Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 6
the upper 50s for daily average 2” and 4” soil temperatures. The rest of the state shows temperatures ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch ... (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2023. Soil type and location of measurements ...
Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality
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) ...
In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practice Field Day
session will discuss soil conditions and management, including soil sampling recommendations for high ... excess soil P. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin King, USDA-ARS Research Lead and Agricultural Engineer, ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 5
not making it out of the 40s for highs on Monday and Tuesday (May 1-2). Soil temperatures tanked by ... the weekend has daily average soil temperatures back in the upper 50s, with a few locations recording ... Much of the state is reporting soil moisture between the 30 th and 70 th percentiles, with slightly ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 12
today (May 30). At all three locations, the soil is crusted and dry. According to Table 1, the soil ... temperatures have been consistently optimal for planting, though a cold evening did drop the soil temperature ... Planting date 2-inch soil temperature (at planting) Air Temperature (at planting) Western, Clark County ...
If You Planted and Heavy Rainfall Affected Your Fields…
of 150 soil GDDs from planting, 5-7 days under normal conditions (longer under cold/wet). For ... temperatures reach the 50°F mark is recommended. Measure soil temperatures ½- 2 inches below the soil surface ... topics, access any of the linked articles. Topics KEY CONSIDERATIONS KEY TAKEAWAYS Soil crusting Heavy ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Festolium are both in the boot stage, which is at the balancing point between maximum tonnage and quality. ... The alfalfa in Ottawa County is at 30-50% bud and will probably begin to flower late this week or ... next. Mowing more forage than you can harvest each day carries more risk of quality decline most years ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #2 – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm
trap catches should be prepared to scout high risk fields. In addition to BCW and AMW, European corn ... fields. Once the eggs hatch, the caterpillars cause damage to the emerging corn plants. Counties with high ... identified by a dagger-like marking on their wings (Figure 1). Traps were checked between May 8 – 14 for the ...
We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…
expected following accumulation of 150 soil GDDs (base of 50°F) from planting, about 5-7 days under normal ... temperatures, adequate soil moisture conditions): For corn, past work has shown that 50% emergence can be ... We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have ...
Bumble Bee Pollination in Tomato Greenhouses
Tomatoes growing directly in the soil under high-tunnel protection with the side panels rolled up to allow ... tomato growers are choosing the option of cultivating plants in either a greenhouse or high-tunnel (hoop ... (Heuvelink, 2018). Both high-tunnel and greenhouse tomato growers use bumble bees for their pollination ...