LEP Monitoring Network Update #5 – Trap Counts for BCW, AMW, and ECB (IA & NY)
Introduction The Ohio LEP Network is continuing to monitor moth pests across Ohio counties. For our fifth week of monitoring, we are reporting the numbers for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), and European corn borer (ECB) IA & NY moths across ...
OSU Extension Water Quality Team to Host Regional Field Day Focusing on In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practices
Join the Ohio State University Extension Water Quality Team for a field day sponsored by The Nature Conservancy on Thursday, July 20 th, 2023. The event is being held in collaboration with Michigan State University Extension, USDA-ARS, and Cargill. This f ...
Dry Weather Impacts on Corn and Soybean Establishment and Wheat Grain Fill
In past years we dreamt of a dry spring. Guess we should be careful what we wish for as we face an early dry spell this season. The CFAES weather stations on Wooster Campus and Northwest and Western Agricultural Research Stations reported 58-70% less prec ...
Weather Update: Heat Exacerbates Drying Trend
Summary For most of the spring, Ohio has avoided hot temperatures. This changed last Friday and Saturday when highs reached the low to mid-90s across the state. Along with the heat came very dry air; for example, Columbus had a dewpoint temperature on Fri ...
Consideration for Corn N Management under Dry Soil Conditions
When considering adjusting your corn nitrogen program for dry weather conditions, consider how N gets to the root system for uptake. Mass flow is the primary mechanism for nitrogen (also sulfur, magnesium, and calcium). Mass flow is where nutrients in soi ...
Done with Planting? Collect Soil Sample for SCN Test and Learn How Your Samples Are Processed in the Lab!
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) remains the most devastating and yield-limiting soybean pathogen in Ohio and North America. SCN can cause over 30% yield reduction with no visible symptoms, therefore, early detection of this pathogen relies on testing your ...
In-Field and Edge-of-Field Conservation Practice Field Day
This field day will cover topics related to in-field and edge-of-field conservation practices, such as two-stage ditch construction and use, cover crops, and the use of Phosphorus filters to manage excess soil P. Our keynote speaker will be Kevin King, US ...
Current Topics in Food Safety
FDSCTE 7727 Weekly graduate seminar on current and emerging topics in food safety. Presentations from OSU faculty and invited external experts from industry, academia and government. The course is designed to expose graduate students to the wide range of ...
May 2023 Highlights
The department hosted their annual graduation party and celebrated 14 undergraduate students, 3 Masters students, and 7 PhD’s who graduated during spring semester. We also published a special edition graduation newsletter that gave the graduates a chance ...