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  1. Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/interested-soil-health-learn-together-osu-extension

    will be used to guide recommendations for improving soil health on Ohio farms. Soil health indicators ... challenging to quantify these benefits in the field. In 2020, the eFields program is kicking off an effort to ... health. Though several health tests exist, we focused on tests that are simple, economical, and ...

  2. Three ACEL alumni named to AgGrad’s 30 Under 30

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/three-acel-alumni-named-aggrad-30-under-30

    information on the academic programs and research available in ACEL, or to donate to student scholarships, ... national award recipients.  Eighteen judges selected winners from peer and self-nominations based on ... category. She is a farm marketer for Cargill in Albion, Nebraska and graduated with a B.S. in agricultural ...

  3. Harvest of Winter Annual Forages is Approaching

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/harvest-winter-annual-forages-approaching

    energy. Protein supplementation should be based on the forage test.  Some research suggests that cows fed ... magnesium in diets based on grass needs to be increased to between 0.3% (lactating cow) to 0.4% (dry cows) ... of harvest will depend on the livestock to be fed. As with all forages, yield and quality are ...

  4. Zhao and Chen receive Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Award

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/zhao-and-chen-receive-ohio-state-university-outreach-and-engagement-award

    student led programs/initiatives focused on community-university partnerships and impact. “Our green home ... on investment, and increase their awareness of non-energy benefits that could be achieved through ... Engaged Program Award from The Ohio State University Office of Outreach and Engagement. The team is led by ...

  5. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    https://wayne.osu.edu/sites/wayne/files/imce/COVID-19%20Farm%20Employees%20FAQ%27s%20English.pdf Disinfection in On-Farm Biosecurity Procedures: https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-8 Cleaning ... home, but through keeping social distance on the farm and increasing many of our tried and true ... to review the visitation requirements you have on your farm. To keep you and your service providers ...

  6. 2020 CFAES and FABE Distinguished Senior Award Recipients

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/2020-cfaes-and-fabe-distinguished-senior-award-recipients

    While attending classes, Tanner worked part time on the weekends for his family’s grain farm in Van Wert ... county. Their farm includes corn and soybeans on 2800 acres, farming no-till and strip tillage. Tanner ... academic units on the Columbus campus. The selected students’ accomplishments and activities have benefited ...

  7. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    with data from Darke and Greene Counties. These sites (noted by an asterisk on Figure 1) report minimum ... (morning) soil temperatures. The other sites are reported on Figure 1 as a daily average. Figure 1 shows ... Stations located throughout the state have two- and four-inch soil temperatures monitored on an hourly ...

  8. Early Season Wheat Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/early-season-wheat-diseases

    leaf spot usually shows up first on the lower leaves as yellowish flecks that later develop into ... mildew are whitish fungal growth (pustules) on the surface of leaves and stems. As soon as it begins to ... common wheat diseases. Remember, always read and follow the labels. Septoria tritici leaf spot on wheat ...

  9. Alfalfa Weevil Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/alfalfa-weevil-update

    Peak alfalfa weevil feeding damage occurs between 325 and 575 heat units (based on accumulation of ... scouting.  For more details on alfalfa weevil scouting and thresholds please see our April 13 article https ...

  10. Managing stored grain into summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/managing-stored-grain-summer

    If you are storing more grain on farm this spring than usual, you are not alone. Over the last few ... detect pockets of warm grain. If summer grain storage will be common on your farm, using multiple ... should be close to the peak of the bin Aerate bins on cool mornings every couple weeks as grain at the ...

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