Ohio State creates Drought Rapid Response team to provide resources for farmers, growers
COLUMBUS, Ohio—From brittle, brown lawns and cracked soils to dry garden beds and crops, the signs are clear statewide: Ohio is officially in a drought. ...
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AgTech Innovation Hub awards inaugural research projects
COLUMBUS, Ohio–Five innovative research projects have been awarded funding from the new AgTech Innovation Hub, a multimillion-dollar collaboration between The Ohio State University and Nationwide. ...
Supreme Court upholds California's animal welfare law: what's next for pork producers?
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Weed Management in Dry Conditions
This article is written with the hopes that relaying some information about management in a dry pattern will bring on some rain. If that doesn’t work, below are some reminders and considerations for weed control in dry conditions. To wait or not to wait – ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 13
Episode 13 of Battle for the Belt is now available: In Episode 13, we have a conversation with Dr. Kelley Tilmon, Field Crop Entomology State Specialist, about pests in soybean and corn. A field update is also given by CFAES farm managers as well as a ...
LEP Monitoring Network Update #5 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW, and ECB (IA & NY)
Introduction The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio counties. For our fifth week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths across ...
OSU Extension Water Quality Team to Host Regional Field Day Focusing on In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practices
Join the Ohio State University Extension Water Quality Team for a field day sponsored by The Nature Conservancy on Thursday, July 20 th, 2023. The event is being held in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension, USDA-ARS, and Cargill. This f ...
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 ...
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 ...