Ohio: Avoid Soil Compaction – Reduce Your Axle Load

🕔Apr 10, 2018Heavy farm machinery compacts the soil, both on tilled ground and no-tilled ground. Compaction induced by agricultural machinery often affects soil properties and crop production. Axle load is the first […]

Ohio: Challenging Weather to Linger Through April

🕔Apr 10, 2018The expected cold and wet weather pattern for spring that has been forecast since December continues. There will be some relief this week after a cold start to the week […]

Ohio: Wheat Growth Stages – What to Do and When

🕔Apr 10, 2018With below average temperatures and snow, wheat growth and development is slower this year compared to the previous two years. Last year, wheat in Pickaway County reached Feekes 6.0 growth […]

Ohio: Dicamba – Pay Attention to Nozzle Selection to Meet Label Requirements

🕔Apr 3, 2018Generally, this is the time of the year you complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. This task must be on top of your to […]

Ohio Weeds: Inversion and Drift Mitigation Workshop, Columbus, April 10

🕔Apr 3, 2018Do you know the weather conditions that contribute to inversions? A workshop on April 10 will focus on tools to help farmers recognize inversions and other weather conditions that affect […]

Midwest Corn: New Recommended Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates Available

🕔Apr 3, 2018Ohio State University corn nitrogen rate recommendations follow a unified framework used throughout the Corn Belt. Together with six other states (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin), the Ohio recommended […]

Ohio Corn: 12 Proven Practices for Increasing Yields, Profits

🕔Mar 20, 2018In the quest for high corn yields, considerable attention has been given to increasing various inputs, including seeding rates and fertilizers, narrowing row spacing, and making preventative applications of foliar […]

Ohio Wheat: Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for 2018

🕔Mar 20, 2018Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring N may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield reduction for N […]

Ohio: Winter Wheat Stand Evaluation

🕔Mar 20, 2018Feekes 5 growth stage (leaf sheaths strongly erect) is a good time to evaluate winter wheat stand. Over the past two years, with funding from the Ohio Small Grains Marketing […]

Ohio: Weather Outlook for the 2018 Growing Season

🕔Mar 6, 2018La Nina, cooling of the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean waters, remains in place and is classified as a weak La Nina. This means many other things will ultimately impact our […]

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