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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. 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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  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. Graduate Exit Seminar via Zoom- Leanna DeJong

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/graduate-exit-seminar-zoom-leanna-dejong

    ecosystems, managers have put forth substantial effort towards removing the shrub. Albeit many studies have ... explored the impacts that Amur honeysuckle has on avian species, there is a lack of research that ... identifies how removing the shrub affects birds. In order to help optimize management strategies in this ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Greene County Office of Ohio State University Extension Will Reopen with Limited Hours by Appointment Only

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/greene-county-office-ohio-state-university-extension-will-reopen-limited-hours-appointment-only

    office, they will continue to telework. We are following strict guidelines to remain safe, and to keep our ...

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