Ohio Agriculture Council awards scholarships to two incoming Wooster Buckeyes
Each year, the Ohio Agricultural Council offers up to three (3) $1,500 scholarships annually to Ohio high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree in agriculture. ...
Outstanding senior recognizes Jon Witter as a mentor
Dr. Jon Witter was recognized as a mentor by Spencer Logan, one of the 2023 CFAES Outstanding Seniors. ...
May 3, 2023
May is here, planting considerations for corn and soybean
May is here, and the planting season will speed up with better weather in the coming days/weeks. According to the USDA-NASS report for the week ending 04/23/23, 6% of Ohio’s soybean and 6% of Ohio’s corn acres were planted. Relative to the 5-year average ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Cooler weather remained in place this past week with temperatures running 2-6°F below average. Overall, daily average soil temperatures are slightly warmer than they were last week (Figure 1). Northern locations are hovering ...
On Our Watchlist: Seedcorn Maggot and Alfalfa Weevil
There are two insect pests in particular that we’re wary of at the moment: Seedcorn maggot (in corn and soybean) and alfalfa weevil. Seedcorn maggot is most likely to be a problem in fields where cover crops or other green vegetation has been disked in, ...
Cover Crops Roundtable
Battle for the Belt: Episode 8
Episode 8 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://youtu.be/7e12wChuUrg In Episode 8, we talk with Dr. Shawn Conley, the soybean specialist at the University of Wisconsin- Madison and receive a planting date update from all three of our Battle for ...
Colin Barclay ...