Field Pea/Winter Pea as a Cover Crop in Ohio
growth habit that can spread 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... field pea/winter pea. Drought tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival Varies ... precipitation. Biomass breaks down quickly. Total nitrogen = 90–150 lb. of N per acre (not fertilizer ...
Drones for Spraying Pesticides—Opportunities and Challenges
a number of important data points: soil characteristics (type, moisture content, and nutrient content) ... location of drainage tiles crop nutrient stress level crop emergence or stand count weed species and ... of crop or soil. Using drones for spraying pesticides is attractive mainly for four reasons: The ...
Berseem Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
fertilizer replacement). Nitrogen release can vary considerably depending on stand density and growth, soil ... average): June 10–Aug. 16 Upright growth habit: 16–20 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.2–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... clover. Nitrogen source Good Soil builder Very good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter Very good ...
Crimson Clover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop crimson clover. Heat tolerance Good ... Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Great ... fertilizer replacement). Additional performance information: May cause bloat when grazed Rates excellent for ...
Cereal Rye as a Cover Crop in Ohio
establishment window: July 2–Nov. 1 Upright growth habit: 3–6 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating ... tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Expected Planting Drilled at ¾–1½ inches ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a low seeding rate for areas with sandy soil ...
Sweetclover as a Cover Crop in Ohio
(state average): Mar. 29–May 20: July 25–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 1.5–7.0 feet Preferred soil pH: ... Excellent Shade tolerance Good Flood tolerance Very good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival ... fertilizer replacement). Additional performance information: Deep-rooted after establishment Contains ...
Rapeseed as a Cover Crop in Ohio
25–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 3–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–8.0 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover ... crop rapeseed. Heat tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Shade tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance ... crop rapeseed. Nitrogen scavenger Very good Soil builder Good Erosion fighter Very good Weed fighter ...
Radish as a Cover Crop in Ohio
Upright growth habit: 12–18 inches Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop ... excellent for early interseeding. It is good at scavenging but will release nutrients before crop growing ... Very good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Very good Grazing Good Quick growth Very good Cash crop ...
Sunflower as a Cover Crop in Ohio
average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 2–10 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.5 Table 1. Rating the ... Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at 1–1½ inches In a mix: ... for grazing and wildlife. The taproot of sunflower reaches deep to improve soil structure. It is ...
Buckwheat as a Cover Crop in Ohio
window (state average): June 11–Sept. 28 Semi-upright to upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil ... tolerance Good Drought tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Excellent Winter survival Expected winterkill ... of cover crop buckwheat. Nitrogen scavenger Good Soil builder Good Weed fighter Excellent Quick ...