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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. Increase in seasonal worker visas a temporary solution for Ohio’s food and agricultural labor markets

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/increase-seasonal-worker-visas-temporary-solution-ohio%E2%80%99s-food-and-agricultural-labor-markets

    government moved to bolster the available labor supply by increasing the number of available H-2B ... a long-term resolution to ongoing labor shortages. “This increase is far less than the requested number of ... an agency that prepares the materials on behalf of an operation. These requirements mean that larger ...

  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. Gallia County Junior Fair Forms

    https://gallia.osu.edu/news/gallia-county-junior-fair-forms

    current 4H year.  This Form is Required if your 4H Project is not on your property by May 15th of current ... Registration. General Livestock Queen & Princess Contest Form  - Interviews WITH MASKS REQUIRED will be at ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Troubling tick season expected

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/troubling-tick-season-expected

    increasing reports of illnesses from ticks biting people and pets in Ohio, ticks are concerning especially in ... a tickborne disease, with the most common being Lyme disease. “The increasing cases of dogs with Lyme disease ...

  9. Dr. Sathya Gopalakrishnan among 21 researchers selected for the inaugural GRO Academy cohort

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/dr-sathya-gopalakrishnan-among-21-researchers-selected-inaugural-gro-academy-cohort

    research. The complex challenges we face today require new ways to collaborate, solve problems, and leverage ... Academy will provide the tools faculty need to not only increase their research activity, but also expand ...

  10. Ohio State expert: Lessons learned from COVID-19 pandemic likely to stem potential meat supply shortage

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-expert-lessons-learned-from-covid-19-pandemic-likely-stem-potential-meat

    meat processors, Garcia said. In response to that increased demand, at least eight new meat-processing ... facilities have started up in Ohio since last fall, she said. Garcia, as part of an effort to serve Ohioans, ... contributed to this report. Lyda Garcia garcia.625@osu.edu 614-292-3642 Extension News Tips and Events Media ...

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