Farm Science Review
Battle for the Belt: Episode 11
Episode 11 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7LR9tNM7lI In Episode 11, we are in the field with Dr. Alyssa Essman, Ohio State Extension Weeds Specialist, to learn about early season weed management and the effect of ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #3 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW and ECB-IA
The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio. For our third week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths across Ohio. These insects’ ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 7 (Final)
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Air temperatures in Ohio ran 2-5°F below average over the last 7 days. In fact, locations across northwest and northeast Ohio fell below freezing on the morning of May 18 th, with unofficial reports as low as 26°F in Sandusk ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Many forage fields were harvested this past week with many more to be harvested this week with the excellent weather ahead. This past week alfalfa fields grew 6-10 inches but didn’t rapidly progress through the maturity growth stages. In general alfalfa ...
Fungicide and Insecticide at Flowering: Is This Really Warranted?
The wheat crop is flowering or will soon begin to flower in southern and central Ohio. Flowering will continue in the northern half of the state over the next two weeks. This is the growth stage as which the crop is most susceptible to infection by Fusari ...
And Now….There’s No Rain – Reminders About Residual Herbicides
It’s always fun when rainfall is feast or famine. Dry periods such as the coming week are great for about everything except weed management. From the perspective of making sure residual herbicides work, we like to see a decent rain about once a week. R ...
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Webinar: Slash Walls: An Effective and Feasible Approach to Growing the Next Generation of Forests
Join Cornell University Cooperative Extension Foresters Peter Smallidge and Brett Chedzoy to learn how slash walls (www.slashwall.info) are tilting the battle to protect regenerating woodlands from detrimental deer browsing. This novel approach of buildi ...
Monday Morning Message, May 22
Title: Monday Morning Message Subtitle: From the desk of Professor and Interim Director Eric Toman Add paragraph: Copy: May 22, 2023 Please join me in congratulating the following faculty on their promotions. It is with great pleasure to share that Br ...