Slugs on Field Crops
later plantings when the soil has warmed might be considered. However, the risk of significant feeding ... that formulators produce products that have a relatively high level of metaldehyde, or active ... are left on the soil surface. There are many advantages to growers with no-till, including reduced ...
Cover Crops in the Garden
benefits, results will vary depending on soil type and condition. Starting organic matter levels, tillage ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ... level. This fact sheet provides basic, fact-based information that is not readily available to home ...
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. ...
question. Soil Testing OSU factsheet- Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops and Vegetable ... 1992. The Master Gardener training course consists of a minimum of 50 hours of instruction. An ... equivalent number (50) of horticultural significant volunteer hours within 1 year following the initial ...
Feeding for Milk Components
starch, such as high moisture corn, Increasing concentrations of high-quality undegradable protein, ... means reducing inclusion rate of distiller grains which are usually high in sulfur). During 2023, the ... Stevenson. 2021. Review: Perspective on high-performing dairy cows and herds. Animal 15 (Suppl 1); ...
Using Dairy Manure with Newly Planted Crops
did not produce reasonable ears of grain. Leaving manure on the soil surface will not capture as much ... the soil surface and keep it off the leaves of the wheat plants. ...
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, ...
Calculating Cation Exchange Capacity, Base Saturation, and Calcium Saturation
example of typical soil test levels in Ohio (in ppm). We can calculate the collective charge each cation ... by the soil test levels. For calcium, a soil test level of 2000 ppm, divided by 200 equals 10.0 ... (ppm) to meq/100 g soil for base and acid cations to determine CEC. Base Cation Soil test level (ppm ...
Considering Dairy Farm Construction in 2023?
rates index dropped below 50 which is considered the required amount for construction to remain fully ... booked (an index above 50 represents an increase in billed architectural plans and below 50 a decrease ... of the same decisions will apply along with alley widths, the distance between cross-overs, and the ...
Corn Silage and Foliar Disease
contamination of corn silage and high moisture corn with many nutritionists encouraging levels below 1 ppm in ... with DON levels as high as 17.9 ppm in one hybrid and 30.3 ppm in the other hybrid. Again, fungicide ... by at least 50%. The trial was then expanded the second year, which was a high disease pressure year ...