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  1. Using Waste to Improve Soils

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

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

  2. 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 ...

  3. Stalk Quality Concerns

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

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ... the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... leading to higher end of season weed populations in some fields.  A number of acres were never planted, ...

  6. Substance Abuse and Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591109

    Agricultural Tailgate Safety Training for Operators and Supervisors AEX-591.10.9 Agriculture and ... Natural Resources 10/04/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the effects of ... the problem and can lead to a serious incident. If you have a problem, tell someone who can help. ...

  7. Grapevine Nutrient Management: Petiole Sampling and Analysis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1438

    HYG-1438 Agriculture and Natural Resources 09/30/2019 Imed Dami, PhD, Professor of Viticulture, ... tissue samples. Performing soil tests. These methods should be performed regularly by scouting visual ... symptoms each season, analyzing tissue samples either annually or every other year, and performing soil ...

  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. Rural Neighbors—Living and Working Together

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

    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 ... risks, and building good relationships makes this possible. Sources New Jersey State Agriculture ...

  10. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

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

    the excess pods and weed seed can result in decreased air flow and circulation and lead to increased ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ... cause damage to seed coats and lead to increased risk of the soybeans splitting. Hellevang also mentions ...

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