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  1. Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/registration-open-ofgc-2021-summer-forage-field-days

    Staff, the USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Ohio Federation of Soil and Water ... 3 p.m. On July 9, 2021, the series will continue in Wayne County. Improving soil with multi-species ... water. We will also discuss the value of hay quality preservation while touring a new hoop barn ...

  2. Cooler Weather Returns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/cooler-weather-returns

    air will settle in, with overnight lows Wednesday and Thursday expected to reach the mid-40s to ...

  3. Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/roughstalk-bluegrass-cereal-grain-and-forage-crops

    wet conditions or poorly drained soils. This weed can reach heights of 1-3 ‘tall. Often climbing above ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Final 2021 Installment)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... summer-like weather takes hold, soil temperatures have responded in a big way. Air temperatures were 2-12°F ... temperatures for spring 2021. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type ...

  5. Fertilizing Hay and Pastures

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/fertilizing-hay-and-pastures

    fall provide times when the soils are usually firm enough to support fertilizer spreading equipment and ... the nutrients are applied to actively growing plants when they are most needed. A recent soil test ... tissue tests can be helpful in diagnosis along with the soil test values. Where high rates of phosphorus ...

  6. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring ... Though still below average, air temperatures this past week were certainly warmer than the ... previous week, especially over the weekend. Soil temperatures rebounded nicely as well, with 2-inch and ...

  7. Fertilizer Training for New Applicators

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/fertilizer-training-new-applicators

    for those wishing to obtain a fertilizer certificate and will review laws, water quality, soil ... sampling & analysis, and nitrogen and phosphorus management. ...

  8. The Dirt on Soil Health: What Did the Evaluation Say?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/dirt-soil-health-what-did-evaluation-say

    Ohio State University Extension developed The Dirt on Soil Health: Investing Below the Surface ... representatives, and farmers as presenters.  Topics included: Does it Pay to Improve Soil Health on Your Farm? What ... Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Cover Crop Management for ...

  9. Common-sense practices for effective spraying of pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/16-2021/common-sense-practices-effective-spraying-pesticides

    of ground/surface water pollution. Operate the nozzles at a pressure that allows them to produce the ... such as disease and insects that may be hidden in lower parts of canopies. Air-assisted sprayers ... selecting proper boom height based on nozzle angle and spray overlap, cleanliness, and pH of water used to ...

  10. Hay Barn Fires are a Real Hazard

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/hay-barn-fires-are-real-hazard

    danger zone, check temperatures twice per day. Disassemble haystacks moving bales outside to allow air ... few hours. Disassemble stacked hay to promote air circulation to cool hay be very careful of even ... hotter spots. Have a tank of water present while unstacking. 175-190°/79.4-87.8° Hot spots or fire ...

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