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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    a common form of winter damage seen in the field. This is a more common problem in heavier clay soils and ... poorly draining soils. Warmer temperatures occurring sporadically in February and March, followed by ... enough level that plants may not survive into May. Plants that experience heaving and survive are more ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Physical Properties of Granular Fertilizers and Impact on Spreading

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-5501

    equates to a SGN = 150. Using sieves, once can interpret a SGN of 150 as 50% of particles were retained on ... increases, leading to high risk of product segregation during spreading. Table 1 provides the following SGN ... percentile level, respectively, for a sample     d 50  = the median diameter for a sample UI (uniformity ...

  6. Dairy Sustainability – The Jargon, the Dairy Story, and the Opportunity (Part I)

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/dairy-sustainability-%E2%80%93-jargon-dairy-story-and

    prove to be more difficult and will most certainly require soil carbon sequestration or alternative ... digestion reduces the greenhouse gas emissions from manure by 50%. Solid separation technologies can also ... on dairy cow manure! Reduced and no-till cropping practices have improved soil carbon sequestration. ...

  7. Disease Prevention: Making the Most of Your Spring (and every day) Cleaning Practices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/disease-prevention-making-most-your-spring-and-every

    heavily soiled areas; however, these should be used with caution. Some pathogens, like Salmonella, can be ... form biofilms within 48 hours. Currently, very few disinfectants have been tested to determine their ... a disinfectant has been tested against in the lab and found effective. Double check to make sure the ...

  8. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    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 ...

  9. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    50%. The cost of NE L is about 55% lower than the 5-year average ($0.09/MCal). However, the cost of ... primarily energy to the ration. To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was ...

  10. Timber Theft in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-97

    rebounding since the recent Great Recession. Several high profile timber theft incidents have received ... answer is really quite simple. Timber has value! The monetary value of timber in Ohio can be highly ... variable, but it can be as high as a few thousand dollars per tree or tens of thousands of dollars per acre. ...

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