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  1. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    the past. We also know a lot more about corn rootworm biology.  In Ohio, western corn rootworms are by ... Most of us remember a connection between fireflies and corn rootworm hatch. This connection may ... Our map below shows that much of Ohio has reached or exceed these GDD. If rootworms are in your field, ...

  2. Survey says…better designed survey questions generate truer responses

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/survey-says%E2%80%A6better-designed-survey-questions-generate-truer-responses

    One example from a survey Hu plans to send to Ohio producers, growers, and small agribusiness owners, ... questions about a person’s actual willingness to pay also generates a truer response. “Saying you support ... would be willing to support The Ohio State University becoming a certified Bee Campus. The survey ...

  3. June 24th CORN Live Webinar Focuses on Weeds in Soybeans and Wheat Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/june-24th-corn-live-webinar-focuses-weeds-soybeans-and-wheat

    Mark Loux, Professor and Extension Specialist in Weed Science at OSU. In many parts of Ohio, wind or ... available to answer questions about adjustments to weed control programs. Brad Moffitt, Director of Market ... Development and Membership at Ohio Corn and Wheat, and John Hoffman, Pickaway County farmer, will also be ...

  4. Putting poison hemlock in perspective

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/putting-poison-hemlock-perspective

    Ohio.  We know that while hemlock has been all over southern Ohio for years, it is continuing to spread ... seed can cause a large and very observable increase in population.  Poison hemlock in Ohio has made the ... hogweed.  Giant hogweed is the truly bad actor in this group but has not become established in Ohio. All of ...

  5. Do you need to apply sulfur to reach your corn yield goals?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/do-you-need-apply-sulfur-reach-your-corn-yield-goals

    heard industry professionals claim that sulfur deficiency this widespread across Ohio. How much truth is ... there to this? Do we have a widespread sulfur deficiency in Ohio? Since 2013, Ohio State University ... Ohio, but some corn fields will positively respond to sulfur fertilization. We continue to monitor and ...

  6. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations for 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/double-crop-soybean-recommendations-2021

    growers will be interested in double cropping soybean after wheat. According to the U.S. drought monitor ... adequate time to produce the soybean crop and 2) adequate water. In Ohio south of I-70, double-crop soybean ... depending on soil moisture and rainfall. In Clark County Ohio, we’ve had double-crop soybean yield averages ...

  7. Canada thistle rebounds?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/canada-thistle-rebounds

    after a few days, and don’t respond to chemicals.  A while back we wrote about what appeared to be an ... increase in populations of dandelions and other winter weeds and made some guesses about why this was ... perennials such as milkweed and hemp dogbane well, and we didn’t hear much about them.  Now we are though, ...

  8. Weather Update: First of the Season Tornadoes Strike Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/weather-update-first-season-tornadoes-strike-ohio

    Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe ... southwestern Ohio on Friday, June 18. An EF2 tornado, with winds to 115 mph and up to 200 yards wide, struck ... 2.50” in diameter (tennis ball) combined with wind to shred some young crops across southwest Ohio. Much ...

  9. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be ... neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye is obvious in many crop fields. This is ...

  10. Increase in seasonal worker visas a temporary solution for Ohio’s food and agricultural labor markets

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/increase-seasonal-worker-visas-temporary-solution-ohio%E2%80%99s-food-and-agricultural-labor-markets

    Access to labor was a concern for Ohio’s food and agriculture sectors before the onset of the ... (non-agricultural) visas. A new report, Ohio’s H-2A and H-2B workforce: An update, by Margaret Jodlowski, Assistant ... visa programs that offer U.S. employers the opportunity to hire noncitizens for temporary work in ...

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