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  1. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    content; a two to three point swing in test weight between varieties. Again, having calibration curves for ... high and low moisture or high and low test weight will help collect quality data. Of note, the ... differences in test weight and moisture characteristics of the grain. Calibrate for different moisture levels ...

  2. Lep Monitoring Network – Last week for Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Update # 7

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-17/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-last-week-black-cutworm-and-true

    included Trumbull (6.5), Hardin (5.5), and Van Vert (5.2) (Figure 1). Counties with high trap numbers ... be sure to scout fields after corn is planted in counties that have had high averages thus far, ... fields for AMW larvae at this time (Figure 3). Recently a field in Van Wert reported high numbers of AMW ...

  3. (Speaker Series) Contemporary Differences in U.S. Farm Financial Performance by Race: Does Farm Size Matter?

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/speaker-series-contemporary-differences-us-farm-financial-performance-race-does-farm-size

    published in high-impact, applied economic and interdisciplinary journals such as  The American Journal of ...

  4. Soils and Soil Health

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0136

    nutrients air—2%–50% of soil volume oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen occupies same spaces between soil ... bad, or mid-level soil test results to compare against. The Ohio State University has conducted a vast ... nutrients—aka “potential for productivity” water—2%–50% of soil volume water-holding capacity is directly ...

  5. Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-540

    likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction resulting in reduced crop yield. Spot spraying, ... increasing interest in drone spraying and the high level of public demand for relaxation of current rules and ... data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) location of drainage ...

  6. Lime and the Home Lawn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4026

    between 6.0 and 7.0. The amount of lime required to raise soil pH to this level for a particular soil is ... performing a soil test are strongly discouraged because alkaline (high pH) conditions may develop. When is ... and pH of 7.0 is considered neutral. For turfgrasses used in Ohio home lawns, a soil pH between 6.0 ...

  7. Elderberry Production in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0110

    Ensure ideal soil condition and fertility. Ideal nutrient conditions are a pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 ... conditions for elderberries (pH level of 5.5–6.5, 50 lb/acre (25 ppm) of phosphorus, and 200–300 lb/acre ... lb/acre (25 ppm) of phosphorus, and 200–300 lb/acre (100–150 ppm) (Byers et al. 2012) as reported on ...

  8. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 5

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-5

    Soil Temperatures and Moisture   Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch ... (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements ... (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right corner of each panel. A map of all locations is ...

  9. Water Quality Team to Host Second Annual Conservation-Focused Field Day

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/water-quality-team-host-second-annual-conservation-focused-field

    results, programs available for funding, as well as how this practice impacts soil health and water ... and Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management State Specialist at The Ohio State University. Dr. Rakkar ... completed her PhD in agronomy with specialization in soil and water sciences at the University of ...

  10. Using Liquid Manure with Newly Planted Corn and Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/using-liquid-manure-newly-planted-corn-and-soybeans

    Given the soil temperatures, crop emergence should only take a few days. Commercial manure applicators ... soil moisture from the liquid manure. The second advantage is the liquid manure adding moisture to the ... soil that can enhance crop germination and emergence, especially if the weather turns off dry. As soon ...

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