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  1. Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cooler-not-cold-and-active-weather-week-ahead

    for this period include a high temperature range of 72-76°F, a low temperature range of 50-55°F, and ... the result of the 5- to 6-days last week spent in the low to mid 80s for highs. Overall, precipitation ... should lift highs into the mid-60s across the Lake Erie shore to the upper 70s across southern counties. ...

  2. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    detergent fiber (%NDF) for different classes of livestock. Forage type Dairy cows: high producing & ... lactating Horses Legumes 35 – 40% 38 – 45% 50% 45% 42 – 46% Grasses 48 – 53% 50 – 55 % 60% 55% 55 – 60% ... Grass/legume mixture 42 – 46% 46 – 50% 52 – 56% 47 – 51% 48 – 52% 1 RHA = rolling herd average, calculated as ...

  3. Lep Monitoring Network Update –Trap Count Updates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93trap-count-updates

    monitored for across Ohio to identify areas with high populations. Black cutworm moth currently has the ... 1). Counties that have had high trap numbers of BCW should plan to monitor for BCW larvae after corn ...

  4. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the ... estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, ... cutting, drying, and storing process results in raising NDF levels at least 3 NDF units above what it was ...

  5. Harvest Timing Affects Winter Annual Forage Yield and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/harvest-timing-affects-winter-annual-forage-yield-and-quality

    forage. Diversifying to multiple species is one of the best risk management practices. Planted on the same ... small grains. We have found not only differences in rate of maturation but also in tonnage between ... 2.75 tons across all locations and a high of 5 tons at one location one year. While forage yield is ...

  6. Watch for Slug Damage on Seedling Plants

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/watch-slug-damage-seedling-plants

    crops.  However, if the level of damage concerns you a rescue treatment may be in order.  There are few ...

  7. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    and help you prepare for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The international exam is ...

  8. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 4)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    a record high on 88°F on Saturday, topping its previous record for the date of 86°F. Soil temperatures ...   Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type ...

  9. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    Bray P. When only soil test values in the agronomic range were considered (less than 50 ppm Bray P), ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ... 3–1170 ppm, and Mehlich-3 K values ranged from 25–899 ppm. We examined relationships with all soil test ...

  10. Spring Lawn Care

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/spring-lawn-care

    faculty and staff in the turfgrass science program throughout the year. Why should I test my soil  –  and ... for what?  Soil tests provide more helpful information on soils than any other resource. Testing is an ... vegetable gardens and fruit crops. Soil test results pinpoint plant nutrient needs and soil test lab ...

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