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

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

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

  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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 4-H tent at Farm Science Review

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/october-2021/4-h-tent-farm-science-review

    year’s annual Farm Science Review. 4-H professionals and teens helped youth experience STEM in ... agriculture through hands-on challenges, experiments, simulations, and interactive games. This year’s tent ... Bio-Security Challenge: The focus was on zoonotic diseases, and youth completed a management task with stuffed ...

  6. Ever-Evolving Aspects of Cannabis Production

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

    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 ... marketing considerations that potential Ohio hemp growers should focus on to avoid expensive transaction ...

  7. Extension Today: Farm Science Review

    https://extension.osu.edu/today/extension-today-farm-science-review

    on-site demos, and participate in short classes on a variety of topics. When you visit:  There's ... online. Tickets are $10 on-site. Children 5 and under are admitted free. Check out this overview:   2021 ... workshops and conversations on-site. Ask the Expert sessions are held each day of FSR across from the ...

  8. 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. ... dark-colored spores, may also grow on dead plant tissue exposed to wet, humid late-season conditions, adding to ... all of which may cause irritation and allergic reactions. Breathing dust can have adverse effects on ...

  9. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught thinking it can never happen on your farm ... Cleaning up spills, blowing off chaff, leaves, and other plant materials on a regular basis, proper ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ...

  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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