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  1. Gibberella Ear Rot and Vomitoxin in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/gibberella-ear-rot-and-vomitoxin-corn

    If your grain was harvested from a field with Gibberella ear rot (GER), it is more than likely ... zeae, hence the name of the disease. Before storing grain harvested from GER-affected fields or areas ... grain.  Poor storage may cause toxin levels to increase. Warm, moist pockets in the grain promote mold ...

  2. Improved Soil Health Linked to Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency Across Corn Belt

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/improved-soil-health-linked-nitrogen-fertilizer-efficiency-across

    health measurements increased relative yields by an average of 5% across N fertilizer rates. In other ... of organic matter, both of which are important components of soil health. In response to increased ... testing services. These tests often focus on the biological activity of the soil, specifically targeting ...

  3. Nearly 80,000 pounds of produce grown for food pantries statewide

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/nearly-80000-pounds-produce-grown-for-food-pantries-statewide

    faced as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused food banks to have increased demand for ... families,” he said. “This amounts to nearly 15 tons of food and was an 8,437-pound increase from food ... longhorned beetle, and other invasive species. Environmental horticulture focuses on stormwater management, ...

  4. Good Agricultural Practices Training 3-Hr Webinar

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/good-agricultural-practices-training-3-hr-webinar

    to reduce food safety hazards and the risk of on-farm produce contamination. Participants will ... equate to being GAPs certified. The event is hosted by The OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team and OSU ... OSU Food Safety Specialist Sanja Ilic,and Ag Educator Marcus McCartney. This training is often ...

  5. Upcoming Agronomy Team Programs

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/upcoming-agronomy-team-programs

    a weekly series focusing on investing in soil health, and the first session of a series focusing on farming ...

  6. Soil Health Seminar Focuses on What Soil Health Tests Tell You

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/soil-health-seminar-focuses-what-soil-health-tests-tell-you

    resources in Ohio. But an increasing number of farmers are interested in overall soil health, which ...

  7. Water Quality Wednesday

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/water-quality-wednesday

    to include “best management practices” has been an area of focus for agricultural producers, ...

  8. OSU Extension to Host "Planning for the Future of Your Farm" Workshop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-02/osu-extension-host-planning-future-your-farm-workshop

    family farm. Pre-registration is required as one packet of program materials will be mailed to ...

  9. Agronomy Programs

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/agronomy/agronomy-programs

    focused specifically on the ARC/PLC decision in 2021, reviewing decision-tool calculators available to ... evaluate options, and current market outlook, as well as a webinar focused on crop insurance decisions for ... 2021. There is no cost to attend these meetings, but registration is required. January 13: 1:00-3:00pm. ...

  10. Workshop set for greenhouse growers: Listen to your plants, improve production

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/workshop-set-for-greenhouse-growers-listen-your-plants-improve-production

    ornamental and food crops in a controlled environment requires careful monitoring of plants’ physical and ... agriculture with Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). 3 focus ... greenhouse engineering. In all, the workshop will have 12 sessions in three focus areas: Plant Monitoring ...

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