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  1. Same ol’ Farm Drainage Research? No, Think Future.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/same-ol%E2%80%99-farm-drainage-research-no-think-future

    initiate monitoring of water table, soil moisture, temperature, and electrical conductivity. Additional ... spacing influence trafficability in the early growing season as well as soil moisture throughout the ... rotation, cover crop) on soil moisture availability, crop stress, crop yield, and economics?        How do ...

  2. Alfalfa Weevil Activity is Beginning to Peak

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-10/alfalfa-weevil-activity-beginning-peak

    days (GDD) and reaches their peak feeding and damage when heat units for the area are between 325 and ... 1 Recheck in a week 9 50 >1 Spray 12 75 >2 Spray 16 100 >4 Harvest early   If alfalfa weevil ... pressure is high in a stand that is still short a pesticide treatment may be warranted. Consult the OSU and ...

  3. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-2

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil ... temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare soil) are provided in ... located throughout the state. Daily average soil temperatures remained steady or fell slightly for most ...

  4. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Update # 2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm-update-2

    and larvae go through 6 instar stages over the next 28 – 35 days. Counties with high trap numbers ... rye cover crops. The eggs hatch and the feed on young corn plants. Counties with high trap numbers ...

  5. Statewide Alfalfa Weevil Population Update #2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/statewide-alfalfa-weevil-population-update-2

    both experiencing very different levels of GDD accumulation. To further highlight the importance of ...

  6. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-08/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-1

    to mid 50s for daily averages (Figure 1). Soil temperatures should remain steady early this week, ... Soil Temperatures and Moisture   Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch ... (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2024. Soil type and location of measurements ...

  7. Statewide Alfalfa Weevil Population Update #1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/statewide-alfalfa-weevil-population-update-1

    Alfalfa weevil is a pest that develops and causes increasing levels of damage in alfalfa as ... methods of control require timely decision making and the best way to do that is to know the levels of ...

  8. Forage Weeds: Fall Forgotten and Spring Startups

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-09/forage-weeds-fall-forgotten-and-spring-startups

    category, and the spring weed control plan can look very different between species and operations. The ... problem weeds and whether control is necessary are going to be different between permanent pasture systems ... and alfalfa fields, and highly dependent on the consequences of specific weeds. In established ...

  9. Capstone students contribute to space research

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/capstone-students-contribute-space-research

    guided the project members to reduce biofilm growth by testing a variety of materials with antimicrobial ... Pathology to revise their testing methods, leading to the design and 3D printing of an apparatus to test how ... oxygen sensors need to be developed and tested thoroughly to ensure that astronauts are eating healthy, ...

  10. Graduate student funded to harness remote sensing and AI technology for precision agriculture

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/graduate-student-funded-harness-remote-sensing-and-ai-technology-precision-agriculture

    information from high-resolution images captured through a small Unmanned Aerial System, or sUAS. Currently in ... I have been privileged to work in a highly collaborative laboratory environment." Going forward, she ... during the upcoming summer. This project aims to assess the significance of both high-resolution and ...

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