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 ...
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 ...
2023 Western Ohio Wheat Field Day
Join us for the 2023 Western Ohio Wheat Field Day on June 13 at the Western Agricultural Research ... breeding and genetics, identification of cereal leaf beetle, Fusarium head blight ratings and management ... , and nitrogen management. The field day is sponsored by Ohio Corn and Wheat. When: Tuesday, June 13; ...
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 corner of each panel. A map of all locations is ...
Planning Your Winter Annual Cereal Grain Forage Harvest
The greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest ... forage. Staging our forage plots in Fremont our cereal rye is currently at Feeks 9 but in Southern Ohio, ... tonnage is critical another important part of the risk management decision is how quality declines as the ...