Join us June 1st to meet our new ANR Educator
Help us welcome our new ANR Educator, Marina Miquilini at our Meet and Greet on June 1st from 10am to noon in our office. Marina has been passionate about agriculture since she was a child, which motivated her studies in agronomy and animal sciences. ...
Online Horse Registration Information Released
HORSE REGISTRATION Note: Instead of the paper horse ID form, this year you will enter all your project animals in 4HOnline. To do this you will: Login to your 4HOnline account (just like you did when you signed up) Click VIEW next to the member name on y ...
Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR Course
Ohio State University Extension, Hardin County will offer two Safe Sitter® classes for young teens, grades 4-8, June 8, 2023 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and July 13 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the OSU Extension Office, 1021 West Lima Street, Suite 103, Kenton, OH 43 ...
Summer Fitness Programming
Ohio State University Extension, Hardin County, will be partnering with local agencies to offer summer fitness programming for June and July. ZUMBA®, AquaZUMBA®, Family Yoga, and Yoga will be offered. Fitness Flyer AQUAZumba® will be held at the Kenton ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 11
Episode 11 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7LR9tNM7lI In Episode 11, we are in the field with Dr. Alyssa Essman, Ohio State Extension Weeds Specialist, to learn about early season weed management and the effect of ...
Lep Monitoring Network Update #3 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW and ECB-IA
The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio. For our third week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths across Ohio. These insects’ ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 7 (Final)
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Air temperatures in Ohio ran 2-5°F below average over the last 7 days. In fact, locations across northwest and northeast Ohio fell below freezing on the morning of May 18 th, with unofficial reports as low as 26°F in Sandusk ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Many forage fields were harvested this past week with many more to be harvested this week with the excellent weather ahead. This past week alfalfa fields grew 6-10 inches but didn’t rapidly progress through the maturity growth stages. In general alfalfa ...
Fungicide and Insecticide at Flowering: Is This Really Warranted?
The wheat crop is flowering or will soon begin to flower in southern and central Ohio. Flowering will continue in the northern half of the state over the next two weeks. This is the growth stage as which the crop is most susceptible to infection by Fusari ...
And Now….There’s No Rain – Reminders About Residual Herbicides
It’s always fun when rainfall is feast or famine. Dry periods such as the coming week are great for about everything except weed management. From the perspective of making sure residual herbicides work, we like to see a decent rain about once a week. R ...