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  1. Plans Underway for the 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Pogram

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/plans-underway-2020-master-gardener-volunteer-pogram

    Plans are underway for the 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Program. An application is available ...

  2. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... all drought conditions cause high nitrate levels in plant. If the soil nitrate supply is low in the ...

  3. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    roots. They aid plants in scavenging for soil nutrients, by extending the root system via structures ... Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ...

  4. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/late-soybean-harvest-your-future

    should be tight and checked routinely. Another risk of harvest this fall is harvesting soybeans that were ... insect population and mold growth.  This can also increase the risk of a fire and the high oil content of ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ...

  5. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    However, windrows may offer less risk of soil contamination. Yield (bulk) of the material affects this ... severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ... dry more quickly and uniformly, but it also exposes more of the crop to soil contamination (see ...

  6. Ohio State Students Successful at National Critique And Contest

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-students-successful-national-critique-and-contest

    The Ohio State University chapter of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) participated ... in the 2019 National Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (NACT) Critique & Contest. An award ... Sydney Snider, “Putting the ‘Culture’ in Agriculture,” first place Electronic Media Division: Radio ...

  7. Be Aware of Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/be-aware-late-season-potential-forage-toxicities

    risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or potassium will be ... A few legumes species have an increased risk of causing bloat when grazed after a frost. Each of these ... risks is discussed in this article along with precautions to avoid them. Nitrate Toxicity Drought ...

  8. RYAN VONDERHAAR

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/ryan-vonderhaar

    the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Provides support services including ... decides to take that first step out of their own comfort zone. Agricultural Communication B.S. The Ohio ...

  9. Agriculture Hall of Fame Nominations Sought

    https://hardin.osu.edu/news/agriculture-hall-fame-nominations-sought-1

    Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Hardin County Agriculture Hall of Fame through the ... end of business on October 15.  Nominees must have made their major contribution to agriculture ... The purpose of the Hardin County Agriculture Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor outstanding ...

  10. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... a crop.  Reminds us all how important the crop canopy and shading of the soil is during the second half of ... a replenishment of the soil seedbank by both winter annual and summer annual weeds.  The seed of winter annuals ...

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