If You Planted and Heavy Rainfall Affected Your Fields…
topics, access any of the linked articles. Topics KEY CONSIDERATIONS KEY TAKEAWAYS Soil crusting Heavy ... rainfall and warmer temperatures build conditions for soil crusting. Soil crusting is a hard layer on the ... soil surface due to rapid drying. Soils prone to crusting are tilled fields, low cover crop residue, ...
Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension
program is continuing an effort to help better understand how management practices influence soil health ... 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 ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 11
about early season weed management and the effect of planting date. Weed management considerations can ... managed (Schutte et al. 2008). One tactic that can be used to manage giant ragweed is delayed planting, ... second and third, respectively, in our preharvest survey in terms of frequency in 2022. Both species have ...
South Centers welcomes Piketon vo-ag students
hydroponically grown plants. Farm Manager Wayne Lewis then led a wagon tour of the South Centers research plots, ... program areas and some of its signature research projects. Students viewed a short film on how the ... center’s aquaponics system was constructed before getting to see it in person and speak with Research ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). “ Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain ... greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest timing to ... annuals at the highest quality possible unless your operation only needs low-quality forage. Staging our ...
Islam wins Commercialization Achievement Award
citizens of our state.” The licensing agreement reached with Soil1, the company that now sells the kits, ... By Bradford Sherman CFAES/South Centers Rafiq Islam, a soil scientist at The Ohio State ... licensing agreement for the rapid and low-cost soil health test he spent over a decade developing and ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 7 (Final)
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Air temperatures in Ohio ran 2-5°F below average over the last ... 18 th, with unofficial reports as low as 26°F in Sandusky County. Daily average soil temperatures ... have kept evaporation at a minimum however, and soil moisture remains adequate across the state (Figure ...
And Now….There’s No Rain – Reminders About Residual Herbicides
for about everything except weed management. From the perspective of making sure residual herbicides ... emerge before herbicide can be moved down into the soil, reducing the degree of control that residual ... emerge at or just below the soil surface, but not larger-seeded weeds that can emerge from ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 10
Episode 10, we talk with Dr. Aaron Wilson about our upcoming weather forecast and get field updates from ... saturated soil, like most of the state at the beginning of the week; however, the heat and wind assisted in ... drying the soil down enough to be able to plant. Table 1 displays the planting conditions for each ...
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 ... can cause problems for farmers. If you are looking for more resources on these pests, check out our ... crop emergence, and have been our most significant pest this week. Black Cutworms can be identified by ...