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 ...
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 ...
Master Gardener Volunteer Plant Sale
MGV Volunteers will hold their annual spring plant sale on Friday, May12th from 1:00pm to 7:00pm at the Greene County Extension Office. There will be herb and vegetable plants available along with a selection of perennials from the MGV gardens. ...
Tai Chi for Beginners
Join us for an online virtual Tai Chi for Beginner series. Benefits of Tai Chi: Decrease Arthritis Pain and Helps Prevent Falls Increased Flexibility Can be Done Seated or Standing Improve Physical and Mental Balance WHEN: Mondays & Wednesdays, 1:30P ...
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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