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  1. Worried about Fallow Syndrome? Assess the Risk with On-Farm Research

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/worried-about-fallow-syndrome-assess-risk-farm-research

    If you have fields that were not planted in 2019 and will be planted to corn in 2020 and are ... When fields are left unplanted or fallow, there may be a decline in beneficial mycorrhizal fungi, which ... is commonly referred to as fallow syndrome. Mycorrhizae are beneficial fungi that colonize plant ...

  2. Time to stock up on nozzles is now! But, do you know which ones to buy?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/time-stock-nozzles-now-do-you-know-which-ones-buy

    in this article. For detailed information on nozzle selection, I strongly recommend you read a new ... As shown in the pictures below, there are various types of sprayer components and setups you can buy ... This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is ...

  3. Early Season Wheat Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/early-season-wheat-diseases

    Cool temperatures and high relative humidity are also required for the development of Powdery Mildew, ... mildew are whitish fungal growth (pustules) on the surface of leaves and stems. As soon as it begins to ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    We are once again providing a soil temperature overview in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter through ... sun angle continues to increase, near surface soil temperatures are responding well.  In general, ... the forecast this week, highs are expected to remain in the 50s and 60s with overnight lows in the 40s ...

  5. Why should you calibrate your sprayer, and how?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/why-should-you-calibrate-your-sprayer-and-how

    controller does the rest”. This statement is correct, only if you are sure about the accuracy of the rate ... now you are ready to calibrate your sprayer.  There are several ways to calibrate a sprayer. ... addition, a rate controller may not pinpoint a plugged, or worn out nozzle on the boom. Overall, you may get ...

  6. Managing stored grain into summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/managing-stored-grain-summer

    If you are storing more grain on farm this spring than usual, you are not alone. Over the last few ... indefinitely. We strongly recommend you have a grain marketing plan for any grain you are keeping in storage. ... weeks, we have heard from more producers who are considering holding grain longer into summer months than ...

  7. "What's your number?" The SCN Coalition is still in progress

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-06/whats-your-number-scn-coalition-still-progress

    There is a lot of information already out and if you haven’t take the time, check out  the ... updated information is also ready www.u.osu.edu/ohscn/.  Take your time to see where this pest has been ... detected, where some of the hot spots are and what we need to be aware of for management.  This pest can not ...

  8. Corn Planting and Pollinators: Research Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/corn-planting-and-pollinators-research-update

    manage at Waterman Farm and near Farm Science Review are bursting with bees and raising new queens in ... seed treatment insecticides during planting, there are a few simple things that can be done to further ... reduce honey bee exposure 1) starting with clean and weed-free fields that are uninteresting to honey ...

  9. Two Minutes with Tony: Boredom

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/two-minutes-tony-boredom

    the curve and find joy in the world around us. If you’re looking for more information on Hamilton ... most were not those that were programmed for me, they were the moments where my siblings, friends and ... unprecedented movement, flowing from my brain to my finders to the paper in front of me. But, words are how I am ...

  10. PPE Shortage for Pesticide Applicators

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/ppe-shortage-pesticide-applicators

    pesticide products you plan to use for the coming growing season to learn what PPE are required to use those ... products. If there are any PPE items that you do not have (or cannot get), then choose another pesticide ... This spring pesticide applicators are likely to encounter a new challenge getting the personal ...

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