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  1. It’s Time to Start Thinking About Harvesting Alfalfa Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-start-thinking-about-harvesting-alfalfa-fields

    four counties across the state (Table 1). Alfalfa harvesting has already begun across the state ... especially for producers harvesting for high producing dairy cattle. Table 1. Average NDF in Pure Alfalfa ... 35% 5/17/21 Stark Harvested                   Alfalfa producers should watch alfalfa development ...

  2. Estimating Fiber Content of Alfalfa in Fields Across Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/estimating-fiber-content-alfalfa-fields-across-ohio

    fiber (NDF) in pure alfalfa stands. It is common for many growers to base harvest decisions primarily on ... still provides an accurate guide for making harvest timing decisions by estimating neutral detergent ... Alfalfa growers should start harvesting as soon as fields dry off and a weather window opens, especially ...

  3. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    animals to ensure safety. Begin with the basics:  Clean, Working Facilities Barns should be free of ... handling safety is keeping equipment and facilities in proper working order.  Using Your Quiet Voice  Did ... young important safety tips is key to their safety around livestock.  Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator ...

  4. Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/adapting-burndown-programs-late-planted-situations

    to kill in May, so this is an issue primarily in fields not treated last fall.  The good news is that ... the frequency is increasing as we deal with wet and cold weather that delays planting.  The questions ... The bad news is that nothing we suggest here is going to be infallible on large marestail.  A burndown ...

  5. Incorporating Surface Applied Manure on Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/incorporating-surface-applied-manure-corn

    incorporated the following day with a row cultivator in accordance with H 2 Ohio requirements. The swine ... with no differences found between the treatments. The plot was harvested the 2 nd week of October. ...

  6. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    a quarter to a third of your daily required nutrients, this does not mean a Little Debbie cake and soda! ... eating. For more information and safety steps see,  https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892273 Richard ... is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  https://agsafety.osu.edu/.  ...

  7. There's Still Time to Enter the National Wheat Yield Contest!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/theres-still-time-enter-national-wheat-yield-contest

    Yield Contest! The contest is a friendly competition that will help farmers stay focused on raising high ... to review the rules and requirements for this year’s contest, and create your application to enter: ... https://yieldcontest.wheatfoundation.org/. May 15 th at 5:00 pm EST is the last day to enter the contest.  The link to the rules and requirements ...

  8. Wheat Disease Risk and Fungicide Application Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/wheat-disease-risk-and-fungicide-application-programs

    the next two weeks, the risk for head scab will likely increase, and with it comes the risk of grain ... rot last season could increase the risk for head scab and vomitoxin in wheat, especially if the ...

  9. Gina Nicholson Kramer Joins CFI Team as Program Director for Partnerships and Learning

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/gina-nicholson-kramer-joins-cfi-team-program-director-partnerships-and-learning

    engaged citizens in food safety as well as develop and implement new learning and education programs that ... meet the needs of stakeholders and complement existing OSU food safety educational efforts. Gina brings ... her 20+ years of experience leading food safety projects, programs and companies to CFI. Prior to ...

  10. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/14-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    took a break this past week, with much less rain falling across the state. Figure 2 shows that most of ...

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