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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

  6. All Puckered Up: Dicamba Drift Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-25/all-puckered-dicamba-drift-reminders

    a long half-life in the soil and risk of injury is increased in years with low rainfall. Typical PGR ... chemical makeup and high vapor pressure. Formulation greatly affects the volatility of 2,4-D. Higher ... plant stunting. Soybean tolerance to sublethal rates of these herbicides varies between the different ...

  7. Wheat Harvest Date Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/wheat-harvest-date-reminders

    bu/acre, and DON level increased by 0.86 ppm. These reductions in yield and test weight and increase in DON ... contamination is generally higher in fields with high levels of wheat scab, it is not uncommon to find above ... excessive rainfall means more time for late-season mold growth, mycotoxin accumulation, test weight ...

  8. Active Soybean Cyst Nematode Management: SCN Root Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-25/active-soybean-cyst-nematode-management-scn-root-check

    every 30 to 50 paces), gently remove the soil without breaking the roots (a bucket with water may help ... resistance (shift in virulence). Keeping SCN levels low is easier than bringing high numbers below damage ... TWO soil samples, per grower, to be tested for SCN, free of charge. Don’t forget to share pictures of ...

  9. Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test to Adjust N Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/pre-sidedress-nitrogen-test-adjust-n-rates

    on Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test (PSNT) results. Soil NO 3-N (ppm) Adjustment to MRTN recommended ... N is 156 lbs. N/acre. A farmer gets a 19 ppm soil nitrate PSNT test back from the lab. Based on Table ... soil nitrate test from the lab. Most labs provide results within 12-24 hours after receiving the ...

  10. Recognizing and Managing Heat Stress in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/recognizing-and-managing-heat-stress-dairy-cattle

    University Extension We have experienced high temperatures and uncomfortable humidity recently. These ... people.  Depending upon their level of production, temperatures as low as 65 to 72 degrees Fahrenheit can ... cause stress.  The table below shows the effects of the temperature-humidity index (THI) on dairy cattle ...

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