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  1. Time to Assess Rapidly Developing Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/time-assess-rapidly-developing-wheat

    to head to the fields to assess their crop in order to make timely management decisions. Pierce Paul, ... state of their crop should also conduct a stand count in fields or sections of fields that may exhibit ... then assess the crop's growth stage by pulling multiple tillers in multiple areas in the field ...

  2. Crop Growers Still Have Time to Switch to Corn if Alfalfa Stands Don’t Meet Production Criteria

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/crop-growers-still-have-time-switch-corn-if-alfalfa-stands-don%E2%80%99t-meet-production

    a different crop still have time to switch to corn if they find their alfalfa stands don’t meet production ... May 17, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio – Crop growers wondering if they should keep their alfalfa or rotate to ... the fields were just too wet,” Lewandowski said. “This is one of those years that the weather has ...

  3. OSU Extension Agronomics Team to Offer Certified Crop Adviser Exam Prep Jan. 16-17, 2013

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-agronomics-team-offer-certified-crop-adviser-exam-prep-jan-16-17-2013

    management, with an emphasis on crop production, photosynthesis, crop physiology and variety selection, taught ... December 18, 2012 SIDNEY, Ohio – People planning to take the Certified Crop Adviser exam can gain ... Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team, Jan. 16-17, 2013. The course is designed to help participants understand the ...

  4. Got Water? Crop Thirst Depends on Soil Type

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/got-water-crop-thirst-depends-soil-type

    makes or breaks a crop is water. "The biggest risk to production is not practices like ... water-deficit areas or saturated fields to better manage their crop. Geospatial technologies include remote ... a grower manages his field. Compaction is a major factor behind a crop's ability to extract moisture ...

  5. One-Stop Agronomic Resource Still Going Strong After 40 Years

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/one-stop-agronomic-resource-still-going-strong-after-40-years

    providing Ohio farmers with everything they ever wanted to know about crop production and management with ... of recommendations and information about crop production to producers in an all-in-one reference ... production, multiple cropping, pasture and grazing management, alternative crops, seed quality, weed ...

  6. Aug. 8 Sprayer Workshop to Showcase Latest Application Equipment and Techniques

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aug-8-sprayer-workshop-showcase-latest-application-equipment-and-techniques

    workshop offered by the Ohio State University Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team. The workshop will be held ... money, time and effort when spraying their fields, said   Greg LaBarge, field specialist, agronomic ... systems, and one of the leaders of the  OSU Agronomic Crops Team. “Whether a new sprayer is in your farm’s ...

  7. Ohio State Research Looks into Value of Cover Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-research-looks-value-cover-crops

    March 3, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Incorporating cover crops into a production rotation may have ... production benefits. Cover crops-- legumes and grasses-- are touted for their conservation benefits that may ... of nitrogen being transported off the field during non-peak production times. The debate has centered ...

  8. Report Shows How to Say Goodbye to Harmful Algal Blooms

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-shows-how-say-goodbye-harmful-algal-blooms

    maintaining agricultural productivity,” said Jay Martin, ecological engineer in The Ohio State University’s ... unlikely to be implemented, Scavia said. That extreme approach showed that 1.5 million crop acres would ... agricultural lands. On the other hand, “the most promising scenarios included widespread use of in-field and ...

  9. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    of crop production inputs rising and precision agriculture systems getting cheaper, equipment such as ... on crop production. Farmers are even discovering that their input costs on crops planted along wooded ... purpose of precision agriculture technology is to improve production efficiency, boost savings with seed ...

  10. Some Wheat Varieties Suitable for Wide-Row Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-wheat-varieties-suitable-wide-row-production

    are growing in the same field during the crop season. In a modified relay intercropping system, wheat ... height and a non-erect growth habit are best suited for wide-row production. According to results of the ... 2007 Ohio Wheat Performance Trials, 22 of the 63 wheat varieties evaluated were suitable for production ...

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