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Calibration Important for Effective Soybean Rust Control
the sprayer is set up to deliver the desired application rate. "There are no soybean varieties ... Protection Agency rate recommendation — which is within 5 percent of the intended rate for any given ... 15 ounces, the application rate is 15 gallons per acre. • Then minimize the application error. If the ...
Boosting Soybean Yield/Profits Involves a Mix of Management Practices
reduced seeding rates into a crop production program may give soybean farmers a boost in yield and extra ... reduce the seeding rate. An Ohio State seeding rate study conducted in 2001 indicated that reducing the ... seeding rate by 50,000 seeds per acre could potentially save a farmer up to $10 per acre. Study results ...
Boosting Dairy Cattle Fertility: New Technologies, Outreach Go Hand in Hand
reproduction techniques and training that emphasizes proper management. Currently, the national pregnancy rate for dairy ... cows is only 16 percent, while the benchmark rate set by industry experts is 10 points higher, said ... Gustavo Schuenemann, Ohio State University Extension's state dairy veterinarian. Ohio’s rate is about the national ...
Add Safety To Your Winter Meetings and Workers’ Compensation Programs
meetings or Workers Compensation group-rating programs. Our staff will work with you to design a program ...
Use of Precision Ag Technology Continues to Grow
February 6, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The adoption rate of precision agriculture by Ohio farmers over ... variable rate applicators to auto-steer guidance systems. The survey is a follow-up to 1999 and 2003 ... surveys, each of which revealed that the adoption rate of precision agriculture among Ohio farmers is still ...
Ohio State Expert: Tips Growers Can Use to Get Corn Crop off to a Good Start This Year
the soil is usually moist and evaporation rate is low, seed should be planted no deeper than 1 1/2 ... ensure good seed-soil contact. Adjust seed planting rates on field-by-field basis: Adjust planting rates ... population. Higher seeding rates are recommended for sites with high yield potential, high soil-fertility ...
Family Fundamentals: Buying home? Get answers with new guidebook (May 2012)
three lending institutions to compare rates, fees and other terms of the loan. Some homebuyers are ... including fixed-rate, adjustable-rate, interest-only and subprime loans; loans with balloon payments; and ... as well as a handy, detailed chart that makes it easy for you to compare rate and fee information ...
Get the Most Out of Your Sprayer This Growing Season: Follow These Tips from Ohio State
control, which can lead to reduced yields, Ozkan said. Check the gallon-per-acre application rate of the ... the flow rate; it will also change the spray pattern. Never use a pin, knife or any other metal object ... may let you cover the field more quickly, but it also cuts the application rate by 20 percent. ...
New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available
logging on to http://agcrops.osu.edu/fertility. The information includes a nitrogen rate calculator ... from the soil, but does that translate into higher nitrogen demand? Investigation of nitrogen rate ... Corn Belt have devised a new system that bases optimum nitrogen rates on the current price of ...
Careful Corn Planting Can Reduce Yield Losses
soil is usually moist and evaporation rate is low, seed should be planted no deeper than 1.5 ... non-crusting soils." • Adjust seeding rates on a field-by-field basis. "Adjust planting rates by ... population," said Thomison. "Most research suggests that planting a hybrid at suboptimal seeding rates is ...