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  1. 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 ...

  2. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    can remove these contaminants through natural processes. Soil Depth The depth of soil determines the ... can contaminate surface and groundwater. A soil evaluator must look for signs of saturation, even if ... field sewage treatment soil Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training Seminar

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-36/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-training-seminar

    Specialty (4R NMS) Certification Precision Agriculture Specialty (PASp) Certification Resistance Management ...

  6. Keep the Garden & the Harvest Alive Over Winter Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/keep-garden-harvest-alive-over-winter-workshop

    , community gardener and urban farmer to continue the harvest or to improve their soil. Come learn how to over ... Ohio is a four-season growing environment and winter is a great time for the backyard gardener ... winter vegetables as well as plant cover crops for soil improvement. The class is free and open to the ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Rural Neighbors—Living and Working Together

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1280

    risks, and building good relationships makes this possible. Sources New Jersey State Agriculture ... been exposed to production agriculture might complain about a farm’s noise, pesticide application, ... relationships, maintaining a way of life, and ensuring the future success of the agricultural business.   While ...

  10. 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 ...

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