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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    autumn. Soil moisture is the big concern for any forage planting now. Much of the state is already seeing ... dry soils and temperatures are high, so the general outlook for seed germination of any kind is not ... considering soil moisture and the rain forecast. Rainfall/soil moisture in the few weeks immediately after ...

  9. Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/mid-season-weed-management-soybeans-%E2%80%93-hot-dry-edition

    to control.  Our experience has been that it’s best to go ahead and apply when weeds are still small, ... OSU research where we applied herbicides at 3-hour intervals from 6 am to 9 pm, activity was ... 6 am.  Our studies included fomesafen, glyphosate, Firstrate, 2,4-D, and glufosinate.  Of these ...

  10. CD Wire- July 6, 2020

    https://comdev.osu.edu/cd-wire/2020-07-06

    Ohio Sea Grant, I manage and provide direction to the Extension side of our program. That includes our ... will have program sharing. Remember: the goal of our time together is to make sure that these ... is alongside my wife and three kids. Some of our favorite activities are fishing, hunting, hiking, ...

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