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  1. Cold Weather Impact on Corn and Soybean

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/cold-weather-impact-corn-and-soybean

    soil temperature at a 2-inch depth was 38°F at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Wood ... growth stage of the plant. The soil can provide some temperature buffering capacity, especially if soil ... is wet. Water is approximately 4x more resistant to temperature changes than air or dry soil, and ...

  2. Potential for Toxic Nitrate Levels in Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/potential-toxic-nitrate-levels-forages

    in Ohio and surrounding regions. Plants readily take up nitrates from the soil, even under colder ... conditions, and especially since we have plentiful soil moisture to facilitate uptake. Once in the plant, ... environmental stress that significantly slows down plant photosynthesis and metabolism can lead to excessive ...

  3. Considerations for Vegetable Gardening

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/considerations-vegetable-gardening

    different than others, I’m guessing that many of you may think this might be a time to try a garden.  There ... garden on the porch, that’s much different than a large garden to supply food during the winter by doing ... I’m planning the garden to provide fresh produce this summer and preserve the rest, consider ...

  4. Junior Fair Update- May 19, 2020: Planning for the Fair Continues

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/junior-fair-update-may-19-2020-planning-continues

    In spite of the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Fairfield County Agriculture ... planning process, the Fairfield County Agriculture Society, on May 18 th, 2020, passed the following ... the June Fair Board meeting. The Fairfield County Agriculture Society is working with the Fairfield ...

  5. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    last edition of this year’s soil temperature series in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter. Thanks especially to ... Elizabeth Hawkins and Sam Custer for persistently supplying daily soil temperatures records from their ... locations this spring. Figure 1 shows that two- and four-inch soil temperatures cooled once again after ...

  6. The Cost of Food Preservation

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cost-food-preservation

    The warmer weather has given encouragement for many gardeners to get ready, as it’s almost time to ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    We are once again providing a soil temperature overview in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter through ... April-May 2020. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Agricultural Research ... Stations located throughout the state have two- and four-inch soil temperatures monitored on an hourly ...

  8. Watch Out for Termites When Cutting Firewood!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/watch-out-termites-when-cutting-firewood

    Watch Out for Termites When Cutting Firewood! By Jerry Iles, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture ... closely associated with the soil, where they typically construct an underground nest or a series of ... through the soil, creating a network through which they can travel very long distances (hundreds of feet ...

  9. Planting When the Soil Temperatures are Right!!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/planting-when-soil-temperatures-are-right

    be planting early spring crops in the garden but what does the soil thermometer tell us?  If you have ... planted in your garden that just “set” there and did not take off?  Perhaps you planted them in wet soils ... the soil temperature in your garden?  You could purchase a soil thermometer.  Many garden centers, ...

  10. How Cold is Too Cold for Wheat at Feekes 8 and Feekes 10.5.1 Growth Stages?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/how-cold-too-cold-wheat-feekes-8-and-feekes-1051-growth-stages

    Every year presents a different set of challenges for agricultural production across Ohio. Last ... soil surface, but still protected within the crop canopy. Freeze damage at Feekes 8 growth stage can ... growing environment (landscape features, soil moisture, wind speed, overall condition of the field, etc). ...

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