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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. Tomatoes and the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/tomatoes-and-wayne-county-fair

    While touring the fairgrounds, here are a few things you might consider: All foods in moderation.  Yes, ... bubbles”.   Don’t walk thru the barns while you are eating as germs may find their way into your food via the ... 9 pints.  If you are buying or picking a bushel of tomatoes it should yield about 15-18 quarts of juice.  ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Grain Bin Preparation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grain-bin-preparation-0

    operation. You’ll also want to ensure that all electric wiring and hookups are in working order. Rodents love ... the blade-housing surface. If you’re using a gas heater, make sure there are no leaks in the gas line ... preparing grain storage is to make sure it is physically clean. Old grain and dust are contaminants for the ...

  5. Life In A Time of Glyphosate Scarcity – Part 1- Burndown In No-Till Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/life-time-glyphosate-scarcity-%E2%80%93-part-1-burndown-no-till-wheat

    effective on dandelion in OSU research.  Where winter annual grasses are present, be sure to use the ... likes to break things often).  And just when you think anything else couldn’t happen, the supply of ... This is forcing decisions about where glyphosate has the most value.  We have talked with suppliers who ...

  6. FSR 2021 is finally only a week away!!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/fsr-2021-finally-only-week-away

    store for farmers young and old. There will be a lot of new equipment and technology to view as you walk ... organizations. OSU also has some exciting areas for you to stop by and learn more about agricultural practices ... yield plots.  The plots are receiving the exact amount of water they need each week utilizing soil ...

  7. Late-Season Pod Feeding by Bean Leaf Beetle, Grasshopper, and Stink Bugs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/late-season-pod-feeding-bean-leaf-beetle-grasshopper-and-stink

    stage is also an important consideration.  Late-planted fields or double-cropped soybeans which are ... still green when other fields are drying down can be “trap crops,” attracting the insects that are ... into the field to avoid making your entire decision based on field edges, where damage can be worse ...

  8. Diagnosis of Tar Spot Late in the Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/diagnosis-tar-spot-late-season

    Take a closer look and send samples to a lab for examination if you are unsure. This is particularly ... important if you are trying to compare hybrids for susceptibility to tar spot or rust, and if you want to ... errant conclusions. Here are a few tips to help you tell the difference between tar spot and rust telia. ...

  9. Silage Season

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/silage-season

    is being run and the spaces you are working in. Upright silos do carry a confined space ... with sheep, and shearers are becoming more difficult to schedule. If you have a small flock at home, ... inventory of the risks around you. Many accidents can be prevented by being cognizant of the equipment that ...

  10. Lessons from the Wayne County Fair

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/lessons-wayne-county-fair

    out our website for the livestream link that you can watch wherever you are. If you are wondering what ... https://wayne.osu.edu/jrfair And I hope that you are saving time in your schedule to come to the grange rotunda to see our ... idea which ones will be crowned (you can come see for yourself on Saturday evening Sept. 11 at 8:00 in ...

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