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Survey Says Precision Guidance Tops for Ohio Farmers
Development Economics, surveyed 2,500 farmers last year with sales of $50,000 or more to determine the rate of ... rate, is a continuation of similar surveys conducted in 1999 and 2003. "With precision agriculture ... adoption rates have jumped 27 percent. Adoption rates of yield monitors increased 15 percent since 1999. ...
New Extension Tool Helping Farmers Save on Fertilizer
process. Known as a nitrogen rate calculator, the free program (accessed from ... http://agcrops.osu.edu/fertility) calculates optimum nitrogen rate recommendations through average corn yields and using only two ... it already calculated by Mullen through nitrogen rate studies at 70 locations. So, for example, if ...
Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference
December 12, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Using variable rate fertilizer application in no-till ... Variable-Rate Fertilization" from 7:30 p.m. until 8:10 p.m. on Jan. 14. The 17th annual National No-Till ... to make wise decisions on fertilizer application rates across a field," said Reeder, who also ...
8 Million Dollar research award for Pan African Material Institute (PAMI) Abuja Nigeria
Department of Food, Agricultural Engineering, The Ohio State University, along with 18 other top rated ...
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 ...
SWACO and Team Gemini to develop green energy park!
drastically increase the area’s recycling rates. The Board approved the agreements today with Team Gemini, LLC ...
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 ...