Weather Update: Heat Exacerbates Drying Trend
Summary For most of the spring, Ohio has avoided hot temperatures. This changed last Friday and Saturday when highs reached the low to mid-90s across the state. Along with the heat came very dry air; for example, Columbus had a dewpoint temperature on Fri ...
Dry Weather Impacts on Corn and Soybean Establishment and Wheat Grain Fill
In past years we dreamt of a dry spring. Guess we should be careful what we wish for as we face an early dry spell this season. The CFAES weather stations on Wooster Campus and Northwest and Western Agricultural Research Stations reported 58-70% less prec ...
Consideration for Corn N Management under Dry Soil Conditions
When considering adjusting your corn nitrogen program for dry weather conditions, consider how N gets to the root system for uptake. Mass flow is the primary mechanism for nitrogen (also sulfur, magnesium, and calcium). Mass flow is where nutrients in soi ...
Done with Planting? Collect Soil Sample for SCN Test and Learn How Your Samples Are Processed in the Lab!
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) remains the most devastating and yield limiting soybean pathogen in Ohio and North America. SCN can cause over 30% yield reduction with no visible symptoms, therefore, early detection of this pathogen relies on testing your ...
In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practice Field Day
This field day will cover topics related to in-field and edge-of-field conservation practices, such as two-stage ditch construction and use, cover crops, and the use of Phosphorus filters to manage excess soil P. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin King, US ...
Professional Golf Management
Majoring in Professional Golf Management (PGM) will set you up for a successful career in the golf industry. The goal of this program is to assist you in becoming a PGA member and is the only program of this type in the state of Ohio. You’ll gain real-wor ...
The Sustainable Agriculture major prepares you to think about farming holistically — to balance the environmental, social and economic dimensions. You’ll learn how to navigate multiple economic, social, and environmental goals when managing a farm, ranch, ...
Agroecology focuses on understanding and applying ecological principles in crop production to integrate natural biological cycles and controls, make efficient use of resources, enhance environmental quality, and increase biodiversity. Please note that Ag ...
Agronomy is the application of biological, chemical and physical principles to crops and cropping systems to increase their efficiency in converting light and supplemental resources into food, feed and fiber products. You’ll learn to effectively regulate ...
Horticulture is the application of scientific principles to grow vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants, and landscape design, as well as business principles to sell the commodities. You’ll learn basic characteristics of a wide variety of plants; includin ...