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  1. Soil Phosphorus and Crop Response to Phosphorus Fertilizer in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0146

    responding to applied P can best be predicted by soil-test P levels. Recently, Culman et al. (2023) published ... 29.9% of trials, soybean in 14.2% of trials, and wheat in 36.8% trials. Critical soil test levels ranged ... Furthermore, the risk of yield loss with no P application decreased as the soil P level increased. As per the ...

  2. New online database a "FRST" in fertilizer knowledge sharing

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-online-database-frst-in-fertilizer-knowledge-sharing

    unbiased, science-based interpretation of soil test phosphorus and potassium values for crop fertilization ... FRST was developed in response to the pressing need to harmonize soil testing across state boundaries. ... It represents an improvement in our ability to evaluate soil test correlation.” In addition to Rakkar ...

  3. Potassium Uptake and Ohio Crop Response

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0147

    a measure of the risk of yield loss at a given soil-test K level without fertilizer applied during the ... total K content of Ohio soils is between 12,500 ppm and 30,500 ppm (Ames & Gaither, 1913). Even ... yield. For loams and clays, this would be 170 ppm; for sandy soils, it is 130 ppm. The range of soil test ...

  4. Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-0515

    determined using field studies to correlate soil test levels to crop yield response. Ohio data was used to ... This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and beyond a critical level, and then maintain ... these levels over time. The critical level is a key component to this framework. Soil test levels above ...

  5. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    sustainable production methods. However, organic certification is the most highly regulated food production ... biodiversity, and soil health. Organic farms do not use synthetic chemical inputs such as mineral fertilizers, ... horticultural crops. Soil health and fertility are addressed with natural sources of organic matter and soil ...

  6. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  7. Minding the Brand: Contacts and Conversations

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/may-10-2024/minding-brand-contacts-and-conversations

    Communications liaison between Extension, the college marketing team, and the Ohio State brand center. Moving ... can contact Marissa at any time (mullett.50@osu.edu) for brand insight, design input, and access to ... unique scenarios and there can be lots of variables to consider. We also are dedicated to clarifying the ...

  8. Pasteurization of Raw Milk for Home Consumption

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5817

    if it comes into contact with tainted water, soil, animals, or other contaminated sources. Outbreaks ... canner. Fill the canner with warm water until the water level is slightly above the milk level in the ... pasteurization of raw milk (SP 50-932). nifa.usda.gov/sites/default/files/resource/Milk-Pasteurization.pdf ...

  9. Warning: Cicadas can be a tasty treat, but they can be hazardous to those allergic to seafood

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/warning-cicadas-can-be-tasty-treat-they-can-be-hazardous-those-allergic-seafood

    soil and burrow underground, feeding on tree roots. Some 13 or 17 years later when they’re ready, the ... nymphs emerge from the soil, shed their skin, expand their wings, and harden and pigment their new ... important to cook any insect collected in the wild and avoid eating it raw. “While there is little risk of ...

  10. New ePLUS Effort Focuses on On-Farm Horticulture Research

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/april-26-2024/new-eplus-effort-focuses-farm-horticulture-research

    amplify the volume of research information generated from real-life farming scenarios related to ... horticulture. The trials require collaboration between Extension educators, farmers, Master Gardener Volunteers, ...

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