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Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

Ohio Wheat: 5 Considerations for Planting in 15-Inch Rows

👤By Laura Lindsey and Pierce Paul, Ohio State University Extension Specialists; and Ed Lentz and Eric Richer, CCAs 🕔Sep 12, 2017

Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to changes in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill and availability of air seeder) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. Wheat row spacing work was conducted during the 2012-2013 and

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Ohio Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields

👤By Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension Soybean Specialist 🕔Sep 6, 2017

To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to estimate soybean yield can be found by clicking here.  Proceed with

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Ohio Wheat: Variety Selection an Important 1st Step to Reducing Scab, Vomitoxin

Ohio Wheat: Variety Selection an Important 1st Step to Reducing Scab, Vomitoxin

👤By Pierce Paul, Clay Sneller, and Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Even though we did not have high levels of scab and vomitoxin this year, we still need to keep this disease in our minds as we select varieties to plant this fall. In the past, there were very few Ohio-grown

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Ohio Wheat: 5 Management Tips for Fall 2017

Ohio Wheat: 5 Management Tips for Fall 2017

👤By Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, and Ed Lentz, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 6, 2017

Wheat helps reduce problems associated with the continuous planting of soybean and corn and provides an ideal time to apply fertilizer in July/August after harvest. With soybean harvest around the corner, we would like to remind farmers of a few

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Ohio Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Bacterial Blight – No Need for Fungicides

Ohio Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Bacterial Blight – No Need for Fungicides

👤By Anne Dorrance and Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Soybean Specialists 🕔Jul 18, 2017

As folks can get in through the muddy fields a couple of foliar diseases are beginning to be spotted. The first, Septoria brown spot, is a normal disease found throughout Ohio on the very lower canopy. On unadapted germplasm or

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Ohio: Crops Under Water – What Can You Expect?

Ohio: Crops Under Water – What Can You Expect?

👤By Alexander Lindsey, Mark Sulc, Laura Lindsey, and Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension 🕔Jul 18, 2017

Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio. These storms tend to last for a very short amount of time, but leave behind a large amount of water (2” or greater in many cases).

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Ohio Wheat: Dry Soil Delays Emergence

Ohio Wheat: Dry Soil Delays Emergence

👤By Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul, Ohio State University 🕔Nov 11, 2015

Dry soil has delayed wheat emergence. On October 20, we travelled to the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Wood County to do a wheat stand count. However, we didn’t find anything to count, and the wheat was planted on October

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