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  1. Law adds hurdles to new solar and wind farms

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/law-adds-hurdles-new-solar-and-wind-farms

    difficult for people interested in leasing their land to an energy company for a solar or wind farm. “We ... the Ohio Power Siting Board’s approval. Combined, the 44 utility-scale solar projects represent over ... now because it’s so new.” Before 2018, most solar projects in Ohio were small—for homes, farms, and ...

  2. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    Select an elevated, well-drained site for the storage bags. Run the bags north and south so solar heating ... you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain. Here are some options and ... considerations before filling up the farm shop with grain. The most important factor in alternative storage is ...

  3. Tool-Based Analyses of Monthly Heating Costs for Protected Cultivation in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-98

    2018). [Conversion to solar radiation: 1 MJ m-2 = 2.1 mol m-2] Month Akr Cin Cle Col Day Fin Man Tol You ... heating costs based on energy balance helps growers consider such a critical investment. This article ... site-specific simulations. Heat load calculation considers the heat gain and loss affected by the structure ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    these situations. Have (2) ABC fire extinguishers mounted on the combine.  A 10-pound ABC dry chemical ... A second extinguisher (20-pound ABC) is recommended to be mounted on the outside of combines where it is ... the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught thinking it can never happen on your farm ...

  5. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    rated to absorb a total mass of 200mg, however on the farm, the time to reach this level is not known. ... combines during harvest. It is certainly not uncommon to see dust during harvest as fragments of dead, dry ... plant parts and soil particles are usually suspended into the air as the combine drives though the ...

  6. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    https://efotg.sc.egov.usda.gov/references/public/OH/Appendix_A_cover_crop_11_19_19_2.pdf. Additionally, a helpful link to the Midwest Cover Crop Council decision tool on selecting fall ... extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following ... Erie Basin are now included in the H2Ohio Program. H2Ohio producers enrolled in any of the 24-county ...

  7. Mono-, Relay-, and Double-Crop Production Systems in Northwest Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-100

    https://doi:10.2134/agronj1987.00021962007900050026x. Richer, Eric, and Laura E. Lindsey. 2016. “On-Farm Investigation of Seeding Rate for Wide-Row ... width, and planting and harvesting dates during the 2015–2016, 2016–2017, and 2017–2018 cropping years at ...     2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 1 MC a  soybean Soybean 15 May 25, 2016 Oct. 14, 2016 May 6, 2017 Oct. 19, ...

  8. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-99

    fertilization programs, refined nursery practices, and breeding efforts that combine sensitive biotic and ... When it comes to fertilization programs for greenhouse or open-field systems, growers rely on general ... energy consumption. Results suggest that depending on the target market, different methods may be more ...

  9. Thank you for supporting Ohio 4-H!

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/october-2021/thank-you-supporting-ohio-4-h

    fun-filled fall activities on the farm. The National 4-H Conference was in the spotlight when this year’s ... bringing in over $137,000 for Ohio 4-H Youth Development programs. More than 220 4-H supporters joined us ... for this year’s celebration, the first at Leeds Farm in Ostrander. This year’s event was an evening of ...

  10. Delayed Wheat Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/delayed-wheat-planting

    https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/wheat-production/ohio-agronomy-guide-15th-edition (Download the pdf by clicking on the picture of the guide.) Currently, with funding from Ohio Corn ... chance of reduced fall growth and reduced winterhardiness. The effect of planting date on wheat yield is ... shown in Figure 6-2 of the Ohio Agronomy Guide. A free pdf of the guide is available by clicking here: ...

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