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  1. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following ... Erie Basin are now included in the H2Ohio Program. H2Ohio producers enrolled in any of the 24-county ... more information about the H2Ohio Program or the extended deadline to plant cover crops, please contact ...

  2. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    appealing option for their farm. Grain bags are an alternative storage method that may be more economical ... The excitement of a large crop may be hampered slightly by thoughts of where all that grain will ... for signs of misalignment. These could signal damage and indicate areas where the structure may fail ...

  3. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ... Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ...

  4. Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and Exam Prep Options

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/becoming-certified-crop-adviser-and-exam-prep-options

    Association administers the Ohio CCA program. For more Ohio Program information, see ... production advising through the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program. The program provides a professional ... registration deadline is January 5, 2022. You can schedule for one or both exams today at ...

  5. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    The combination of slow soybean harvest and rainfall in Northwest Ohio has made wheat planting ... seed dealer. Your seed dealer may have options available to return seed. Check with your seed dealer to ... humidity for one year had a decrease in viability and vigor by 15-20% compared to storage at 40°F and 45% ...

  6. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

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

    than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... dark-colored spores, may also grow on dead plant tissue exposed to wet, humid late-season conditions, adding to ... fields with dry, moldy leaves may expose farmers to dust. Dust in grain harvested from fields that were ...

  7. 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

    One of these days soon we will have a frost. There is potential for some forage toxicities and ... other problems that can develop after a frost. Prussic acid poisoning and high nitrates are the main ... usually planted for agronomic use can also develop toxic levels of prussic acid, including the following: ...

  8. Marilyn R. Spiegel Excellence in FCS Extension Award Nominations due by Nov. 1

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/october-1-2021/marilyn-r-spiegel-excellence-fcs-extension-award

    made by an OSU Extension peer or team; individuals may not nominate themselves. An anonymous committee ... This $1,500 cash award recognizes an FCS-focused program employee for significant programmatic ... provided via interest income from the FCS Extension Development Fund. Nominations for this award must be ...

  9. Sustainability Institute Launches Inaugural Cohort of Exploratory Research Groups

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/october-1-2021/sustainability-institute-launches-inaugural-cohort

    The Sustainability Institute (SI), in collaboration with other units and programs on campus, aims ... to support researchers from across the university in growing collaborative, interdisciplinary teams ... research groups (ERGs) – each led by an Ohio State faculty member or seasoned researcher. Enrollment in ...

  10. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    shown in Figure 6-2 of the Ohio Agronomy Guide. A free pdf of the guide is available by clicking here: ... https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/wheat-production/ohio-agronomy-guide-15th-edition (Download the pdf by clicking on the picture of the guide.) Currently, with funding from Ohio Corn ...

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