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  1. Advancements in Technology for Reduction of Pesticides Used in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-538

    drone can automatically navigate hills and slopes. The cost of a spraying drone varies between $5,000 ... weeds to be sprayed, nutrient stress levels, a vineyard’s or orchard’s canopy characteristics (new, old, ... gaps between vines or trees), areas infested by insects and diseases, and canopy development throughout ...

  2. Double-Cropping Soybean Following Small Grains

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-103

    yield and test weight will be reduced, and vomitoxin levels may increase. Grain will be significantly ... discounted or rejected for low test weight and high vomitoxin. Planting double-crop soybean after winter ... stored soil moisture, rainfall, or irrigation.  Double-crop soybean management differs from traditional, ...

  3. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    May to $23.50/cwt as we approach summer. Nutrient prices It can be helpful to compare the prices in ... may be higher than in previous issues, the Cow-Jones Index is fairing well. To estimate profitability ... at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and ...

  4. Sprayers for Effective Pesticide Application in Orchards and Vineyards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-533

    environmentally friendly application of pesticides. A much higher-level decision-making process is required when ... the required gallonage (gal/acre) to the nozzles. Ensure that hoses and fittings between the pump and ... characteristics (height, depth, density). The width of the distance between rows of canopy. The size of the area ...

  5. KX March Update

    https://ceb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/kx-march-update

    trends in soil test phosphorus levels, and adding perennial forages into crop rotations in Ohio farming ... Title:  What's New from KX Subtitle:  March 2022 Update Heading:  Soil and Seed Season Copy:  ...

  6. Sustainable Fertilizers for Containerized Floriculture Crops

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-1259

    the result of a high-quality compost process. When applied to substrates, these products are degraded ... influence nutrient availability. In fact, temperature and water availability are crucial: soils that are too ... levels above acceptable levels making electrical conductivity (EC) monitoring very important. Numerous ...

  7. Low-Cost Treatment of Food Processing Wastewater

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-771

    ammonia test can be used by the system operator to check the ammonia levels to determine when the ... The company was looking for a way to treat the high-strength, high-fat-content wastewater in an ... with an additional 50% excess capacity for flexibility in operation and to handle peak flows. The ...

  8. Interpreting a Soil Test Report

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-514

    Soil test values may be reported in parts per million (ppm) or pounds per acre (lb/ac). To convert from ... ppm to lb/ac, multiply ppm by two. Phosphorus, potassium, calcium, and magnesium soil test values are ... 250–310 125–155 CEC=30 meq/100g 300–360 150–180 Calcium (Ca) 800–16,000 400–8,000 Levels less than 200 ppm ...

  9. Efficient Lawn Care Practices to Help Protect Ohio’s Waterways

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5812

    surprised by the high levels of nutrients in their yards. If nutrients are needed, soil test results provide ... soils already contain adequate levels of potassium, but it is best to do a soil test. Timing is ... nutrients in place and prevent the overuse of certain nutrients in lawns and landscapes. Soil Testing for ...

  10. Use of a Brown Mid-Rib Sorghum x Sudangrass Hybrid in a Small Ruminant Parasite Control Program

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/VME-30

    maintained between 6.0 and 6.5 for best results. Critical levels of soil phosphorus and potassium are 15 ppm ... forages. They need to be planted into warm soils that are between 60 and 65°F. At these soil temperatures, ... will tolerate soil pH levels of 6.0 and lower, the Ohio Agronomy Guide recommends that soil pH be ...

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