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  1. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    consider the risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Topsoil is the layer richest in ...

  2. More diseases and lower yields forecasted for corn and soybeans

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/more-diseases-and-lower-yields-forecasted-for-corn-and-soybeans

    plants because the roots did not have to reach far down into the soil for moisture, say crop experts with ... The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Planting ... in wet soils also led to soil compaction in which particles of soil became pressed together, reducing ...

  3. Awards and recognitions

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/october-2019/awards-and-recognitions

    Professor of Soil Science in CFAES’ School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and a CFAES alumnus, ... in two areas of global concern: managing soil to minimize the risks of degradation so as to sustain ... food production, and restoring the health of degraded and damaged soil. Read more. SARE Grants The ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. News tips and events for the week of Oct. 7

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-oct-7

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will also feature discussions about tracking and managing plant ... Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio. Discussion by directors of Ohio Department of Agriculture ... Kress, Ohio State vice president for agricultural administration and CFAES dean. Registration, which ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Promoting pawpaws’ production potential

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/october-2019/promoting-pawpaws%E2%80%99-production-potential

    sell more high-quality pawpaw fruit.  OSU Extension Horticulture Specialist  Brad Bergefurd  is leading ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. Open Burn Laws for Ohio

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2019/open-burn-laws-ohio

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety & Health Leader October and November are two months in ... Agricultural products, such as wastes and plant matter from tree trimmings, stumps, brush, weeds, leaves, ... particulates are suspended in the smoke that could lead to health disorders. Open fire burning has been linked ...

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