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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 ...
Using Custom Rates to Show On-Farm Savings with No-Till
conservation tillage specialist, said that by using custom rates, farmers can quickly calculate the cost ... Reeder. "Using custom rates provides a nice guide for determining the cost difference between two ... rates gives a good indicator of the potential savings." Reeder said that farmers can realize ...
Growers to See Changes in Nitrogen Application Recommendations
have offered optimum nitrogen rates based on the maximum yield potential for a particular area. For ... nitrogen rates on the current price of fertilizer and the average price of the crop. So, if nitrogen is 25 ... northwest Ohio, the best nitrogen rate would be 156 pounds, with an application range of 150 to 180 pounds. ...
Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review
participants with a better understanding of corn nitrogen rates for Ohio and Indiana. "We'll be ... rates should actually be," said Mullen, who also holds a partial OARDC research appointment. ... their nitrogen rates. And they want to know which nutrients to apply and which ones they can skip and ...
Family Fundamentals: Examine options to choose primary credit card (for March 2007)
the interest rate (the Annual Percentage Rate or APR), especially if you don't pay off your card ... every month. Interest rates vary widely and can make a big difference on how much you owe. Compare APRs ... to find the lowest rate. Next, look at annual fees. Many cards charge $25, $50 or more each year just ...
Ohio State Scientists Net 'Spectacular' Results in Yellow Perch Production
survival rates. But Ohio State University's Konrad Dabrowski and his graduate students may have ... feed. Environmental conditions also needed to be refined to allow for the greatest survival rates ... larvae experience a 50 percent survival rate in the first two weeks. After that, the larvae's ...
Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial
manure on frozen or snow-covered fields: -- Application rates are limited to 10 wet tons per acre for ... moisture. For liquid manure, the application rate is limited to 5,000 gallons per acre.-- Applications are ... snow-covered ground should not exceed the nitrogen need of the next growing crop; the crop removal rate for ...
Precision Agriculture Technology Leads FSR Field Demos
of variable-rate technology that allows a farmer to change product rates automatically. The ... specialist will provide a variable rate technology demonstration to show basics of the technology, its ... rate technology is understanding how the equipment components work and the decision-making that goes on ...