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  1. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-29/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.  High soil moisture slows down ... between those 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 that ...

  2. Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/foliar-diseases-may-affect-stalk-strength-and-quality

    have some type of stalk rot. The “push” test is another way to assess stalk rot and the risk for ... discoloration of the inner stalk tissues. Consequently, you can use the “squeeze test” or the “pinch test” to ... down and squeeze or pinch the internode of the stalk about 6-8 inches above the ground between the ...

  3. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    March. The best heaving control is to get the seed placed between 1.0 and 1.5 inches deep when planting ...

  4. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    poor soil, pH extremes, drought susceptibility, etc. all require careful cultivar selection. Turfgrass ... test percentage of inert matter and weed seeds the ratio of the species (if mixed species) The Federal ... and the percentage of hard (infertile) seeds, plus the month and year of the germination tests. The ...

  5. Wide-Row Wheat Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/wide-row-wheat-management

    system to determine whether disease risk is high enough to warrant a fungicide application. Wheat ... a variety that is high yielding and resistant to major diseases such as powdery mildew, leaf rust, Septoria ... 2021 Ohio Wheat Performance Test. Plant wheat as soon as possible after the Hessian fly-safe date. ...

  6. Smart Eating for Healthy Aging

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ss-207-06

    to unintended weight loss and put you at an increased risk for infections, anemia, electrolyte ... many calories. Nutrient-rich foods, which are foods that are high in nutrients in relation to their ... Stop Hypertension (high blood pressure). Like the previous two eating patterns presented, the DASH diet ...

  7. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    is considered adequate if soil test levels are greater than 50 ppm (100 lb). Hi-cal (calcitic) lime ... ($50 hauling charge/60 acres). Summary In summary, make sure you obtain a soil test, determine if lime ... neutralization to raise the soil pH. High concentrations of hydrogen in soil solution (low soil pH) may cause the ...

  8. Providing Livestock Comfort at the County Fair

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-155-04

    inside temperature, humidity, and airflow at comfortable levels. However, county fair buildings are ... possible between livestock buildings on fairgrounds can help prevent heat from building up. Older buildings ... openings, and spacings between buildings (Iowa State University 1989). The guidelines in this handbook can ...

  9. October Harvest Weather Looks Good

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/october-harvest-weather-looks-good

    https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=3 You can stay up-to-date on all the seasonal risks at the OHRFC websites:  ...

  10. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    to maintain soil test levels, then we should apply fertilizer at the same rates as nutrients removed ... exported to maintain soil test levels. Acknowledgments The authors wish to acknowledge the contribution of ... with fertilizers or manures, then plant-available soil nutrient levels will draw down over time and the ...

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