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  1. Improved tool can help Midwest farmers with cover crop decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/improved-tool-can-help-midwest-farmers-cover-crop-decisions

    Virtual Farm Science Review. The following article is a reprint from the September 9, 2020 Purdue ... the specified conditions. Clicking on the cover crops brings up data sheets that offer more ... fit each user’s unique situation — their rotations, timeframes and goals,” said  Anna Morrow, program ...

  2. Precautions for Feeding Frosted and Drought-Stressed Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/precautions-feeding-frosted-and-drought-stressed-forages

    Nitrates and Prussic Acid in Forages (Texas Cooperative Extension) http://forages.tamu.edu/PDF/Nitrate.pdf ... a storm and pick up and discard any fallen limbs to prevent animals from grazing on the leaves and twigs. ... bunker. Do not graze on nights when frost is likely. High levels of toxic prussic acid are produced within ...

  3. Decent Harvest Weather Likely to Continue into October

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-33/decent-harvest-weather-likely-continue-october

    abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions (Fig. 1). For more information on recent climate conditions and ...                 Figure 1: U.S. Drought Monitor for Ohio as reported on Thursday September 22, 2020. Forecast The first in ... a series of cold fronts is crossing Ohio on this Monday evening, with light to moderate rain showers. ...

  4. Fall Forage Management Tips

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/fall-forage-management-tips

    with forages in the sorghum family. For more details about the effect of maturity on yield and ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/late-season-forage-harvest-management. Avoid overgrazing pastures in the fall. Grasses like legumes need to accumulate energy reserves ... useful resource for beef cattle. For more details on grazing corn stover see ...

  5. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    to evaluate site risk for P losses and need for further site BMPs. STP is a good initial screening ... on STP levels that define risk of yield loss for the corn/soybean rotation and risk of increased ... agronomic and water quality management considerations based on these three categories are described next. ...

  6. Labor Day Rainfall Eases Drought

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-31/labor-day-rainfall-eases-drought

    Weather Summary Summer (June – August) 2020 ranks as the 11 th warmest and 29 th driest summer on ... recharge soil moisture. A slow-moving boundary draped across the state on Labor Day brought significant ... conditions, down from about 37% the prior week (Figure 1). For more information on recent climate conditions ...

  7. H2Ohio Reminder

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-32/h2ohio-reminder

    Harvest is starting and farmers participating in the H2Ohio program are reminded that any fall ...

  8. Late Season Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-28/late-season-forage-harvest-management

    ready for harvest right now. Like most farming decisions, there are trade-offs and risk factors to ... on degrees Celsius and base 5 C for alfalfa growth) between the last cutting and a killing frost to ... the probability of either accumulating enough GDD for energy replishment or GDD not accumulating to ...

  9. Cover Crop Drive It Yourself Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/cover-crop-drive-it-yourself-tour

    answer you questions and help you make it work on your individual farms. For additional resources, videos ... Local farmers invite you out to their farms for a Drive-It-Yourself tour of fields with growing ... cover crops. These three farms are located in Northern Champaign and Logan Counties and are planted to ...

  10. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

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

    https://u.osu.edu/beef/2020/06/03/hay-yields-off-dont-panic-theres-time/#more-9000 Stretching Forage Supplies on Dairy Farms. https://dairy.osu.edu/sites/dairy/files/imce/PDF/Feed_PDF ... https://www.extension.iastate.edu/sites/www.extension.iastate.edu/files/iowa/MilletFS55.pdf Forages ... /Stretching%20forage%202019%20weiss%20FINAL%20B.pdf For more details on emergency forage options, follow the ...

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