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  1. Fertility Management of Meadows

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-5

    nutrition, forage test to check for adequate levels. When the soil pH is below 5.0, aluminum availability ... critical soil test level of 15-25 parts per million (ppm) phosphorus for Bray P1 test results or 28-40 ppm ... leaching. The critical soil test levels for potassium are 125-200 ppm. Plants have the ability to take up ...

  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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Autumn Harvest Still Looks Warmer Than Normal

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/autumn-harvest-still-looks-warmer-normal

    not as warm in September into October as last year with a medium to high confidence in the outlook. ... Rainfall looks generally close to normal through November. Confidence in the rainfall is not as high and is ... considered medium as there is some uncertainty in the preferred tropical moisture flow. Like last year the ...

  8. FSR Agronomy College

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/fsr-agronomy-college-0

    program will conclude by 4 pm. Participants will rotate between sessions throughout the day. Sessions are ... strategies for scouting fields, collecting plant and soil samples, and diagnosing soybean diseases. Review ... and cultural practices and where to submit soybean and soil samples for disease diagnostics and ...

  9. Farm Science Review Agronomy College Sept 13

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-30/farm-science-review-agronomy-college-sept-13

    program will conclude by 4 pm. Participants will rotate between sessions throughout the day. Sessions are ... important soybean pathogens. Discuss various strategies for scouting fields, collecting plant and soil ... soil samples for disease diagnostics and management recommendations. Sprayer Clean Out a Necessary Step ...

  10. Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/using-cover-crops-fall-manure-applications

    nitrogen, and also prevent soil erosion. The most common cover crops used with livestock manure are cereal ... to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop mixture meets ... hold 25 to 50 pounds of nitrogen, in the organic form as roots and plant tissue, per acre. It ...

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