Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 3
Soil Temperatures and Moisture The weather took a turn this past week toward cooler temperatures, running 1-3°F below average across much of the state. This has dropped daily average soil temperatures about ten degrees off their high points last week (Fig ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Despite this week’s cold weather, enough locations have accumulated enough degree days that some farmers are experiencing noticeable damage from alfalfa weevil. In this degree-day map, anything other than green is a location deserving closer attention. A ...
Nic Baumer Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources Allen County ...
4-H Youth and Family Cultural Immersion Experience Sponsors Sought
Ohio State University Extension, Hardin County is seeking business and individual sponsors for their 4-H youth and family Cultural Immersion Experience to Chicago, Illinois--June 16-19, 2023, The 56 participants would appreciate your financial support, an ...
Lynn Ault Manager, Department Farms Schaffter Farm: 3240 Oil City Road 330-262-3178 firstname.lastname@example.org ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 6
Episode 6 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQq_7OePtNU I n Episode 6, we present a planting update. First, John Fulton from the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering shares recommendations for ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 2
Soil Temperatures and Moisture With temperatures running 4-18°F (south to north) above average last week, daily average soil temperatures warmed considerably (Figure 1). Most locations around Ohio are reporting daily average two- and four-inch soil temper ...
Two Rate Nitrogen Trial- MRTN vs. MRTN (+50)
Ohio’s corn nitrogen recommendation tool is the Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator (https://www.cornnratecalc.org/). The Ohio database has over 300 trials where four or more rates were applied to understand nitrogen response over various soils, hybrids, and we ...
Drones for Spraying Pesticides- Part 2: Opportunities and Challenges
Currently, there is tremendous interest in using drones to spray crop-protection products. Drones are now a viable option when choosing equipment to spray pesticides, and the number of companies offering drone spraying services is rapidly increasing in Oh ...