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  1. Weather Update: A Winter Preview Before Warmer Weather Returns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-36/weather-update-winter-preview-warmer-weather-returns

    week will be dominated by an upper-level low pressure system that will move through the Great Lakes, ... growing season across the state. Highs through  Wednesday are only expected to top out in the mid to upper ... 40s at best. Conditions will start to impove on Thursday, with sunshine returning and highs in the low ...

  2. Variety Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/variety-selection

    a high partial resistance rating to address that problem. The selection of medium or small seed when ... varieties is tested for yield over a range of environments, their rank order commonly changes, which ... and lodging are problems, then select varieties that are medium to short in height with good ...

  3. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.   High soil moisture slows down ... in between these times (mid-September to mid-October) means more risk to the stand. Factors such as ... previous cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of ...

  4. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    30 to 50 ppm Mehlich-3 and for grasses 20 to 30 ppm Mehlich-3. The optimal soil potassium level is ... much tillage depletes soil moisture and increases the risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint ... and clovers should have a pH of 6.0 or above. The optimal soil phosphorus level for forage legumes is ...

  5. Combine Fire Prevention

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-38/combine-fire-prevention

    start in the engine compartment, other locations on the combine can be at risk for fires. The primary ... can vary between leaking fuel or hydraulic oil, dry crop residues, and nests in engine compartments or ... converters from other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field fodder. Smoldering ...

  6. Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test to Adjust N Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/pre-sidedress-nitrogen-test-adjust-n-rates

    on Pre-Sidedress Nitrogen Test (PSNT) results. Soil NO 3-N (ppm) Adjustment to MRTN recommended ... N is 156 lbs. N/acre. A farmer gets a 19 ppm soil nitrate PSNT test back from the lab. Based on Table ... soil nitrate test from the lab. Most labs provide results within 12-24 hours after receiving the ...

  7. Fall Herbicide Applications in Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-39/fall-herbicide-applications-dry-conditions

    most effective when daytime temperatures are in the 50s or higher, and nighttime temps above 40. ...

  8. Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/using-soil-tests-phosphorus-results-identify-agronomic-and

    chance of more than 0.5 inches of rainfall. Soil Test Phosphorous (STP) values are above 50 PPM Mehlich ... water quality. Fields with Soil Test Phosphorus (STP) levels two to three times higher than the ... Between 20-40 PPM (or 30-50 PPM if wheat/alfalfa are in the rotation) Greater than 50 PPM More detailed ...

  9. Chow Line: Black licorice warnings and tips for safe Halloween celebrations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-black-licorice-warnings-and-tips-for-safe-halloween-celebrations

    sweetening compound derived from licorice root. The problem is that glycyrrhizin can cause potassium levels ... in the body to fall, causing some people to experience abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure, ... a concern for people over 40, some of whom have had a history of heart disease and/or high blood pressure, ...

  10. Producing Soybeans Without Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4333

    production. Good seed to soil contact and the use of high quality seed treated with the appropriate fungicides ... environment.  Two actions can increase plant stands and improve root health:  Select varieties with high levels ... the soil surface reduces soil crusting, which can lead to better and more uniform seedling emergence; ...

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