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  1. Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/mid-season-weed-management-soybeans-%E2%80%93-hot-dry-edition

    to control.  Our experience has been that it’s best to go ahead and apply when weeds are still small, ... even if it’s dry, and herbicides will usually do what they are supposed to.  Letting them get larger ... was June 30.  Tavium can still be applied where the soybeans were planted less than 45 days ago and ...

  2. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    physical labor on our respiratory system.  For all outdoor workers, there are steps to take to reduce heat ... exposure. When workers need the benefit of PPE protection, there are additional steps they can take. The ... main goal in any heat-related situation is to lower the core body temperature. Drink fluids before you ...

  3. Online Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/online-pesticide-and-fertilizer-recertification-available-2020

    pesticide and agricultural fertilizer programs are currently available at pested.osu.edu/onlinerecert. ... category specific, up-to-date information provided by Ohio State University Educators and the ODA. Time ... requirements. The registration fees are payable online by credit card only: $35 for private applicators, $10 for ...

  4. Watch for Spider Mites in Dry Areas

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/watch-spider-mites-dry-areas

    and occasionally corn.  Spider mites are a sporadic problem that most often occurs in August, but ... infestations in July are possible with sustained periods of hot, dry weather like some parts of Ohio are ... problem; spider mites are easy to miss in early stages and can build quickly. Look for light-colored ...

  5. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Continue to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-continue-increase

    per trap) (Figure 1). Counties that are averaging more than 7 moths per week should begin monitoring ... masses/larvae observed exceed threshold, many insecticides are available to adequately control WBC, especially ...

  6. Corn Pollination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/corn-pollination

    silks are close to the stalk and in the middle of the canopy where relative humidity tends to be greater ...

  7. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-20/double-crop-soybean-recommendations

    As small grains are harvested across the state, here are some management considerations for ... soybeans are planted during the first three weeks of May. However, the effect of RM can be larger for late ... vegetatively as long as possible to produce nodes where pods can form before vegetative growth is slowed due to ...

  8. Drought Projections Do Not Go Well With Fungicide Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/drought-projections-do-not-go-well-fungicide-applications

    favored in North East Ohio and down through the central region where fields are smaller and air flow can ... application plus save yield losses.  Let’s dig a bit deeper.  Both of these diseases are caused by fungi but ... flowering stage.  Both of these diseases are also limited geographically in the state.  White mold is ...

  9. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Remain Low Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-remain-low-across-ohio

    We are now in the second week of monitoring for Western bean cutworm (WBC) in Ohio. Similar to ... indicate scouting for egg masses should begin.  Further information on WBC can be found in our fact sheet: ...

  10. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    seeding is the primary factor affecting successful establishment of any crop. Where soils are very dry ... First and second cutting hay yields are being reported as lower than usual in many areas of Ohio ... weather after first cutting. Fortunately, hay quality is much better than usual. If forage inventories are ...

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