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  1. Ohio Farm Poll

    https://senr.osu.edu/ohiofarmpoll

    What is the 2020 Ohio Farm Poll? In 2020, our team of researchers at the School of Environment and ... also read one-page “quick take” reports on specific issues, watch videos, or listen to podcasts that ... share findings. Ohio Farm Poll (OFP) Overview of Ohio Farm Poll Results (KX Insights) OFP Research ...

  2. Ohio State scientists awarded $1 million USDA grant to study crop-livestock integration

    https://senr.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-scientists-awarded-1-million-usda-grant-study-crop-livestock-integration

    A team of interdisciplinary scientists at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, ... Food and Agriculture’s Inter-Disciplinary Engagement in Animal Systems (IDEAS) grant program to examine ... the environmental and economic outcomes of a range of crop-livestock integration approaches in ...

  3. EPN Meeting- July 13, 2021, Greening Engagement: Parks and Community Partnerships

    https://senr.osu.edu/events/epn-meeting-july-13-2021-greening-engagement-parks-and-community-partnerships

    REGISTER HERE PROGRAM OVERVIEW The mission of Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks is to ... increase nature programming activities, explore and develop nature-based career pathways, and offer other ... and over 27,700 acres of land in seven Central Ohio counties.  Since the start of the pandemic, ...

  4. Putting poison hemlock in perspective

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/putting-poison-hemlock-perspective

    Ohio.  We know that while hemlock has been all over southern Ohio for years, it is continuing to spread ... northward, where new occurrences and observations of it may be engendering concern in the general public and ... seed, an abundance of seed in one season can lead to much higher populations the following ...

  5. Corn Rootworms and Fireflies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/corn-rootworms-and-fireflies

    Most of us remember a connection between fireflies and corn rootworm hatch. This connection may ... the past. We also know a lot more about corn rootworm biology.  In Ohio, western corn rootworms are by ... far the most common (although you may see some northern corn rootworms). Adult rootworms lay eggs in ...

  6. It's time to talk about noxious weeds law

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/its-time-talk-about-noxious-weeds-law

    Poison hemlock and Canada thistle are making unwelcome appearances across Ohio, and that raises ... the need to talk about Ohio’s noxious weeds law.  The law provides mechanisms for dealing with noxious ... noxious weeds.  That’s because Ohio law provides different procedures for dealing with noxious weeds ...

  7. Rye can be a pesky weed.

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/rye-can-be-pesky-weed

    In recent years Ohio has seen a huge resurgence of rye usage as a cover crop. While rye can be ... neighboring fields. In parts of Ohio this season, volunteer rye is obvious in many crop fields. This is ... happens to be a seed production field of wheat where any rye (even one plant) is unacceptable. Even in ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    developing skin cancer. Farmers and other individuals who work outdoors are more likely to experience skin ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  9. Summer is a good time for a youth labor checkup

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/summer-good-time-youth-labor-checkup

    subject to Ohio’s youth employment laws.  This means that farms may hire youth to mow the grass and do ... employers who want to employ a youth under 14, as Ohio may deem that a violation of state law.  Before ... here  at www.com.ohio.gov/documents/laws_Minor%20Wage%20Agreement.pdf. Do your recordkeeping.  Just as ...

  10. Weather Update: First of the Season Tornadoes Strike Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/19-2021/weather-update-first-season-tornadoes-strike-ohio

    of southwest Ohio picked up 2-7” of rainfall, some of this occurring in less than one hour, leaving ... Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe ... weather. The season typically ramps up during May and June, but severe weather so far in 2021 has been ...

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