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  1. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-1

    to mid 50s for daily averages (Figure 1). Soil temperatures should remain steady early this week, ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture   Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch ... (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements ...

  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. 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 ...

  4. Farmers: Focus On Small Grain Silage Harvested, Stored Properly

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/farmers-focus-small-grain-silage-harvested-stored-properly

    the importance of homegrown, high-quality feed and dairy profitability.  Cassie Yost and Tim Beck from ... forage for their rations but could conclude that they were also above average at producing high quality ... A Virus, formerly known as High Pathogenic Avian Influenza in dairy cattle, has slowed.  The animal health ...

  5. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Update # 2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm-update-2

    and larvae go through 6 instar stages over the next 28 – 35 days. Counties with high trap numbers ... rye cover crops. The eggs hatch and the feed on young corn plants. Counties with high trap numbers ...

  6. Statewide Alfalfa Weevil Population Update #2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/statewide-alfalfa-weevil-population-update-2

    both experiencing very different levels of GDD accumulation. To further highlight the importance of ...

  7. John Yost Joins Our Team and Toxic Levels of Hay Nitrates

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/john-yost-joins-our-team-and-toxic-levels-hay-nitrates

    feed, and levels between 1000 and 2100 ppm should be safe for non-pregnant livestock.  Nitrate levels of ... indicate that nitrate levels in some stands, are approaching a range of 1700 ppm which is acutely toxic to ... flash graze pastures to keep the animals from grazing too close to the soil level and delaying harvest ...

  8. Zinc Application to Wheat – Is it Needed?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-37/zinc-application-wheat-%E2%80%93-it-needed

    and soils with low soil test Zn level, not wheat.  Keep in mind, field crops in Ohio have a very ... soils with low organic matter could be deficient in Zn. Some studies also show that the high level of ... phosphorus may cause Zn deficiency, especially when Zn soil test levels are in low range. Crop type: Wheat is ...

  9. Forage Weeds: Fall Forgotten and Spring Startups

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/forage-weeds-fall-forgotten-and-spring-startups

    category, and the spring weed control plan can look very different between species and operations. The ... problem weeds and whether control is necessary are going to be different between permanent pasture systems ... and alfalfa fields, and highly dependent on the consequences of specific weeds. In established ...

  10. Graduate student funded to harness remote sensing and AI technology for precision agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-student-funded-harness-remote-sensing-and-ai-technology-precision-agriculture

    information from high-resolution images captured through a small Unmanned Aerial System, or sUAS. Currently in ... I have been privileged to work in a highly collaborative laboratory environment." Going forward, she ... during the upcoming summer. This project aims to assess the significance of both high-resolution and ...

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