes over several nights in

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Ohio Weather: Wetness Could Delay Early Planting

Ohio Weather: Wetness Could Delay Early Planting

👤By Ryan Fliehman, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

The weather for the first part of the year has been mild to say the least with average temperatures running well above normal. The very mild February continued into March and similar trends are expected for the next several months

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Ohio Soybeans: OSU Offers $40 to Participate in Production Survey

Ohio Soybeans: OSU Offers $40 to Participate in Production Survey

👤By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University 🕔Apr 4, 2017

Ohio State University is continuing a second year of a State‐Wide Project aimed at generating some baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Ohio’s production systems. This project is funded by the Ohio Soybean Council and the North

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Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

👤By Ed Lentz, Laura Lindsey, and Steve Culman, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring nitrogen may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield reduction as long as nitrogen is applied before Feekes GS 7 (two visible

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Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs

Ohio Weeds: Reduced Price Gramoxone a Boon to Burndown Programs

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Gramoxone SL (paraquat) is one of those herbicides that in our opinion really could have been used much more than it has in recent years, to help with management of marestail and to interrupt the cycle of continuous glyphosate use.

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Ohio Wheat: Don’t Rely on Calendar Date, Check Your Fields

Ohio Wheat: Don’t Rely on Calendar Date, Check Your Fields

👤By Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, and Ed Lentz, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 7, 2017

Last year, wheat winter progressed quicker than usual due to warm temperatures. In our Pickaway County trials in 2016, wheat reached Feekes growth stage 6.0 by April 6. This year, with unusually warm temperatures, we may see something similar. Don’t

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