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  1. Tillage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4327

    situations when tillage may be needed:  Use tillage when inadequate soil drainage leads to serious yield loss ... Tillage disrupts soil aggregates, and repeated disruption destroys soil structure. It also causes ... a long-term decline in soil organic matter, which further destabilizes soil structure. Tillage disrupts the ...

  2. Disease Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4325

    Varieties are susceptible at all stages of growth. Saturated soil with a temperature above 60 degrees ... drained soils or on soils known to have a history of the disease. Seed of varieties with good partial ... genes are not effective in every field nor across the whole field. Planting early, well before soil ...

  3. Wheat Planting When the Soil is Dry

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/wheat-planting-when-soil-dry

    For the germination process to begin, wheat seeds need to imbibe (take in) water. With dry soil in ... In previous years, when wheat was planted into dry soil, emergence occurred approximately 4 weeks ... after planting when soil moisture was restored with rainfall. Some key points to keep in mind: If soil ...

  4. Harvesting and Handling Ear Rot-Affected Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/harvesting-and-handling-ear-rot-affected-corn

    Ear rots and mycotoxins: Ear rots are beginning to show up in pockets across the state, leading to ... lead to vomiting and low weight gain in animals; pigs are particularly sensitive. Vomitoxin is not ... concentrated in the grain fraction. This leads to three-fold higher levels of the toxin in DDGS, ...

  5. Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-34/feeding-frosted-forages

    dissipate during shipping leading to a false sense of security when no prussic acid is found in the sample. ... in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be more likely to have high prussic acid poisoning ... concentrations of nonstructural carbohydrates, like sugars.  This can lead to various health problems for horses, ...

  6. NW Ohio, NE Indiana, SE Michigan Soil Health Tour

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/nw-ohio-ne-indiana-se-michigan-soil-health-tour

    Join us for the open Soil Health Tour Soil Health Event Flyer   Field Days ...

  7. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-32/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 ...

  8. Using Cover Crops with Fall Manure Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/using-cover-crops-fall-manure-applications

    nitrogen, and also prevent soil erosion. The most common cover crops used with livestock manure are cereal ... to work with your Soil and Water Conservation District to be certain your cover crop mixture meets ... wheat. Like cereal rye, wheat germinates at low soil temperatures, overwinters, and is an easy cover crop ...

  9. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-31/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    previous cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of ... be more tolerant of a fall cutting.   Adequate fertility, especially soil potassium, and a soil pH ... cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.   High soil moisture slows down ...

  10. FSR Agronomy College

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/fsr-agronomy-college-0

    strategies for scouting fields, collecting plant and soil samples, and diagnosing soybean diseases. Review ... and cultural practices and where to submit soybean and soil samples for disease diagnostics and ... consideration in 2023?                                    Agriculture’s Push to Automation and Precision Scott ...

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