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  1. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    high, the average density of beetles may be below levels of economic concern. An insecticidal treatment ... beetles eat the leaf tissue between leaf veins but leave the veins alone.  This gives the leaf a lace-like ... been partially skeletonized because skeletonized leaves release odors that are highly attractive to the ...

  2. Planting and Soil Temperature

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/planting-and-soil-temperature

    Soil Temperatures Key to Corn Planting Everyone views risk differently. Some individuals are more ... get damaged by insects, wildlife, or possibly rot. While 50 degrees is the soil temperature needed for ... next day. The point is, even if the soil temperature today is over 50, it only takes a couple more days ...

  3. Pressure Canner Testing

    https://wayne.osu.edu/events/pressure-canner-testing-2

    Is your pressure canner safe? Get it tested by the experts! Wayne County FCS Educator Melinda Hill ... will be at Lehman's to test your dial gauge canner on August 19 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You only ... need to bring the lid for testing, not the whole canner. ...

  4. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    Unfortunately, some nutrients will escape our soils regardless of the level of management. Some slowly leach down ... and then using soil test results are also key in reducing nutrient losses. Now, let’s discuss Rory’s ... field research plots, which only focused on nitrogen levels in the soil (but the principle also applies ...

  5. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    as optimal moisture content is between 40 and 60 percent rather than the 12-20 percent for dry hay. ... acids and improves digestibility of the forage. When harvesting forages, there is a sweet spot between ... forage quality and yield. When quality is high, yield would be quite low as the plant is still relatively ...

  6. Living a Marginal Life

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/living-marginal-life-0

    Swenson, M.D. describes margin: “Margin is the space between our load and our limits. It is the amount ... situations. Margin is the gap between rest and exhaustion, the space between breathing freely and suffocating. ...

  7. Fall Manure Application to Wheat and other Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-manure-application-wheat-and-other-fields

    or economic benefit to applying more phosphate on fields with soil test levels above 40 ppm M-3.  On ... legislation across Ohio.  Match the manure application to soil test phosphorus levels.  There is no agronomic ... soils with a phosphorus level above 40 ppm M-3 apply no more than crop removal rates of phosphate.  ...

  8. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    planted, it is time to plant sorghum, sudangrass, and sudex because soil temperature will consistently ... seed-soil contact. The seeding rate for broadcast seeding sudangrass is 25-35 lb/A and for sudex varieties ... suggests between 0.5 and 1 inch, never going deeper than 1 inch, while the University of Minnesota ...

  9. Learn About the Dangers of Lead Paint

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/learn-about-dangers-lead-paint

    exposure is at high enough levels. According to  Groundwork Ohio's Building the Way Healthier Future ... about lead assessments or testing for your child.  Currently the  American Academy of Pediatrics  recommends a risk ... 4, 5 and 6 years of age. The recommendation is to do a risk assessment,  and do a blood lead level ...

  10. Gypsy Moth Damaging Area Trees

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/gypsy-moth-damaging-area-trees

    and private landowners through a 50/50 cost share. Landowners can request that the state apply an ... moth. The treatment block must also be 50 contiguous forested acres. This means that you may have to ...

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