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
CFAES Spring Game Tailgate 2023
CFAES Spring Game Tailgate 2023 Saturday, April 15, 2023 Add paragraph: Copy: Join us for a fantastic, family-friendly tailgate hosted by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Reconnect with fellow ...
The Ohio Natural History Conference
The Ohio Natural History conference is approaching on February 26th. This time our rotating location takes us to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the Arc of Appalachia region for a discussion of all things Ohio Bio Science etc. Interested c ...
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 ...
Last Call for Soybean School Registration
Registration closes February 17 for the Madison/Champaign Soybean School. Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with some of our soybean specialists to learn about weed control, ultra-early planting, pesticide applications and more. CCA and Commercial Pe ...
Online Fruit Pruning School
Come join us for a two-part, online workshop to learn proper pruning techniques to improve production and quality in your fruit tree and small fruit plantings. You will be online with Ohio State University South Centers experts, who will give live present ...