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Diagnosis of Tar Spot Late in the Season | Agronomic Crops Network 

Life In A Time of Glyphosate Scarcity – Part 1 – Burndown In No-Till Wheat | Agronomic Crops Network 

Marketing as Part of the Plan | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter 

Preparing for Weaning and Beyond | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter 

When All Else Fails, Read the Feeding Instructions | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter 

Corn Market Update | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter 

Preparing for Shearing | OSU Sheep Team 

Improving Newborn Lamb Survival | OSU Sheep Team 

Raising Sheep and Goats for Profit | OSU Sheep Team 

Inaugural Director for the Farm Financial Management and Policy Institute (FFMPI) Sought | Ohio Ag Manager 

USDA ERS Feed Outlook | Ohio Ag Manager 

Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2020-21 | Ohio Ag Manager 

Examining COVID-19 Financial Assistance to Farms and Farm Households | Ohio Ag Manager 

Soybean Production Costs & Returns in the U.S. and Ohio

Re-Alert: Fall Armyworm, Part II? | BYGL 

Managing Forage Stands Damaged by Fall Armyworm | Forages 

An Overview on Development Times for Fall Armyworm | Kentucky Pest News 

Predictions for Round 2 of Fall Armyworm | Agronomic Crops Network 

Freeze Forecast

It’s that time of year…a frost can anytime.  I put the second week of October as a likely candidate for a first frost…

Probability of Earlier Date in Fall Than Indicated
Temperature Earliest 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% Latest
36 09/21 09/23 09/30 10/02 10/03 10/06 10/10 10/13 10/16 10/19 10/24
32 09/23 10/02 10/08 10/11 10/13 10/17 10/18 10/21 10/24 10/27 10/31
28 10/03 10/11 10/17 10/19 10/25 10/29 10/30 11/02 11/02 11/09 11/12
24 10/20 10/23 11/03 11/05 11/08 11/10 11/12 11/14 11/18 11/23 12/04
20 11/04 11/05 11/11 11/14 11/17 11/21 11/25 11/29 12/10 12/14 12/24

 

This data is reported at the Zanesville Airport weather station.

Midwestern Regional Climate Center

cli-MATE: MRCC Application Tools Environment

Generated at: 9/27/2021 2:53:35 PM CDT

Muskingum Ag Network Breakfast, Tuesday, October 5

The Muskingum Ag Network Breakfast will be Tuesday, October 5, 8:00 AM, Friendly Hills Grange, 5880 Friendly Hills Road, Zanesville, OH.

Jim Stafford will provide an update on the White Oak Initiative for forest and timber management in Ohio.

Please refer to the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department Covid-19 Dashboard for current public health guidance in your choice to participate.

Future speakers

Oct 5: White Oak Initiative, Jim Stafford

Nov 2: Beef Industry Update, Garth Ruff, OSU Extension

Dec 7: Gary King, Avondale Youth Center

OSU Enterprise Budgets

Several agriculture business enterprise budgets from the OSU Farm Office have been updated recently.  They are all available at Enterprise Budgets | Farm Office (osu.edu).

The most recent budgets published by the Farm Office Team are listed below:

2022

2021

Fall Armyworm Updates

Hopefully a few nights of of sub 50 degree F temperatures are helping to knock the fall armyworm population back.  However, we are still watching to see what transpires.  Recently articles on the Fall Armyworm population are available here:

Re-Alert: Fall Armyworm, Part II? | BYGL
Managing Forage Stands Damaged by Fall Armyworm | Forages
An Overview on Development Times for Fall Armyworm | Kentucky Pest News
Predictions for Round 2 of Fall Armyworm | Agronomic Crops Network

Fall Armyworm Causing Problems in Ohio

Fall Armyworm reports are coming in throughout Ohio.  This can be an issue in green crops and turf during the fall season and is widespread in Ohio at this time.  Hayfields, pastures, and lawns are particularly at risk.

More info at:

Agronomic Crops Network CORN Newsletter

Buckeye Yard and Garden Online

Kentucky Pest News

 

Muskingum Ag Network Breakfast, Tuesday, September 7

The Muskingum Ag Network Breakfast will be Tuesday, September 7, 8:00 AM, Friendly Hills Grange, 5880 Friendly Hills Road, Zanesville, OH.

Gwynn Stewart and Christine Gelley, OSU Extension Noble County, will provide an Eastern Ohio Energy Update.

Please refer to the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department Covid-19 Dashboard for current public health guidance in your choice to participate.

Future speakers

Oct 5: White Oak Initiative, Jim Stafford

Nov 2: Beef Industry Update, Garth Ruff, OSU Extension

Dec 7: Gary King, Avondale Youth Center