Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 6
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2023. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right c ...
Changes Ahead with Potential El Niño
After a dry late summer and autumn of 2022, winter turned wetter to offset that dry period. However, in April 2023, we turned a bit drier again. The main thing we need to monitor closely now is a rapidly developing event in the eastern equatorial Pacific ...
FST Special Edition Newsletter – 2023 Spring Graduation
Once again, graduating FST students have been given an opportunity to share with us some of their favorite memories of their time at Ohio State in this special edition newsletter. Many also took the opportunity to give a shoutout to those that supported t ...
Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension
Improving soil health (SH) can provide a variety of benefits including improved water infiltration, increased water holding capacity, and increased nutrient availability. However, it can be challenging to quantify these benefits in the field. With funding ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Warm weather this spring especially over the last couple of weeks has rapidly progressed forage maturity. Harvesting forages at the proper time for the livestock you are feeding is critical to farm profitability. Poor quality forages must be supplemented ...
FDSCTE 4193 Individual study course to permit undergraduate students to explore in-depth selected areas of food science and nutrition. Prereq: Permission of instructor. Not open to students with credit for 493. Repeatable to a maximum of 6 cr hrs or 2 com ...
All youth who wish to complete a livestock project for 4-H or FFA are required by Ohio law to complete this training before exhibition. ALL Jr. Fair Exhibitors with market livestock (Lactating Dairy Cow, Lactating Dairy Goat, Beef, Dairy Beef, Dairy, Goat ...
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We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…
We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have been wet and cold in many parts of the state. Early plantings, cold air/soil temperatures, and precipitation cause slow progress in corn and soybean. In Fig ...