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  1. Wheat Planting Management Considerations for Fall 2023

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-32/wheat-planting-management-considerations-fall-2023

    than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) for ... optimum production (Table 1). Do not add phosphorus if soil test levels exceed 50 ppm. Soil potassium ... should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm (Mehlich-3 K) on sandy soils (CEC < ...

  2. Using Local Woodlot Lumber

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-9-03

    freedom from splitting, medium decay resistance, ease to work. Fence Posts High decay resistance and ... high nail holding, medium weight, and free of compression failures and cross grain. Shelving Good ... between wood species can vary greatly due to the internal structure of each tree. These include size of ...

  3. Western Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents 2013-14

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEDE-15-14

    Top land will typically be large tracts of land with highly productive soils. "Average" land ... will tend to be land with lower productivity soils, poor drainage or come in smaller tracts (or ... the rent will tend to be. Variability of Crop Return: Land that exhibits highly variable returns may ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Controlling Non-Native Invasive Plants in Ohio Forests: Privet (Ligustrum spp.)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-103

    infestation and a landowner's comfort level with the control method. For a more detailed description of ... roots are not removed. These treatments are most effective when the soil is moist. Cutting is most ... a completely effective method of controlling medium to large privet shrubs. Simply cutting the shrub off at the ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Understanding How Soil Test Phosphorus Impacts Water Quality

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0111

    Soil test P is one indicator of environmental P loss potential from a field. STP values above 100 ppm ... Tests as Risk Indicators for Leaching of Dissolved Phosphorus from Agricultural Soils in Ontario. Soil ... called eutrophication, results in depleted dissolved oxygen in water bodies. A soil test for P (STP) ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Meet Timothy Sullivan: 2024 CFAES Distinguished Senior

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/meet-timothy-sullivan-2024-cfaes-distinguished-senior

    involved in the ASM Club, Crops and Soils Club, Weeds Judging Team, and am a Farm Science Review Student ...

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