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  1. Weather Update: Farm Science Review Week Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/weather-update-farm-science-review-week-weather

    the 70s, then fall into the upper 50s to mid-60s for highs (40s for lows) on Wednesday and Thursday. ... overnight lows near record levels (2 nd warmest on record). Recent temperatures have been running 3-5 ...    Forecast High pressure that has been keeping our weather hot and dry has slid off to the east, ...

  2. Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/foliar-diseases-may-affect-stalk-strength-and-quality

    have some type of stalk rot. The “push” test is another way to assess stalk rot and the risk for ... discoloration of the inner stalk tissues. Consequently, you can use the “squeeze test” or the “pinch test” to ... down and squeeze or pinch the internode of the stalk about 6-8 inches above the ground between the ...

  3. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    using cover crops to protect soil and suppress weeds over the winter, it also means the time to ... often lead to higher levels of biomass production. However, the data are less clear in how that ... there was no difference in marestail density between the two seeding rates of 45 and 90 lb/A. Similar ...

  4. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    of higher grain prices and hauling in high moisture corn. This is causing more producers to switch ... back and forth between corn and soybean harvest. Considerations for choosing fields to harvest aside ... harvesting fields with stalk quality issues early. One can use the “squeeze test” or “push test” to evaluate ...

  5. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3484

    to ppm since it represents what is actually measured in the laboratory. Soil test values are an index ... same depth each sampling period to ensure changes in soil test levels can be reliably tracked over ... due to the effect of moisture on soil pH and nutrient levels, particularly K. Intervals Between ...

  6. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    reduction and dockage. While vomitoxin contamination is generally higher in fields with high levels of wheat ... late-season mold growth, mycotoxin accumulation, test weight reduction, and sprouting; all of which could ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ...

  7. Wide-Row Wheat Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/wide-row-wheat-management

    system to determine whether disease risk is high enough to warrant a fungicide application. Wheat ... a variety that is high yielding and resistant to major diseases such as powdery mildew, leaf rust, Septoria ... 2021 Ohio Wheat Performance Test. Plant wheat as soon as possible after the Hessian fly-safe date. ...

  8. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-preparation

    Exams are proctored online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The ...

  9. Quick Reference Guide to Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Changes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3488

    soil test extracts. Details P critical level 20 ppm for corn and soybean, 30 ppm for wheat and alfalfa ... Default soil test P and K levels now based on Mehlich-3. These recommendations are consistent with current ... 100 ppm for sandy soils, 120 ppm silt and clay soils (Mehlich-3 K, all crops). This update is based on ...

  10. Fertility Factsheets, Bulletins and Tools

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/FertilityResources

    Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values-ANR-75 (New 7/2019) Phosphorus ... Alfalfa, 2020 (Condensed Version) Soil Testing and Analysis Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base ... Selecting a Soil Testing Laboratory Soil Testing Laboratory Listing Interpreting a Soil Test Report ...

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