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  1. New article assesses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in agricultural and applied economics departments

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/new-article-assesses-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-efforts-agricultural-and-applied-economics

    strongly correlated with measures of diversity. “ Departments in our field may be ‘checking the boxes’ on ... providing childcare at professional conferences to support women faculty who disproportionality take on ... underrepresented scholars; and providing workshops and resources to help department heads hire, train and support ...

  2. Restoration Ecologist

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/705

    supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, celebrates innovation, values ... technical support to TNC staff in assessing potential mitigation sites that are appropriate as OMP projects. ... ecological assessments and restoration planning. May work in variable weather conditions, potentially at ...

  3. Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/collect-fall-soil-samples-scn

    SCN samples in a cool, dark place out of direct exposure to sunlight and ship them to the lab as ... Coalition, growers may submit up to two soil samples to my lab, and we will test them for SCN free of charge. ...

  4. Still a Big Window for Fall Herbicide Treatments

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/still-big-window-fall-herbicide-treatments

    apply herbicides, although we may be up against increasingly wet field conditions. Following our ... that 2,4-D prices have increased considerably, and supply may be short.  There are apparently some ... settling out of certain components – can occur over time, and there may be recommended procedures to ...

  5. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    The excitement of a large crop may be hampered slightly by thoughts of where all that grain will ... The best course of action to prevent damage is to hire a structural engineer to ensure proper support ... for signs of misalignment. These could signal damage and indicate areas where the structure may fail ...

  6. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    reports of damage in cover crops, alfalfa and other forage. The good news is that the extent of the damage ... next week or so may allow fall armyworm caterpillars to do a bit more feeding until the first frost. We ... recommend to scout all alfalfa, forage, cover crops, winter wheat and other crops that still may be risk ...

  7. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ... a specific address may not be available and access is limited. Emergency response times will be longer in ...

  8. Fall Soil Fertility Sampling

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/fall-soil-fertility-sampling

    should use these procedures. You may also want to choose a laboratory that provides lime and fertilizer ...

  9. EPN Breakfast- November 16, 2021, The Limits to Growth, Revisited

    https://epn.osu.edu/events/epn-breakfast-november-16-2021-limits-growth-revisited

    of growth sustainable for our region? Do we have the social and environmental systems in place to support this growth?   To ... published in the Journal of Industrial Ecology in June 2021 1 demonstrates alarming support for the Limits ... what we can do in the 21st Century to both confront the challenging findings in the support of ...

  10. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    dark-colored spores, may also grow on dead plant tissue exposed to wet, humid late-season conditions, adding to ... fields with dry, moldy leaves may expose farmers to dust. Dust in grain harvested from fields that were ... all of which may cause irritation and allergic reactions. Breathing dust can have adverse effects on ...

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