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  1. Spring Farm Safety Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/spring-farm-safety-reminders

    increased potential of incidents and injuries during planting.  In the ten year span from 2009 to 2018, ... other equipment (Farm Fatality and Injury Database of Ohio, OSU Extension Ag Safety and Health ... competent as well. Make sure all safety guards, shields, and access doors are in place.  If one is removed ...

  2. Cover Crops Offer Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-offer-options

    soil health. These crops are typically planted in the fall. Rye, barley and wheat will overwinter and ... continue growing in the spring. Other crops will only grow during the fall season and die off in winter. ... next crop. They are not harvested or grazed (though you can certainly do either and still receive many ...

  3. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/establishing-new-forage-stands

    short. As planting is delayed, the risk increases because of more competition from weeds and summer heat ... depletes moisture and increases the risk of surface crusting. Firm the seedbed before seeding to ensure ... with little erosion hazard, direct seedings without a companion crop in the spring allows harvesting ...

  4. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    yield potential. As a producer, you can greatly increase or reduce your N rate by changing the value for ... include any fall N). If you prefer to be more specific, the following equation may be used for mineral ... subtract from the total (spring N) any fall applied N up. I would not credit no more than 20 lb/A even if ...

  5. March 2020 Highlights

    https://fst.osu.edu/newsletter/food-science-and-technology-news/march-2020-highlights

    Wenneker at the Wilbur A. Gould Food Industries Center on receiving the 2020 Group Excellence In Safety ... Award. The FIC team was recognized for developing an annual safety training program for graduate teaching ... assistants in the department. Each year the University Laboratory Safety Committee’s Excellence in Safety ...

  6. COVID-19 Farm Resources

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/covid-19-farm-resources

    Managing Workers on the Farm During COVID-19   Webinars COVID-19 and Food Safety for Consumers COVID-19 and ... Food Safety for Specialty Crop Producers and   Marketers   Zoom for Farmers Using Zoom for Meeting ...

  7. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    home, but through keeping social distance on the farm and increasing many of our tried and true ... to review the visitation requirements you have on your farm. To keep you and your service providers ...

  8. Get Ready to plant

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/get-ready-plant

    focus on planting forage crops, but the process and many of the ideas will pertain to other spring field ... order it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ...

  9. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    and safety. It also helps when addressing questions that come from consumers about why you use ... Looking at the amount of product required to be ingested under Caution, one ounce does not seem like a lot ... even more critical. Every label has PPE requirements based on the toxicity levels to protect the user. ...

  10. Seedcorn Maggot A Possibility In Some Fields This Spring

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/seedcorn-maggot-possibility-some-fields-spring

    soil temperature increases, dampness decreases and seeds germinate and emerge rapidly.  Also, the ...

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