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  1. 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

    soil structure, retain nutrients, suppress weeds, reduce water and wind erosion, increase soil organic ... climate, soil characteristics and fertilizer management make P loss site specific. Figure 2 shows the ... a project measuring nutrient losses from production fields led by the USDA-ARS Soil Drainage Unit housed at ...

  2. Poultry Litter Application

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

    frequently flooded soils stored for not more than eight months not located on slopes greater than six percent ... located on soils that are deep to bedrock (greater than 40 inches to bedrock) Farmers who want to apply ... Certified Livestock Manager certificate, or be a Certified Crop Advisor. Manure Management ...

  3. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    their soils and crops. Last fall, we collected soil and yield samples from 24 different farms impacted ... relative to the non-impacted area. Soils within the ROW had more rock fragments, lower soil moisture, and ... had a higher resistance to penetration which indicates lasting forms of soil compaction. We will be ...

  4. Oats as an Alternative Forage

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

    incorporate nitrogen, assist with weed control, and improve seed to soil contact if drills are not closing the ... seed slot. Just keep in mind that if mechanical harvest is the intention, loose soils from conventional ... tillage may contribute to significant soil in the harvested crop, leading to higher ash content in the ...

  5. How to Distinguish Flooding Injury from Phytophthora or Pythium Root Rot in Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/how-distinguish-flooding-injury-phytophthora-or-pythium-root-rot

    Flooding injury occurs when soils are saturated for several days and anoxia develops.  The roots ... much as 50% of the stand.  Where soils have been saturated but not submerged – this is a great year to ... check on those ratings. Saturated soils promote infection from many of the watermolds – from our data ...

  6. 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 ... containing clovers. So management options continue to be limited to not feeding clover containing pastures or ...

  7. 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

    fields with high pH or high organic matter (muck), especially if soils are droughty. In dry soil ... unnecessary. Summary When soybean plants are yellow due to saturated soil conditions as seen in northern Ohio ...

  8. July 22, 29, and August 5th Webinars Focus on Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/july-22-29-and-august-5th-webinars-focus-cover-crops

    The next three sessions of CORN Live webinars will focus on managing cover crop systems. Sessions ... will be on Thursday mornings from 8:00-9:00am with 1 hour of nutrient management CCA CEUs offered for ...

  9. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

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

    greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ...

  10. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    to have a C:N ratio of 57:1.) Rate of mineralization is also influenced by soil moisture and ... straw does lower soil potassium levels. If straw is removed after heavy rainfall, some of the potassium ... may have leached out of the straw, lowering the nutrient value. However, a soil test should be done to ...

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