Countdown to 4-H Camp
With summer just around the corner, 4-H camps are completing facilities improvements to provide 4-H’ers with new and exciting activities that leave them eager to come back each year. ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #2 – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm
We are currently in our second week of monitoring for black cutworm (BCW) and true armyworm (AMW) moths in Ohio. Both moths are early season pests in Ohio that migrate to the state and lay eggs in fields. Once the eggs hatch, the caterpillars cause damage ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 10
Episode 10 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbYtQZXc-lc In Episode 10, we talk with Dr. Aaron Wilson about our upcoming weather forecast and get field updates from each of the plot locations: Wooster, Northwest, and ...
If You Planted and Heavy Rainfall Affected Your Fields…
According to the USDA-NASS report for the week ending 05/14/23, 26% of Ohio’s corn and 28% of Ohio’s soybean acres were planted. About 8% of corn and soybean was reported emerged. Ohio’s planting (and emergence) progress is coming along for both corn (Fig ...
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 ...
Support Ohio 4-H’ers at Celebration of Youth
Celebration of Youth is only a few months away! ...
Ohio Teens Attend National 4-H Conference
Since 1927, 4-H’ers have been traveling to Washington, D.C., to participate in National 4-H Conference, the ultimate civic engagement opportunity for 4-H members. ...
Ohio 4-H Lays the Foundation for a Career in Research
Melanie Nicol knew she liked science from a young age. ...