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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. 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 ...

  4. Ohio 4-H Camps thank you

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2020/ohio-4-h-camps-thank-you

    through the year until campers can return in the future. Although this was a successful effort, our work ... is not done. Many of our 4-H camps lost 75% or more of their annual income this year, totaling a $1.1 ...

  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. 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 ...

  7. China’s Agricultural Import Commitments: Inefficient “Managed” Trade?

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/china%E2%80%99s-agricultural-import-commitments-inefficient-%E2%80%9Cmanaged%E2%80%9D-trade

    expansion (VIE), harking back to the era of so-called “managed” trade between the U.S. and Japan in the ... production and Chinese consumption.   Research by  Feenstra and Hong  shows that, depending on a range of ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. Southern Ohio 4-H educators host virtual project clinic

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/july-2020/southern-ohio-4-h-educators-host-virtual-project-clinic

    each area were chosen to present.  “The quality of our presenters was very high and included ...

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