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  1. Risk of Corn Grain Contamination with Vomitoxin in Ohio in 2024: July 8 Projection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-22/risk-corn-grain-contamination-vomitoxin-ohio-2024-july-8

    with ≥ 1 ppm DON. However, this prediction does not guarantee lower or higher DON than levels set by ... high-risk times for GER and plan to harvest those fields early.   These models are the first step towards ... least 1 ppm DON, meaning that based on data collected so far, the models are correct about 8 out of 10 ...

  2. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-21/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    lower soil K levels. If straw is removed after heavy rainfall, some of the K may have leached out of the ... straw, lowering the nutrient value. However, a soil test should be done to accurately estimate nutrient ... scenarios are also available for profitability comparisons. Although N adds value, we do not give it an ...

  3. Moderate to larger-than-moderate harmful algal bloom predicted for western Lake Erie

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/moderate-larger-moderate-harmful-algal-bloom-predicted-for-western-lake-erie

    measure 5, with a potential range of 4.5-6 on the severity index — similar to last year’s bloom, which had ... a severity index of 5.3. An index above 5 indicates more severe HABs. Blooms over 7.5 are particularly ... with a severity index of 10, and 2015, with a severity index of 10.5. The HAB severity index is based ...

  4. Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity awarded to renowned soil scientist Rattan Lal

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/gulbenkian-prize-for-humanity-awarded-renowned-soil-scientist-rattan-lal

    carbon A globally renowned soil scientist at The Ohio State University, Rattan Lal, has been awarded the ... chosen for his pioneering work in promoting a soil-centric approach to agriculture that has been ... natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems, particularly soils. He pioneered a soil-centric approach that ...

  5. Regional Updates: June 18 – 24, 2024

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-20/regional-updates-june-18-%E2%80%93-24-2024

    Central and West Central Ohio, with an estimated 25-50% of fields harvested in the region. Reported yields ... have ranged between 80 and 115 bu/ac. Area growers have taken advantage of an early wheat harvest and ... above average so far. Northwest- Wood County Extension Educator Nick Eckel reported that soil conditions ...

  6. Frequently Asked Questions

    https://extension.osu.edu/FAQs

    need information on getting my soil tested! Most OSU Extension offices offer soil tesing kits for sale, ... or can direct you where to obtain one. The soil and tissue testing labs will assist you in ... interpreting the results. Here is more information on soil testing for Ohio lawns, landscapes, fruit crops, and ...

  7. Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans to Encourage Emergence

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-20/application-manure-double-crop-soybeans-encourage-emergence

    soybeans were properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in ... soil phosphorus levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so soil phosphorus levels are ... unless one uses a Grassland applicator toolbar or perhaps an Aerway set on maximum soil disturbance. If ...

  8. Crop Response to Potassium Fertilizer in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-04/crop-response-potassium-fertilizer-ohio

    of yield penalty with no K application decreases as soil K levels go above 100 ppm. If the soil test ... (2023) classified Mehlich-3 soil K levels into <70, 70-100, 100-130, 130-160, and >160 ppm to ... yield, the higher the yield increase from K fertilizer.   Generally, as the soil test K levels decreased, ...

  9. Weather Extremes Abound

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-21/weather-extremes-abound

    long-term mean (1991-2020). This was especially true for June 16-22, a 5-day stretch with daytime highs at ... along and south of about I-70 have picked up much less over this period, with areas running 25-50% of ... Forecast Mild temperatures and low humidity levels are starting this week off just right. However, a warm ...

  10. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 13- Spider Mites

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-20/battle-belt-season-2-episode-13-spider-mites

    plants presented symptoms at any level, low, medium, or high). At the Northwest location, date four was ... date one had very low levels while planting date two had almost 80 percent incidence (meaning that most ... the past week). Both planting dates one and two in the soybeans had a high incidence of Septoria brown ...

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