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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. ATI Turfgrass Scholarship Outing

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/ati-turfgrass-scholarship-outing

    https://www.facebook.com/OSUFoodAgEnv?utm_campaign=last%20call%20for%20alumni%20... https://twitter.com/cfaes_osu?utm_campaign=last%20ca&utm_source=bbis&utm_medium ... =... https://www.instagram.com/osucfaes/?utm_campaign=las&utm_source=bbis&utm_medium=... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9zTurj_CO6ZMxNFq_MYoqQ YesCollege of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Fall Manure Application and Cover Crops

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/fall-manure-application-and-cover-crops

    approach $125 to 150/cow annually. To best capture the nutrients, manure should be incorporated during ... capture more of the manure nutrients, especially the nitrogen, and to also prevent soil erosion. Another ... program, be sure to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop ...

  6. Assessing Milk Price and Risk Management for 2023

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/assessing-milk-price-and-risk-management-2023

    make sure we are assessing what the 2023 milk price may be and how to manage the risk of a milk price ... to produce feed. This makes it very important to manage the milk price risk for 2023. The September ... common risk management tools used in Ohio are the Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program and the Dairy ...

  7. Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework

    https://waterqualityextension.osu.edu/watershed-resources/agricultural-conservation-planning-framework

    management supported by high-resolution data and an ArcGIS toolbox, which are used to identify site-specific ... The framework is used in conjunction with local knowledge of water and soil resource concerns, ...

  8. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    retirement benefits is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you pay in at the minimum level, your ... social security retirement will be minimal. In high profitability years, managers should maximize the ... wages or profit that is subject to social security tax (to help with 35 high year average). According to ...

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

    https://brown.osu.edu/news/estimated-and-soil-test-methods-determine-supplemental-n-need-after-flooding

    than 10 pounds of N for every 2 ppm reduction in soil sample N below the expected levels listed in ... field conditions, an understanding of loss mechanisms and other estimates of loss or soil tests may help ... soil temperatures between 55 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit, approximately 2 to 3% of soil nitrate is lost ...

  10. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is ... much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint ... and clovers should have a pH of 6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is ...

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