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  1. Spring Farm Safety Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/spring-farm-safety-reminders

    weather pattern predicted for spring 2020, the window to get crops in the field may be short again this ... season.  With shorter windows brings a sense of hurriedness, stress, and fatigue.  These may all lead to an ... increased potential of incidents and injuries during planting.  In the ten year span from 2009 to 2018, ...

  2. OSU Extension Announces Agriculture and Natural Resources Madness: A Tournament of Education

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-announces-agriculture-and-natural-resources-madness-tournament-education

    in Ohio. Its four major program areas are family and consumer sciences, 4-H youth development ... Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for the ... noon, and 3 p.m. The educational tournament is free of charge and will likely continue until mid-May ...

  3. Greene County 4-H Important COVID-19 Updates

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/greene-county-4-h-important-covid-19-updates

    https://greene.osu.edu/sites/greene/files/imce/Program_Pages/4H/COVID-19%20update%201.pdf Here is update 2- sent March 18, 2020 Update 3- sent March 27, 2020 ... Please review this information.  As you may be aware, The Ohio State University has announced the ...

  4. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    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 be a good time ... Most disinfectants won’t work if the surface has any organic material present. I often remember one ...

  5. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/establishing-new-forage-stands

    seedbed in April. Try to finish seeding by the end of April in southern Ohio and by the first of May in ... Early spring provides one of the two preferred times to seed perennial cool-season forages, the ... northern Ohio. Timely April planting gives forage seedlings the best opportunity to get a jump on weeds and ...

  6. Cover Crops Offer Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-offer-options

    life.   Matthew Nussbaum is an OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Assistant and may ... spring of 2020 may be a season to harvest our winter cereal crops as either hay or straw, depending on ... your needs. Recent auction reports have hay averaging over $200/T (up to $350 in one report) and straw ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Big Temperature Swings Next Two Weeks

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/big-temperature-swings-next-two-weeks

    May Outlook The May outlook still calls for warmer than normal and a little wetter than normal but not ... May.  All indications remain that a fairly normal last hard freeze is on tap. We do expect several ...

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