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  1. C-MASC Earth Day Event- April 22nd: Restore Earth’s Carbon Cycle

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/node/14432

    Working Group Agricultural Soils 1:40 pm Sayeed Mehmood and Brent Sohngen 1:45 pm Discussion 1:55 pm ... Mineralogy and Chair of C-MASC Working Group 1: Agricultural Soils Sayeed Mehmood,  Associate Professor of ... in the soil. The CFAES Dr. Rattan Lal Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (C-MASC) will be ...

  2. Soil Testing Info

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/soil-testing-info

    A lot of people are asking about soil testing. Tis the season! Unfortunately, we don't have ... the capabilities to test soil locally in the office, but do have information that I hope you find ... useful.  Soil Testing Information Link to OSU Extension Soil Testing FactSheet-  ...

  3. Freeze Warning- What Gardeners Should Do

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/freeze-warning-what-gardeners-should-do

    freezing temperatures that have gardeners worried. While we can't change Mother Nature, there are ... a few things gardeners could do.  Enjoy the snow and do nothing.  Cut flowers that could be damaged by ...

  4. Bain Wilson joins CFAES as livestock evaluation specialist, new Ohio State ATI coaching position announced

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/bain-wilson-joins-cfaes-livestock-evaluation-specialist-new-ohio-state-ati-coaching

    Sherrie R. Whaley COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and ... professional practice. He will lead the Ohio State Livestock Judging Team, teach the department’s livestock ... excited for Dr. Wilson to join the faculty and to lead the livestock evaluation courses and team. His ...

  5. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1 shows that two- and four-inch soil temperatures cooled over the past week in response to ... a more seasonally average weather pattern. Daily average soil temperatures are now running in the ... days. The top 40 cm of the soil remains dry relative to historical conditions (red shading in Fig. ...

  6. New FactSheet is published on Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/new-factsheet-published-nutrient-removal-field-crops-ohio

    manure equivalent at crop removal rates. Additionally, if soil test levels of P and K are below the ... critical level, then a "Buildup" recommendation would be considered to increase soil test levels ... crops. Critical soil test levels have not been recently evaluated for the additional crops beyond corn, ...

  7. ODA And OSU Extension Kick Off 2021 Ohio Victory Gardens Program

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/oda-and-osu-extension-kick-2021-ohio-victory-gardens-program

    Agriculture. “Our Ohio Victory Gardens are meant to be enjoyed by everyone, from urban apartment dwellers, to ... Department of Agriculture (ODA) and OSU Extension Offices are kicking off the second year of the Victory ... Gardens Program. Due to high demand, the program is expanding to include 25 counties, up from 10 counties ...

  8. Will Forage Stands Be Damaged by Predicted Freezes?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/will-forage-stands-be-damaged-predicted-freezes

    by many factors, including the absolute minimum low air temperature, soil temperature during the ... as influenced by soil fertility and prior cutting management. The overall vigor of the stand will ... the fall and with good soil pH and fertility will tolerate and recovery from freezing the best. What ...

  9. Good Idea? Bad Idea? Planting Corn and Soybean in Early April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/09-2021/good-idea-bad-idea-planting-corn-and-soybean-early-april

                  Planting when conditions are adequate (soil temperatures above 50°F and greater than ... are occurring sooner than normal. At a two-inch depth, average soil temperature ranged from 48 to 51°F ... water from the soil for 24-48 hours after planting. Generally, seeds need to return to their moisture ...

  10. The roots of slowing climate change are in trees

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/the-roots-slowing-climate-change-are-in-trees

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).  But trees could do even more, Sohngen said—possibly taking up ... Sohngen and other leading forestry and environmental experts from various universities and organizations ... convert the gas into carbon that’s retained in plants and soil. Plants then release oxygen, having changed ...

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