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  1. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    Are you interested in becoming a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA), but are intimidated by the exams? ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... You should consider attending the Ohio CCA Pre-Exam Preparation Course offered by Ohio State ...

  2. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard We hope you have a successful and safe forage harvesting season this spring and throughout the ... forage crops. We’ve seen many fields where stand loss in wheel tracks led to lower forage yields, weed ... baling moistures for dry hay without preservatives are 18-20% for small square bales (80 to 82% dry ...

  3. Chow Line: Tick season could result in red meat allergies for some bitten by lone star ticks

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-tick-season-could-result-in-red-meat-allergies-for-some-bitten-by-lone-0

    Tracy Turner Can some ticks cause you to be allergic to meat? In some cases, yes. Spring marks the ... association between lone star tick bites and the allergy are clear, more research is needed to understand why ... ticks are most active from April through September, although they can be active any time of the year,” ...

  4. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. As you know, we are experiencing an unusual weather situation ... low-drift nozzles. If you are using nozzles that produce relatively smaller droplets, avoid spraying under ... may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where ...

  5. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    crops, and topography. So, you should base your adaptation changes on what you’re seeing at the farm ... irrigation, or switching to a more disease-resistant crop variety. It’s affected by finances—Can you afford to ... change the practice? Can you afford not to?—and by factors such as crop insurance. But a key to much of ...

  6. The Dean’s Charity Steer Show returns to the Ohio State Fair

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/the-dean%E2%80%99s-charity-steer-show-returns-the-ohio-state-fair

    No actual animals trade hands. Instead, all bids and sale proceeds are donated to RMHC. For more ... information, visit deanscharitysteershow.osu.edu. ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 7- Final)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type ... and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right corner of each ... underway early this week, air temperatures are expected to remain mild enough to keep soil temperatures ...

  8. Soil Crusting Considerations for Corn and Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/soil-crusting-considerations-corn-and-soybean

    weather forecasts, and timing is critical to inform the decision process better. Before decisions are ... a surface-crusted heavy texture soil from Eastern Nebraska, 2020. For soybean, if you suspect poor emergence due to ... growth stage (unifoliate leaves unrolled sufficiently, so the leaf edges are not touching). See the ...

  9. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    Black cutworm We are currently in our third week of monitoring for the black cutworm. Traps were ... chickweed and purple dead nettl e. For more information about BCW please visit: ...

  10. Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/replanting-decisions-corn-and-soybeans%E2%80%A6-what-consider

    result in lower yields. If reduced stands are a concern, a potential solution is to replant fields. ... assessed after ‘stable’ and ‘better’ conditions are achieved (e.g., warmer temperatures, good moisture ... conditions). Often, hasty decisions are not the best. For corn, past work has shown that 50% emergence can be ...

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