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  1. Considerations for managing P & K in 2022

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-03/considerations-managing-p-k-2022

    best investment when fertilizer prices are high, a recent reliable soil test! What is a recent reliable ... high, or weather conditions do not favor application.  Table 1. Critical Soil Test Values from Mehlich ... than 20 ppm P soil values. Below 20 ppm is where the risk of yield loss is more likely. Therefore, the ...

  2. Plant Forage Stands as Soon as Feasible

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-10/plant-forage-stands-soon-feasible

    test levels are not present, or you don’t even have a recent soil test, we recommend making corrective ... Soil phosphorus should be at least 20 ppm for grasses and 30 ppm for legumes, while minimum soil ... potassium should be 100 ppm for sandy soils less than 5 CEC or 120 ppm on all other soils. If these soil ...

  3. Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/using-cover-crops-fall-manure-applications

    nitrogen, and also prevent soil erosion. The most common cover crops used with livestock manure are cereal ... to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop mixture meets ... hold 25 to 50 pounds of nitrogen, in the organic form as roots and plant tissue, per acre. It ...

  4. Elvis Has Left the Building

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/elvis-has-left-building

    and mentor for nearly a decade. I will miss having him just down the hall for a cup of (high quality) ...

  5. Coverage of COVID-19 At-Home Diagnostic Tests

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/coverage-covid-19-home-diagnostic-tests

    over-the-counter (OTC) COVID-19 diagnostic tests. Effective Jan. 15, the Ohio State Faculty and Staff Health Plan ... covers up to eight OTC tests per month per covered person. The university’s pharmacy benefit ... administrator, Express Scripts (ESI), is facilitating this coverage. You may use your benefit to get your tests ...

  6. Lime Considerations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-40/lime-considerations

    for grazing animals. Soil test magnesium levels need to be greater than 50 ppm (100 lb) for optimal ... corn, soybean, wheat, and alfalfa production on fine to medium textured soils and greater than 35 ppm on ... magnesium ratio is larger than 1. High calcium lime should be used in situations where the soil test calcium ...

  7. Seed testing for cover crops to meet germination and purity requirements

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-30/seed-testing-cover-crops-meet-germination-and-purity-requirements

    free tests if sent in between June and December. Some of the critical components of seed quality are ... Improvement Association seed test laboratory closed. However, if you need your cover crop or wheat seed tested ... Ohio Department of Agriculture for seed testing, and a farmer may be eligible to receive up to three ...

  8. More on Tar Spot: Mid to Late R-Stage Fungicide Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-27/more-tar-spot-mid-late-r-stage-fungicide-application

    Most of the corn across the state of Ohio is now between the late-R1 (silking) and late-R3 (milk) ... more likely, a sense of security provided by relatively high grain prices have led to several fields ... additional fields that are now at mid reproductive stages (between late-R2 [kernel blister] and R3 [milk]) of ...

  9. Farm Office Live Returns on Sept. 22 from Farm Science Review

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/news-and-notes/september-19-2022/farm-office-live-returns-sept-22-farm-science-review

    strategies to mitigate long-term care risk, and employee retention tax credit. OSU Extension’s Farm Office ...

  10. Active Soybean Cyst Nematode Management: SCN Root Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-25/active-soybean-cyst-nematode-management-scn-root-check

    every 30 to 50 paces), gently remove the soil without breaking the roots (a bucket with water may help ... resistance (shift in virulence). Keeping SCN levels low is easier than bringing high numbers below damage ... TWO soil samples, per grower, to be tested for SCN, free of charge. Don’t forget to share pictures of ...

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