2023 Darke County 4-H Communications Contest
All Darke County 4-H members, including Cloverbuds, are invited to participate in the 2023 Darke County 4-H Communications Contest. The contest will be held Thursday, June 22, 7pm, Extension Office. This year's event includes Health and Safety Spea ...
In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practice Field Day
This field day will cover topics related to in-field and edge-of-field conservation practices, such as two-stage ditch construction and use, cover crops, and the use of Phosphorus filters to manage excess soil P. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin King, US ...
May 2023 Highlights
The department hosted their annual graduation party and celebrated 14 undergraduate students, 3 Masters students, and 7 PhD’s who graduated during spring semester. We also published a special edition graduation newsletter that gave the graduates a chance ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #4 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW and ECB-IA
Introduction The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio counties. For our fourth week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths acros ...
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Battle for the Belt: Episode 12
Episode 12 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://youtu.be/BnSt0BxWKTE Figure 1. Soybean planting date four at the Northwest Research Station on May 25, 2023. In Episode 12, we are in the field with Dr. Laura Lindsey, Soybean Extensi ...
Planting Soybean in June: What Agronomic Practices Should I Adopt?
According to USDA-NASS, 66% of soybean acreage was planted in the USA by May 21, 2023. In Ohio, that number is similar, with 63% planted, and it is expected that the acreage planted will increase by the end of May due to dry planting conditions. However, ...
Plot Twist: Time for a New Nozzle List
A few years ago, the Ohio State University Pesticide Safety Education Program put together a list of approved sprayer nozzles for applying pesticides. This list was recently updated in May 2023 and can be viewed at https://pested.osu.edu/sites/pested/fi ...
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