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  1. Corn Silage Best Management Practices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-silage-best-management-practices

    content.  This week I will cover other best management practices to achieve good quality corn silage for ... requires correct plant moisture and anerobic conditions. The outer limits of plant moisture content for ... content of 65% or 35% DM is considered ideal for bags and bunker silos.  Plant moisture content is most ...

  2. Late-season Frost Effects on Corn: Grain Production (Adapted from Dr. J. Lauer, Univ. of Wisconsin)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/late-season-frost-effects-corn-grain-production-adapted-dr-j

    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/publications/PM1635.pdf. Lauer, J.G. 2014.Frost. University of Wisconsin Extension. Available at: ... Characteristics of frost-damaged corn grain (http://www.extension.iastate.edu/publications/PM1635.pdf). Small, ... https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/graindrying/documents/Corn_Drying_and_Storage_Tips_for_2011.pdf Post-Harvest Tips for Late Maturing Corn (K. Hellevang, North Dakota State University) https ...

  3. Dry Matter When Making Summer Annual Silage and How to Measuring Its Dry Matter (or Moisture)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/dry-matter-when-making-summer-annual-silage-and-how-measuring-its

    matter concentration should be between about 30% to 40% (moisture contents of 60 to 70%). Silage made ...

  4. More diseases and lower yields forecasted for corn and soybeans

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/more-diseases-and-lower-yields-forecasted-for-corn-and-soybeans

    content, soybeans stand a risk of igniting and starting a fire, he said. So farmers have to weigh those ...

  5. Harvesting Late Planted Corn for Silage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/harvesting-late-planted-corn-silage

    before a frost. The normal maturity stage for full-eared corn when the whole-plant dry matter content is ... Other corn plantings will produce ears but will not reach the proper dry matter content in the dent ... quality of the whole plant decreases until grain content increases sufficiently to begin offsetting the ...

  6. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    production. The single most important factor in silage production is plant moisture content at harvest.  ... approximately 64-68%, which corresponds to a plant dry matter content of 32-36%.  Varying more than a few ... moisture content possibly as high as 75 to 80%, until a frost.   If plants are harvested too wet, besides ...

  7. Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Program

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/pesticide-container-recycling-collection-program

    following link: https://clinton.osu.edu/sites/clinton/files/imce/Pesticide%20Recycle%20Day.pdf ...

  8. Managing Mold in Hay

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-mold-hay

    baling. Often the hay is not quite at or below the desired moisture content for dry hay (15-20%) and small ... presence of mycotoxins. Anderson’s PDF can be viewed at http://go.osu.edu/C5Aq Extensive mold may also ... hay. Moldy feeds may “reduce energy content by 5% for ruminants” say the authors of a 2016 Penn State ...

  9. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    production. The single most important factor in silage production is plant moisture content at harvest.  ... approximately 64-68%, which corresponds to a plant dry matter content of 32-36%.  Varying more than a few ... forage to a correct moisture content for ensiling or for baleage.  From a quality standpoint, cutting ...

  10. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    of the five years, but was September 4 to 30 in 2014 and September 10 to October 4 in 2013. So, the ... moisture content slows down the cold hardening/fall dormancy process, increasing the risk of winter ... heaving, which is a significant risk on many Ohio soils with higher clay content. This would be a concern ...

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