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  1. Harvesting and Handling Moldy Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-38/harvesting-and-handling-moldy-corn

    (hot spots). Consequently, poor sampling and/or testing technique may lead to incorrect estimation of ... Following vomitoxin testing, producers/agents have the right to reject the commodity testers’ results and ... Harvesting, Sampling, and Testing: This year, slow grain dry-down, delayed harvest, and ...

  2. For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/safety%E2%80%99s-sake-don%E2%80%99t-take-drying-shortcuts-stored-corn

    created. Higher volumes of bin fines can result. All of these issues ultimately affect grain flow ... efficiencies, which can lead to a number of safety hazards. These conditions can cause grain to become bridged ... or line the sidewall of the bin, resulting in the need for bin entry into an unstable environment. ...

  3. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

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    and analyzed to produce a soil test value. Taking the time to collect a quality soil sample is the ... greater confidence. There are many resources on soil testing including: Ohio State University Soil ... approaches require a larger investment in soil testing but can provide more precise information to manage ...

  4. Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/agricultural-policy-and-outlook-conference

    On November 9th-13th, OSU's College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences will ... host the Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference. The conference will be a series of two-hour online ... webinars Nov. 9, 10, 12 and 13. Each day will focus on a different topic. Nov. 9 will be on agriculture ...

  5. Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

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    adequately supply these nutrients for plant growth. A standard soil test measures the relative availability ... of Ca and Mg in soils. There is no accurate soil test for S at this time. A plant analysis is the ... K recommendations for alfalfa and corn silage do not follow the maintenance concept above the critical K soil test ...

  6. Soil PH and Lime Recommendations

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    soil nutrients. Soil testing regularly and applying lime to maintain recommended pH levels should be ... neutralizing ability of lime. As a result, Ohio liming recommendations differ from Indiana and Michigan ... Corn, Soybeans, Wheat, and Alfalfa Executive Summary   |   Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing   | ...

  7. Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations- Additional Resources

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3487

    No-Till Agriculture. go.osu.edu/stratification Soil Testing North Central Regional Committee on Soil ... Ward, and Raymond Weil. 2007. “Nutrient Stratification in No-till Soils.” Leading Edge, The Journal of ... Testing and Plant Analysis (NCERA-13). 2015. Recommended Chemical Soil Test Procedures for the North ...

  8. Phosphorus and Potassium

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3478

    on a build-up and maintenance approach. This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and ... three distinct recommendations based on soil test values: 1) build-up, 2) maintenance, and 3) drawdown. ... fertilizer to build soil test levels) if soils test below the critical level or are “deficient.” The ...

  9. Micronutrients

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    Both soil testing and plant analysis are useful in diagnosing micronutrient deficiencies. Relative to ... soil pH, micronutrient soil tests are not as reliable and so plant analysis can play an important role ... to complement a soil test. Combining plant analysis with soil tests provides more accurate assessment ...

  10. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/stalk-rots-showing-some-corn-fields

    "squeeze test" to assess potential lodging. The "push" test is another way to predict ... slowdown the harvest operation. In addition, lodging may lead to ear rots and grain contamination with ...

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