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  1. Does Pipeline Installation have a Lasting Effect on Crop Yields?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/does-pipeline-installation-have-lasting-effect-crop-yields

    their soils and crops. Last fall, we collected soil and yield samples from 24 different farms impacted ... relative to the non-impacted area. Soils within the ROW had more rock fragments, lower soil moisture, and ... had a higher resistance to penetration which indicates lasting forms of soil compaction. We will be ...

  2. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    frequently flooded soils stored for not more than eight months not located on slopes greater than six percent ... located on soils that are deep to bedrock (greater than 40 inches to bedrock) Farmers who want to apply ...

  3. How to Distinguish Flooding Injury from Phytophthora or Pythium Root Rot in Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/how-distinguish-flooding-injury-phytophthora-or-pythium-root-rot

    Flooding injury occurs when soils are saturated for several days and anoxia develops.  The roots ... much as 50% of the stand.  Where soils have been saturated but not submerged – this is a great year to ... check on those ratings. Saturated soils promote infection from many of the watermolds – from our data ...

  4. Erosion Control

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

    Overview The top 6-8" of soil (or topsoil) is uniquely able to support plant and microbial ... life. But topsoil can be depleted by wind or water erosion and poor management, leading to lower ... soils and water quality. Key Strategies  Minimal disturbance – Using fewer tillage events, or at least ...

  5. To Spray or Not to Spray…Foliar Products at R3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/spray-or-not-spray%E2%80%A6foliar-products-r3

    fields with high pH or high organic matter (muck), especially if soils are droughty. In dry soil ... unnecessary. Summary When soybean plants are yellow due to saturated soil conditions as seen in northern Ohio ...

  6. Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/weather-update-wet-start-summer

    greatly improved soil moisture and stream flow conditions across the Buckeye State. For some, it has been ...

  7. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    to have a C:N ratio of 57:1.) Rate of mineralization is also influenced by soil moisture and ... straw does lower soil potassium levels. If straw is removed after heavy rainfall, some of the potassium ... may have leached out of the straw, lowering the nutrient value. However, a soil test should be done to ...

  8. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    lead to pre-harvest sprouting in some varieties. Sprouting is characterized by the swelling of kernels, ... converted and used up for germination, which leads to reduced test weights. Even before visual signs of ... with head scab, vomitoxin may build-up to higher levels in the grain, leading to further grain quality ...

  9. Fungicide Efficacy for Control of Corn Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/fungicide-efficacy-control-corn-diseases

    private professionals who provide unbiased, research-based information to farmers and agricultural ...

  10. Pre-harvest Sprouting and Falling Number

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/pre-harvest-sprouting-and-falling-number

    harvested. This could lead to pre-harvest sprouting and other grain quality issues. However, the extent to ...

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