Red Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop red clover. Heat tolerance Very good Drought ... Performance Dry matter = 2,000–5,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen (N) = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...
Buckwheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio
Cultural Traits Summer annual Minimum germination temperature: 50 degrees Fahrenheit Reliable establishment ... window (state average): June 11–Sept. 28 Semi-upright to upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil ... Performance Dry matter = 500–2,500 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ...
Annual Ryegrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio
inches Preferred soil pH: 6.0 – 7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop annual ryegrass. Shade ... tolerance Very good Flood tolerance Very good Winter survival Winter hardiness varies between varieties. ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,000 – 4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ...
Plan Now For Frost Seeding Renovation
fertility are important. A soil pH of 6.5 is desirable for legume plants. Critical or base level soil test ... hay field. It involves broadcasting seed on to the soil surface and letting natural freeze/thaw cycles ... work to increase seed to soil contact. Fields roughed up by livestock grazing and/or are overgrazed ...
Using Soil Tests Phosphorus Results to Identify Agronomic and Conservation Needs
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 ...
Evaluate Alfalfa Stands for Winter Injury
hardiness and disease resistance. Maintaining soil fertility levels. Potassium in particular is associated ... prolonged exposure to these and lower temperatures can kill the plant. Generally, the soil temperature at ... least one site for every 5-10 acres, and like soil sampling, more random sampling is better. In ...
Do I Really Need to Wait for the Fly-Free Date? Wheat Planting Date and Other Management Considerations for Fall 2022
than corn or soybean, and soil test levels should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) for ... optimum production (Table 1). Do not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Table ... Wheat, and Alfalfa. Soil potassium should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm (Mehlich-3 ...
Crimson Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop crimson clover. Heat tolerance Good ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 3,500–5,500 lb. per acre, per year. Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... on planting/termination dates and precipitation. Total nitrogen (N) = 70–150 lb. of N per acre (not ...
Forage Turnip as a Cover Crop in Ohio
24–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit Preferred soil pH: 5.3–6.8 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop forage ... efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/#/state/OH/documents/section=4&folder=-6. Performance Dry matter = 1,200–3,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent ... cover crop forage turnip. Nitrogen scavenger Good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Good Grazing Excellent ...
Pearl Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio
establishment window (state average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 ... Performance Dry matter = 1,500–4,000 lb. per acre, per year Biomass quantity is highly dependent on ... Graze at 24–30 inches to reduce the risk of nitrate toxicity. Mid-season cutting increases root ...