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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Forage Testing for Beef Cattle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0149

    0.12% Mg. High soil potassium levels are associated with increased incidence of grass tetany. The ratio ... (ppm). If the forage contains a high level of molybdenum (2 ppm) or sulfur at 0.25%, Cu could be ... samples are low in Zn. The recommended levels for zinc are between 30 and 1,000 parts per million (ppm ...

  4. Opportunities for Sub-surface Nutrient Placement in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-56401

    horsepower requirements, the level of tillage and soil disruption, depth of fertilizer placement, and ... while leaving the soil between these strips undisturbed. When the strip-till unit is equipped with ... leaving residue on the soil surface between the strips. Quicker spring soil warm-up compared to no-till ...

  5. Blacklegged (Deer) Tick, Ixodes scapularis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0096

    considered a statewide risk, though abundance may vary greatly across different habitats. Life Cycle, ... with high leaf-litter coverage, but may also include your own backyard, especially shaded areas of ... odh.ohio.gov/know-our-programs/zoonotic-disease-program/diseases/tickborne-diseases Lyme Disease, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)— cdc.gov/lyme/index ...

  6. Spring Gardening Basics Class

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/spring-gardening-basics-class

    do we need to start indoors under lights for transplanting?  What about soil testing? What can we do ...

  7. Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0111

    Soil test P is one indicator of environmental P loss potential from a field. STP values above 100 ppm ... Tests as Risk Indicators for Leaching of Dissolved Phosphorus from Agricultural Soils in Ontario. Soil ... called eutrophication, results in depleted dissolved oxygen in water bodies. A soil test for P (STP) ...

  8. A Guide to Corn Growth and Development

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0148

    maturity). Vegetative and reproductive stages of development are determined when 50% or more of the plants ... coleoptile emerges through the soil surface (Figure 2). The root system consists of the radicle (with branch ... roots) and seminal roots. The number of calendar days between planting and emergence varies and is ...

  9. Annual Bluegrass Weevil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-0095

    overwinter in grass near tree lines, in leaf litter, moss, high-cut grass, and pine litter. In spring, they ... plant’s crown. The last (fifth) instar larvae pupate near the soil surface and then emerge as adults, ... Larvae start to appear in the soil during the full bloom of Catawba rhododendron hybrid. However, the ...

  10. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

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