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  1. Plant Forage Stands as Soon as Feasible

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/plant-forage-stands-soon-feasible

    test levels are not present, or you don’t even have a recent soil test, we recommend making corrective ... Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 CEC or 120 ppm on all other soils. If these soil ...

  2. Spring SCN Testing and a Research Opportunity for Ohio Growers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spring-scn-testing-and-research-opportunity-ohio-growers

    Know your SCN Numbers. Spring, before or at planting, is a good time to sample for SCN. A soil test in ... process up to TWO soil samples, per grower, to be tested for SCN, free of charge. Download and complete ... understand the relationship between SCN reproduction, soil texture, and soil health measurements. It doesn’t ...

  3. Soil Crusting Considerations for Corn and Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/soil-crusting-considerations-corn-and-soybean

    have been already planted, recent precipitation and warmer days ahead can build conditions for soil ... crusting. When heavy rains occur after planting, soil crusting can become a concern, inducing a shallow hard ... layer on the soil surface that forms due to rapid drying (e.g., warm days and wind). Conditions prone to ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 6)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    60s for highs and lows in the mid-40s to low-50s. This kept soil temperatures steady, ranging from the ... Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type ...

  5. Backyard Chickens 101

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/backyard-chickens-101

    assist in preventing the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Link for Twitter Link for ... Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (trifold) —great handout and resource for HPAI, located on the OSU ... 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 ...

  6. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    detergent fiber (%NDF) for different classes of livestock. Forage type Dairy cows: high producing & ... lactating Horses Legumes 35 – 40% 38 – 45% 50% 45% 42 – 46% Grasses 48 – 53% 50 – 55 % 60% 55% 55 – 60% ... Grass/legume mixture 42 – 46% 46 – 50% 52 – 56% 47 – 51% 48 – 52% 1 RHA = rolling herd average, calculated as ...

  7. Imbibitional Chilling – Is it a concern?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/imbibitional-chilling-%E2%80%93-it-concern

    is below 50 ° F when the seed imbibes (rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually within 24 hours ... planted into soil with at least 50°F of temperature and adequate moisture (at least 40-50% plant available ... temperatures over the last few days soil temperatures may have been still cold (<50°F) at recommended ...

  8. Early Season Wheat Diseases and Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/early-season-wheat-diseases-and-fungicides

    The wheat crop in Ohio is now between early boot (Feekes 10, in the south) and approaching Feekes ... Cool temperatures and high relative humidity are also required for the development of powdery mildew. ... when making an application. For both diseases, a single application between Feekes 8 and Feekes 10 ...

  9. Soybean Planting Progress, Emergence, and Misconceptions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/soybean-planting-progress-emergence-and-misconceptions

    soybeans. Recent research has shown planter downforce did not impact grain yield regardless of tillage, soil ... differences. Additional research has shown no difference between random drop and precision planting until ... seed size on emergence is dependent on soil texture, planting depth and environmental conditions from ...

  10. Harvest Timing Affects Winter Annual Forage Yield and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/harvest-timing-affects-winter-annual-forage-yield-and-quality

    forage. Diversifying to multiple species is one of the best risk management practices. Planted on the same ... small grains. We have found not only differences in rate of maturation but also in tonnage between ... 2.75 tons across all locations and a high of 5 tons at one location one year. While forage yield is ...

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