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  1. Battle for the Belt: Season 2, Episode 16 – Corn Diseases and Ear Rots

    rots of concern in Ohio are Diplodia ear rot, Fusarium ear rot, Gibberella ear rot, and Trichoderma ear ... Diplodia is whitish mold growing on the surface of the ear and between the grain. If the ear is severely ... whiteish mold that develops mostly at the tip of the ear because the fungus infects via the silk. The ...

  2. Risk of Corn Grain Contamination with Vomitoxin in Ohio in 2024: July 8 Projection

    harvest is delayed by wet conditions. An additional tool is to scout fields that pollinate during ... Gibberella ear rot (GER), a disease caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum. The Ohio State University ... infects corn ears during pollination while silks are wet (R1 growth stage). Each week, we will be updating ...

  3. Risk of Corn Grain Contamination with Vomitoxin in Ohio in 2024: A July 15th Projection

    more time for DON production, particularly if harvest is delayed by wet conditions. An additional tool ... mean that conditions are favorable for infection and initial DON production, but whether or not ... remember that weather conditions are only one side of the disease triangle, and that all three sides of the ...

  4. Now That Wheat Is Down, What's Next? Some Ideas For Fields

    November.  It is recommended to plant them at a rate of 70 to 90 lbs per acre.  If conditions in October are ... a half.  By Wednesday, it appeared the majority of the wheat had been harvested and much of the straw had ... grasses for hay is difficult.  You will want to be mindful of harvest timing for sudangrass and similar ...

  5. Wheat’s Early, are Oats a Doublecrop ‘Forage’ Option?

    oats is the best alternative for harvest. This offers several advantages over baling or wet wrapping. ... experience in Fairfield County with oats planted after wheat harvest over the past 20+ years, oats are a low ... cure them for dry hay harvest. Wet wrapping them is an expensive alternative. Using an in-line bale ...

  6. Regional Updates: June 18 – 24, 2024

    – Mark Badertscher of OSU Extension Hardin County reported that wheat harvest began late last week in ... Central and West Central Ohio, with an estimated 25-50% of fields harvested in the region. Reported yields ... have ranged between 80 and 115 bu/ac. Area growers have taken advantage of an early wheat harvest and ...

  7. Note from David Civittolo

    (LOD) recently released a lot of information related to the event – including the theme, speakers, and ... request for proposal details. Please be sure to read the overview of information included in this News and ...

  8. Battle for the Belt: Season 2, Episode 15 – Corn and Soybean Planting Date Responses

    wet soils) better than corn. Soybean stands in adverse conditions do not usually look ideal; however, ... Extension Specialist. He goes over his past and current research on corn and soybean planting decisions. Dr. ... away from his research is that the soybean can deal with and adapt to non-ideal conditions (cool and ...

  9. Regional Updates: July 2 – 8

    are in good condition and wheat harvest is nearly complete. Northwest – Kendra Stahl of OSU Extension ... between 0.5 – 2.5 inches of rainfall, as dry conditions persist. Main field activities in southwest Ohio ... Crawford County shared that wheat harvest is on average >85% complete in northwest Ohio. Growers have ...

  10. A fair kid, through and through

    molded me into the strong leader I am today,” said Strickler. He considers his Extension educator, Don ... others will say I helped mold and encourage them, just like others have done for me.”  Strickler on ...

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