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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 9- Planting Date & Disease

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/battle-belt-season-2-episode-9-planting-date-disease

    example, soil-borne pathogens like Phytophthora and Pythium can cause severe stand reduction, particularly ... in warm soil temperature fields with poor drainage that allow for sitting water. On the other hand, ... conditions but become less of a problem as the soil warms and dries out. Early planting in Ohio generally ...

  9. Managing Flies & Livestock Health As Summer Warms Up

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-flies-livestock-health-summer-warms

    produce 3 to 4 generations each year. Stable flies are believed to only spend between 2 to 5 minutes on an ... barns or trees.  Unlike the other species, females prefer to lay their eggs in soiled bedding, algal ... sanitation is a key control factor.  Timely removal of manure and soiled bedding is crucial to limiting ...

  10. Drainage and Water Management for Now and the Future

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/drainage-and-water-management-now-and-future

    Breakfast will be provided.  To register, call 937-382-0901 or email warner.948@osu.edu by June 14 th  Soil ...

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