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  1. Are Periodical Cicadas a Threat to Field Crops?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/are-periodical-cicadas-threat-field-crops

    basically anywhere where there isn’t long established trees. There are also northern limits to their natural ... to places where older growth trees are established, there are different populations called Broods ... Are periodical cicadas a threat to field crops? The quick and dirty answer to this question is NO. ...

  2. Wheat Disease Risk and Fungicide Application Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/wheat-disease-risk-and-fungicide-application-programs

    the flag leaf. In southern Ohio where the crop is at anthesis or will reach anthesis this week, the ... Remember, Gibberella ear rot and head scab are caused by the same fungus.  Even if wheat is planted into ...

  3. Exploring Graduate Programs

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/future-students/graduate

    Thinking About Grad School? If you are reading this, you may be thinking about applying to graduate school. ... For some, this has been your plan all along and so you are probably excited about this next step in ... first step is to collect more information.  Here is some general information that you might find useful ...

  4. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/alfalfa-weevil-infestations-becoming-severe-some-fields

    s-closer-you-think). For information on economic action thresholds and treatment options, visit our factsheet at ... treatment will be warranted in fields with heavy weevil infestations now. If you are interested in a more ... for alfalfa weevil growth have progressed across Ohio and are now in the 325 to 575 heat unit range ...

  5. Incorporating Surface Applied Manure on Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/incorporating-surface-applied-manure-corn

    Farmers in northwest Ohio are getting favorable weather for planting this week. Although we had ... incorporated within 24 hours you can still save most of the ammonium nitrogen from escaping.           Corn ...

  6. Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/adapting-burndown-programs-late-planted-situations

    are applied, is to either replace the 2,4-D with something more effective, or to add another herbicide ... in our  marestail fact sheet, and also below – these are for fields not treated the prior fall.  ... 2,4-D in the burndown where possible, as part of a more comprehensive mixture.  We advise against using ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    In fact, temperatures are now averaging about 65°F at Western and Piketon. Additional warming is ... expected this week as air temperatures are likely to reach the mid to upper 80s statewide. Figure 1: Daily ... 2021. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type and location of ...

  8. Soybean Stand Evaluation and Re-Plant Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/soybean-stand-evaluation-and-re-plant-decisions

    cool temperatures have slowed growth and damaged the soybean plants. There are several problems ... I observed last week: 1) Freeze-damaged hypocotyls. Hypocotyls are sensitive to cold temperatures at the ... (Figure 1, middle). 3) Bronze/yellow cotyledons. Bronze/yellow cotyledons are an indication of frost ...

  9. Contemporary Issues: Pesticides, Genetic Engineering, and the Environment

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-4597

    consider diverse viewpoints and how to evaluate information.  There are opportunities to explore your own ... choice Midterm 1 and Final (Midterm 2); online essay exams that ask you to synthesize class topics Class ... should you believe?  We’ll also cover how to read a scientific paper and examine a couple of the more ...

  10. It’s Time to Start Thinking About Harvesting Alfalfa Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-thinking-about-harvesting-alfalfa-fields

    harvested as soon as conditions allow if they are intended for lactating dairy cows. Estimating NDF of mixed ...

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