Climate Change: By 2100, Ohio “Will look more like Arkansas or West Texas” – DTN

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🕔Sep 21, 2018At 6 feet, 8 inches tall, with a bushy, orange beard, Aaron Wilson towers very visibly above the crowds at Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review.   But it’s what he’s […]

Harvest: Don’t Forget to Calibrate Your Yield Monitor!

🕔Sep 18, 2018Remember the old adage … Garbage in = Garbage out.  Many of us use our yield data to make additional management decisions on our farms such as hybrid or variety […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late Season Insect Considerations

🕔Sep 18, 2018Although the growing season is winding down, we are still receiving some reports of insect activity and damage in soybeans. At this point, the risk is mainly to late-planted or […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Preparing Grain Bins for Post-Harvest Storage

🕔Sep 18, 2018First – before using any product to treat grain bins, always read the most current label for the product to assure that the product is used correctly.  This is for […]

Ohio Soybeans: Early Yellowing in Some Fields

🕔Sep 5, 2018Soybeans across the state range from ready to harvest to still flowering.  But in some fields, the yellowing was limited to pockets – some was sudden death syndrome or brown […]

Ohio Corn: Tip Dieback and Zipper Ears

🕔Aug 28, 2018Although ear and kernel development appears excellent in many Ohio cornfields, there are reports of incomplete ear fill that are related to poor pollination and kernel abortion. Several factors may […]

Ohio Corn: Telling Ear Rots Apart

🕔Aug 28, 2018Over the last few weeks, we have received samples with at least four different types of ear rots – Diplodia, Gibberella, Fusarium, and Trichoderma. Of these, Diplodia ear rot seems to […]

Ohio: No-Till Field Day, Wooster, Aug. 29

🕔Aug 24, 2018A field day scheduled for Aug. 29 will look at the old and the new in tillage practices. The Ohio No-Till Field Day will feature panelists with a combined 250 […]

Ohio Cover Crops: Recommendations for Late Summer Seeding

🕔Aug 21, 2018Now is an excellent time to improve your soil by planting cover crops.  Leaving soil bare exposes it to erosion and nutrient loss.  Get it covered and protected.  There are […]

Ohio Soybeans: Late-Season Pod Feeding – Bean Leaf Beetles, Grasshoppers

🕔Aug 21, 2018We have heard a few reports of either bean leaf beetles or grasshoppers increasing in soybeans.  As we start to approach the end of the growing season the larger concern […]

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