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  1. CFAES project to improve food safety in Kenya

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/cfaes-project-improve-food-safety-in-kenya

    grant to improve food safety and prevent foodborne illnesses in Kenya.  The initiative is one of four ... new research projects announced by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Safety, which is funded ... to reducing foodborne diseases and increasing production of safe foods in Kenya,” includes ...

  2. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    harvest intervals required for any pesticides applied. We know some growers around the state have applied ... in the standing crop at the time of cutting, and that assumes quick drying and ideal harvesting ... insecticides for alfalfa weevil control, so any pre-harvest intervals on the insecticide label have to be ...

  3. Alfalfa is Ready to Harvest in Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/alfalfa-ready-harvest-ohio

    Many of Ohio’s pure alfalfa stands are ready to be harvested for high-quality feed. As alfalfa field ... were to make a harvest decision based on alfalfa maturity, %NDF would be higher than what is expected. ... producers took advantage of the warm dry weather this past weekend to harvest a few pure alfalfa stands. As ...

  4. Spring SCN Testing and a Research Opportunity for Ohio Growers

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spring-scn-testing-and-research-opportunity-ohio-growers

    for soil fertility or participate in an on-farm trial that requires soil sampling, a subsample can be ... population (Pi) of SCN. Sampling that same area at harvest will reveal the final population (Pf) of SCN. From ... field, SCN reproduction factor (RF = Pf/Pi) will be calculated. If SCN population increased during ...

  5. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    of forage fiber increases with maturity and is negatively correlated with feed intake by animals and ... these targets help us with harvest timing? How do we know when the forage growing in the field is ... latest starting point to begin harvest, weather permitting, because the cutting, field curing, and ...

  6. Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans… What to Consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/replanting-decisions-corn-and-soybeans%E2%80%A6-what-consider

    yield change (increase or decrease) expected from replanting. Table 1. University of Illinois Replant ... harvest Planting Date 10,000 15,000 20,000 25,000 30,000 35,000 % of optimum yield April 10 62 76 83 92 94 ... populations by increasing the number of branches (Figure 2). In our research, going from 100,000 to 50,000 ...

  7. Alfalfa Continues to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/alfalfa-continues-mature

    the next week, %NDF values will likely increase 5 percentage units or more. As a quick reminder, ... state. In addition to keeping a close watch on alfalfa development for making harvest decisions, ... producers should be monitoring alfalfa weevil to determine if harvesting earlier is warranted.  If alfalfa ...

  8. Webinars

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/alumni/webinars-0

    Vegetables   Fall Webinar Series   August 6, 2020 Planting the Fall Garden   September 10, 2020 End of Season ...

  9. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    Wilson says. “The time to prepare is right now.” Improving weather resilience requires adaptation, Wilson ... maintain profitability or farmers in light of, or in spite of, these increasing challenges they have ...

  10. Harvest Timing Affects Winter Annual Forage Yield and Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-11/harvest-timing-affects-winter-annual-forage-yield-and-quality

    timing to maximize quality with spring rain fall events that not only delay custom harvesters but also ... each other with TDN declining and NDF increasing from the early to later harvest timings, representing ... The greatest challenge with winter annual cereal forages for many producers is managing harvest ...

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