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  1. The Dirt on Soil Health: What Did the Evaluation Say?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/15-2021/dirt-soil-health-what-did-evaluation-say

    Can Soil Health Tests Tell You? Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Cover Crop Management for ... fertilizer cost 60.5% What soil health practices are you using or plan to use? Practice Percentage Using ... Carbon Cover crops Soil and fertility Biologicals Economics A few quotes from participants are provided ...

  2. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    Our map below shows that much of Ohio has reached or exceed these GDD. If rootworms are in your field, ... (important note—we have NOT detected any Bt-resistant rootworms in Ohio yet).  See our corn rootworm fact ...

  3. Staff Spotlight Series- Megan Zwick

    https://washington.osu.edu/news/staff-spotlight-series-megan-zwick

    Our second in the Staff Spotlight series is on our newest member, Megan Zwick. Welcome, Megan!   ...

  4. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    livestock farmers is to apply manure nutrients following harvest of the wheat.  This increases the ...

  5. Celebrating Pollinators

    https://senr.osu.edu/extension-outreach/environmental-professionals-network/continue-the-flight/celebrating-pollinators

    restore the monarch butterfly.  As a follow-up to our event, we compiled resources shared during the event ... role of pollinators in our landscapes.  Share your photos of pollinators and pollinator habitats you ... displayed online via our  Continue the Flight  and  Environmental Professionals Network  website and/or via ...

  6. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    The heat and humidity of the last week have signaled that the comfortable temperatures for our ... planted, it is time to plant sorghum, sudangrass, and sudex because soil temperature will consistently ... seed-soil contact. The seeding rate for broadcast seeding sudangrass is 25-35 lb/A and for sudex varieties ...

  7. Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/registration-open-ofgc-2021-summer-forage-field-days

    management, hay production, or livestock systems is welcome to attend one or all of the field days planned as ... 3 p.m. On July 9, 2021, the series will continue in Wayne County. Improving soil with multi-species ... goats, and custom graze stocker calves. Along with pasture management, scrapie eradication continues to ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ...

  9. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    taking a “time out” for yourself?  Dr. Daniel Siegel, co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research ... really notice the messages that our body is sending to our brain and to really just sit for a moment and ... just sit, and ponder or think.  Whatever works best for you, realize that reflection increases our ...

  10. New FactSheet is published on Nutrient Removal for Field Crops in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/new-factsheet-published-nutrient-removal-field-crops-ohio

    philosophy in Ohio for crop nutrient management is to apply phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer or ... An update for nutrient recommendations for Ohio's major field crops (corn, soybean, wheat, ... and alfalfa) was published in November 2020 as the  Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations for Corn, ...

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