SENR Leadership Announcement
Robyn Wilson, professor in the School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR) will serve as our next acting associate director of SENR effective January 1, 2023. Having served in diverse roles within SENR and across the university, Dr. Wilson brings v ...
Five undergraduates receive the 2023 Lee Johnston Leadership Award
Five undergraduates were recognized for their leadership at the annual membership meeting of the Environment and Natural Resources Alumni Society (ENRAS) on April 20, 2023. Read more. ...
More 2023 News
January 2023 February 2023 Rural towns leave parents without child care options: ‘Talk about panic. '- NPR in Kansas City (Shoshanah Inwood) Can we incentivize farmers to build wetlands in the Western Lake Erie Basin?- Knowledge Exchange (Robyn Wilso ...
Resilience in Agriculture focus of new outreach report
A new Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Outreach publication, "Resilient Farmers, Ranchers and Communities: Social Sustainability in Agriculture" is available. Contributors to the bulletin include SENR Associate Professor S ...
Full list of 2023 Publications
2023 Publications to Date Ram K Adhikari, Neelam C Poudyal, Thomas O Ochuodho, Rajan Parajuli, Omkar Joshi, Sayeed R Mehmood, John F Munsell, Gaurav Dhungel, William Thomas, Ellen Crocker, Mo Zhou, Predictors of Landowners’ Intention to Manage Emerald Ash ...
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 ...