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  1. Oats as an Alternative Forage

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

    conditions 3 or more tons is very possible. The nutritional value of oats without fertilizer is about $250 ... While some parts of Ohio have been rather dry this spring and into summer, other areas have been ... improve quality. Past forage trials conducted at the North Central Research Station in Sandusky County ...

  2. 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

    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 ... (Ward et al., 2016, 2018), and so managing these costs is key to an Ohio forage producers’ ability to ...

  3. Poultry Litter Application

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

    the poultry litter delivered to their fields are required by Ohio law to have a fertilizer license, ... Certified Livestock Manager certificate, or be a Certified Crop Advisor. Manure Management ...

  4. 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 ... Journal of Environmental Management 293. Cover Crops ...

  5. Foliar Diseases and Fungicide Decisions in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/foliar-diseases-and-fungicide-decisions-corn

    especially important for tar spot as some fungicides have a section 2(ee) label for managing this disease. ... reported in some fields, well before tasseling in some cases. Such early disease development could impact ...          Based on years of research, we have found that applications made at silking (R1) or tasseling (VT) ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Blackpatch of Forage Legumes and Slaframine Intoxication

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/blackpatch-forage-legumes-and-slaframine-intoxication

    Recent concerns and management questions have arisen from equine owners and managers about clover ... fungicides labelled for use in clovers that could alleviate this disease in our pastures and hay fields ... containing clovers. So management options continue to be limited to not feeding clover containing pastures or ...

  8. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    A few months ago, there was some concern that if May did not produce decent rainfall, we would be ... (Figure 1). This has brought frequent rounds of showers and storms, some of them locally heavy, and has ... greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ...

  9. Rainy Weather and Wheat Straw Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/rainy-weather-and-wheat-straw-quality

    Not only has rain delayed the harvest of some fields for grain, it has also delayed the baling of ... even more important than grain, as it is used as bedding for livestock, and in some cases, as a feed ... lodged fields. Some of the molds growing on the wet straw in the field, including the fungus that causes ...

  10. Ian Sheldon reflects on storied career in agricultural economics

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ian-sheldon-reflects-storied-career-agricultural-economics

    When surveying his decades-long career as a professor and researcher, Ian Sheldon says he started ... out his career as an industrial organization economist who paid some attention to the impact of trade ... research. He says, “it has also been about being an effective teacher and mentor to students.” He recently ...

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