Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 6
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2023. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right c ...
Changes Ahead with Potential El Niño
After a dry late summer and autumn of 2022, winter turned wetter to offset that dry period. However, in April 2023, we turned a bit drier again. The main thing we need to monitor closely now is a rapidly developing event in the eastern equatorial Pacific ...
Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension
Improving soil health (SH) can provide a variety of benefits including improved water infiltration, increased water holding capacity, and increased nutrient availability. However, it can be challenging to quantify these benefits in the field. With funding ...
Forage Maturity Across Ohio
Warm weather this spring especially over the last couple of weeks has rapidly progressed forage maturity. Harvesting forages at the proper time for the livestock you are feeding is critical to farm profitability. Poor quality forages must be supplemented ...
Shonna Smith appointed as a National Officer at the 2023 MANRRS National Conference
Appointed as the 2023-2024 Region ll Graduate Vice President at the 2023 MANRRS National Conference. ...
Native Trees: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials
Kirsten Clark Exit Seminar Exploring the cause of negative production responses on feeding corn dried distillers’ grain to lactating dairy cows.
Kirsten Clark, advised by Dr. Chanhee Lee will be presenting her research seminar. Exploring the cause of negative production responses on feeding corn dried distillers’ grain to lactating dairy cows. When: 9am Wednesday June 14, 2023 Where: Gerlaugh Hall ...
Kyle Verhoff Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Defiance County email@example.com ...
We are still very early, but if crop stands are a concern…
We are still early, but if you planted in April or the first few days of May, soil conditions have been wet and cold in many parts of the state. Early plantings, cold air/soil temperatures, and precipitation cause slow progress in corn and soybean. In Fig ...