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  1. Estimating Fiber Content of Alfalfa in Fields Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/estimating-fiber-content-alfalfa-fields-across-ohio

    alfalfa stands. Visit https://forages.osu.edu/sites/forages/files/imce/Estimate%20Alfalfa%20NDF.pdf for ... fiber (NDF) in pure alfalfa stands. It is common for many growers to base harvest decisions primarily on ... instructions on how to estimate NDF in pure alfalfa fields. Below are a few %NDF estimations across Ohio. ...

  2. Filson named recipient of university distinguished teaching award

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/filson-named-recipient-university-distinguished-teaching-award

    , Filson joined the ACEL faculty in 2014. In her role, Filson teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on ... families and communities. For more information on the academic programs and research available in ACEL, ... for her outstanding teaching. A three-time graduate of Ohio State’s agricultural education program ...

  3. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ... can lead to stress on the farm. Farmers and farm workers need to learn the signs of stress. Some key ...

  4. There's Still Time to Enter the National Wheat Yield Contest!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/theres-still-time-enter-national-wheat-yield-contest

    Yield Contest! The contest is a friendly competition that will help farmers stay focused on raising high ... quality, high yielding wheat while evaluating agronomic and economic decisions at the field level.  Each ... https://yieldcontest.wheatfoundation.org/Content/RulesPDF/NWYC%20Entry%20Harvest%20Rules.pdf In Ohio, each district’s 1 st and 2 nd place winners will be recognized at the 2022 Celebration of ...

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

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    A cold, wet pattern put a damper on warming soils this week. In fact, all stations are reporting ... daily average soil temperatures cooler than one week ago (Fig. 1). Northern sites (e.g., Ashtabula and ... precipitation will certainly lead to continued improvements on this week’s report. Soil Temperature; Weather ...

  6. Growing Degree Days vs. Calendar Days – How Long Will Emergence Take?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/growing-degree-days-vs-calendar-days-%E2%80%93-how-long-will-emergence

    Figure 1. Emerged corn on May 6, 2021 planted April 19 near London, OH. In recent work from Nemergut et ... 106-118 GDDs, slightly less than the soil accumulated GDDs. If you want to predicate emergence on your ... farm, the GDD calculator found at https://mrcc.illinois.edu/U2U/gdd/ is a useful tool. It is a two-step ...

  7. Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations

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

    The bad news is that nothing we suggest here is going to be infallible on large marestail.  A burndown ... issue based on our research, although a follow up POST treatment that includes glufosinate or 2,4-D ... more variable.  We have observed some weakness also with the glyphosate/saflufenacil combination on ...

  8. Numbers of Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Moths Increasing but Remain Relatively Low

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/numbers-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm-moths-increasing-remain

     On wheat or a rye cover crop, look for evidence of defoliation. Armyworms can often be found on the ... ground underneath debris and its best to look for them on cloudy days, or during dusk/dawn.  Black ...

  9. Fertilizer Training for New Applicators

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/fertilizer-training-new-applicators

    Ohio State University Extension will sponsor a training at 7pm on Wednesday, May 19.  The training will ...

  10. Additional Application of Late-Season Nitrogen to Winter Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/additional-application-late-season-nitrogen-winter-wheat

    for additional nitrogen fertilizer. Last week, wheat was between Feekes 8 and 10.2, depending on the ...

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