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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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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