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  1. Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-soil-nutrient-needs-best-continuous-corn-management

    a field's condition, which can lead to smarter fertility management and potential alternative options. ... Mullen said that even with manure application, soil tests are important. "You can oversupply a field ... fertility management and can help maintain productivity in a continuous corn operation. Robert Mullen, an ...

  2. Corn Farmers 'Keeping Their Fingers Crossed'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-farmers-keeping-their-fingers-crossed

    experiencing severe drought as of July 3, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. In fact, temperatures have ... available for fertilization when the silks finally appear, he said. “ When such delays in silking are ... emergence will be delayed in many drought-stressed corn fields unless we get some significant rain very ...

  3. Study Sheds More Light on Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-sheds-more-light-managing-soybean-cyst-nematode

    soybean cyst nematode project. "These preliminary findings are telling us that our recommendations to ... Agricultural Research and Development Center. Dorrance and her colleagues analyzed Ohio soybean fields for the ... North Central Soybean Research Program regional project. They just completed year two of the three-year ...

  4. Wet Soils Delaying Ohio Corn Planting

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wet-soils-delaying-ohio-corn-planting

    planting, herbicide and fertilizer applications, and planting preparations, said Thomison. "The problem ... Agricultural Statistics Service, about 30 percent of the corn crop has been planted so far, only slightly ... "But it's premature to panic. From our research, a grower can still get good yields up until about ...

  5. USDA: Ongoing Drought Causes Significant Crop Yield Declines

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-ongoing-drought-causes-significant-crop-yield-declines-0

    today cut its projected U.S. corn production to 10.8 billion bushels, down 17 percent from its forecast ... resulted in parched crop fields. In fact,  with an average temperature of 77.6 degrees, July was the ... August 10, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn production will drop 13 percent to a six-year low, the U.S ...

  6. USDA: Ongoing Drought Causes Significant Crop Yield Declines

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-ongoing-drought-causes-significant-crop-yield-declines

    last week cut its projected U.S. corn production to 10.8 billion bushels, down 17 percent from its ... resulted in parched crop fields. In fact,  with an average temperature of 77.6 degrees, July was the ... August 14, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn production will drop 13 percent to a six-year low, the U.S ...

  7. Piketon Field Night Aug. 11 Includes Pumpkin Pollination, Drip Irrigation, Small Fruit, Tomatoes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/piketon-field-night-aug-11-includes-pumpkin-pollination-drip-irrigation-small-fruit

    tour of OSU South Center’s fields and learn about the pumpkin pollinator research project, new small ... August 5, 2011 PIKETON, Ohio – The Annual Horticulture Field Night will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, ... funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation ...

  8. Fill Up on Gas from Garbage? Ohio State Campus in Wooster to Try It … at $2.25 a Gallon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fill-gas-garbage-ohio-state-campus-wooster-try-it-%E2%80%A6-225-gallon

    associate director and one of the project’s planners. That proximity “led us to say, ‘Let’s go ahead and ... need fewer oil changes and should last longer, says a DOE fact sheet. The project will try to document ... costs only about two-thirds as much as gasoline and, when burned, emits about a third less greenhouse ...

  9. OARDC, Ford Partner to Test Russian Dandelion Rubber for Car Parts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-ford-partner-test-russian-dandelion-rubber-car-parts

    Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. The U.S. automaker is interested in substituting ... structures) and a 2-acre field on the Wooster campus. Plans for larger plantations and a pilot-scale ... Harris said. In addition to TKS, Ford is looking into the use of guayule (a southwestern U.S. shrub) as ...

  10. For the Most Out of Soybeans, Don't Sit on Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/most-out-soybeans-dont-sit-harvest

    crop was harvested by this same time last year. Projected average yield as of Sept. 1 was 44 bushels ... per acre, slightly down from last year. "We are expecting some fields to have fantastic yields ... and other fields to have poor yields depending on when the crops were planted and how much rain they ...

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