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 ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 2
Soil Temperatures and Moisture With temperatures running 4-18°F (south to north) above average ... last week, daily average soil temperatures warmed considerably (Figure 1). Most locations around Ohio ... are reporting daily average two- and four-inch soil temperatures in the upper 50s to low 60s, about 10 ...
Japanese Millet as a Cover Crop in Ohio
habit: 2–4 feet Preferred soil pH: 5.5–7.5 Table 1. Rating the traits of cover crop Japanese millet. Heat ... tolerance Excellent Drought tolerance Excellent Low fertility tolerance Very good Winter survival ... cutting increases root penetration. Japanese millet tolerates wet soils, flooding, and ponding. Japanese ...
Oats as a Cover Crop in Ohio
average): July 2–Oct. 19 Upright growth habit: 2–5 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... Flood tolerance Good Low fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Some oat varieties may overwinter ... dependable than drilling or broadcasting with incorporation. Use a nitrogen (N) starter fertilizer when ...
Sorghum-Sudangrass as a Cover Crop in Ohio
average): May 20–Sept. 6 Upright growth habit: 8–12 feet Preferred soil pH: 6.0–7.0 Table 1. Rating the ... fertility tolerance Good Winter survival Winter-killed Planting Drilled at ½–1½ inches 16–30 lb./acre (pure ... closer than 6 inches to the soil surface to ensure growth. Brown midrib hybrids are available for higher ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1
help continue to dry out soils ahead of planting. For more complete weather records for CFAES research ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture Following the second warmest winter on record (1895-2023) and near ... to above average temperatures throughout March, soil temperatures started April off in the low to mid ...
Ohio Transportation Improvement Districts (TIDs)
transportation resources and investments.” Knowing why TIDs are created, how to create one, and how to manage one ... Districts (TID) / Transportation Development Districts (TDD), n.d.). Managed by ODOT’s Office of Jobs and ... grant applications, including traffic counts, corridor and safety studies, asset management, and other ...