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 ...
Summer Garden Programs
June is here and this is the time that many homeowners are busy working in their gardens. The Hardin County OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have planned a summer garden program series to be held at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County in Kento ...
Nature and YOU: How Nature Impacts Your Wellbeing
Nature is something that almost everyone enjoys. Please join OSU Extension educators and nature enthusiasts Shari Gallup and Laura Stanton to learn about the amazing benefits between nature and your wellbeing. This exciting webinar will be held Thursday, ...
Bug Zoo Open House
The Entomology Graduate Student Association is happy to host the United Titanium Bug Zoo open houses this summer! Saturday, July 8 th (10 am- 2 pm) stay updated by subscribing to the UTBZ blog: https://u.osu.edu/b ...
Bug Zoo Open House
The Entomology Graduate Student Association is happy to host two United Titanium Bug Zoo open houses this summer! Saturday, June 10 th (10 am- 2 pm) Saturday, July 8 th (10 am- 2 pm) stay updated by subscribing to the UTBZ blog: https://u.osu.edu/bugz ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #4 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW and ECB-IA
Introduction The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio counties. For our fourth week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths acros ...