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  1. Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/be-prepared-combine-fires-during-harvest-season

    on farm machinery. In a combine, keep a 10-pound unit in the cab and a 20-pound unit mounted at ... fire extinguishers are recommended on farm machinery. These extinguishers are good for fires at ... farm fields provide fuel for field fires. Likewise, leaked fuel, cracked hydraulic hoses, heated ...

  2. First Widespread Freeze Arrives; Wetter Pattern Sets In

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/first-widespread-freeze-arrives-wetter-pattern-sets

    during the second and third weeks of October. So, this year’s first freeze appears to be right on ... warm into the mid to upper 70s for mid to late week, perhaps even low 80s across the south on Thursday, ... with dry conditions expected through Friday morning. A strong cold front will approach the region on ...

  3. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    (USDA reported 57% corn acres planted on May 17 2020), but also may have contributed to delayed ... emergence due to slow heat unit accumulation (only 11% of the corn was emerged on May 17). Wet conditions ... expected based on growing degree day accumulation. Corn ears achieve approximately 50% of their grain yield ...

  4. ECUADOR and the risk of Fusarium oxysporum TR4

    https://ipa.osu.edu/events/ecuador-and-risk-fusarium-oxysporum-tr4

    To watch this talk anytime, just click on the "Wooster Campus" tab of the International ... Programs in Agriculture Home Page.  Carlos Bolanos has a PhD in agronomy from the University of Nebraska ...

  5. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/ohio-farm-custom-rates-2020

    custom work provider. Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2020 reports custom rates based on a statewide survey of 377 ... Farming is a complex business and many Ohio farmers utilize outside assistance for specific ... farm-related work. This option is appealing for tasks requiring specialized equipment or technical expertise. ...

  6. Gibberella Ear Rots Showing up in Corn: How to Tell It Apart from Other Ear Rots

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-34/gibberella-ear-rots-showing-corn-how-tell-it-apart-other-ear-rots

    mycelium, spores, or spore-bearing structures of fungus causing the disease. Depending on the severity of ... 20% of the diet. TRICHODERMA EAR ROT – Abundant, thick, greenish mold growing on and between the ... ear rots is sprouting (premature germination of the grain on the ear in the field). Although some ...

  7. Farm Office Live Scheduled for October 7, 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/farm-office-live-scheduled-october-7-2020

    Join the OSU Extension Farm Office team for discussions on the latest agricultural law and farm ... management news.  The next session will be held on October 7, 2020 8:00- 9:30 a.m. Farm Office Live will be ... back for a review of the latest on round two of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), 2020 ...

  8. Farm Office Live

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/farm-office-live

    Join the OSU Extension Farm Office team for discussions on the latest agricultural law and farm ... management news.  The next session will be held on October 7, 2020 8:00- 9:30 a.m. Farm Office Live will be ... back for a review of the latest on round two of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP), 2020 ...

  9. Are those Mosquitoes on Steroids…No, They are just Crane Flies.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/are-those-mosquitoes-steroids%E2%80%A6no-they-are-just-crane-flies

    flies do not eat in their short life span or feed on liquids from plants. Adults live for upwards of ... outer covering (exoskeleton). Depending on the species of crane fly, the larvae may be aquatic, ... fly (T. oleraceae) feed on the crowns and blades of living grass plants. Both can cause serious damage ...

  10. Still Planting Wheat?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-35/still-planting-wheat

    change of reduced fall growth and reduced winter hardiness. The effect of planting date on wheat yield is ... small seeds. The number of seeds per pound can be found on the seed bag. Additionally, late planting ...

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