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  1. Is a Prenuptial Agreement Right for Your Farm Business?

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-51

    Environmental Sciences, Ohio State University Extension Farm and agricultural businesses often have high capital ... may be at risk if they pre-decease their new spouse.   As farms increase in size and new family ... and his parents sold 50 acres of their prime farmland and took out a second mortgage. This hampered ...

  2. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    chance of more than 0.5 inches of rainfall. Soil Test Phosphorous (STP) values are above 50 PPM Mehlich ... water quality. Fields with Soil Test Phosphorus (STP) levels two to three times higher than the ... Between 20-40 PPM (or 30-50 PPM if wheat/alfalfa are in the rotation) Greater than 50 PPM More detailed ...

  3. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2016-17

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-16-17

    land with highly productive soils. Average land will typically be the majority of land in a given ... Higher quality soils translate into higher rents. Fertility Levels: Higher fertility levels often result ... variability of those crop returns. Soils and drainage capabilities are the two factors that most influence ...

  4. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    level. At 20 PPM or less, the risk of yield loss increases. Annual in season P nutrient application ... applications when STP is greater than 150 PPM. Follow NRCS 590 site and rate criteria between 40 to 150 PPM ... 8. 8. BMPs for high risk P loss sites: Monitor fields for P loss using the Ohio P risk index and ...

  5. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  6. Join OSU Extension for Monthly Cover Crops Roundtables!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-07/join-osu-extension-monthly-cover-crops-roundtables

    all experience levels are invited to join OSU Extension Paulding, Wood, and Auglaize County for ... products are, how they interact with soil biology and crop physiology, and what benefits they can ... roundtable meetings, contact Rachel Cochran at Cochran.474@osu.edu or (567) 344-5016. Cover Crops and Soil ...

  7. Narrow row corn- should we vary other management factors too?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/narrow-row-corn-should-we-vary-other-management-factors-too

    nitrogen and fungicide. The trials were conducted from 2016-2018 in two sites (South Charleston, high yield ...

  8. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  9. Fertility Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4423

    surface residues are high. Soils that have moderate to high levels of soil test phosphorus and potassium ... current soil test levels. Considering it takes between 8 to 20 pounds of P2O5 and 5 to 10 pounds of K2O ... benefit of starter fertilizers increases when soil test levels and soil temperatures are low and when soil ...

  10. Preparing farms for the solar eclipse

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-07/preparing-farms-solar-eclipse

    lagoons with gates and barricades.  Livestock operations should not have high biosecurity concerns since ... eclipse viewers are likely to be “low risk visitors” who do not interact with other livestock facilities. ...  But to avoid biosecurity concerns and reduce the risk of introductions of new diseases, keep livestock ...

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