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  1. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field ... Harvesting when the soil is too wet and soft will do non-reversible compaction damage to the stand and will ...

  2. Algae for Biofuels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-651-11

    of the current research and development efforts have focused on microalgae due to their high growth ... oil yield than land oil crops (Table 1). For example, algae with 50% lipid content and a dry biomass ... productivity of 50 g/m²/day can potentially produce 10,000 gallons oil/acre/year (Pienkos, 2007). By ...

  3. Set-Up Soybeans for Success in 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-09/set-soybeans-success-2022

    or just below 50 ° F. At soil temperatures between 50-60 ° F, soybean plants typically take about 15 ... deciding on when to plant should be based on field suitability and soil temperatures at the time of, and ... following, planting as well as frost forecast. Soybean can germinate and emerge when soil temperatures are at ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 5)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-12/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    a return to normal conditions over the weekend. Soil temperatures responded similarly, with two- and ... four-inch temperatures dropping back into the upper 40s to mid-50s before rebounding back into the mid to ... upper 50s toward the end of the weekend (Figure 1). Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Interpreting Manure Sample Test Results

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-55

    per acre or 10 ppm, and a potassium soil test level of 50 pounds per acre or 25 ppm with a CEC of 20 ... determine the crop’s needs. The soil test will contain the current levels of nitrogen, phosphorus and ... with a yield goal of 180 bushels per acre and the field has a phosphorus soil test level of 20 pounds ...

  7. First Cutting of Alfalfa and Grasses Has Begun

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-15/first-cutting-alfalfa-and-grasses-has-begun

    the time for harvesting high quality forage. This last week producers began taking advantage of the ...

  8. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    availability. However, there is a poor relationship between soil and plant nutrient levels. While a soil may be ... adequate levels of another nutrient while the soil test indicates a deficiency. This poor relationship may ... Manganese (Mn) 25–1,000 ppm 3 31–150 ppm Iron (Fe) 30–100 ppm 31–50 ppm Copper (Cu) 5–15 ppm 5–15 ppm Boron ...

  9. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm

    1). Traps were checked between May 2 – 8 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, ... moths (Figure 2). Counties with high trap numbers should plan to monitor for BCW larvae after corn is ...

  10. Establishing Early Successional Habitat for Wildlife

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/w-23

    the area to plant, take a soil sample to determine present nutrient levels and the need for additional ... establishment and growth. If your soil test indicates a need for lime, apply it before the soil is tilled so it ... applied at planting based on soil test recommendations. Nitrogen (N) should not be applied at planting ...

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