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  1. 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 ...

  2. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    level. At 20 PPM or less, the risk of yield loss increases. Annual in season P nutrient application ... applications when STP is greater than 150 PPM. Follow NRCS 590 site and rate criteria between 40 to 150 PPM ... 8. 8. BMPs for high risk P loss sites: Monitor fields for P loss using the Ohio P risk index and ...

  3. Preparing farms for the solar eclipse

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-07/preparing-farms-solar-eclipse

    lagoons with gates and barricades.  Livestock operations should not have high biosecurity concerns since ... eclipse viewers are likely to be “low risk visitors” who do not interact with other livestock facilities. ...  But to avoid biosecurity concerns and reduce the risk of introductions of new diseases, keep livestock ...

  4. Fertility Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4423

    surface residues are high. Soils that have moderate to high levels of soil test phosphorus and potassium ... current soil test levels. Considering it takes between 8 to 20 pounds of P2O5 and 5 to 10 pounds of K2O ... benefit of starter fertilizers increases when soil test levels and soil temperatures are low and when soil ...

  5. Protecting pollinators

    https://extension.osu.edu/node/4488

    Read More bumble bees on flower Furry, fuzzy bumble bees are the teddy bears of the bee world. Learn how you can help protect these important pollinators. ...

  6. What's the Beef with Soil Health? Webinar Recorded 3-7-2024

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/videos/whats-beef-soil-health-webinar-recorded-3-7-2024

        Home Soil and Water Management ...

  7. Growers and Retailers Needed: Understanding Yield Response to K Applications in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-05/growers-and-retailers-needed-understanding-yield-response-k

    consultants, retailers, and farmers have been concerned that soil K values have been decreasing.  One cause for ... Fields need to be in a corn and soybean rotation and have pH levels within acceptable range.  Fields ... field plots.  The Ohio State University will work with the farmer or consultant to collect needed soil ...

  8. Farm and Ranch Safety Learning Lab Kit

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/farm-and-ranch-safety-learning-lab-kit/

    cover these topics: risk factors, points of peril, PPE, hand signals, tractor operation (including SMV ... levels. Kit includes the publication National Farm and Ranch Safety Leader's Guide, over 300 pages of ...

  9. Ohio’s Premier Ag Conference March 12-13 in Ada

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-05/ohio%E2%80%99s-premier-ag-conference-march-12-13-ada

    Sixty outstanding presenters with topics on agronomic crops, soil health, nutrient management, ... sessions include Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Nutrient Management; Agronomic Crop Management; and ... about 4:30 p.m. Sessions will include: Soil Health, Cover Crops and No-till; Agronomic Crop Management; ...

  10. Using Drones for Spray Application- Adoption Trends in US and Worldwide

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-06/using-drones-spray-application-adoption-trends-us-and-worldwide

    attractive for many countries around the world mainly for five reasons: (1) The topography or soil conditions ... reduce the risk of applicators being contaminated by the pesticides (backpack sprayers, which pose ... significant health risk to their users, are the most preferred spray equipment in many countries), and 5) lack ...

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