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  1. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  2. Taking a Time Out

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/taking-time-out

    just sit, and ponder or think.  Whatever works best for you, realize that reflection increases our ... self-awareness and when we increase our awareness we thrive.  You may enjoy the silence in a room or the soft ... finds you.  Those few moments several times a week have been proven to increase life satisfaction, work ...

  3. Warm Weather Means Warm Season Grasses

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/warm-weather-means-warm-season-grasses

    annuals also require less water to increase their dry matter volume. Now that corn and beans have been ... Broadcast seeding requires a firm seedbed and cultipacking after seeding is recommended to ensure adequate ... does require a level of care, as they can produce prussic acid (cyanide) and cause poisoning in ...

  4. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ... Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ...

  5. Preserve Forage Quality with Baleage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preserve-forage-quality-baleage

    Making premium quality dry hay requires a 3-4 day stretch of premium weather when the forage is of ... acids and improves digestibility of the forage. When harvesting forages, there is a sweet spot between ... grasses, the sweet spot for harvest is at the boot stage or just as the seed head is emerging. 10% bloom is ...

  6. Weed Identification Walk and Management Workshop

    https://brown.osu.edu/news/weed-identification-walk-and-management-workshop

    understanding these plant's biology are critical for effective control and for the safety of anyone working ... effective control and for the safety of anyone working around them. Identifying these plants are also ...

  7. About Us

    https://fcs.osu.edu/programs/nutrition/efnep/about-us

    community-based workshops aimed at improving diet quality, food safety and physical activity. Adult participants ... family engagement, saving money, increasing intake of fruit and vegetable consumption and an increase of ...

  8. Farm #1: Ripley-A Soybeans

    https://brown.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/field-reports/soybeans/farm-1-ripley-soybeans

    feeding in the fall (late August - September). Pod damage can occur in the fall and thresholds are lower.  ... virus (BPMV.) "Infection by this virus results in plants that remain green well past harvest ...

  9. Hamersville: Squash Vine Borer Trap & more

    https://brown.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/field-reports/vegetable/hamersville-squash-vine

    State University Fact Sheet: https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/squash_vine_borer_biology_and_management ...

  10. Alfalfa

    https://brown.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/field-reports/alfalfa

    form. Adult wevils do very little damage to the alfalfa. In fileds that were harvested earlier, continue ... also normally closer to harvest and an early harvest can be used to reduce further damage. Producers ... field again in 3 days and if defoliation increases, a rescue treatment of an insecticide may be ...

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