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  1. The Haney Test for Soil Health

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-07/haney-test-soil-health

    on the soil health report need to relate to how much of the fertilizer nutrient is needed to achieve ... of soil nutrients are available to soil microbes.  This test also evaluates soil health indicators ... between different site management practices.   The goal is to improve the soil health score by utilizing ...

  2. 2019 Challenge: Forage Production Options for Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201919/2019-challenge-forage-production-options-ohio

    (there is a winter biotype that acts like winter wheat). In our research, oat averaged slightly higher ... both drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. Cornell research showed that when teff was harvested at ... Beef. Note: These forage options all require adequate nitrogen fertilization to maximize yield ...

  3. New Podcast Episodes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/new-podcast-episodes

    disease, insects, and weather; and operational improvement strategies related to nutrient management ... The Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast has been releasing new episodes every other week since ... cover a wide range of topics for corn, soybean and small grain farmers on agronomic and farm management ...

  4. 2019 Agriculture Challenges FAQ Webpage Now Live

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/2019-agriculture-challenges-faq-webpage-now-live

    ranging from MFP and disaster payments to cover crops, forages, livestock concerns, management of crops ...

  5. Forage Shortage and Prevented Planting Acres… think OATS!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201919/forage-shortage-and-prevented-planting-acres%E2%80%A6-think-oats

    So, again, we wait.  But once we get to late July or early August, our options begin to open up. Our ... a wheat crop, or even aerial seeded into standing soybeans and corn acres available in our library at ... with summer planted oats under our belts, preceded by and intermixed with several years of experience ...

  6. Keep an Eye Out for Water Quality Risk This Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-07/keep-eye-out-water-quality-risk-spring

    Research measuring nutrient losses from surface and subsurface drainage in Ohio indicates that not ... amounts of soil downstream. Where gullies form annually in a field, use best management practices, such as ... cover crops or water management. A soil test can indicate the potential for losses in phosphorous. The ...

  7. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    you should stay under. Generally, wind speeds below 5 mph, coupled with other good management ...

  8. Noxious Weeds in Cover Crop Seed and Seed Germination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/noxious-weeds-cover-crop-seed-and-seed-germination

    Ohio Seed Improvement Association; https://ohseed1.org/about-our-lab/). Samples can also be sent to ODA ...

  9. The PLFA Soil Health Test

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-09/plfa-soil-health-test

    healthy soils, it can also provide nutrients to crops and naturally control some soil-borne pests and ... Soil microbes can effect functions such as plant growth, nutrient cycling and carbon sequestration.  ... with respect to overall better soil health and fertility.  There is no baseline for biological testing ...

  10. How to differentiate flooding injury from root rots in 2019

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201919/how-differentiate-flooding-injury-root-rots-2019

    begin to form.  Once these plants are removed the soil and the roots can breathe again, they will form ... been active.  This is what I have observed in our own studies to date but more time will tell. Flooding ...

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