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  1. Using Liquid Manure with Newly Planted Corn and Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/using-liquid-manure-newly-planted-corn-and-soybeans

    Given the soil temperatures, crop emergence should only take a few days. Commercial manure applicators ... soil moisture from the liquid manure. The second advantage is the liquid manure adding moisture to the ... soil that can enhance crop germination and emergence, especially if the weather turns off dry. As soon ...

  2. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 9- Planting Date & Disease

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-16/battle-belt-season-2-episode-9-planting-date-disease

    example, soil-borne pathogens like Phytophthora and Pythium can cause severe stand reduction, particularly ... in warm soil temperature fields with poor drainage that allow for sitting water. On the other hand, ... conditions but become less of a problem as the soil warms and dries out. Early planting in Ohio generally ...

  3. OSU Deoxynivalenol, DON, Resistance Screening Program-2024

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-06/osu-deoxynivalenol-don-resistance-screening-program-2024

    and consistently lower DON levels are easier to keep low than those that were highly susceptible. ... temperatures between 59 ° F and 86 ° F.   Table 1 below summarizes the DON ppm as an average across locations ... lowest average DON level. The variability among some of the hybrids with high DON levels led to high ...

  4. Wheat Planting Management Considerations for Fall 2023

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-32/wheat-planting-management-considerations-fall-2023

    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 phosphorus if soil test levels exceed 50 ppm. Soil potassium ... should be maintained at levels of 100-130 and 120-170 ppm (Mehlich-3 K) on sandy soils (CEC < ...

  5. Drainage and Water Management for Now and the Future

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/drainage-and-water-management-now-and-future

    Breakfast will be provided.  To register, call 937-382-0901 or email warner.948@osu.edu by June 14 th  Soil ...

  6. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 6

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-13/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-6

    Soil Temperatures and Moisture A warm stretch of weather, with temperatures over the last 30 days ... averaging 3-6°F above normal, have resulted in daily average near surface soil temperatures in the mid to ... upper 60s for the bulk of Ohio (Figure 1). Forecast trends should help maintain mild soil temperatures ...

  7. Giant Hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-35

    established in rich, moist soils along roadside ditches, stream banks, vacant farmland, and fence and tree ... phytophotodermatitis. This causes the skin to be highly sensitive to ultraviolet light. Swelling and blistering of the ... is hardy to zone 3 and prefers full sun and moist, well-drained soil. Giant hogweed can be identified ...

  8. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    That Can Sink a Startup, Wasserman states that entrepreneurs "face a choice between making money ... almost all firms operate somewhere between these two extremes. However, if your closely held business has ... helpful in creating that separation. A healthy separation between closely held companies and their owners ...

  9. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    site and rate criteria from Assessing Nutrient Loss Risk in Ohio (NRCS) between 50 to 200 PPM. Time ... step 7. STP value of 50 PPM Mehlich III or less: CROP YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with ... available. The maintenance STP range is "critical level" to 40 PPM in corn soybean rotation and 50 ...

  10. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    F-50 03/11/2024 Reviewed by: Kathy Smith, Program Director, Forestry; College of Food, ... goal (high-value species, good quality, fast growing), some that satisfied the wildlife habitat goal ... desirable. Species variety is highly desirable. Expected longevity of 20+ years. Timber Crown is large, ...

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