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  1. Gypsum for Agricultural Use in Ohio—Sources and Quality of Available Products

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-20

    to elevated levels. Unwashed FGD by-products can have levels of B sufficiently high to result in ... Professor This fact sheet provides information on gypsum as a soil amendment, the sources and mineral ... metal content of gypsum samples.  The Role of Gypsum as a Soil Amendment Gypsum is hydrated calcium ...

  2. Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) – 2022 Results Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-41/ohio-corn-performance-test-ocpt-%E2%80%93-2022-results-available

    The purpose of the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) is to evaluate corn hybrids for grain yield ... and other important agronomic characteristics. Results of the test can assist farmers in selecting ... made by seed companies and breeding programs. Results for the 2022 Ohio Corn Performance Test are ...

  3. Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/feeding-frosted-forages

    prussic acid in forages. Fertility can affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or ... reduce the risk of animals selectively grazing leaves that can contain high levels of prussic acid. Never ... below in decreasing order of toxicity risk: Grain sorghum = high to very high toxic potential ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. Weather Update: January-like Weather Abates in Time for Thanksgiving

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/weather-update-january-weather-abates-time-thanksgiving

    skies through Wednesday with highs warming from the upper 40s to low 50s on Tuesday into the mid to ... leaning wetter than normal (Figure 3). Climate averages include a high-temperature range of 46-50 ... outlooks, and monthly climate summaries, please visit the State Climate Office of Ohio.   Forecast High ...

  6. Upcoming Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-40/upcoming-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-preparation-class

    class will provide an overview of the CCA program, and help you prepare for the test by covering basic ... principles in the four competency areas – nutrient management, soil and water management, pest management, ... proctored online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. Both exams are now ...

  7. Pulsed Electric Field Processing Applications in the Food Industry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fst-fabe-1002

    field (PEF) processing is a new food pasteurization method that uses short bursts of high voltage ... Does PEF Work? PEF processing applies high voltage pulses (20–80 kV/cm) with a duration of milliseconds ... to microseconds to treat liquid foods placed between two electrodes (Zhang et al. 2010; Toepfl, ...

  8. COVID-19 and Deer Hunting Pathogen Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/1027

    sites showed both SARS-CoV-2 RNA (Hale et al. 2022), and between 6–40% of the deer had antibodies to the ... hunters should be aware of the possible risk of white-tailed deer COVID-19 transmission to humans. ... reduce your risk of coming into contact with pathogens transmitted through respiratory droplets. ...

  9. Disease Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4325

    levels throughout a field. In a variety test in west central Ohio on a fertile, dark-colored soil ... temperatures reach 60 degrees Fahrenheit, often allows varieties with high levels of partial resistance to ... drained soils and during sea- sons of high rainfall.  Phomopsis  seed rot can be severe when rainfall ...

  10. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...

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