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  1. Drainage installation and conservation practice field demonstrations at the 2021 Farm Science Review

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/drainage-installation-and-conservation-practice-field

    Have you ever wondered how subsurface tile drainage is installed in farm fields? The Farm Science ... Review (FSR), held from September 21–23, brings you an opportunity to view live demonstrations of the ... significantly over time, from the early years where most drainage work involved the placement of clay or ...

  2. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    establish fall-planted cover crops is imminent. When it comes to cover crops that are used for the ... the suppression of weeds by cover crops, there are two main drivers – ground cover and biomass ... weed suppression? If biomass production and ground cover are the main drivers of weed suppression, it ...

  3. Minimizing Corn Harvest Losses At The Combine

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/minimizing-corn-harvest-losses-combine

    possibly make marks on the indicator gauge to know where you want to be in each area. The basic goal is to ... you are having issues with fodder plugging concaves is to remove every other wire, creating skip wire ... harvest loss. Initial settings for different combines can be found in the operator’s manual but here are ...

  4. Composting at Home

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1189-99

    be taken when composting kitchen scraps. Unless you are a composting expert, do not compost meat, ... with plant seedlings. Apply a 1–2" layer of compost and work it in well where you want to grow ... University Extension Have you ever wondered about composting at home? This practical and convenient way to ...

  5. Scout Now For Cressleaf Groundsel And Other Winter Weeds In Hayfields And Pastures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/scout-now-cressleaf-groundsel-and-other-winter-weeds-hayfields

     Glyphosate is of course an option in a stand of pure RR alfalfa (if you can get it).  There are a number of ... avoid problems with the toxicity of this weed in hay next year.  Many of these weeds are most ... areas, are considerably greater in number and often also effectiveness than those labeled for use in ...

  6. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    gradual while others are more obvious. You may notice, for example, that your body shape is changing, or ... that you have less interest in food than you did before. Many people over the age of 65 are either ... are not as physically active as you once were, but you continue to eat as much as you always have, you ...

  7. Don’t Let Your Guard Down On Fall Armyworm, Just Yet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/don%E2%80%99t-let-your-guard-down-fall-armyworm-just-yet

    our expanded trap network.  As adults are migratory (often flying with winds in the atmosphere), they ...

  8. Listen to the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast on the Way to FSR 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/listen-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast-way-fsr-2021

    information about Solar Farms in Ohio, and more! See you at the Review! For easy access to the Agronomy and ...

  9. Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/foliar-diseases-may-affect-stalk-strength-and-quality

    these diseases develop and how badly the upper leaves of the plant are damaged. When leaves above the ... ear are severely damaged well before grain-fill is complete, the plants often translocate sugars from ... fungal pathogens cause stalk rot, but the three most important in Ohio are Gibberella, Collectotrichum ...

  10. Field and Woodland Fungi

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-3333

    to local field locations and return at specified times. Mushrooms and other macroscopic fungi are ... major features of forest, rural, and urban landscapes, yet few people are able to identify them. This is ... important because while many mushrooms are used as food, some can cause illness and death from their ...

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