Temperature Management in On-farm Grain Bins
There are recommended targets for percent grain moisture and grain temperature for winter grain bin storage. Those recommended targets are listed in the following tables (Tables 1. and 2.). Table 1. Recommended grain moisture content for safe storage.* ...
EPA Finds No Benefit with Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments
Last week, the EPA determined that there is no benefit from neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean. There complete ruling can be read here (http://www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-10/documents/benefits_of_neonicotinoid_seed_treatments_to_soybea ...
Soybean Pod Shattering
Soybean pod shattering is not completely understood. Through breeding efforts (beginning approximately 5,000 years ago when soybean was first thought to be domesticated), soybean plants have gained pod shattering resistance (Dong et al., 2014). However, ...
Soybean Aphid Prediction for 2015
Two observations on soybean aphids surprised us in 2014. First is that we saw soybean aphids at all. Since 2001-when soybean aphids were first detected in Ohio-we have had aphid outbreaks every other year (i.e. in odd numbered years). But in 2014, soyb ...
This video demonstrates how to set up an easy anaerobic digestion experiment for bioenergy production with simple kitchen materials such as vinegar, baking soda, water bottles, etc. The Touchstone Algae research project in Wayne County is looking to red ...
Resources for Teachers
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) – US Department of Energy This site has a wealth of information regarding renewable fuels, renewable electricity, energy science and strategic energy analysis. One unique feature of this site is a dynamic mappin ...
Three faculty retirements leave big shoes to fill
Three faculty members retired at the end of the 2014-15 academic year, leaving some mighty big shoes to fill in their respective programs. Dr. Wesley Greene retired at the end of May after a 29-year teaching career at Ohio State ATI. Greene has taught cou ...
New partnership with AGCO to boost power equipment program
Ohio State ATI has entered into an agreement with AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural equipment, to be an education provider in their AGCO Advantage training and scholarship program, which recruits high schoo ...
C.O.R.N. Newsletter 2010-04
http://corn.osu.edu/story.php?setissueID=337&storyID=1984 but with snow and water moving from fields, this is certainly not an optimal time to apply P and ...
Ohio Supreme Court agrees to hear appeal of $27,851 deer hunting fine
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