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  1. Do I Really Need to Wait for the Fly-Free Date? Wheat Planting Date and Other Management Considerations for Fall 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-30/do-i-really-need-wait-fly-free-date-wheat-planting-date-and-other

    than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) for ... optimum production (Table 1). Do not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Table ... Wheat, and Alfalfa. Soil potassium should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm (Mehlich-3 ...

  2. Harvesting and Handling Ear Rot-Affected Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/harvesting-and-handling-ear-rot-affected-corn

    Consequently, ethanol plants may reject GER-affect grain with high levels of vomitoxin. Slow grain dry-down, ... being lost. When vomitoxin levels are unacceptably high, close your reclean all the way and even block ... levels around 26 ppm in samples of the screenings coming from our perforated screens, while the grain ...

  3. Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/feeding-frosted-forages

    prussic acid in forages. Fertility can affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or ... reduce the risk of animals selectively grazing leaves that can contain high levels of prussic acid. Never ... below in decreasing order of toxicity risk: Grain sorghum = high to very high toxic potential ...

  4. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    When soil test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 PPM, there is increased  potential of P losses into ... For example, many dairies have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. ... over-application harms the environment and can harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always ...

  5. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 ppm, there is increased  potential of P losses into streams ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

  6. Variety Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/variety-selection

    a high partial resistance rating to address that problem. The selection of medium or small seed when ... varieties is tested for yield over a range of environments, their rank order commonly changes, which ... and lodging are problems, then select varieties that are medium to short in height with good ...

  7. Weather Update: Cool, Dry Weather Continues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/weather-update-cool-dry-weather-continues

    with highs on Friday and Saturday only likely to reach the upper 40s to mid 50s, with overnight lows ... monthly climate summaries, please visit the State Climate Office of Ohio. Forecast High pressure will keep ... highs in the mid to upper 60s (north) to mid to upper 70s (south). A series of cold fronts will sweep ...

  8. Baseline Assessment of Soil Health in Ohio now available

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/baseline-assessment-soil-health-ohio-now-available

    general, soil test levels were in optimal ranges for grain crops in Ohio (Culman et al., 2020). Soil ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ... organic matter ranged from 0.1 to 9.8% for these soils, with 50% of the values falling below and 50% of ...

  9. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.   High soil moisture slows down ... in between these times (mid-September to mid-October) means more risk to the stand. Factors such as ... previous cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of ...

  10. Corn Silage and Foliar Disease

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-and-foliar-disease

    contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other hybrid. Again, fungicide ... by at least 50%. The trial was then expanded the second year, which was a high disease pressure year ...

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