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  1. Soil Sampling, Handling, and Testing

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

    regimes are performing. This can be critical information to further refine a fertility program, control ... Sampling smaller areas (2.5 acres) with more soil cores (~15) provides more reliable information with ... greater confidence. There are many resources on soil testing including: Ohio State University Soil ...

  2. ODA Asks Public to Not Plant any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/oda-asks-public-not-plant-any-unsolicited-packages-seeds

    sent to Ohio, what type of seeds they are, and where they were mailed from. The USDA-APHIS and ODA are ... material and your contact information in a resealable plastic bag and  mail them to USDA-APHIS  at the ... materials including the seeds, original packaging material and your contact information in a resealable ...

  3. Drought Conditions Expand but Some Relief Ensues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-25/drought-conditions-expand-some-relief-ensues

    soil moisture and lowered stream flows. If you are seeing drought impacts in your area, consider ... drought conditions have relaxed in these areas of Ohio. For more information on recent climate conditions ... Though we are dealing with a frontal boundary with showers and storms moving through the region through ...

  4. 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 ... (V) can also benefit crop function, although are generally not considered essential to all plants. ...

  5. Nitrogen

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

    the ease of use across each state, but farmers are encouraged to use other available information such ... to the environment. Nitrogen Timing There are inherent tradeoffs and risks with timing of ... ammonia. Urea-containing fertilizers should be incorporated into the soil when temperatures are warm but ...

  6. 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, ... level. Potassium recommendations above the critical level are less than crop removal so as to discourage ... rotating out of alfalfa to have depleted soil test K levels. Sulfur removal rates are listed in Table 29. ...

  7. 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 ... eliminating the drawdown phase. These changes are intended to simplify recommendations and provide farmers ... fertilizer to build soil test levels) if soils test below the critical level or are “deficient.” The ...

  8. Celebrate Local Foods Week

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/celebrate-local-foods-week

    are opportunites to enjoy Ohio food throughout the year. Local Information August 1-9, 2020 Ohio Local ...

  9. NRCS Seeks Comments on 590 Nutrient Management Standard Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-25/nrcs-seeks-comments-590-nutrient-management-standard-update

    the committee’s work to develop science-based guidelines to keep nutrients on the land,” said Greg ... newly revised Tri State Fertility Guide and are converted to the now standard Melich III soil test ... public comment period, to the adoption and implementation phase. "We are appreciative of the process ...

  10. ODA Asks Public to Not Plant any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-24/oda-asks-public-not-plant-any-unsolicited-packages-seeds

    types of seeds in the packages are currently unknown and may contain invasive plant species. Similar ... seed packets have been received recently in several other locations across the United States. If you ... receive a package of this type, please DO NOT plant these seeds. If they are in sealed packaging, do not ...

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