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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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Indiana Corn: The ‘Zipper’ Pattern of Poor Kernel Set

Indiana Corn: The ‘Zipper’ Pattern of Poor Kernel Set

👤By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

The occurrence of severe photosynthetic stress (severe drought, extreme heat, severe nutrient deficiency, severe foliar disease) during or shortly after pollination in corn often results in poorly filled ears due to incomplete pollination or abortion of young kernels. Often such

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Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest continued to slip further behind the average pace during the week ended Oct. 8, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report issued Tuesday. The report was delayed from its normal Monday release due to the Columbus

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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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USDA Weekly Crop Progress Summary, September 26 – DTN

USDA Weekly Crop Progress Summary, September 26 – DTN

👤By Anthony Greder, DTN Managing Editor, and Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest and winter wheat planting all lagged the five-year average pace during the week ended Sept. 24, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress and Condition report issued Monday. USDA estimated that 51% of corn was mature as

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