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  1. Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies when Herbicides are in Short Supply

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-40/alternative-spring-burndownpostemergence-strategies-when

    Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania There is a lot of speculation about herbicide shortages for the 2022 growing ... cause long-term compaction problems if tilled when too wet.  Waiting until weeds are large makes tillage ... soybeans, so it might make sense to save a limited supply of glyphosate and glufosinate for use in ...

  2. Lime Considerations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-40/lime-considerations

    fields: Do I need lime? Each year we hear stories of people adding lime to their fields without a soil ... amendment for soil physical properties and/or as a fertilizer providing calcium and sulfur. In summary, make ...

  3. Winter and Spring Weather Outlooks

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-40/winter-and-spring-weather-outlooks

    will make crops like wheat more vulnerable so this is worth watching. As we go into next planting ...

  4. Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/valuing-bedded-pack-manure

    many tons per acre your solid manure spreader applies there is a simple way to make a determination. ... Make a tarp that is 56 inches by 56 inches (21.8 square feet). Fasten it to the ground with weights on ... people use a bathroom scales for this. One pound of manure captured on the tarp is equivalent to one ton ...

  5. Certified Crop Adviser Exam Preparation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/certified-crop-adviser-exam-preparation

    people and registration ends December 20, 2021. New for 2022 is a self-paced online option. Cost for the ...

  6. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Just Do It – Nag Nag Nag

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-just-do-it-%E2%80%93-nag-nag-nag

    couple months but here’s another one anyway, even if it makes us look pushy and obnoxious.  Here’s why.  ... The consensus of a bunch of competent field people seems to be that fall herbicide treatments are more ...

  7. Water Quality Wednesday Winter Programming

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-39/water-quality-wednesday-winter-programming

    process, how this can inform field-scale decision-making, and how you can influence and benefit from local ...

  8. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    correctly Make sure you wear the N95 whenever working in dusty and moldy environments, especially at the ... making a seal around your face. The N95 respirator is available in many sizes and various configurations, ... making sure the proper fit can be made. Always use both straps to hold the mask in place and prevent air ...

  9. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    This is because cyanide is a gas and dissipates as the forage is wilted and dried for making silage or ... a sample for testing before grazing or feeding forage soon after drought stress periods. Making hay does ... feeds to make it safe for animals. Ensiling forage converts nitrates to volatile nitrous oxides, or ...

  10. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    wiring, over-heated bearings, leaking fuel or hydraulic oil. The dry crop residue makes a ready source for ... make nests in the engine compartment or exhaust manifolds – which can add fuel sources for unsuspecting ...

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