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  1. 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 ...

  2. Crops and Soils Club Wins a CFAES Student Organization Excellence Award!

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/crops-and-soils-club-wins-cfaes-student-organization-excellence-award

    in high school, so being an officer for Crops and Soils came naturally to me. I've previously ... Congratulations to our  Crops and Soils Club, for receiving the  College of Food, Agricultural, ... associations". The Club received  the award at the CFAES Olympics on March 28th, 2024. The Crops and Soils club ...

  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. 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 ...

  5. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm Update # 3

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-13/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm-update-3

    in 5 – 10 days, and larvae go through 6 instar stages over the next 28 – 35 days. Counties with high ...

  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. Zinc Application to Wheat – Is it Needed?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-37/zinc-application-wheat-%E2%80%93-it-needed

    and soils with low soil test Zn level, not wheat.  Keep in mind, field crops in Ohio have a very ... soils with low organic matter could be deficient in Zn. Some studies also show that the high level of ... phosphorus may cause Zn deficiency, especially when Zn soil test levels are in low range. Crop type: Wheat is ...

  8. Fertility Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4423

    surface residues are high. Soils that have moderate to high levels of soil test phosphorus and potassium ... current soil test levels. Considering it takes between 8 to 20 pounds of P2O5 and 5 to 10 pounds of K2O ... benefit of starter fertilizers increases when soil test levels and soil temperatures are low and when soil ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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