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  1. Statewide Alfalfa Weevil Population Update #2

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/statewide-alfalfa-weevil-population-update-2

    Alfalfa weevil has hit peak activity in terms of growing degree days (GDD) accumulated, for nearly the entire state. From now until after first cutting, alfalfa weevil will eat away at forage quality and quantity. Scouting alfalfa fields will allow for ti ...

  2. Alfalfa Weevil is Active Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-12/alfalfa-weevil-active-across-ohio

    Despite the cold temperatures experienced across the state this past week, alfalfa weevil larvae have hit peak feeding activity in nearly every part of the state. Alfalfa weevil feeding activity is driven by the accumulation of growing degree days (GDD) p ...

  3. 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

    Climate projections by climatologists suggest that the Midwest will experience wetter and warmer winters and springs and hotter and drier summers. One estimate suggests that by the end of the century, Ohio’s summers will resemble those of current-day Arka ...

  4. 2024 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Speaker Series

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/workshopsprograms/cfaes-dei-speaker-series/2024-dei-speaker-series

    The CFAES Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Speaker Series invites distinguised speakers to address a variety of DEI topics related to the disciplines of food, agricultural, and environmental sciences. The speaker series strives to center the voice ...

  5. Workshop: Responding to Microaggressions: Bystander Intervention Strategies that Work for Everyone

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/workshop-responding-microaggressions-bystander-intervention-strategies-work-everyone-0

    All too often we witness subtle comments or behaviors frequently rooted in bias that cause harm to others, sometimes unintentionally and frequently directed toward people from marginalized social identity groups. Have you ever witnessed a bias incident su ...

  6. Workshop: The Gift of Accountability: How to Respond When Someone Calls You In/Out for Causing Harm

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/workshop-gift-accountability-how-respond-when-someone-calls-you-inout-causing-harm-1

    We all do it- say or do something, often unintentionally, that causes harm to someone. Maybe it's just a slip of the tongue or a microaggression. Sometimes, we're lucky and an ally intervenes to let us know what we did that caused harm and why. ...

  7. Statewide Alfalfa Weevil Population Update #1

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/statewide-alfalfa-weevil-population-update-1

    Alfalfa weevil is a pest that develops and causes increasing levels of damage in alfalfa as growing degree days (GDD) accumulate. Most of southern Ohio is within the range of GDD for peak alfalfa weevil activity and as seen in the table below there is sig ...

  8. Lep Monitoring Network – Black Cutworm and True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/lep-monitoring-network-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-and-true-armyworm

    The Ohio Lep Monitoring Network has kicked off its third year of monitoring for Lepidopteran (moth/caterpillar) pests in agronomic crops. This year, we will be monitoring for black cutworm (BCW), true armyworm (AMW), corn earworm (CEW), and fall armyworm ...

  9. Spring 2024 Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 4

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/spring-2024-weather-soil-conditions-update-4

    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 (under sod or bare soil) are provided in the lower right ...

  10. Battle for the Belt: Season 2 Episode 4- Chilling Injury

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2024-11/battle-belt-season-2-episode-4-chilling-injury

    Episode 4 of battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5_QXF-Px7s In Episode 4, Dr. Alex Lindsey, Associate Professor of Crop Ecophysiology & Agronomy, walks us through his current research project on how cold temperatures ...

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