Alumni Receive Awards at National Conference
Four alumni of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership were recently recognized at the 2014 National Association of Agricultural Educators annual convention in Nashville, Tenn., November 18-22. JoAnn Pfeiffer, Agriscience T ...
2014 Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide Available for Fall Evaluations
With late crop development this year, we still have a lot of crops to check. One excellent tool is the Corn, Soybean, Wheat and Alfalfa Field Guide- updated and in a new format this year- will help with this chore. The Field Guide is available for sale ...
It's Not Too Late to Plant Wheat…If the Weather Cooperates
Cool, wet weather and delayed soybean harvest may result in planting wheat late. Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date. In northern Ohio, we are close to the end of that 10-day period. ...
Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs on the Move into Homes and Buildings
With the cooler night temperatures, shorter day lengths and maturing crops, there is not much left for brown marmorated stink bugs to do except get ready for winter. The “marmies” prefer to spend the winter in homes or buildings, where they tend to be in ...
Farm Science Review 2014, last minute reminders
There’s an app for that : https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fsr-2014/id914366913?mt=8. Depending on your smart phone’s operating system choose from the Droid store or iTunes the app for “FSR 2014”. You can use the app for navigating around the show, to get ...
Wheat Management for Fall 2014
Most soybean fields in Ohio were planted during the last week of May into the first week of June. With later than normal soybean planting and unusual weather this summer, we anticipate soybean harvest to be later than normal. It’s ideal to plant wheat sho ...
Fields are starting to turn a golden yellow – last chance to grab some data
The forcast is now turning more fall like and many fields in the state are turning that golden yellow color so if you haven’t checked your fields – this may be the last week to get some very important information. Crop rotation is not used as often as we ...
We’re looking for a few good Amaranth populations
OSU weed science is once again looking for seed from populations of Amaranth species – waterhemp, Palmer amaranth, and redroot/smooth pigweed – to screen for herbicide resistance this winter. We will be collecting seed from infested fields we encounter d ...