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  1. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on sanitation experiences from ... around our farm and the feed tractor is the need to do a deep cleaning before any disinfectant can work. ... clean, filling a one-gallon hand sprayer with disinfectant to spray all surfaces down at the end of each ...

  2. Changes in status of dicamba product labels for Xtend soybeans – a recap

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-18/changes-status-dicamba-product-labels-xtend-soybeans-%E2%80%93-recap

    decline, although there can be later flushes of weeds with rainfall events especially.  So except where ...

  3. Good Time to Scout Wheat and Barley Fields

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

    on developmental stage at the time of the cold temperature/freeze event. Collect heads that look ... fields over the next few days. In summary, the cold events of May 9-13 were a cause for concern. ... kernels. Figure 6. Larger developing kernel. In summary, the cold events of May 9-13 were a cause for ...

  4. Field Estimations of Alfalfa Fiber Content

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/field-estimations-alfalfa-fiber-content

    https://forages.osu.edu/sites/forages/files/imce/Estimate%20Alfalfa%20NDF.pdf Here is a short video describing the method:   PEAQ was developed for clean pure alfalfa stands. ...

  5. Corn Planting and Pollinators: Research Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/corn-planting-and-pollinators-research-update

    reduce honey bee exposure 1) starting with clean and weed-free fields that are uninteresting to honey ... clean-out and disposal procedures when finished to minimize escape of seed treatment dust.  More advice on ...

  6. Warmer Weather, Finally!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/warmer-weather-finally

    lows dipping down to near or below freezing (Figure 1). This follows numerous frost and freeze events ...

  7. Potential for Toxic Nitrate Levels in Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/potential-toxic-nitrate-levels-forages

    events, and even hail damage in some areas. All these stresses can lead to higher nitrate levels in ...

  8. Much Like April, Cool Weather Lingers during the First Week of May

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/much-april-cool-weather-lingers-during-first-week-may

    included three major freeze events that brought some horticultural damage across southern counties and ...

  9. 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

    out the application rate. Clean all the plugged nozzles. Check the output of all the nozzles for ... important thing while calibrating, and especially operating a sprayer: safety. Although clean water is used ...

  10. Join Us for Ag Madness!

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

    Madness: A Tournament of Education consists of 64 educational events broken into daily brackets. Each day, ... a virtual educational session will be held at 9:00 a.m., noon and 3:00 p.m. at no charge. All events are ... throughout the Ag Madness tournament and to view replays of events already held, visit ...

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