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  1. Chow Line: Cubing spuds saves time, cuts nutrients (for 12/7/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-cubing-spuds-saves-time-cuts-nutrients-12708-0

    and offer other health benefits. However, many people don't get enough potassium in the diet. The ... many Americans don't get enough potassium in their diets. A study published in a recent issue of ... recommendation for adults is between 4,000 to 4,700 milligrams a day, and, because it's excreted through ...

  2. Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-handle-best-fertilizer-methods-farm-science-review

    "It seems like everything is increasing and growers are always looking for ways to save money." ... potential for increased yield losses because the crop is not getting enough nutrients, especially in ... nutrition specialist, will be on hand Sept. 21 during the Certified Crop Advisors event to provide ...

  3. Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/look-soil-tests-not-yields-when-making-fertilizer-applications

    growing environment, a farmer was able to get away with no phosphorus or potassium applications." ... $400 a ton for phosphorus and from $1,000 a ton to about half that now for potassium. For those farmers ... a savings. For those whose soil tests are close to critical levels, don't assume you can get away with ...

  4. Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/continued-dry-weather-may-spell-lodging-trouble-corn-0

    State University Extension agronomist, said the scattered showers might not be enough to lift the plants ... development, but it may not be enough to keep the plant alive through maturity," said Thomison. ... sugars, are being produced to keep the stalk alive and meet the demands for grain fill. The corn plant ...

  5. Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/continued-dry-weather-may-spell-lodging-trouble-corn

    State University Extension agronomist, said the scattered showers might not be enough to lift the plants ... development, but it may not be enough to keep the plant alive through maturity," said Thomison. ... sugars, are being produced to keep the stalk alive and meet the demands for grain fill. The corn plant ...

  6. OSU Expert: Early Ohio Wheat Harvest Opens Door for Double-Crop Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-early-ohio-wheat-harvest-opens-door-double-crop-soybeans

    crop production and agronomy. But for growers to be considering taking wheat off this year around June ... 20 is highly unusual, he said. “Ohio typically is too far north to have a growing season long enough ... make a calculated risk to see if they will get enough moisture later in the season to support the ...

  7. Holy Toledo (Botanical Garden)! Family Bat Workshop Coming Soon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/holy-toledo-botanical-garden-family-bat-workshop-coming-soon

    a walk outside to see and listen for the stars of the show. So what about those fingers? “Bats are named ... long-- as long as, well, a baseball bat. Ohio wildlife expert Marne Titchenell tells that to kids, gets ... school and found out what fascinating creatures they are.” She hopes to share her love for bats in the ...

  8. New Pest Found in Ohio Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-pest-found-ohio-soybeans

    classic "yellowing" appearance from what they thought to be a potassium deficiency. But when ... we need to pay closer attention to this." Growers experiencing potassium-like deficiencies in ... not its presence will be a problem remains to be seen.   Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University ...

  9. Chow Line: Boost these foods, nutrients in your diet (for 2/28/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-boost-these-foods-nutrients-your-diet-22811

    calcium and vitamin D--- are low enough to be a public health concern. In addition, consumption of fruits ... and vegetables, whole grains, milk and other dairy products, and healthful oils tends to be lower than ... saturated fat. Eat 8 to 12 ounces of a variety of fish and seafood per week, particularly fatty fish such as ...

  10. Health of Ohio's Corn Crop in Question

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/health-ohios-corn-crop-question

    unable to access the potassium readily available in the soil. "It's a double whammy for this ... vein. Not much can be done to right a potassium deficiency problem, especially during silking when the ... plant simply isn't going to be able to produce enough sugars as a plant twice as tall would. You ...

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