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  1. Dairy Challenge Hosts 19th Annual National Contest

    https://ansci.osu.edu/news/dairy-challenge-hosts-19th-annual-national-contest

    participants received in-depth management data from a Wisconsin dairy. The next day, all students virtually ... once were. Dairy Challenge took a widely different path. No longer were students traveling to different ... areas and exploring the farms with their boots on the ground. The National Dairy Challenge transformed ...

  2. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/alfalfa-weevil-infestations-becoming-severe-some-fields

    Alfalfa fields across Ohio have been observed with alfalfa weevil infestations, some with high ... numbers and severe feeding damage to the alfalfa. Accumulation of heat units (growing degree days or GDDs) ... for alfalfa weevil growth have progressed across Ohio and are now in the 325 to 575 heat unit range ...

  3. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    (Fig. 1). Many locations throughout Ohio are now reporting daily average 2- and 4-inch soil temperatures ... Ohio (Fig. 2 left; yellow shading). Additional rain was occurring at the time of this report, and an ... additional 1-2” are expected over the next 7 days. Figure 2 (right) shows the 2-week change in column (down ...

  4. There's Still Time to Enter the National Wheat Yield Contest!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/theres-still-time-enter-national-wheat-yield-contest

    Many Ohio farmers are reporting good to excellent wheat ratings this spring. Couple good looking ... registered contestant must be a member of their state’s wheat growers association (in Ohio ... https://yieldcontest.wheatfoundation.org/. May 15 th at 5:00 pm EST is the last day to enter the contest.  The link to the rules and requirements ...

  5. Hameau Farm Camp Counselor

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/april-26-2021-april-19-2021/hameau-farm-camp-counselor

    Hameua Farm is a small dairy farm in central PA and they run an agricultural education program for ... girls age 7-14 during the summer months.  This will be their 25th summer!  Hameau Farm is looking for ... small dairy production looks like first hand, as well as a chance to share your passion for dairy ...

  6. Kalmbach Feeds Positions

    https://ansci.osu.edu/newsletter/student-newsletter/april-26-2021/kalmbach-feeds-positions

    Poultry Intern at  Kalmbach Feeds Inc Handshake Job ID #4657126 Wooster, OH $14/hour Primary ... Service Manager at  Kalmbach Feeds Inc Handshake Job ID #4705331 Canton, OH | Wooster, OH | Apple Creek OH ...

  7. Are Periodical Cicadas a Threat to Field Crops?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/are-periodical-cicadas-threat-field-crops

    about 4 to 6 weeks. In Ohio, the time period could start in early May in southern Ohio and mid- to late ... May in northern Ohio.  Not all parts of Ohio will experience periodical cicada. Besides being limited ... that emerge in different years. In Ohio this year, we are expecting Brood X periodical cicadas which ...

  8. Challenges Ahead

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/11-2021/challenges-ahead

    demand in the country has been in parts of northern Ohio the last 30+ days and can be monitored as ... recent snow was a rare event for the amount that fell across Ohio. However, the minimum temperatures in ... the 20s and 30s was not that far off of normal for last freeze conditions for Ohio. The strongest ...

  9. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... pharmaceutical drop-off. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  10. 2021 Overholt Drainage Workshop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2021-overholt-drainage-workshop

    including updates on on recently passed H.B. 340 – Ohio’s “petition ditch laws” that address the ... installation and maintenance of drainage works of improvement in Ohio. A panel of professional engineers ... Agricultural Engineer, The Ohio State University Drainage law – recent updates to Ohio Drainage Law Peggy Kirk ...

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