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  1. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for ... conditions prior to application of fertilizer and manure Take a representative soil test Use soil test as ... YIELD —Reduce risk of crop yield losses with nutrient application. A STP of 20 PPM defines the critical ...

  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. Sampling for Soybean Cyst Nematode – Fall is the time!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/sampling-soybean-cyst-nematode-%E2%80%93-fall-time

    sample soil for the SCN populations.  The SCN Coalition theme for the next few years is What’s your ... to measure some yield loss on susceptible varieties, especially on lighter soils. Low: Plant SCN ...

  5. 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 ...

  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. Using Waste to Improve Soils

    https://oardc.osu.edu/home/slides/using-waste-improve-soils

    In the U.S., approximately 10 billion tons of industrial, municipal and agricultural wastes are ... disposed of annually. OARDC researchers are finding ways to restore soil health using this waste, leading ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    However, windrows may offer less risk of soil contamination. Yield (bulk) of the material affects this ... severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ... dry more quickly and uniformly, but it also exposes more of the crop to soil contamination (see ...

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