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  1. National 4-H Week

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/national-4-h-week-0

    4-H encourages kids to take part in hands-on learning experiences in areas such as health, science, agriculture and civic ... in the country  ̶  from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities ...  ̶  are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles and are empowered with the skills to lead in life and ...

  2. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

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

    consider the risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Topsoil is the layer richest in ...

  3. More diseases and lower yields forecasted for corn and soybeans

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/more-diseases-and-lower-yields-forecasted-for-corn-and-soybeans

    plants because the roots did not have to reach far down into the soil for moisture, say crop experts with ... The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Planting ... in wet soils also led to soil compaction in which particles of soil became pressed together, reducing ...

  4. Awards and recognitions

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/october-2019/awards-and-recognitions

    Professor of Soil Science in CFAES’ School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) and a CFAES alumnus, ... in two areas of global concern: managing soil to minimize the risks of degradation so as to sustain ... food production, and restoring the health of degraded and damaged soil. Read more. SARE Grants The ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. News tips and events for the week of Oct. 7

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-oct-7

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will also feature discussions about tracking and managing plant ... Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio. Discussion by directors of Ohio Department of Agriculture ... Kress, Ohio State vice president for agricultural administration and CFAES dean. Registration, which ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Promoting pawpaws’ production potential

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/october-2019/promoting-pawpaws%E2%80%99-production-potential

    sell more high-quality pawpaw fruit.  OSU Extension Horticulture Specialist  Brad Bergefurd  is leading ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Ohio State’s Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

    https://ipa.osu.edu/home/slides/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-rattan-lal-receives-international-agriculture-award

    Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, received the 2018 World ... Agriculture Prize from the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life ... s-rattan-lal-receives-international-agriculture-award_blank Marquee Slide Gray Marquee ...

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