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Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

Ohio: Fall Manure Application Tips

👤By Glen Arnold, CCA, and Kevin Elder, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

With warmer than normal weather forecast for the next couple of weeks, corn and soybean harvest in Ohio is expected to get back on track. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators soon will be applying both liquid and solid manure

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Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

Ohio Corn: Field Drying and Harvest Losses

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 18, 2017

According to the USDA/NASS as of Sunday, Oct. 15, 21 percent of Ohio’s corn was harvested for grain, compared to 34 percent for last year and 32 percent for the five-year average. Wet weather delayed corn harvest across the state

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Ohio Harvest: Good Weather Conditions This Week, Not So Much Next Week

Ohio Harvest: Good Weather Conditions This Week, Not So Much Next Week

👤By Jim Noel, National Weather Service 🕔Oct 18, 2017

Temperatures into November: The warmer than normal weather pattern will continue. However, it appears we will get a burst of colder weather next week. Confidence in the temperature forecast is high. Precipitation: We will be slowly transitioning from the drier first

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Ohio Corn: Ear Disorders Appearing in Fields

Ohio Corn: Ear Disorders Appearing in Fields

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

In recent weeks, I have received several reports of abnormal ear development in corn fields which are near or at harvest maturity. Affected plants in these fields exhibit varying degrees of ear development with little or no kernel formation. Some

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Ohio Wheat: Management Considerations for Marestail, Poison Hemlock, Burcucumber

Ohio Wheat: Management Considerations for Marestail, Poison Hemlock, Burcucumber

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Weed Specialist 🕔Oct 3, 2017

There are several methods for management of marestail in wheat, and following any of these will take care of most winter annual weeds as well. Keep in mind that where wheat will be planted following soybeans, the large marestail that

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Ohio Wheat: Applying Manure to Newly Planted Fields

Ohio Wheat: Applying Manure to Newly Planted Fields

👤By Glen Arnold, Ohio State University CCA; and Sam Custer, Ohio State University Agronomist 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Several livestock producers have inquired about applying liquid dairy or swine manure to newly planted wheat fields using a drag hose. The thought process is that the fields are firm (dry), there is very little rain in the nearby forecast,

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Ohio Soybeans: Pod Shattering and Harvest Moisture

Ohio Soybeans: Pod Shattering and Harvest Moisture

👤By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension Soybean Specialist 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Pre-harvest and harvest loss of grain can result in significant yield reductions. Pre-harvest pod shatter (breaking of pods resulting in soybeans on the ground) can occur when dry pods are re-wetted. This year, in our trials, we’ve seen very little

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Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

Ohio: Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

👤By Glen Arnold, Ohio State University CCA 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Fall manure application is underway across the state. Livestock producers and commercial manure applicators are applying manure to fields following corn silage harvest and will soon be applying to harvested soybean and corn fields. To best capture the nutrients in

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Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

Ohio Soybeans: Are Fall Herbicides Required in Xtend Fields?

👤By Mark Loux, Ohio State University Extension Weed Specialist 🕔Sep 19, 2017

As we move into the fall herbicide application season, one question coming up is whether a spring dicamba burndown treatment is good enough on overwintered marestail plants to eliminate the need for fall herbicides.

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Ohio Soybeans: Diaporthe Stem Canker and Cercospora Leaf Blight – Symptoms and Management

Ohio Soybeans: Diaporthe Stem Canker and Cercospora Leaf Blight – Symptoms and Management

👤By Anne Dorrance, Ohio State University Soybean Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Improving soybean yields in 2018 begins first with the selection of the cultivars that have the best resistance package for Ohio’s notorious pathogens and pests. Any grower that’s slacked off on the Phytophthora package gets a quick reminder of the

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