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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-24/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    phosphorus level for forage legumes is 30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The ... optimal soil potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils.   Check herbicide history of field. ... contact. Be aware that too much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. ...

  5. What Is a Good Soil Health Number In Ohio?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/what-good-soil-health-number-ohio

    6.0 – 6.8 and most had sufficient Mehilch-3 P and K values. In general, soil test levels were in ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ... for these soils, with 50% of the values falling below and 50% of the values falling above 2.2% (median ...

  6. Can We Get More Information From Our Soil Samples?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/can-we-get-more-information-our-soil-samples

    A soil test is a profitable investment to inform our nutrient management strategy. Some farms find ... consider additional tests that can provide helpful management information. Some examples are soil health, ... measures. The Soil Health Institute did a broad ranging analysis of 30 soil health test. SHI recommends ...

  7. Weather Update: Fall-like Weather with Eyes on the Tropics

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-33/weather-update-fall-weather-eyes-tropics

    high pressure will take control of the weather for Thursday and Friday with tranquil conditions ...   Temperatures will remain about ten degrees below average for much of the week, with highs ranging from the ... upper 50s to mid 60s (north to south) and overnight lows mainly in the 40s. A few cooler spots might see ...

  8. Estimated and Soil Test Methods to Determine Supplemental N need after Flooding

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-19/estimated-and-soil-test-methods-determine-supplemental-n-need

    than 10 pounds of N for every 2 ppm reduction in soil sample N below the expected levels listed in ... understanding of loss mechanisms and other estimates of loss or soil tests may help decide on 2022 management in ... between 55 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit, approximately 2 to 3% of soil nitrate is lost per day under saturated ...

  9. Herbicide Carryover to Fall Established Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-28/herbicide-carryover-fall-established-cover-crops

    emergence and plant health look similar between the soil with and without the herbicide, it is likely that ... More research is needed in this area. What we do know for certain is that high levels of biomass and ... throughout July likely decreased that risk. It is still important to consider which herbicides were used ...

  10. PILD Proposals are due by Oct. 15

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/pild-proposals-are-due-oct-15

    issues at the local, state, or national levels, including those that benefit black, indigenous, and ... for Extension across and between all land-grant universities (1862, 1890, and 1994). For more ...

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