Late planting reduces the cultural practice options for row spacing, seeding rate, and variety maturity. The row spacing for June planting should be no greater than 7.5 inches. Appropriate seeding rates for the first half of June are about 200,000 to 225, ...
The date of planting has more effect on soybean grain yield than any other production practice. The results of a two-year planting date study conducted in Clark County, Ohio are shown in Figure 5-2. Yield loss resulting from delayed planting ranges from 1 ...
Tillage disrupts soil aggregates, and repeated disruption destroys soil structure. It also causes a long-term decline in soil organic matter, which further destabilizes soil structure. Tillage disrupts the continuity of large soil pores and restricts the ...
Crop rotation is the most effective pest control practice available to crop producers. The sequence of crops grown in a field affects the productivity of each crop. Research from most Midwest states indicate that a soybean crop following a crop other than ...
The Ohio Natural History Conference
The Ohio Natural History conference is approaching on February 26th. This time our rotating location takes us to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the Arc of Appalachia region for a discussion of all things Ohio Bio Science etc. Interested c ...
Selling Livestock Direct To Consumers?
As consumers continue to look at sourcing their food through local channels, many producers are finding opportunities to sell meat cuts directly to consumers. How do you determine what to charge? ...
Teach Love Through Actions In Daily Family Life
If I asked you, "Where did you learn about what love looks like?", what comes to mind? ...
Understanding Soil Nutrients
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Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference March 14-15 in Ada
The Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTC) will be held in- person March 14-15 at Ohio Northern University in Ada. This year’s conference will feature David Hula, four-time winner of the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest and ...
‘Warm’ Winter Days…What This Means for Wheat
Across Ohio, the average air temperature was 8-10°F warmer in January and February (so far) (Table 1). Due to these warmer winter temperatures, wheat may appear greener than usual and also raises the question, “Will the vernalization requirement be met?” ...