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  1. Variety Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/variety-selection

    a high partial resistance rating to address that problem. The selection of medium or small seed when ... varieties is tested for yield over a range of environments, their rank order commonly changes, which ... and lodging are problems, then select varieties that are medium to short in height with good ...

  2. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.   High soil moisture slows down ... in between these times (mid-September to mid-October) means more risk to the stand. Factors such as ... previous cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of ...

  3. Combine Fire Prevention

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-38/combine-fire-prevention

    start in the engine compartment, other locations on the combine can be at risk for fires. The primary ... can vary between leaking fuel or hydraulic oil, dry crop residues, and nests in engine compartments or ... converters from other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field fodder. Smoldering ...

  4. Fall Herbicide Applications in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-39/fall-herbicide-applications-dry-conditions

    most effective when daytime temperatures are in the 50s or higher, and nighttime temps above 40. ...

  5. Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test to Adjust N Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/pre-sidedress-nitrogen-test-adjust-n-rates

    on Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test (PSNT) results. Soil NO 3-N (ppm) Adjustment to MRTN recommended ... N is 156 lbs. N/acre. A farmer gets a 19 ppm soil nitrate PSNT test back from the lab. Based on Table ... soil nitrate test from the lab. Most labs provide results within 12-24 hours after receiving the ...

  6. Baseline Assessment of Soil Health in Ohio now available

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/news/baseline-assessment-soil-health-ohio-now-available

    general, soil test levels were in optimal ranges for grain crops in Ohio (Culman et al., 2020). Soil ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ... organic matter ranged from 0.1 to 9.8% for these soils, with 50% of the values falling below and 50% of ...

  7. Chow Line: Black licorice warnings and tips for safe Halloween celebrations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-black-licorice-warnings-and-tips-for-safe-halloween-celebrations

    sweetening compound derived from licorice root. The problem is that glycyrrhizin can cause potassium levels ... in the body to fall, causing some people to experience abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, ... a concern for people over 40, some of whom have had a history of heart disease and/or high blood pressure, ...

  8. Producing Soybeans Without Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4333

    production. Good seed to soil contact and the use of high quality seed treated with the appropriate fungicides ... environment.  Two actions can increase plant stands and improve root health:  Select varieties with high levels ... the soil surface reduces soil crusting, which can lead to better and more uniform seedling emergence; ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Tools and Software

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/tools-and-software

    such as structure, drainage, and plant vigor, as well as laboratory soil test results. The Soil Health ... Ohio Soil Health Card This tool can help to track several observable soil health characteristics ... Card provides guidance about how and when to assess each characteristic.  4-H Soil Health Challenge ...

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