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June 8, 2021

The warm sunshine coaxed Brood X cicadas into fully emerging in the past week in parts of Ohio. The 17-year periodical cicadas, with orange wing veins and reddish-brown eyes, are chorusing, which…

June 1, 2021

According to the FHB forecasting system (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu/), the risk for head scab is low across the state of Ohio for wheat flowering (anthesis) today, May 24, and over the next…

April 26, 2021

Ohio's Country Ag Journal advertises the Byrd Center's FARM (Field Application Resource Monitor).  With planting under way, a couple of reminders. Keep fertilizer application records to confirm…

May 11, 2020

May 8, 2020


An Open Letter to Emergency Preparedness Planners and Public Health Practitioners in Ohio

Extreme heat is the #1 weather-related killer, particularly in urban…

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Jason Cervenec
Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center
Steven Quiring
Faculty Member, Geography Department
Jeff Rogers
Ohio State Climatologist Emeritus
Jim Degrand
Assistant State Climatologist