Tillage disrupts soil aggregates, and repeated disruption destroys soil structure. It also causes a long-term decline in soil organic matter, which further destabilizes soil structure. Tillage disrupts the continuity of large soil pores and restricts the ...
Crop rotation is the most effective pest control practice available to crop producers. The sequence of crops grown in a field affects the productivity of each crop. Research from most Midwest states indicate that a soybean crop following a crop other than ...
Cover Crops in the Garden
Ohio Saves Week
Throughout Ohio Saves Week, February 27 – March 3, OSU Extension will share information and helpful tools through social media to encourage Ohioans to set and carry out a savings goal. Daily webinars on financial topics will provide people the opportunity ...
Garden Art Series: Rustic Clay Pot Rainchain
Join the Mahoning County Master Gardeners for the 2023 Garden Art Series. Workshops run on select dates from April- December at 6 pm in the Mahoning County Extension Office. Topic: Rustic Clay Pot Rainchain Details: A replacement of downspouts offers a ...
Fruit 101: Small Farm and Backyard Fruit Production
To Register: Call 330-533-5538 Click HERE to Learn More Join our Small Fruits Specialist, Dr. Gary Gao to learn to grow various types of fruit on small acreage or your backyard. Focus of this class will be small fruits, including berries, grapes, elderber ...
2023 Spring Garden Workshop- Join us to learn about Garden Spaces, Perennials, Containers, and more!
Join us on consecutive Saturdays in April for our annual Spring Garden Workshop series. G et inspired for the 2023 gardening season by learning from two keynote presentations, choosing from breakout sessions, winning door prizes, and having tons of fun! T ...
Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference March 14-15 in Ada
The Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTC) will be held in- person March 14-15 at Ohio Northern University in Ada. This year’s conference will feature David Hula, four-time winner of the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest and ...
‘Warm’ Winter Days…What This Means for Wheat
Across Ohio, the average air temperature was 8-10°F warmer in January and February (so far) (Table 1). Due to these warmer winter temperatures, wheat may appear greener than usual and also raises the question, “Will the vernalization requirement be met?” ...
Mild, Wet, and Windy Next 30 Days
Next 30-days... The theme will be an active next 30-days with above normal temperatures (sometimes more than 20 degrees above normal) along with a series of progressive moderate to stronger weather systems. This will lead to a wet next 30-days with most a ...