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  1. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    and safety. It also helps when addressing questions that come from consumers about why you use ... different organisms so products affect us differently. Toxicity to pests refers to how well a product ... active ingredient in Roundup®) is the least toxic product listed. This information enables us to make ...

  2. Get Ready to plant

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/get-ready-plant

    The weather outlook for our spring planting season is not encouraging, as it is expected to be ... stimulate our planning and preparation now so we will be ready to take full advantage of what are expected ... using the seed that will be planted and then don’t touch the drill settings. Watch this video about ...

  3. Wet Weather for the Rest of March

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-06/wet-weather-rest-march

    website:  https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/Soilmst_Monitoring/US/Soilmst/Soilmst.shtml# What it shows ... extreme northwest corner of Ohio has been running at about 80% of normal. About 75% of the state has been ... running wetter than normal the last 30 days with about 25% a little drier than normal. You can get all the ...

  4. PPE Shortage for Pesticide Applicators

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/ppe-shortage-pesticide-applicators

    protective equipment (PPE) required to make their pesticide applications.  The emergency needs that our first ...

  5. Join Us for Ag Madness!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/join-us-ag-madness

    Agricultural Safety (April 3). To meet the needs of our clientele amid COVID-19, we began this virtual ...

  6. Why should you calibrate your sprayer, and how?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/why-should-you-calibrate-your-sprayer-and-how

    controller does the rest”. This statement is correct, only if you are sure about the accuracy of the rate ...

  7. Cold this week then warmer for later April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/cold-week-then-warmer-later-april

    and lows in the 20s and 30s this week which is well below the normals by about 10 degrees on average. ...

  8. Black Cutworm and Its Allies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/black-cutworm-and-its-allies

    of the eastern US, but is not observed in Ohio often or it is mistaken for black cutworm activity.  ... red-brown.  A full-grown larva is about 1 1/3 inches long. The variegated cutworm, Peridroma saucia, is ...

  9. Challenging Conditions Remain into April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/challenging-conditions-remain-april

    normal. Rainfall will start April below normal about half of normal. That is some good news  as the end of ... normal time for the last hard freeze typically ranges from about April 10-20 form south to north. Frost ... is not uncommon into very early May. All indications remain that about a normal last frost and freeze ...

  10. Worried about Fallow Syndrome? Assess the Risk with On-Farm Research

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/worried-about-fallow-syndrome-assess-risk-farm-research

    Wet weather conditions last spring prevented Ohio farmers from planting over 1.5 million acres. When fields are left unplanted or fallow, there may be a decline in beneficial mycorrhizal fungi, which is commonly referred to as fallow syndrome. Mycorrhizae ...

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