On Our Watchlist: Seedcorn Maggot and Alfalfa Weevil
to planting. The nice rotty smell attracts the adult flies to lay eggs in the soil, which hatch into ... soils the seeds will be slow to germinate and there is a greater likelihood that the seed coating will ... incorporated into the new growth. But if the seed sits in the soil too long before germinating, much of the ...
New Hire Announcement – Welcome, Dr. Radin Sadre!
Her publication record, including several high-impact papers as a post-doc researcher at Michigan ... plant biology related courses + advising & mentoring graduate level researchers This is quite ... a variety of high-impact responsibilities and we could not be happier to bring Dr. Sadre on board for this ...
Drones for Spraying Pesticides- Part 2: Opportunities and Challenges
sprayer to get in the field, the sprayer is likely to cause a significant level of soil compaction ... soil is too wet, which happens frequently in some parts of Ohio, 5) drone spraying may be the best ... choice to avoid soil compaction and crop damage caused by ground equipment traffic when spraying fields ...
Two Rate Nitrogen Trial- MRTN vs. MRTN (+50)
response over various soils, hybrids, and weather conditions. However, questions still exist on how the ... propose a simple two-rate trial that compares the MRTN rate to a rate 50 pounds higher to check the yield ... nitrogen rates replicated no less than three times. The total N rate (MRTN and MRTN +50) should include all ...
Warmer Weather Ahead
week in the 60s and 70s for highs followed by a cool down later in the week with highs in 50s to near ... bring periods of windy weather for the first half of April. Normal high temperatures are now 55 ... a big surge of warmer weather starting about next Thursday for a solid week which could push high ...
Cori Lee Receives the CFAES Distinguished Senior Award
planting and harvest, which started my interest in agronomy. I was heavily involved in FFA in high school, ... expected. I've enjoyed being involved in the Crops and Soils Club, where I've been able to travel ...
the process involved in solving turfgrass problems at the managerial level. Using real-life scenarios ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 6
adjustments due to soil variability (e.g., wet, dry, marginal, optimum areas), 3) row-unit settings (e.g., ... week. Temperature conditions at planting were considered adequate, average soil t emperatures at ... 66 °F (Table 1). Table 1. Study locations, planting dates, and mean soil and air temperatures for ...
The Pest and Plant Clinic is open!
They offer soil testing for $20. The soil test is an excellent measure of soil fertility and a very ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Larvae per Stem Recommended Action 6 25 1 Recheck in 7 days 9 50 > 1 Spray 12 75 > 2 Spray 16 100 ...