When planting at the proper time and into soil that is not too wet, seed should be planted 1.5-inches deep. Row width should be 6 to 8 inches. Planting by bushels per acre is very inaccurate due to variability in seed size from year to year and from one v ...
Avoid planting wheat prior to the fly-safe date because of the possibility of early establishment of foliar fungal diseases and severe damage by barley yellow dwarf virus and Hessian fly (Figure 6-1). The best time for seeding is a 10-day period startin ...
Land Selection and Preparation
Wheat grows well in a range of soil types; however, well-drained soils with medium to fine texture produce the highest yields in Ohio. Adequate drainage is essential; thus, tiling poorly drained fields is important. Plan the crop-rotation sequence far eno ...
Plant wheat following soybeans. A three-year rotation of corn-soybean-wheat appears to be optimum for sustained yield of all three crops. Crop rotation is the most effective method to reduce pathogen populations that affect the three crops in the sequence ...
High-Quality Seed and Seed Treatment
Purchase only high-quality seed that has been thoroughly cleaned to remove shriveled kernels and that has a germination of 90 percent or better. All seed should be treated with a seed-treatment fungicide to control seed-borne diseases such as loose smut, ...
The Ohio Wheat Performance Test is conducted annually to measure yield and other agronomic characteristics important to producers. Information on wheat variety performance can be obtained in the annual Ohio Wheat Performance Test, Ohio State University H ...
Specific chemical weed control recommendations can be found in the Weed Control Guide, Extension Bulletin 789, available at all County Extension offices and online at CFAES publications at: estore.osu-extension.org/. ...
Insect pests in soybean are sporadic but can be yield-limiting when their populations do build. It is difficult to predict when and where insects may become a problem in soybean, so regular scouting is important. Timely foliar insecticide applications at ...
4-H Clubs of Holmes County (2023) Sentext 4-H Calendar Monthly Advisor Calendar Member Enrollment and Books 4-H Online Instructions Across County Line Application 4-H Family Guide Project Central 2023 Book Order Form 2023 Resource Book Prices Club Mana ...
The university will be closed for an academic recess from December 27 – 30, 2022. December 23, 26 and January 2 remain regular university holidays. ...