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  1. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    this year, farmers should consider the risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State ... This news release was originally published on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural ... topsoil, said Steve Culman, a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach ...

  2. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    seeds were properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in ... soil phosphorus levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so we don’t grow soil ...

  3. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    The Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Auglaize, Hancock, and Lucas Counties are offering ... nutrient management workshops starting this week. The Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District will be ... include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ...

  4. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ... and stalk infection by fungi. The stalk rot fungi typically survive in corn residue on the soil ...

  5. Professor Lal Receives 2019 Alumni Medalist Award

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/professor-lal-receives-2019-alumni-medalist-award

    Congratulations to alumnus and Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science ... research about agriculture, his groundbreaking work on global issues and his ties with Ohio State in  ...

  6. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... all drought conditions cause high nitrate levels in plant. If the soil nitrate supply is low in the ...

  7. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/late-soybean-harvest-your-future

    should be tight and checked routinely. Another risk of harvest this fall is harvesting soybeans that were ... insect population and mold growth.  This can also increase the risk of a fire and the high oil content of ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ...

  8. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    roots. They aid plants in scavenging for soil nutrients, by extending the root system via structures ... Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ...

  9. Be Aware of Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/be-aware-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be ... A few legumes species have an increased risk of causing bloat when grazed after a frost. Each of these ... risks is discussed in this article along with precautions to avoid them. Nitrate Toxicity Drought ...

  10. Agricultural communication students successful at national critique and contest

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/agricultural-communication-students-successful-national-critique-and-contest

    The Ohio State University chapter of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) participated ... in the 2019 National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) Critique & Contest. An award ...  Sydney Snider, “Putting the ‘Culture’ in Agriculture,” first place Electronic Media Division: Radio ...

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