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  1. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3484

    The accuracy of a fertilizer recommendation depends on the quality of the soil sample collected and analyzed to produce a soil test value. Taking the time to collect a quality soil sample is the first and perhaps most important step in developing a sound ...

  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 ...

  3. Nitrogen

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3482

    The profitability of crop production is highly dependent on proper nitrogen (N) management, as N fertilizer represents a large fraction of the total cost of production. Unfortunately, N is the one of the most challenging nutrients to manage in field crops ...

  4. Phosphorus and Potassium

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3478

    Build-up and Maintenance Framework The tri-state fertilizer recommendations for P and K are based on a build-up and maintenance approach. This framework strives to build soil test levels up to and beyond a critical level, then maintain these levels over t ...

  5. Calcium, Magnesium, and Sulfur

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

    Calcium (Ca), magnesium (Mg), and sulfur (S) are the three secondary nutrients required by plants, 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 stan ...

  6. Micronutrients

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/3476

    Micronutrients are essential plant nutrients that are found in trace amounts in tissue but play a vital role in plant growth and development. Of the 17 elements essential for plant growth, eight are micronutrients: boron (B), chlorine (CI), copper (Cu), i ...

  7. Ask OSU Extension – Financial Q&A

    https://morrow.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/ask-osu-extension-%E2%80%93-financial-qa

    Do you have a financial question? You are not alone! OSU Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Healthy Finances educators are sensitive to the economic challenges many families and their communities face. Whatever your situation, we are here to help. Our ...

  8. First Widespread Freeze Arrives; Wetter Pattern Sets In

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/first-widespread-freeze-arrives-wetter-pattern-sets

    Much of Ohio experienced frost or freeze conditions this past Friday and/or Saturday night. In fact, many locations dropped below 30°F (Table 1), with unofficial observations as cold as 26°F! How does this compare to typical first freeze dates? Figure 1 s ...

  9. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    As fall is progressing, crop harvest is also occurring throughout the state. However, many producers are seeing slower than usual drydown in their corn fields this October. This may be in part due to how the weather conditions impacted corn growth and dev ...

  10. Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/stalk-rots-showing-some-corn-fields

    Corn harvest is progressing very slowly across the state as the crop is taking unusually long to dry down this year. The longer the crop stays in the field, there greater the risk of late-season diseases such as ear and stalk rots, especially if it contin ...

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