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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Life in a time of glyphosate scarcity – part 2 – Fall Burndown

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/life-time-glyphosate-scarcity-%E2%80%93-part-2-%E2%80%93-fall-burndown

    fall-applied herbicides are still current for the most part, and they present glyphosate and non-glyphosate ... and are really the only herbicides on this list that provide a combination of burndown and decent ... residual activity into spring.  Rates at the low end of the rate range are adequate for this.  What is ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2020-21

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-29/western-ohio-cropland-values-and-cash-rents-2020-21

    affecting these values and rents are land productivity and potential crop return, and the variability of ... for each land-quality class. Survey results are summarized for western Ohio with regional summaries ... 5.3 percent depending on the region and land class. Cash rents are expected to increase from 3.6 to ...

  10. Predictions for Round 2 of Fall Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/predictions-round-2-fall-armyworm

    temperature as a good guide.  If average temperatures are cool enough, this may help limit any damage from ... hatched but are very sensitive to the cold. Bottom line: as we get colder temperatures, fewer caterpillars ... survive. Because predictions are not certain, and we are still checking our adult trapping numbers, we urge ...

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