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  1. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be ... litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry ... influences the amount of nutrients per ton. Handlers of poultry litter have manure analysis sheets indicating ...

  2. How do cover crops impact field Nitrogen and Phosphorous Losses?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/how-do-cover-crops-impact-field-nitrogen-and-phosphorous-losses

    climate, soil characteristics and fertilizer management make P loss site specific. Figure 2 shows the ... soil structure, retain nutrients, suppress weeds, reduce water and wind erosion, increase soil organic ... a project measuring nutrient losses from production fields led by the USDA-ARS Soil Drainage Unit housed at ...

  3. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    to manage on-farm nutrients as efficiently as possible. A farmer’s ability to find this optimal ... https://osu.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4JcgVRSdXM16pmK Results from this survey in addition to forage fertility research will allow for revision of ... (NASS, 2017). Fertilizer costs represent 40 to 60% of the variable input costs of forage hay production ...

  4. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    insecticide, and fertilizer. Before we jump into the potential yield outcomes of these products, let’s define ... pre-bloom stages, 15% in bloom, and 25% during pod fill to harvest. ” When should I spray foliar fertilizer ... measured a yield response to manganese foliar fertilizer in two out of 20 Ohio environments. Soybeans are ...

  5. Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/seeding-perennial-forages-late-summer

    type of seeding you are making: Soil fertility and pH: The recommended soil pH for alfalfa is 6.5 to ... potassium level is 120 to 170 ppm for most of our soils.   Check herbicide history of field. A summary table ... will have to be made for each individual field, considering soil moisture status and the rainfall ...

  6. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    dependent upon soil type. Using our same clay example from earlier: for an “excellent” rating, tile is ... table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... The Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation District supplies great resources and photos of two-stage ...

  7. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    improve quality. Past forage trials conducted at the North Central Research Station in Sandusky County ... incorporate nitrogen, assist with weed control, and improve seed to soil contact if drills are not closing the ... seed slot. Just keep in mind that if mechanical harvest is the intention, loose soils from conventional ...

  8. Southwest Ohio Corn Growers & Fayette County Agronomy Field Day: Tuesday, August 17th, 2021

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/southwest-ohio-corn-growers-fayette-county-agronomy-field-day

    Fayette County Research and Demonstration Farm, located northeast of Washington CH at 2770 Old Route 38, ... of the event. The event will begin promptly at 9:00am in the Equipment Building with our keynote ... Extension and will discuss “Our Changing Climate: Farming with Weather Extremes”. Scott Sringnitz is ...

  9. Animal Sciences Bullish about on-Animal Sensors Project with Australia’s CQUniversity

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/animal-sciences-bullish-about-animal-sensors-project-australia%E2%80%99s-cquniversity-0

    Professor of Cattle Reproduction and Production Systems Management.  He elaborates that “current research ... Central Queensland University (CQU) is research utilizing GPS and accelerometer technology to monitor the ... extensive managed cattle, producers may never become aware of the bull problem, resulting in fewer calves ...

  10. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    may have leached out of the straw, lowering the nutrient value. However, a soil test should be done to ... Before removing straw from the field, it is important farmers understand the nutrient value. The ... nutrient value of wheat straw is influenced by several factors including weather, variety, and cultural ...

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