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  1. Use 2022 Profitability As a Catalyst for Retirement Savings

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/use-2022-profitability-catalyst-retirement-savings

    retirement benefits is based on your 35 highest years of earnings. If you pay in at the minimum level, your ... social security retirement will be minimal. In high profitability years, managers should maximize the ... wages or profit that is subject to social security tax (to help with 35 high year average). According to ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Estimated and Soil Test Methods to Determine Supplemental N need after Flooding

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-19/estimated-and-soil-test-methods-determine-supplemental-n-need

    than 10 pounds of N for every 2 ppm reduction in soil sample N below the expected levels listed in ... understanding of loss mechanisms and other estimates of loss or soil tests may help decide on 2022 management in ... between 55 to 65 degrees Fahrenheit, approximately 2 to 3% of soil nitrate is lost per day under saturated ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. A Farm Advisory Team Can Help You Succeed

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/farm-advisory-team-can-help-you-succeed

    (less than one year), medium-term (one to five years), and long-term (greater than five years) goals or ... to accomplish, gauge their level of interest, discuss time commitment, and identify potential meeting ...

  8. Weather Update: Fall-like Weather with Eyes on the Tropics

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-33/weather-update-fall-weather-eyes-tropics

    high pressure will take control of the weather for Thursday and Friday with tranquil conditions ...   Temperatures will remain about ten degrees below average for much of the week, with highs ranging from the ... upper 50s to mid 60s (north to south) and overnight lows mainly in the 40s. A few cooler spots might see ...

  9. Preparing Equipment for Corn Silage Harvest

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-5/preparing-equipment-corn-silage-harvest

    harvesting process will begin.  Making high-quality corn silage is time sensitive and breakdowns can be ... processor operation is critical to making high quality corn silage. While the true inspection of kernel ... should be between 2 to 3 mm depending on the processor design. A nickel is 1.95 mm thick and older ...

  10. Herbicide Carryover to Fall Established Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-28/herbicide-carryover-fall-established-cover-crops

    emergence and plant health look similar between the soil with and without the herbicide, it is likely that ... More research is needed in this area. What we do know for certain is that high levels of biomass and ... throughout July likely decreased that risk. It is still important to consider which herbicides were used ...

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