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

    tournament? Ohio State University Extension is here to help with a new virtual education program for farmers. ... Sciences (CFAES), and works to share knowledge with every county in Ohio. Its four major program areas are ... The education tournament is free of charge and will likely continue until mid-May. “This effort is ...

  3. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    We are once again providing a soil temperature overview in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter through ... April-May 2020. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) Agricultural Research ... from western Ohio with data from Darke and Greene Counties. These sites (noted by an asterisk on Figure ...

  4. Zhao and Chen receive Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Award

    https://fabe.osu.edu/news/zhao-and-chen-receive-ohio-state-university-outreach-and-engagement-award

    Engaged Program Award from The Ohio State University Office of Outreach and Engagement. The team is led by ... Engineering.  The Community Engaged Program Award recognizes outstanding achievement by faculty, staff and/or ... student led programs/initiatives focused on community-university partnerships and impact. “Our green home ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. OSU Extension COVID-19 Information – FAQs

    https://extension.osu.edu/about/vision-mission-values/designext-%E2%80%93-shaping-ohio-state-university-extensions-future/osu

    This page will evolve as the FAQs are updated regularly (March 2020). The Ohio State University ... send to your Ohio State sponsored program officer so it can become part of the ‘official’ record of the ... grants.cfaes.ohio-state.edu. Click the Request Services tab on the right side of the page. If we become aware of changes in ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Seedcorn Maggot A Possibility In Some Fields This Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/seedcorn-maggot-possibility-some-fields-spring

    spring.  Thus many may have pits and lagoons near full capacity and a great need to move that manure to ... fields as soon as possible.  As spring progresses, manure spreading and planting may occur in a short ... to seedcorn maggot, one needs to inspect the seed rows.  Dig with a trowel or soil knife in the gaps ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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