Spring Hayfield Scouting
stand. So be sure to get down to ground level when scouting and observe those alfalfa crowns to see if field ... yield potential is still at or near 100%. When a field falls between 40 and 55 stems per square foot, ...
Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations
that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... able to answer the question, “At what soil test level should I apply fertilizer to see a yield ... response?” To answer this question, we need to establish a critical soil test level. For each trial, we ...
Ohio 4-H Hall of Fame Gains Four New Members
forged a lasting partnership between Hardin County’s FFA Chapters and the 4-H program. Donna Missler ... at the state level as a project judge. Missler helped establish the first endowment committee in 2000 ... teaching at the county and state level. She volunteers at the National Shooting Sports Event in Nebraska ...
New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...
Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...
Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop
on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a window into the soil, revealing if a plant is ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... CFAES’ Soil Balancing Research Team, who plan to share details on testing the soil and on ways to improve ...
Ohio State Fair Junior Horse Show- Dressage Show
2, First Level 3 Percentage Class-MUST be a test or level higher than is posted above Classical ... 2, Basic 3 Level 1-Test 1, Level 1-Test 2, Level 1-Test 3 Percentage Class-MUST be a test or level ... 07/17/2023-07/21/2023. Classes offered: Classical Dressage: Training 1, Training 2, Training 3 First Level 1, First Level ...
Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage
screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...
Soil health at risk on fallow fields
risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... fallow this year if a soil test indicates the soil is low in phosphorus, he said. Across Ohio, 1.5 ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ...
Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows
say, a high of 50 degrees to a high of 20 degrees put further stress on a cow’s body to adjust to the ... enough weight are at risk of having weak or stillborn calves and of not being able to produce enough milk ... hay tested for nutrients to see what, if anything, is lacking in it. Even if hay has all the necessary ...