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  1. Law adds hurdles to new solar and wind farms

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

    guidance on lease agreements with utility companies. In Ohio, the majority of solar and wind farms are in ... appealing spots for developers of solar farms because Ohio is nearby renewable energy transmission ... regulating solar and wind farms as well as a guide on leasing to solar companies and other resources, visit ...

  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. Epley named associate state 4-H leader

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/epley-named-associate-state-4-h-leader

    new 4-H professionals on best practices when implementing county programming, when working with ... program of OSU Extension, which is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of Food, ... and older youth state 4-H specialist in 2014. During her time as a 4-H educator, Epley provided ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. American Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence- Steve Lyon, Elizabeth Schuster, Brian Gwin, Melinda Hill, Trevor Hunt, Shoshanah Inwood, Lindsay Shoup

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/recognition/american-farm-bureau-county-activities-excellence-steve-lyon-elizabeth-schuster-brian

    County during Fall 2020 received a County Activities of Excellence award from The American Farm Bureau ... Federation. This award celebrates unique, local, volunteer-driven programs that serve as models of innovation ... for local program development. The Land Use Actions for the Future of Our County workshop – consisting ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Ohio State packs, delivers 188,300 meals to fight food insecurity in northeast Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-packs-delivers-188300-meals-fight-food-insecurity-in-northeast-ohio

    program assistants teach classes on nutrition, physical activity, food safety, and purchasing food on ... (EFNEP). Designed for families and youth of lower income, the programs focus on helping people choose ... was part of “Urban October,” a worldwide campaign the United Nations launched to focus on the ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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