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  1. Bucks win tractor: Finalists for Excellence in Agriculture award

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/bucks-win-tractor-finalists-for-excellence-in-agriculture-award

    recognition of being a finalist for the American Farm Bureau Federation’s Excellence in Agriculture Award. The ... selected for having an extensive agriculture background, possessing leadership skills and being advocates ... for their agricultural values. The Bucks grow more than 1,000 acres of corn, wheat and soybeans, ...

  2. Two Agronomy Workshops will be held February 15 and 16

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-37/two-agronomy-workshops-will-be-held-february-15-and-16

    University OARDC Wooster campus. Field Crops Management 201 – a basic to general look at the topics Field ... Crops Management 401 – builds on day one to more advanced levels Topics of each day: How to Use and ... the days are planned to build on each other, you may attend one or both days. The program will start ...

  3. Does your field have Western Bean Cutworm larva?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-27/does-your-field-have-western-bean-cutworm-larva

    would be important to note for future years if you have found these larvae in your field. While it is ... too late to control for WBC (once they enter the ear, they are protected against insecticide), knowing ... caterpillars feeding on corn ears (see photo).  In most cases, these are turning out to be Western bean ...

  4. Scout Corn for Western Bean Cutworm and Western Corn Rootworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-24/scout-corn-western-bean-cutworm-and-western-corn-rootworm

    should watch out for.  However, both need to be scouted before tank mixing an insecticide with ... go down). This is the time period when producers will want to scout for egg masses on the upper 2-3 ... had economic damage from WBC, it is still important to look for the presence of eggs before any ...

  5. Soil Testing and Nutrient Application Practices of Ohio Agronomy Retailers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-35/soil-testing-and-nutrient-application-practices-ohio-agronomy

    A survey of agricultural retailers was undertaken to provide a benchmark of current practice ... according to methods that meet or exceed university recommendations.  The Lake Erie Acreage Weighted Average ... (AWA) reported 74 % and the Ohio River AWA 90% of the acreage being soil sampled according to methods ...

  6. Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-10/adjusting-corn-management-practices-late-start

    temperatures than normal. As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess ... somewhat this year due to delayed planting, but effects of soil compaction can reduce yield for years to ... best option for planting on time this year. Field seedbed preparation should be limited to leveling ...

  7. Dining with Diabetes

    https://fcs.osu.edu/events/dining-diabetes-2

    Dining with Diabets classes, October 5, 12, 19 and 26, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. ...

  8. Northwest Ohio Corn-Soybean Day set for January 22

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/northwest-ohio-corn-soybean-day-set-january-22

    & Training (FACT) for those farmers with a pesticide license. From 3:45 to 5:15 pm there will be ... sessions to fulfill core and fumigation (category 6) for pesticide applicators. The event is a full 3 hour ... discussing strategies for managing soybean cyst nematode (SCN) in Ohio and Kevin King from USDA-ARS reporting ...

  9. Transitioning family farms to the next generation

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/transitioning-family-farms-the-next-generation

    Extension helped to ensure that the 4,000 acres of corn and soybeans we have farmed for over 40 years gets ...   Only 16.5 percent of family businesses, including family farms, survive to a third generation, ... according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. And 39 percent of U.S. farmland is owned by those 65 ...

  10. 2013 Ohio State Turf Club Golf Outing

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/2013-ohio-state-turf-club-golf-outing

    day of golf and bring a team to play! Click here for registration form. ... holding it this year at Phoenix Golf Links. This is a fundraiser for the club, which helps pay for our ... annual trips to Golf Industry Show and Sports Turf Managers Association conference trips. The club ...

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