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  1. Liming Considerations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-32/liming-considerations

    Fall is an excellent time to test soil pH and determine whether any lime needs to be applied for ... lime is recommended after the soil pH drops to 6.2 for corn and soybean, and 6.5 for alfalfa. In other ... required for material sold as lime for agricultural purposes in Ohio. This value allows a producer to ...

  2. ...At Least One Good Rain Event Per Week for the Rest of August...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-25/least-one-good-rain-event-week-rest-august

    Summer rainfall has been on a wild swing. We have been going back and forth from wet to dry and ... now we are looking toward a bit wetter pattern again. The outlook for the rest of August calls for ... goes from near normal in September to above normal by October into November. We will continue to ...

  3. Young Corn with Wet Feet: What Can We Expect?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-15/young-corn-wet-feet-what-can-we-expect

    nitrate in the soil to be converted to forms that are unavailable for plant uptake and may be lost to the ... waterlogged for 4 days or more, a yield penalty of 13 to 45% was observed. When waterlogging extended to ... longer than 2 days), but will be repeated in 2018 for validation. There are a few ways to evaluate for ...

  4. "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/late-applications-nitrogen-corn

    N uptake is 4 to 8 pounds per day. For most corn hybrids N uptake is complete shortly after pollination. ... Persistent rains this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen (N) in corn this ... N applications to replace N lost from denitrification and leaching. The following are some suggestions from ...

  5. Building an Emergency Kit for Farm or Home Transportation

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/emergency-management/building-emergency-kit-farm-or-home

    stock a road emergency kit for all vehicles now. Many of the useful items you may find you already have ... on hand. Jumper cables First aid kit – take note to add a small supply of any necessary prescription ... stranded Hats and gloves Wool blanket Ice scraper Shovel Pen and paper Duct tape – can be utilized for many ...

  6. Using PEAQ to Estimate Alfalfa NDF for Multiple Cuttings

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-16/using-peaq-estimate-alfalfa-ndf-multiple-cuttings

    equations for alfalfa quality (PEAQ). Instructions on how to rapidly measure NDF in the field can be found ... sent to a lab to determine nutritive values for fitting the forage into a ration. Forages ... HERE. This in-field estimate can be useful for timing each of your subsequent harvests in different ...

  7. Community Engagement Conference: Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/community-engagement-conference-partnering-resilient-and-sustainable-future

    Proposals are being accepted until Oct 3 for Ohio State's second annual Community Engagement ... Conference. The conference will bring together faculty, staff, students and community partners to focus on ... professional development and making connections while exploring new potential engagement partnerships. Click here for more ...

  8. Spring Warm-Up: How does 2018 Soil Temperature Compare?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-09/spring-warm-how-does-2018-soil-temperature-compare

    The calendar says it’s time for spring field activity in Ohio and farmers are eager to prep fields ... degrees F. For this reason, it is important to look at the next 24-36 hours to determine the risk of soil ... to be sure you are setting your 2018 crop up for success. Figure 1. Average soil temperatures at 2” ...

  9. Lady Landowners Leaving a Legacy

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-12/lady-landowners-leaving-legacy

    to be monitored and cared for to maintain the value and sustainability if it is to be enjoyed and ... pass it on to the next generation, this program is for you! Farming has changed dramatically over the ... Urbana, Ohio. It is $50 for the series. If you are only able to attend a couple of session, it is $10 per ...

  10. Last Chance To Register! Variable Rate Seeding Focus Group: Aug. 20 and Aug. 21

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-26/last-chance-register-variable-rate-seeding-focus-group-aug-20-and

    Ohio State University is partnering with Michigan State University to hold Variable Rate Seeding ... rate decisions to fine-turn our research and extension outreach. Participants will be asked to fill-out ... a survey. Completion of the survey is not required for participation in the Focus Group, but those taking ...

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