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  1. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for 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 ... moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should ...

  2. Summer Mastitis – Insights on cause, signs, and prevention

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/summer-mastitis-%E2%80%93-insights-cause-signs-and

    risk factors. Signs and Symptoms Summer mastitis is a severe form of mastitis, causing udder damage ... with cows presenting high temperature and toxemia. Infected quarters become swollen, hard to touch, and ... irritability (as large numbers of flies often group around the udder, causing cows to kick frequently), high ...

  3. Thomas Blaine, PhD

    https://comdev.osu.edu/people/thomas-blaine-phd

    at the undergraduate and graduate levels in research methods. These courses combined materials ...

  4. Establishing Alfalfa

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-2/establishing-alfalfa

    (P) levels should be between 25 and 50 parts per million (ppm).  The Mehlich III soil test P levels ... should be between 40 and 79 ppm.  The recommended rate of potash is based upon the soil test level in ... ppm, the cation exchange capacity, and yield goal.  If lime is required and the Bray P1 soil test value ...

  5. Know Your Plant Requirements

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment/know-your-plant-requirements

    To make the best decisions for planting and soil health management you should be knowledgeable about ... your plant requirements and your soils’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of ... their own backyard conditions. A field crop farmer should make fertilization choices based on the level ...

  6. Ohio State Soil Health Publications

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/resources/publications

    Nutrient and Soil Health Testing Soil Quality Test Kit Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water ... Stability Soil Infiltration Avoiding Soil Compaction Slake Test Soil Food Web Sovita Test for Soil ... Respiration Haney Test for Soil Health PLFA Test for soil biological quality Effect of soil conservation on ...

  7. Soil Organic Matter

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-organic-matter

    Overview Increased soil organic matter provides numerous related benefits to soil health. enhances ... your soil's ability to absorb water, leading to less water stress during both dry and wet periods ... provides better conditions and a food source for soil biota, leading to improved biodiversity; enhances ...

  8. Forage Planting – How to Do It Well

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-2/forage-planting-%E2%80%93-how-do-it-well

    Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 cation exchange capacity (CEC) or 120 ppm on all ... overwork the soil. Too much tillage depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface crusting. Firm the ...

  9. 4-H Youth

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/4-HYouth

      OSU- 4-H Soils Challenge from Halfletter on Vimeo.     ...

  10. Corn Silage Harvest Safety Should Be Priority One

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/corn-silage-harvest-safety-should-be-priority-one

    areas around stored silage should be treated as confined spaces. Due to this risk of exposure, it is ... control or stop. Safety Around Machinery During silage harvest, there are risks of mechanical injuries ... and wagons. Also be sure any slow-moving vehicle (SMV) is equipped with a highly reflective SMV sign. ...

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