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  1. Graduate Exit Seminar via Zoom- Thomas Doohan

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/graduate-exit-seminar-zoom-thomas-doohan

    1:30 p.m. Thomas will present, "Drivers of Soil Organic Matter Stabilization in Ohio Soils ... ." Abstract: The general principles involved in the stabilization of soil organic matter (SOM) by clay minerals ... stabilization mechanisms vary across contrasting horizons, soils, and mineralogies. Studies delving into the ...

  2. Registration now open for our August EPN Virtual Event!

    https://senr.osu.edu/home/slides/registration-now-open-our-august-epn-virtual-event

    Join us on Tuesday, August 11 for "Talking Trash: A Primer on Central Ohio's Waste Stream" featuring Kyle O'Keefe, director of innovation and programs for the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio https://epn.osu.edu/events/epn-virtual ...

  3. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    Outdoor work during these hot summer months adds additional stress to our body’s coolant system. ... can put workers at risk. When our body’s internal temperature cannot cool itself fast enough, our body ... burden our body’s regulatory capacity and place workers at increased risk for heat illnesses. Human skin ...

  4. Drought Returns to Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/drought-returns-ohio

    less than 0.10”. With very little rain and intense evaporation rates (0.25-0.30” per day), soil ... percentile for soil moisture in the top 1 meter (3.3 feet) of the surface. These dry conditions have led to ...

  5. How adding green tea extract to prepared foods may reduce the risk for norovirus

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/how-adding-green-tea-extract-prepared-foods-may-reduce-risk-norovirus

    the highly contagious norovirus by eating contaminated food, new research suggests. Norovirus, which ... a newer area of research into the concept of using edible film to kill a virus, Pascall said. “Norovirus ... bug-fighting abilities: In this study, the researchers found that chitosan by itself did not kill the virus. To ...

  6. SENR News Highlights

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/senr-news-highlights-0

    Prize for increasing the global food supply by helping small farmers improve their soil. Join the SENR ... Environment and Natural Resources in congratulating our faculty who have been promoted! At the June 3 meeting ... Kaiguang Zhao Faculty member Nick Basta has been appointed to the U.S. National Committee for Soil Science ...

  7. Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/leafhoppers-grasshoppers-and-beetles-oh-my

    approaching 20% on the majority of plants in post-flowering beans.  Download our guide to estimating ... on the watch for silk-clipping, which is rare but possible.  There are no thresholds in corn, but our ... third-cut alfalfa is being heavily impacted by this insect.  You can review our scouting advice for this ...

  8. Online Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/online-pesticide-and-fertilizer-recertification-available-2020

    pesticide and agricultural fertilizer programs are currently available at pested.osu.edu/onlinerecert. ... fertilizer applicators, and $15/credit hour for commercial applicators. Ohio applicators have 90 days after ... Safety Education Program at 614-292-4070. Private pesticide and fertilizer applicators who do not wish to ...

  9. Dr. Kathryn J. Boor has been selected 2020 Harris Award recipient.

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/dr-kathryn-j-boor-has-been-selected-2020-harris-award-recipient

    Boor’s appointment as dean in 2010, the college has experienced record growth in external research ... successful units at Cornell in terms of attracting external research dollars.  Dr. Boor has prioritized and ... recognition of and investment in Digital Agriculture as an important trans-Cornell University research ...

  10. Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/corn-growth-hot-and-dry-conditions

    are starting to see some leaf rolling in corn. Some of this may be related to reductions in soil ... fertilized. High temperatures and moisture stress can cause pollen release to occur before silk emergence ... stage can cause fertilized kernels to be aborted due to poor carbohydrate availability. Carbohydrate ...

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