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  1. Done with Planting? Collect Soil Sample for SCN Test and Learn How Your Samples Are Processed in the Lab!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-17/done-planting-collect-soil-sample-scn-test-and-learn-how-your

    a good time to sample for SCN. A soil test in spring will reveal if SCN is present and if so, at what ... levels. If you are planning to participate in an on-farm trial that requires soil sampling,  a subsample can ... be used for SCN testing. Additionally, if you planted corn, a soil sample from that field will reveal ...

  2. Dry Weather Impacts on Corn and Soybean Establishment and Wheat Grain Fill

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-17/dry-weather-impacts-corn-and-soybean-establishment-and-wheat

    conditions, especially those in the central Corn Belt (Figure 2). Soil surface conditions are the most ... affected at this point. Moving a little deeper into the soil profile, better moisture is available. ... April is between V3 and V5 growth stages. Fortunately, corn is moderately tolerant to dry conditions ...

  3. Important Wheat Management Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/important-wheat-management-decisions

    than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 25-40 ppm for optimum ... depending on yield potential. Do not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Soil ... production. If the soil test indicates less than 25 ppm, then apply 80 to 100 pounds of P 2 O 5 at planting, ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    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. A summary table ... soil moisture for seed germination. Make sure that the field surface is relatively level and smooth if ...

  5. Harvesting and Handling Ear Rot-Affected Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/harvesting-and-handling-ear-rot-affected-corn

    Consequently, ethanol plants may reject GER-affect grain with high levels of vomitoxin. Slow grain dry-down, ... being lost. When vomitoxin levels are unacceptably high, close your reclean all the way and even block ... levels around 26 ppm in samples of the screenings coming from our perforated screens, while the grain ...

  6. Regional Updates: September 26 – October 2, 2023

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-34/regional-updates-september-26-%E2%80%93-october-2-2023

    progress to be made across the state this coming week. Current challenges include dry soil conditions and ... 35-50 bu/ac in damaged areas to 70 bu/ac in undamaged areas. A few fields of silage and hay are still ...

  7. Weather Update: Heat Exacerbates Drying Trend

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-17/weather-update-heat-exacerbates-drying-trend

    temperatures back to near to below-average levels. Highs this week will mainly range from the upper 60s to ... Saturday when highs reached the low to mid-90s across the state. Along with the heat came very dry air; for ... soil moisture, lower streamflows, and lead to volunteer water use reductions in some communities. ...

  8. Postdoctoral Scholar Positions

    https://fabe.osu.edu/graduate/postdoctoral-scholar-positions

    watersheds for water quality and soil health benefits under climate change using high-resolution watershed ... using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) or similar field to watershed scale models. · Experience ... links: https://u.osu.edu/hshw/about-us/careers/   Research Soil Scientist/Agricultural Engineer/Physical ...

  9. We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-13/we-are-still-very-early-if-crop-stands-are-concern%E2%80%A6

    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 ...

  10. Register Now for the January 4-5 Ohio State Organic Grains Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-36/register-now-january-4-5-ohio-state-organic-grains-conference

    Grain in New York; Léa Vereecke from Rodale Institute; former Ohio State soil fertility specialist Steve ...

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