Ohio 4-H Livestock Judging
2023 Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Study and Preparation Resources Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Rules Ohio State Fair 4-H Livestock Judging Contest Instructions Example oral reasons videos by The Ohio State University Livestoc ...
Ohio State Fair Outstanding Exhibitor
Outstanding Market Exhibitor (OME) Note: To be eligible for Outstanding Market Exhibitor, youth MUST compete in their species in-person skillathon Skillathon information can be found HERE Outstanding Market Exhibitor Rules (posted 5.25.2023) Outstandi ...
The Elective Share
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Our OSU students answer agricultural law questions
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Come Camping with 4-H! Youth from Hamilton County attend 4-H Camp Graham for one week of outdoor fun in the summer. Camp Graham is a great place for youth to learn skills that prepare them to lead into the future. The unique setting helps youth develop ...
Waterhemp on The Rise
Each fall the OSU weed science program conducts a preharvest survey evaluating the frequency and distribution of problematic weed species across the state. Transects are driven through the top 45-50 soybean producing counties and visual ratings are given ...
Spring is in the Air and Soybean Cyst Nematode Doesn't Care: Take the Test. Beat the Pest!
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most economically important pathogen of soybean in North America and continues to spread throughout Ohio. If SCN levels are above damage threshold, significant yield reduction can often take place without visible sym ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 7
Episode 7 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ii4SjN93Pk In Episode 7, we get another weather update from Dr. Aaron Wilson. Will we plant this week? We have certainly seen plenty of warmth this spring, but temperature ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 3
Soil Temperatures and Moisture The weather took a turn this past week toward cooler temperatures, running 1-3°F below average across much of the state. This has dropped daily average soil temperatures about ten degrees off their high points last week (Fig ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Despite this week’s cold weather, enough locations have accumulated enough degree days that some farmers are experiencing noticeable damage from alfalfa weevil. In this degree-day map, anything other than green is a location deserving closer attention. A ...