Ohio State expert: expect to see more ticks statewide this season
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Backyard lovers, campers, outdoors enthusiasts, and pet owners beware. If you thought last year’s tick season was bad, just wait. This year has the potential to be even worse. ...
4-H Day Camp
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Waterhemp on The Rise
Each fall the OSU weed science program conducts a preharvest survey evaluating the frequency and distribution of problematic weed species across the state. Transects are driven through the top 45-50 soybean producing counties and visual ratings are given ...
Spring is in the Air and Soybean Cyst Nematode Doesn't Care: Take the Test. Beat the Pest!
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most economically important pathogen of soybean in North America and continues to spread throughout Ohio. If SCN levels are above damage threshold, significant yield reduction can often take place without visible sym ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 7
Episode 7 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ii4SjN93Pk In Episode 7, we get another weather update from Dr. Aaron Wilson. Will we plant this week? We have certainly seen plenty of warmth this spring, but temperature ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 3
Soil Temperatures and Moisture The weather took a turn this past week toward cooler temperatures, running 1-3°F below average across much of the state. This has dropped daily average soil temperatures about ten degrees off their high points last week (Fig ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Despite this week’s cold weather, enough locations have accumulated enough degree days that some farmers are experiencing noticeable damage from alfalfa weevil. In this degree-day map, anything other than green is a location deserving closer attention. A ...
Camp Registration closes May 5, 2023.
Make sure to register befor the deadline, May 5, 2023. June 11-15, 2023 for Jr. 4-H Camp and June 16, 2023 for Cloverbud Day Camp! Click here for registration for Jr. Camp Click here for registration for Cloverbud Day Camp! ...
Whiz Bang Science Show
Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2021 season features: Amazing Air Pressure and Tales of Tails. Shows are fun for the entire family! Pa ...