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  1. 2019 Ohio Corn Performance Test: Regional Overviews

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-40/2019-ohio-corn-performance-test-regional-overviews

    Avoid selecting a hybrid based on data from a single test site, especially if the site was characterized ... In 2019, 163 corn hybrids representing 20 commercial brands were evaluated in the Ohio Corn ... regions (for ten test sites statewide).  Hybrid entries in the regional tests were planted in either an ...

  2. 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/2018-dairy-farm-business-summary-now-available

    analysis program for the first time.  In all, 20 farms, 19 conventionally and one organically managed, ... reinforce that the top third of dairy farms, while not exempt from financial challenges in down markets, on ... analysis to both evaluate the farm’s position and progress and to make informed management decisions.   We ...

  3. Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-university-extension-small-farm-program-announces-2020-ohio-new-and-small-farm

    someone you know answered yes to any of these questions, then the OSU Extension Small Farm College program ... small farmer. The Ohio New and Small Farm College is an 8 week program that introduces new and even ... economic development of their small family-owned farms. This program can help small farm landowners and ...

  4. Ohio Dairy Challenge, November 2019

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/ohio-dairy-challenge-november-2019

    management practices on a dairy farm and to interact with representatives in the dairy industry. The program ... participate in a meeting later in the evening with the contest judges to discuss observations on the farm. The ... on the farm include corn silage, alfalfa, and rye. There were 65 undergraduate students (18 teams; ...

  5. Thoughtful Gifts for the Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/thoughtful-gifts-season

    share a helmet. Be sure head gear is fitted properly for the best protection. On the farm, other great ... a fire extinguisher- there are many sizes available to suit the needs for the home, garage, RV, or farm ... to the farm shop. Then there are helmets for the equestrians and bicyclists – many times the straps ...

  6. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    used on the farm or in shop areas, find our factsheet at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79029. ... to flatten out on the colder side throughout the next month and the heat is likely to stay on. With ... replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. The Centers for Disease ...

  7. Precision University: Combating Compaction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-40/precision-university-combating-compaction

    weight.  Researchers have been conducting on-farm trials comparing farming practices to uncover ways ... across North America on compaction research and management. Featured Speakers include:  Dr. Scott ... and exhibitors include Camso, Soucy, Green Field Ag, Capstan Ag, Apple Farm Service, Precision Ag ...

  8. Winter Calf Management

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/winter-calf-management

    increase in energy to meet maintenance requirements. There are many different calf-feeding programs. With ... below the lower critical temperature of 50⁰F, calves need extra energy to stay warm. At times during ... and get chills at night. If you have a calf born premature, putting the jacket on at night and taking ...

  9. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    either splashed onto the surface of the plant while in the field or was picked up during harvest. On ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ... evaluated the composition of corn silage that was harvested after severe flooding caused by Hurricane Irene. ...

  10. Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Training to be held January 8 & 9

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-40/certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-training-be-held-january-8-9

    The Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) Exam Training program, sponsored and delivered by members of the ... Ohio 45365 on January 8 th  and 9 th  beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the 8 th  and adjourn by 5:00 p.m. on ... as a reminder on what best to study in preparation for the CCA exams.  The price for the exam ...

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