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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Big Temperature Swings Next Two Weeks

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/big-temperature-swings-next-two-weeks

    looks like we will see a gradual increase in rainfall chances the next few weeks. However, since systems ...

  9. Poison Hemlock Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/poison-hemlock-control

    one and developing into a low-growing rosette by late fall.  The rosette overwinters and then resumes ... fall, when in the low-growing rosette stage; and 2) early spring before stem elongation occurs.  It’s ... most easily controlled in fall, but several products can work well in spring.  Herbicide effectiveness ...

  10. Join Us for Ag Madness!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/join-us-ag-madness

    Agricultural Safety (April 3). To meet the needs of our clientele amid COVID-19, we began this virtual ... followed up with a food safety webinar for consumers that is still available for viewing. The agriculture ...

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