Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 6
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2023. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right c ...
Changes Ahead with Potential El Niño
After a dry late summer and autumn of 2022, winter turned wetter to offset that dry period. However, in April 2023, we turned a bit drier again. The main thing we need to monitor closely now is a rapidly developing event in the eastern equatorial Pacific ...
FST Special Edition Newsletter – 2023 Spring Graduation
Once again, graduating FST students have been given an opportunity to share with us some of their favorite memories of their time at Ohio State in this special edition newsletter. Many also took the opportunity to give a shoutout to those that supported t ...
Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension
Improving soil health (SH) can provide a variety of benefits including improved water infiltration, increased water holding capacity, and increased nutrient availability. However, it can be challenging to quantify these benefits in the field. With funding ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Warm weather this spring especially over the last couple of weeks has rapidly progressed forage maturity. Harvesting forages at the proper time for the livestock you are feeding is critical to farm profitability. Poor quality forages must be supplemented ...
Camp Registration Deadline Passed
The deadline to register for camp has passed. ...
Ohio Woodland Stewards- Friday's Escape to the Forest Webinar on a Potential New Nemesis for Garlic Mustard? Identifying and Reporting a Newly Arrived Garlic Mustard Specialist Aphid- Lipaphis alliarae
A newly discovered enemy of the invasive garlic mustard may help us in our fight against the pesky plant. This webinar will teach participants how to find and identify Liaphis alliance, a garlic mustard specialist aphid native to Europe, and how to join t ...
Wild pawpaw plantings, harvesting and more
SENR faculty member Matt Davies and environmental science graduate program PhD student Sarah Francino to discuss research and harvesting pawpaws at upcoming conference (May 20) at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. ...