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  1. Wheat Harvest Date Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/wheat-harvest-date-reminders

    bu/acre, and DON level increased by 0.86 ppm. These reductions in yield and test weight and increase in DON ... contamination is generally higher in fields with high levels of wheat scab, it is not uncommon to find above ... excessive rainfall means more time for late-season mold growth, mycotoxin accumulation, test weight ...

  2. What Is a Good Soil Health Number In Ohio?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/what-good-soil-health-number-ohio

    6.0 – 6.8 and most had sufficient Mehilch-3 P and K values. In general, soil test levels were in ... soil health value is essential for understanding these tests and inferring soil function. A common ... for these soils, with 50% of the values falling below and 50% of the values falling above 2.2% (median ...

  3. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    of 50, and particularly older males, are at a higher risk of developing severe illness. Image: Ohio ... risk, with men over 50 appearing to be at higher risk for severe disease. If you are at risk, be sure to ... eggs on the surface of water-holding containers in a raft consisting of around 150 eggs glued together ...

  4. Effects of Lime and Gypsum Application on Vegetable Yields and Nutrient Availability in Muck Soil

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0102

    to keep organic soils at a target pH of 5.3 to minimize the risk of micronutrient deficiencies ... state that the optimal pH range of muck soils should be between 5.3 and 5.8, depending on the crop ... The application of lime had no effect on soil test phosphorus (P) or potassium (K) values, but the ...

  5. Can We Get More Information From Our Soil Samples?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-29/can-we-get-more-information-our-soil-samples

    A soil test is a profitable investment to inform our nutrient management strategy. Some farms find ... consider additional tests that can provide helpful management information. Some examples are soil health, ... measures. The Soil Health Institute did a broad ranging analysis of 30 soil health test. SHI recommends ...

  6. Herbicide Carryover to Fall Established Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-28/herbicide-carryover-fall-established-cover-crops

    emergence and plant health look similar between the soil with and without the herbicide, it is likely that ... More research is needed in this area. What we do know for certain is that high levels of biomass and ... throughout July likely decreased that risk. It is still important to consider which herbicides were used ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Logs and Laying Yards

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0041

    a high, open, windy, sunny hilltop, the drying rate of logs might necessitate regular and frequent ... replenishment because of drying or water consumption by spawn growth. High A-Frame Stacking (also known as ... (efficient use of space) and high ventilation, it has limited use for most growers during the spawn run. It ...

  8. Food Safety for Fruits and Vegetables

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-25

    to levels between 50 ppm to 500 ppm depending on the sensitivity of each fruit and vegetable crop. ... are low in fat, high in fiber, and include at least five servings a day of fresh fruits and vegetables ... can protect against many types of cancer and lessen the risk of heart disease (4). However, it is ...

  9. Understanding Soil Microbes and Nutrient Recycling

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-16

    and the microbes and soil organisms habitat are destroyed. In a no-till field, high levels of SOM are ... Bacteria 10 8 –10 9 40–500 Actinomycetes 10 7 –10 8 40–500 Fungi 10 5 –10 6 100–1500 Algae 10 4 –10 5 1–50 ... nutrients. Consider the following three scenarios. Soils typically turnover 1 to 3 percent of their nitrogen ...

  10. Watch for potential frost damage to non-mature corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-36/watch-potential-frost-damage-non-mature-corn

    was damaged by frost versus what was not. Premature assessments have the risk of underestimating the ... lower test weight, sometimes called chaffy ears. Low test weights can reduce storage life; additional ...

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