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  1. Notes and Quotes from First Soil Balancing Call-in Conversation

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/october-26-2018-1200am/notes-and-quotes-first-soil-balancing-call-conversation

    educational resources research soils ...

  2. A Profile of Organic Corn Production in the Midwest and Northeast

    https://offer.osu.edu/offer.osu.edu/research/orgcorn

    concerning soils. Of the 1,495 farms still actively growing corn, we received 859 usable responses (57.4% ... PART I: Farm Characteristics, Production Practices, and Soil Management Strategies PART II: Economics ...

  3. How to Calculate Soil Cation Exchange Capacity

    https://offer.osu.edu/node/95

    charged exchange sites. Provides information on a soil's potential to hold nutrients. Base Cation ...

  4. Make a Withdrawal from your Soil Weed Seed Bank: Stale Seedbed Technique

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/make-withdrawal-your-soil-weed-seed-bank-stale-seedbed-technique

    (the reservoir of viable weed seeds in the soil). Whichever approach you take, using a stale seed bed ... the weather and types of seeds present in the soil, weeds may sprout up overnight or over a few weeks. ... cultivation shallow to avoid bringing new weed seeds to the surface. The implement used to stir the soil ...

  5. Late Season Alfalfa Management

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/late-season-alfalfa-management

    probability enters.  In addition, there are factors such as previous cutting management, age of stand, soil ... fertility, variety, and soil moisture that affect the level of risk with fall cutting. For those who are risk ... especially soil potassium levels, and a soil pH near 6.8 will improve plant health and increase tolerance to ...

  6. Fairfield County Cattlemen's College Scholarships

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/node/872

    applications in both PDF and WORD document format. The deadline for application is February 5, 2016. This ... cattleman's scholarship application is for current high school seniors: PDF and WORD This scholarship ... application is intended for current college or technical school students: PDF and WORD If you have questions, ...

  7. Prepare to Evaluate Forage Stands for Winter Injury

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/prepare-evaluate-forage-stands-winter-injury

    growing season. We had some days with very cold air temperatures, but the soil temperatures have been much ... more moderate than you might expect. The soil temperature at the 2-inch depth is associated with the ... temperature of plant crowns. The coldest 2-inch soil temperatures recorded since January 1 at the Ohio State ...

  8. Tree Decline Continues Throughout the County

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/tree-decline-continues-throughout-county

    symptoms of decline and even death. Yes, unless they are planted in well drained soils, we're ... soil begins to dry. Unfortunately, there's little we can do at this point. The damage has been ... the county this year has caused waterlogged soils that, when combined with the impact of multiple ...

  9. Avoid Driving on Wet Soils

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/avoid-driving-wet-soils

    wet soils from the heavy rains this past weekend across much of Ohio. While we are eager to get that ... first cutting made, haste will make waste if we drive on hay stands before the soils are firm enough to ... support the equipment. When we run hay equipment on soft soils, the wheel compaction damage to plant ...

  10. Emergency Forage for Planting Early to Mid-Summer

    https://forages.osu.edu/news/emergency-forage-planting-early-mid-summer

    http://forages.ca.uky.edu/variety_trials (see Annual Grass Report) Soil temperatures should be at least 60-65 F before planting the sorghum ... a warm-season grass that can be used for hay, silage, or pasture. Soils should be at least 60-65 F before ... acre over several cuttings and can tolerate both drought-stressed and waterlogged soils. More details ...

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