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  1. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    This news release was originally published on the website of the College of Food, Agricultural ... this year, farmers should consider the risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State ... topsoil, said Steve Culman, a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach ...

  2. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    The Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Auglaize, Hancock, and Lucas Counties are offering ... nutrient management workshops starting this week. The Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District will be ... include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ...

  3. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ...

  4. Professor Lal Receives 2019 Alumni Medalist Award

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/professor-lal-receives-2019-alumni-medalist-award

    Congratulations to alumnus and Ohio State Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science ... research about agriculture, his groundbreaking work on global issues and his ties with Ohio State in  ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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

    far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ... the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... leading to higher end of season weed populations in some fields.  A number of acres were never planted, ...

  7. EPN Breakfast- November 19, 2019

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-november-19-2019

    Edelson Ms. Naomi Edelson is currently leading a campaign on securing dedicated funding to prevent ... communications campaign. She also works on NWF's Gardening for Wildlife program ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. SENR Seminar Series- Harnessing Collective Intelligence for Environmental Decision-Making

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/senr-seminar-series-harnessing-collective-intelligence-environmental-decision-making

    social-ecological systems. He is the lead editor on the book, Environmental Modeling with Stakeholders: Methods, ... Theories and Applications (Springer 2017) and lead developer of the participatory modeling software, Mental ... environmental problems. Using a variety of case studies (e.g., fisheries management, urban food security, and ...

  10. Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

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

    the excess pods and weed seed can result in decreased air flow and circulation and lead to increased ... Ken Hellevang, an Agricultural Engineer for North Dakota State University Extension states that this ... cause damage to seed coats and lead to increased risk of the soybeans splitting. Hellevang also mentions ...

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