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  1. Late Summer Hay Seeding

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/late-summer-hay-seeding

    opportunity for a harvestable crop early next year. The possible downfalls of summer seeding include the risk ... a way to mitigate the risk of an upcoming Spring that could be consistently wet, which would prevent ... needed. A firm seed bed will only allow your footprint to sink ½” into the soil. Preferred seeding depth ...

  2. Soil PH and Lime Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3483

    Soil pH is one of the most important properties in determining the cycling and availability of ... soil nutrients. Soil testing regularly and applying lime to maintain recommended pH levels should be ... the first step growers take to assure crops have sufficient availability of nutrients. Soil pH should ...

  3. Quick Reference Guide to Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Changes

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3488

    What has changed? Why the change? Soil Sampling Sample every 3 to 4 years in a consistent way as ... the foundation for an adaptive nutrient management program. No changes. Details Soil pH and Lime ... Default soil test P and K levels now based on Mehlich-3. These recommendations are consistent with current ...

  4. July 2020 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/july-2020-highlights

    the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. ... that examines how adding green tea extract to prepared foods may reduce the risk for norovirus. In ... Dr. Kowalcyk was also featured in Eater.com talking about precaution and risk while dining out during ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3477

    but less likely to be added as fertilizer as N, P or K. Most soils in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio ... 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 ...

  7. Potassium Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3480

    corn silage, and alfalfa for potassium below. Potassium recommendations differ for sandy soil (CEC ... <5 meq/100g) and loam and clay soils (CEC >6 meq/ 100g). The tables use CECs of 5 meq/100g or less ... for sandy soils and 15 meq/100g for loam and clay soils. For Michigan, subtract 20 lb K 2 O/ acre from ...

  8. CFAES’ Cooperstone recognized for research that improves tomato nutrition

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/cfaes%E2%80%99-cooperstone-recognized-research-improves-tomato-nutrition

    to receive a 2019 New Innovator Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR).  ... Cooperstone was recognized for her research at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ...

  9. Dairy Paychecks Less than Costs

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dairy-paychecks-less-costs

    references 7 studies that noted whole milk actually lowers the risk for obesity. As part of a healthy diet, ... 330-264-8722 or emailing nussbaum.53@osu.edu.   Matthew Nussbaum is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural ...

  10. Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/late-summer-establishment-perennial-forages

    seed germination and plant establishment, which is a significant risk this summer given the low soil ... risk of soil crusting. Follow the "footprint guide" that soil should be firm enough for ... stands this year. The primary risk with late summer forage seedings is having sufficient moisture for ...

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