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  1. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the ... estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, ... cutting, drying, and storing process results in raising NDF levels at least 3 NDF units above what it was ...

  2. Using Manure with Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/using-manure-corn

    also shown that corn yields are reduced by about 50 bushels per acre when flattened with a drag hose at ... rows. Even with the soil compaction concern, corn yields from side-dressing with manure are similar to ...

  3. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    and help you prepare for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The international exam is ...

  4. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    detergent fiber (%NDF) for different classes of livestock. Forage type Dairy cows: high producing & ... lactating Horses Legumes 35 – 40% 38 – 45% 50% 45% 42 – 46% Grasses 48 – 53% 50 – 55 % 60% 55% 55 – 60% ... Grass/legume mixture 42 – 46% 46 – 50% 52 – 56% 47 – 51% 48 – 52% 1 RHA = rolling herd average, calculated as ...

  5. Imbibitional Chilling – Is it a concern?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/imbibitional-chilling-%E2%80%93-it-concern

    is below 50 ° F when the seed imbibes (rapidly takes up water from the soil, usually within 24 hours ... planted into soil with at least 50°F of temperature and adequate moisture (at least 40-50% plant available ... temperatures over the last few days soil temperatures may have been still cold (<50°F) at recommended ...

  6. Position Available: Area Leader- Butler & Hamilton Counties

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/position-available-area-leader-butler-hamilton-counties

    Do you know a great leader? Are YOU a highly effective leader? The Ohio State University Extension ... risks, have input on designing their own projects, assignments and schedule as well as the stability and ...

  7. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, a total of 28 traps in ... and Wood (Figure 1). Counties with high trap numbers should plan to monitor for BCW larvae after corn ... were set the week of May 2 nd and checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of AMW adult moths. Over ...

  8. Considerations for managing P & K in 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-03/considerations-managing-p-k-2022

    best investment when fertilizer prices are high, a recent reliable soil test! What is a recent reliable ... high, or weather conditions do not favor application.  Table 1. Critical Soil Test Values from Mehlich ... than 20 ppm P soil values. Below 20 ppm is where the risk of yield loss is more likely. Therefore, the ...

  9. Wheat Management for Fall 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-30/wheat-management-fall-2021

    phosphorus than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) ... for optimum production (Table 1). Do not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ... 45 60 75 >50 0 0 0 0 Soil potassium should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm ...

  10. First Cutting of Alfalfa and Grasses Has Begun

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/first-cutting-alfalfa-and-grasses-has-begun

    the time for harvesting high quality forage. This last week producers began taking advantage of the ...

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