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  1. Agriculture and Natural Resources: Meeting the Challenge

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/agriculture-and-natural-resources-meeting-challenge

     Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for the ... until mid-May.  To access the tournament educational resources, visit:  https://go.osu.edu/agmadness.  ... and Natural Resources Madness is just one example of how OSU Extension is employing its online ...

  2. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis ... 2020. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 26, 2020 are ... April Frye White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ...

  3. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Extension Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on ... tried and true disinfection protocols, we can all stay healthy.  One big difference is that instead of ... disinfecting our boots, we need to disinfect all surfaces around us and all our employees touch. This may also ...

  4. I missed Private Pesticide Applicator and Fertilizer Re-Certification...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/i-missed-private-pesticide-applicator-and-fertilizer-re

    March 31. Additionally, Ohio Department of Agriculture's new pesticide applicator testing program ... March 2020, leaving those remaining private pesticide and fertilizer training programs postponed or ... products are now restricted use. With the signing of House Bill 197, Ohio’s COVID-19 emergency response ...

  5. Turbulence in the Dairy Industry

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/turbulence-dairy-industry

    that may be economical for feeding (see Table 3 in April’s article in this issue of BDN). As storms ... The Ohio State University Spring is underway, and thus, we expect it to be windy. However, the ... price today is $2.02/gal, which is $0.67 less than one year ago, $0.43 less than a month ago, and $0.11 ...

  6. Poison Hemlock Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/poison-hemlock-control

    one and developing into a low-growing rosette by late fall.  The rosette overwinters and then resumes ... Poison hemlock remains one of the more persistent and prevalent poisonous weeds that we deal with ... in Ohio.  It's most typically a biennial plant (sometimes perennial), emerging from seed in year ...

  7. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    Rory Lewandowski, Extension Educator, Wayne County, Ohio State University Extension Establishing ... complicated, or they may use terms, words, and expressions that are not understood. Sometimes protocols don’t ... effective protocols.Take a team approach. Team members can include industry professionals/consultants, as ...

  8. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    Toxicity to humans is identified by what are called “Signal Words.” These are found on the first page of ... than 5,000 may not have a signal word listed because the EPA considers it practically non-toxic. ... Looking at the amount of product required to be ingested under Caution, one ounce does not seem like a lot ...

  9. Backyard Bird by Carrie Elvey, The Wilderness Center

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/backyard-bird-carrie-elvey-wilderness-center

    have been curtailed.  Stay-at-home birding may not have been on our agenda for this Spring but the ...    Food preference experiments This may seem simple but it's a great way to get to know your ... some foods create more competition?  Do some birds only eat one food type?  Do some birds get chased ...

  10. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/establishing-new-forage-stands

    Science, The Ohio State University Early spring provides one of the two preferred times to seed perennial ... April in southern Ohio and by the first of May in northern Ohio. Timely April planting gives forage ... developed by early summer when conditions often turn dry and hot. Later plantings also yield less, so if ...

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