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  1. Soil Health Management Resources

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/soil-health-management-resources

    Lime or Gypsum  (FACT SHEET) Soil Diseases and Contamination Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation for ... Below are free online resources on various soil health management topics.  Runoff and Erosion ... SHEET) Grassed Waterways  (FACT SHEET) Using Cover Crops to Improve Soil & Water Quality  (FACT ...

  2. Drainage

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management/drainage

      Water Control Structures   Read more Agricultural Best Management Practices   Soil compaction Soil ... THIS PAGE IS UNDER DEVELOPMENT Many Ohio soils have heavy clay contents which can lead to slow ... drainage. Adding soil organic matter increases the soil’s water-holding capacity over time.  Organic Matter ...

  3. Now is the Time to Adjust your Water Table Level

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-39/now-time-adjust-your-water-table-level

    season is important for reducing the risk of subsurface nutrient loss, particularly nitrate leaching. In ...

  4. Non-GMO Soybean Weed Management Fact Sheet

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-39/non-gmo-soybean-weed-management-fact-sheet

    rotation and effective weed control that has prevented weed seed return to the soil and reduced weed ...

  5. Certified Livestock Manager Webinars in December

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-39/certified-livestock-manager-webinars-december

    The Ohio Pork Council, The Ohio State University Extension and The Ohio Department of Agriculture ... Department of Agriculture; and The H2Ohio Program by Terry Mescher, Ohio Department of Agriculture. Each ...

  6. Harvesting and Handling Moldy Corn

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

    contaminated with vomitoxin and other mycotoxins. One of the primary consequences of GER is vomitoxin ... contamination of dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS), a nutrient-rich co-product of ethanol production ... evenly distributed in a grain lot, and as a result, toxin-contaminated grain are usually found in pockets ...

  7. Soil Health Management

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-management

    Think about additional equipment, risk, or testing expenses; and realize that many soil improvements ... Set Reasonable Soil Health Goals The first step to soil health management is assessing your ... current soil health and identifying what properties need to be maintained or improved. Then set up soil ...

  8. Soil Health Assessment

    https://soilhealth.osu.edu/soil-health-assessment

    ’ ability to meet those. Urban gardeners can choose species of vegetables or landscaping plants that are ... Although farmers have intuitively understood the importance of soil health for generations, recent ... efforts have focused on how to better measure and quantify soil health. Here we present information on soil ...

  9. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

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

    dry down this year. The longer the crop stays in the field, there greater the risk of late-season ... in the lower 20s). Harvest delays will increase the risk of stalk lodging and grain yield losses, and ... slowdown the harvest operation. In addition, lodging may lead to ear rots and grain contamination with ...

  10. Nitrogen

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3482

    adds a new risk of not being able to apply N if soil conditions remain wet for too long. Growers need ... to the environment. Nitrogen Timing There are inherent tradeoffs and risks with timing of ... possible. Application of N fertilizer before planting simplifies management but poses a greater risk of ...

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