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  1. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892222  Heat Stress Infographic from NIOSH: https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/heatstress/infographic.html ...

  2. Some Thoughts on Slugs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-33/some-thoughts-slugs

    maintain a balance with each other.  Ground beetles in particular are effective slug predators.  Other ... practices which protect ground beetles have also been shown to help keep slugs down, for example avoiding ... Studies have shown that these insecticides harm beetle populations without harming the slugs and slug ...

  3. Overwintering of Pathogens and Insects- What do Winter Temperatures Tell Us About Next Season?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-03/overwintering-pathogens-and-insects-what-do-winter-temperatures

    Stewart’s bacterial wilt.  This disease is transmitted to corn by corn flea beetle which survives in greater ... exception is Mexican bean beetle, an occasional pest of soybean (especially in central Ohio).  Warm winter ...

  4. Two New Soil Fertility Factsheets Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/two-new-soil-fertility-factsheets-now-available

    Two new factsheets summarizing key components of the work to update the Tri-State Fertilizer ... with every bushel of corn, soybean and wheat harvested? This factsheet reports new numbers and shows ... factsheet provides simple, standardized conversions that allow users to convert back and forth from these ...

  5. Insect Concerns for Late Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/insect-concerns-late-planting

    armyworms and cereal leaf beetle.  Armyworms are difficult to predict, although the trap data from the ... planted this week.  Adult cereal leaf beetles have just started to be seen, so we would expect larvae to ... small, black larvae that look like “bird droppings.”  More information on cereal leaf beetles and ...

  6. 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

    https://wayne.osu.edu/sites/wayne/files/imce/COVID-19%20Farm%20Employees%20FAQ%27s%20English.pdf Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures: https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8 Cleaning ... https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cleaning-disinfection.html Biosecurity Fundamentals for Extension Personnel: https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-5 ...

  7. Cereal Leaf Beetles in Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/cereal-leaf-beetles-wheat

    Populations of cereal leaf beetle are increasing in Ohio.  Although adults can feed on wheat, the ... resembling bird droppings.  Damaged wheat appears “frosted” as the cereal leaf beetle feeds and strips away ...

  8. Time to stock up on nozzles is now! But, do you know which ones to buy?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/time-stock-nozzles-now-do-you-know-which-ones-buy

    http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-528 Which nozzle type is best your situation? Each nozzle type is designed for a specific type of ... Extension publication FABE-525 (http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-525). After wind speed and other ...

  9. One Day Insect University

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/one-day-insect-university

    science plays in what we know about insects. Presenters include Mary Gardiner, Dave Shetlar, Reed Johnson ...

  10. Alfalfa Weevil – It’s Closer Than You Think

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99s-closer-you-think

    good regrowth. For more information about alfalfa weevil, visit our factsheet at ...

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