Battle for the Belt: Episode 8
temperatures were at or above 50°F. However, at the Northwest location, soil temperatures were at 48°F the day ... planting. When observing average soil temperatures over the last three weeks, the average is steady between ... calculations. Location Planting date 2-inch soil temperature (between planting-May 1) Air Temperature (between ...
Fungicide and Insecticide at Flowering: Is This Really Warranted?
scab forecasting system (https://www.wheatscab.psu.edu/), the risk for head scab development has been ... forecasting system to determine if the risk for scab is increasing as the crop continues to flower in the ...
And Now….There’s No Rain – Reminders About Residual Herbicides
emerge before herbicide can be moved down into the soil, reducing the degree of control that residual ... emerge at or just below the soil surface, but not larger-seeded weeds that can emerge from ... deeper. Herbicide on the soil surface will usually become active once enough rain occurs, even if it doesn't ...
Grant feeds effort to convert food waste into valuable products
industrial food processing companies, which often incur high disposal costs. The team aims to develop a waste ... foster partnerships between industry and universities for the mutual benefit of both parties and the ...
FABE Post-Doctoral Scholar Places First in the 2023 CFAES Research Forum and Poster Competition
levels in the college, including undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and ... applications. To address this issue, a new type of valve called an air-piloted PWM pinch valve was tested. This ... components, which prevents the pesticides from causing malfunctions. Tests were conducted to compare the ...
May is here, planting considerations for corn and soybean
temperatures reach the 50°F mark is recommended. We recommend measuring ½- 2 inches below the soil surface in ... planting may have a higher risk of herbicide exposure. Higher risk of losses from soil crusting at greater ... start for the same period before. Figure 1. Soil temperature measurement and germinated soybean and corn ...
Mancl Awarded ASABE Grade of Fellow
research, written and taught the subject for 40 years, publishing over 50 journal articles and 80 Extension ...
Native Shrubs: Creating Living Landscapes for Birds, Butterflies, Bees, and Other Beneficials
moist, acidic, well-drained soil that is high in organic matter. Spring flowers attract bees, ... with acidic, well-drained soils high in organic. For specific highbush blueberry growing requirements ... generally suitable to grow throughout Ohio, keep in mind that soil and moisture conditions vary across the ...
Spring is in the Air and Soybean Cyst Nematode Doesn't Care: Take the Test. Beat the Pest!
a field, soil sample for SCN testing must be properly collected. The presence of SCN in a field, but most ... adequate and correct soil sample. We are excited to continue sampling soybean fields in Ohio to test for ... up to TWO soil samples, per grower, to be tested for SCN, free of charge. Download and complete this ...
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 (Figure 1). Northern locations are now running in the ...