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  1. 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 ...

  2. Preparing Lambs, Kids For The Weaning Process

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preparing-lambs-kids-weaning-process

    out to lush pasture after weaning. Spring forage is high in protein, water and other nutrients which ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    site and rate criteria from Assessing Nutrient Loss Risk in Ohio (NRCS) between 50 to 200 PPM. Time ... step 7. STP value of 50 PPM Mehlich III or less: CROP YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with ... available. The maintenance STP range is "critical level" to 40 PPM in corn soybean rotation and 50 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Court bans spray used on soybean, cotton crops

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/court-bans-spray-used-soybean-cotton-crops

    I was driving to work last week and noticed that there were a high number of skunks that had ... soil-applied preemergence residual will be critical for Xtend beans planted in fields where you suspect ...

  7. John Yost Joins Our Team and Toxic Levels of Hay Nitrates

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/john-yost-joins-our-team-and-toxic-levels-hay-nitrates

    feed, and levels between 1000 and 2100 ppm should be safe for non-pregnant livestock.  Nitrate levels of ... indicate that nitrate levels in some stands, are approaching a range of 1700 ppm which is acutely toxic to ... flash graze pastures to keep the animals from grazing too close to the soil level and delaying harvest ...

  8. Guidelines for Choosing a Soil Analytical Laboratory

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1133

    the test results will be of high quality, credible, and meaningful. In addition, any recommendations ... here to aid the grower in evaluating a soil analytical laboratory. Factors to Consider Test Me​thods ... region. This summary, entitled  Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North Central Region, ...

  9. Faculty and Projects Summer 2024

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/future-students/opportunities-undergraduates/summer-research-experiences/faculty-and-projects-summer

    agricultural sustainability. Potential Summer Research Projects: Exploring connections between soil health and ... how do plants, animals & soil interact. She especially enjoys the complexity an animal brings to ... resilience of Ohio farms Greenhouse gas emissions from flood-prone grazed pastures Finding economic and soil ...

  10. Livestock Can Handle Low Temperatures But Challenges Exist

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/livestock-can-handle-low-temperatures-challenges-exist

    both.  Either scenario can create some management problems for us to tackle.  Our ruminant livestock can ... livestock are fine.  However, the low critical temperature (LCT) for cattle can be as high as 59 degrees if ... beef cattle is between 18 and 20 degrees for those with a heavy winter coat, or 32 degrees for a normal ...

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