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  1. Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/mid-season-weed-management-soybeans-%E2%80%93-hot-dry-edition

    A few weed-related observations while we try to stay cool and hope for a day of rain or at least ... next few days.  It’s not always an easy decision. The deadline for applying dicamba to Xtend soybeans ... was June 30.  Tavium can still be applied where the soybeans were planted less than 45 days ago and ...

  2. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Continue to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-continue-increase

    compared to previous years (Figure 3). Scouting guidelines Scout pre-tassel corn approaching tassel fields ... . Choose at least 20 consecutive plants in 5 random locations (scout different areas of the field that may ... inspected plants have eggs or larvae (field corn) or in sweet corn, if >4% of inspected plants have eggs ...

  3. Watch for Spider Mites in Dry Areas

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/watch-spider-mites-dry-areas

    available now.  Check the field five days after application for resurgence because these products do not ... Hot, dry weather encourages certain pests in field crops, in particular spider mites in soybean ... field.  Most pyrethroid products with the exception of bifenthrin are not effective against spider mites ...

  4. Corn Pollination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/corn-pollination

    day, so poor nick is not usually a common occurrence. Planting multiple hybrids in a field that vary ... normal conditions, but both anthesis and silking last for approximately six days and occur throughout the ... slightly in their relative maturity or days to flowering can also help reduce the likelihood that the ...

  5. Drought Returns to Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/drought-returns-ohio

    least 90°F on 16 out of 20 days in the month, with many locations around the state recording at least ... double-digit days at that mark. Temperatures this past week averaged 2-8°F above normal, with the warmest ... less than 0.10”. With very little rain and intense evaporation rates (0.25-0.30” per day), soil ...

  6. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    field, considering soil moisture and the rain forecast. Rainfall/soil moisture in the few weeks ... is an excellent choice to conserve soil moisture for good germination. Make sure that the field ... field roughness for several years of harvesting operations. Sclerotinia crown and stem rot is a concern ...

  7. Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/leafhoppers-grasshoppers-and-beetles-oh-my

    by dry weather.  Grasshoppers of often start on field edges so early scouting may allow for an edge ... than usual numbers of potato leafhopper in alfalfa and encouraged stepping up scouting.  In some fields ...

  8. Using the Forecasting System to Assess the Risk of Head Scab

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/using-forecasting-system-assess-risk-head-scab

    flowering (anthesis) date for your field, Winter wheat (the class of wheat we grow in Ohio), and The ... several days as more fields in the northern half of the state approach anthesis. If the risk is ... susceptibility of the variety planted in your field.   3.) Zoom in to Ohio and move the “Counties” slider over to ...

  9. Soybean Vegetative Growth Stages- VC vs V1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-19/soybean-vegetative-growth-stages-vc-vs-v1

    stages are described in the OSU Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Forages Field Guide (available for purchase ... here: https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/corn-soybean-wheat-and-forages-field-guide-pdf/). A visual guide to ...

  10. Good Time to Scout Wheat and Barley Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/good-time-scout-wheat-and-barley-fields

    fields over the next few days. In summary, the cold events of May 9-13 were a cause for concern. ... Now is a good time to scout wheat and barley fields to assess whether cold temperatures simply set ... back grain development, or whether they caused permanent damage. 1. Walk your field. Make sure to ...

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