Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
The greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest timing to maximize quality with spring rainfall events that not only delay custom harvesters but also cause your perfectly timed harvest to come to a halt. One ...
Bri Schneider Receives the CFAES Key Values Award
Since Bri is normally the one writing these posts, I (Dr. Wendy Klooster) wanted to do a ‘social media takeover’ and ask her a few questions about what this recognition means to her... ...
HCS Alumni Spotlight- Amanda Folck
Learn what a day in her life as a turfgrass extension educator is like click here to learn about her career & what a day in her life as a turfgrass extension educator is like HCS Alumni Spotlight- Amanda Folck ...
HCS Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Folck
Amanda's an alumna of HCS she received her BS (2017) in Turfgrass Science. Today, Amanda works as a Turfgrass Extension Educator for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Find out what an average day in her career is like... ...
Ohio State CFAES names top 25 seniors
OSU CFAES named their top 25 seniors- including three of our very own HCS students! ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 2
May is here, planting considerations for corn and soybean
May is here, and the planting season will speed up with better weather in the coming days/weeks. According to the USDA-NASS report for the week ending 04/23/23, 6% of Ohio’s soybean and 6% of Ohio’s corn acres were planted. Relative to the 5-year average ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were last week (Figure 1). Northern locations are hovering ...
On Our Watchlist: Seedcorn Maggot and Alfalfa Weevil
There are two insect pests in particular that we’re wary of at the moment: Seedcorn maggot (in corn and soybean) and alfalfa weevil. Seedcorn maggot is most likely to be a problem in fields where cover crops or other green vegetation has been disked in, ...