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  1. For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/safety%E2%80%99s-sake-don%E2%80%99t-take-drying-shortcuts-stored-corn

    prevent grain entrapment risks in the future. Have a happy and healthy harvest from the OSU Ag Safety and ... management of stored grain will be the key to eliminating risks to human health and safety later in the ... efficiencies, which can lead to a number of safety hazards. These conditions can cause grain to become bridged ...

  2. Fall-Applied Herbicides: Odds and Ends

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/fall-applied-herbicides-odds-and-ends

    in controlling it in the spring.  Fall is a good time to control this weed.  This will require the ... A commonly asked question about fall herbicides – how late in the fall can herbicides be applied ... these weeds.  Fall-applied herbicides can control these weeds (especially dandelion) more effectively ...

  3. Best Practices for Effective and Efficient Pesticide Application

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fabe-532

    pesticides requires a high level of skill and knowledge. Increases in the size and complexity of sprayers ... over the years require even more attention to efficiency, efficacy, and safety. Although each crop ... requires a slightly different approach to the application of pesticides, some general principles apply to ...

  4. Chow Line: Kale can be a crunchy, healthy snack

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-kale-can-be-crunchy-healthy-snack

    cognitive decline. “Kale is a healthy fall vegetable that can keep growing deep into cold weather,” said Tim ... The seedlings can be transplanted outdoors after about a month of growing, and harvesting can start as ... way to enjoy your harvest.” There are several other ways to enjoy kale, including adding it to ...

  5. Planting Fall Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-37/planting-fall-cover-crops

    We are now approaching the time of year to think about planting fall cover crops. Cover crops can ... method, however. The chosen cover crop must have seeds small enough to fall into cracks formed as the ... increase the seeding rate due to the lower chance of achieving seed to soil contact. Cover Crop stands are ...

  6. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    As fall is progressing, crop harvest is also occurring throughout the state. However, many ... accumulation of 20 to 29 GDDs is required for grain moisture to lower 1%. However, as the weather turns cooler ... well. Agronomists recommend starting harvest when grain moisture content drops below 25%, and producers ...

  7. Storage of Fall Fruit and Vegetable Crops After Harvest

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/storage-fall-fruit-and-vegetable-crops-after-harvest

    As the growing season comes to a close and crops are harvested this fall, many growers may look at ... potatoes, onions, and garlic. Most of the stored fruit crops, in terms of long-term storage, is focused on ... storage, planting the crops so that at the end of the season you are harvesting the crops in their prime ...

  8. $100,000 gift to CFAES to support food safety

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/100000-gift-cfaes-support-food-safety

    deaths, globally each year,” she said. “Increasingly, food safety is seen as critical to ensuring food ... Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio—A new endowed fund to support food safety has been established thanks ... to a $100,000 gift from Bill Marler and Marler Clark LLP PS, The Food Safety Law Firm. The gift, ...

  9. Find out what’s in store for farmers in 2021

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/find-out-what%E2%80%99s-in-store-for-farmers-in-2021

    farms in the United States is expected to be up this year by 4.5%. That’s partly because of an increase ... the current safety net for farmers is not sufficient,” Brown said regarding the Farm Bill, which funds ... tariff increases on those commodities, including on American soybeans sold overseas.  Government payments ...

  10. Integrated Pest Management Considerations for Stored Grain Crops

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/integrated-pest-management-considerations-stored-grain-crops

    that you want to have happen is for a crop that you worked hard all summer to get to harvest to be lost ... immediately after harvest. The goal of bin storage is to protect and maintain that quality. Before putting ... require certain amounts of heat units to progress from one life stage to the next, and if that can be ...

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