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  1. Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cooler-not-cold-and-active-weather-week-ahead

    for this period include a high temperature range of 72-76°F, a low temperature range of 50-55°F, and ... the result of the 5- to 6-days last week spent in the low to mid 80s for highs. Overall, precipitation ... should lift highs into the mid-60s across the Lake Erie shore to the upper 70s across southern counties. ...

  2. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    detergent fiber (%NDF) for different classes of livestock. Forage type Dairy cows: high producing & ... lactating Horses Legumes 35 – 40% 38 – 45% 50% 45% 42 – 46% Grasses 48 – 53% 50 – 55 % 60% 55% 55 – 60% ... Grass/legume mixture 42 – 46% 46 – 50% 52 – 56% 47 – 51% 48 – 52% 1 RHA = rolling herd average, calculated as ...

  3. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    First cutting should be taken very soon to achieve high quality forage, as seen by some of the ... estimated NDF levels in standing alfalfa crops around the state. Keep in mind that for dairy quality hay, ... cutting, drying, and storing process results in raising NDF levels at least 3 NDF units above what it was ...

  4. Watch for Slug Damage on Seedling Plants

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/2022-16/watch-slug-damage-seedling-plants

    crops.  However, if the level of damage concerns you a rescue treatment may be in order.  There are few ...

  5. Online Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Course Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/online-ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-course-now-available

    and help you prepare for the test by covering basic principles in the four competency areas – nutrient ... management, soil and water management, pest management, and crop management. Even if you are not considering ... online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The international exam is ...

  6. Harvest Timing Affects Winter Annual Forage Yield and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/harvest-timing-affects-winter-annual-forage-yield-and-quality

    forage. Diversifying to multiple species is one of the best risk management practices. Planted on the same ... small grains. We have found not only differences in rate of maturation but also in tonnage between ... 2.75 tons across all locations and a high of 5 tons at one location one year. While forage yield is ...

  7. The role of a mutualism in reestablishing American Chestnut Tree in Ohio

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/role-mutualism-reestablishing-american-chestnut-tree-ohio

      "Certain interactions between plants and animals, such as bees pollinating flowers or birds caching acorns, ...

  8. SENR Announcements, May 13, 2022

    https://senr.osu.edu/email/senr-announcements-may-13-2022

    present, "50 years of change: Quantifying soil C stability under long-term tillage and cropping ... student in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, is researching the impact of high ... conceptualizations of sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion between decision-makers and local residents ...

  9. Position Available: Area Leader- Butler & Hamilton Counties

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/position-available-area-leader-butler-hamilton-counties

    Do you know a great leader? Are YOU a highly effective leader? The Ohio State University Extension ... risks, have input on designing their own projects, assignments and schedule as well as the stability and ...

  10. SENR welcomes 2022 National Collegiate Soils Contestants

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/senr-welcomes-2022-national-collegiate-soils-contestants

    Ohio State University for the 2022 National Collegiate Soils Contest! More than 20 teams from across ... the United States will engage in the description and classification of soils, and interpretation for ... various land uses.  About the contest The National Soil Judging Contest has been held at a different host ...

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