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  1. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-1

    Soil Temperatures and Moisture   Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right ...

  2. Scouting Early Alfalfa Weevil Activity

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/scouting-early-alfalfa-weevil-activity

    Alfalfa weevils are one of the two key alfalfa pests in Ohio and now is the time to brush up on the scouting procedure and to add reminders to scout onto your calendar. Alfalfa weevil adults (and some eggs) overwinter in Ohio and lay eggs and become activ ...

  3. Battle for the Belt – Season 2, Episode 1: Kick-Off

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/battle-belt-%E2%80%93-season-2-episode-1-kick

    Year 2 of Battle for the Belt kicked-off with corn and soybean planting on March 25 at the Western Agricultural Research Station in Clark County: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H0ukx_RvOrI&list=PLYlh_BdeqniJ4J-htcJ9Z5MjULk3E8Eqk&index=1 Planting ...

  4. Spring Forage Establishment

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/spring-forage-establishment

    As soil temperatures rise and the chances of a morning frost decline, the window to spring-establish forages is open. In the spring, the combination of weather and plenty to do make planting opportunities scarce. To take advantage of those short planting ...

  5. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    Spring is here and now is a great time to walk fields and note how the forages faired. Winter damage is difficult to predict and the variability of temperatures this past winter across the state can present some difficult conditions for forages. Depending ...

  6. Why Do Cows Bunch?

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/why-do-cows-bunch

    Dr. Dwight Roseler, Adjunct Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University The dairy farmer will look over the cow pen and notice the cows are bunched up and huddled into a big group. The farmer scratches his head and asks, “Why do co ...

  7. New Factsheet: Avian Influenza Detected in Dairy Cattle

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/new-factsheet-avian-influenza-detected-dairy-cattle

    A new factsheet on “ Avian Influenza Detected in Dairy Cattle ” has been developed and posted on the front page of our web site:   https://dairy.osu.edu/ ...

  8. Current Dairy Industry Outlook and Dairy Margin Coverage Sign-Up

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/current-dairy-industry-outlook-and-dairy-margin

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University Extension Dairy margin coverage (DMC) sign-up is currently underway at your local Farm Service Agency (FSA) office through April 29 th. The DMC pr ...

  9. Assessing Forage Stands and Winter Damage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/assessing-forage-stands-and-winter-damage

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University Extension Spring is here and now is a great time to walk fields and note how the forages faired. Winter damage is difficult to predict and the var ...

  10. Spring Forage Establishment

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-26-issue-2/spring-forage-establishment

    Jason Hartschuh, Extension Field Specialist, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock, Ohio State University Extension As soil temperatures rise and the chances of a morning frost decline, the window to spring-establish forages is open. In the spring, the ...

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