Use of Forage Chicory in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program
moderately drained soils with medium to high fertility provide conditions for optimal growth. Both spring ... recommends that soil pH be maintained above 5.5 for best results. Critical levels of soil phosphorus and ... totaling between 100 and 150 lbs of actual nitrogen/acre annually to achieve maximum yields of dry matter ...
Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio
average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Performance Dry matter = 1,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...
2023 FABE Student Scholarship and Awards Banquet Results
scholarships were also given out, totaling 69 students and over $126,000 on a departmental level. Finally, the ...
Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio
habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop Japanese millet. Heat ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,500–3,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... cutting increases root penetration. Japanese millet tolerates wet soils, flooding, and ponding. Japanese ...
Hairy Vetch as a Cover Crop in Ohio
habit: 3–7 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop hairy vetch. Drought ... Performance Dry matter = 1,800–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... range, and cold or fluctuating winters Grows best on well-drained soils Does not host sugar beet cyst ...
Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
(state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 3,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... Excellent Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good Grazing Good Quick growth ...
Sorghum-Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio
average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 8–12 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 4,000–8,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... closer than 6 inches to the soil surface to ensure growth. Brown midrib hybrids are available for higher ...
Commercial Soil Testing
When to Collect Soil Samples We recommend conducting a commercial soil test for any new field or ... site and every 3-4 years for existing sites. A standard soil test will provide information on your soil ... sample any time the ground is not frozen. For those who use lime, gypsum, or manure, soil testing at or ...
Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values
Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...
Developing Phosphorus and Potassium Recommendations for Field Crops
+ (0.05 x CEC))] + (YP x CR) + 20 CL is the critical level (100 ppm at a CEC of 10), STL is the soil test ... test results are based on soil calibration studies that correlate soil test levels to crop yield ... crop (buildup stage). Once soil test values reach the critical soil test level, a maintenance approach ...