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  1. Respiratory Alert- Wheat harvest may expose farmers to vomitoxin and other moldy conditions in the grain dust

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/respiratory-alert-wheat-harvest-may-expose-farmers-vomitoxin-and

    This year, due of the wet conditions we experienced during the spring, Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, developed in a few localized areas of the state. Grain harvested from scab-affected fields is often contaminated with vomitoxin and other ...

  2. Another hot week...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/another-hot-week

    ...Another hot week before a trend toward normal... This week will be marked by hot and humid conditions with rains later Tuesday into Wednesday from the remnants of Barry. Most places will likely see 0.50-1.00 inches but even with Barry going by the rainf ...

  3. 2019-22

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22

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  4. Potato Leaf Hopper Scouting in Alfalfa

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/potato-leaf-hopper-scouting-alfalfa

              The potato leafhopper is a small bright green wedge shaped insect that arrives in our area each year on storm fronts from the Gulf Coast region.  PLH is a sucking insect.  PLH feeding causes stunting of alfalfa plants resulting in yield loss.  E ...

  5. Prevented Plant Acres: Cover Crop Forage Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/prevented-plant-acres-cover-crop-forage-options

              The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) has issued several exceptions to standard rules for prevented plant acres.  Two major exceptions for 2019 only include a provision to allow a cover crop planting on prevented plant acres to be harvested as a ...

  6. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    Spray drift not only results in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about ...

  7. Three Delicious Ways to Enjoy National Blueberry Month

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/three-delicious-ways-enjoy-national-blueberry-month

    July is National Blueberry Month! Did you know blueberries are native to North America? According to a 2015 Smithsonian article, small wild blueberries, called lowbush blueberries, were the only existing variety until one woman’s determination led to the ...

  8. Prevented Plant Acres Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevented-plant-acres-management

    Questions continue to be raised regarding management of prevented plant acres, specifically with regard to the use of cover crops as a forage after September 1.  I have put together a web page on the Wayne County Extension web site with links to resources ...

  9. Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates for Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/nitrogen-fertilizer-rates-corn

    Our frequent rainfalls and wet soils are creating difficult circumstances to provide sidedress nitrogen applications to corn.  Nitrogen is a key nutrient in determining corn yield.  Unfortunately, there is limited capability for the soil to store nitrogen ...

  10. Kudzu Bug Monitoring Summary

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/kudzu-bug-monitoring-summary

      The kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria is a serious invasive pest of soybean causing a reduction to yield when heavily infested (Figure 1). In addition to soybean, the kudzu bug also uses the plant kudzu, an invasive weed, as a host. The most recent monitor ...

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