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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. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0514

    suitability to grow a chosen crop. Phosphorous and potassium soil test levels help us know if fertilizer is ... are rare in Ohio. Magnesium (Mg) 50–1,000 100–2,000 Levels less than 20 ppm are a concern. Dolomitic ... recommendation tables, a conversion of P and K soil test values is needed if they are not reported as ppm using ...

  3. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    site and rate criteria from Assessing Nutrient Loss Risk in Ohio (NRCS) between 50 to 200 PPM. Time ... step 7. STP value of 50 PPM Mehlich III or less: CROP YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with ... available. The maintenance STP range is "critical level" to 40 PPM in corn soybean rotation and 50 ...

  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. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  6. Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-518

    that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... able to answer the question, “At what soil test level should I apply fertilizer to see a yield ... response?” To answer this question, we need to establish a critical soil test level.  For each trial, we ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ... adequate levels of another nutrient while the soil test indicates a deficiency. This poor relationship may ... Manganese (Mn) 25–1,000 ppm 3 31–150 ppm Iron (Fe) 30–100 ppm 31–50 ppm Copper (Cu) 5–15 ppm 5–15 ppm Boron ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-515

    + (0.05 x CEC))] + (YP x CR) + 20 CL is the critical level (100 ppm at a CEC of 10), STL is the soil test ... test results are based on soil calibration studies that correlate soil test levels to crop yield ... crop (buildup stage). Once soil test values reach the critical soil test level, a maintenance approach ...

  10. Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-81

    example of typical soil test levels in Ohio (in ppm). We can calculate the collective charge each cation ... by the soil test levels. For calcium, a soil test level of 2000 ppm, divided by 200 equals 10.0 ... (ppm) to meq/100 g soil for base and acid cations to determine CEC. Base Cation Soil test level (ppm ...

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