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  1. Early Season Wheat Diseases

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-12/early-season-wheat-diseases

    Cool temperatures and high relative humidity are also required for the development of Powdery Mildew, ...

  2. Why should you calibrate your sprayer, and how?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/why-should-you-calibrate-your-sprayer-and-how

    result in ineffective pest control, too much pesticide wastes money, may damage the crop and increases ... and catch the output from each nozzle in a measuring jar for the travel time required in step 5 above. ... example, to increase the flow rate you will need to either slow down, or increase the spray pressure. The ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Alfalfa Weevil Scouting

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/alfalfa-weevil-scouting

    applying an insecticide rescue treatment or taking an early harvest.  For alfalfa that is 9 inches or less ... average and for alfalfa at 16 inches of height the economic threshold increases to greater than four ... larvae/stem on average, an early harvest is recommended.  Anytime an insecticide is applied as a rescue ...

  5. Making a Spending Plan

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/making-spending-plan

    done? There are a few options: increase income, decrease expenses, catch spending leaks, or all three. ... and other matters you may want to discuss, like food safety during COVID-19 or home food preservation. ...

  6. Frost grips grapes in southern Ohio

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/frost-grips-grapes-southern-ohio

    Article News Article by CFAES News By: Alayna DeMartini April 21, 2020   ...

  7. Managing stored grain into summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-10/managing-stored-grain-summer

    Carrying graining into summer has been done for many years successfully but requires much more intensive ... content of your stored grain. Last fall some grain went into storage at a higher than ideal moisture ... warm grain in the summer as ambient air temperatures increase, but this is no longer considered a best ...

  8. Economic Assistance for Agriculture during COVID-19

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/economic-assistance-agriculture-during-covid-19

    requirements are met.  Unlike many other SBA programs, farms/agricultural businesses are eligible provided they ... increased materials costs, rental or mortgage payments, or other obligations due to revenue losses, as long ... a producer is receiving payments in other federal safety net programs. The exact program limitations and ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. PPE Shortage for Pesticide Applicators

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-09/ppe-shortage-pesticide-applicators

    protective equipment (PPE) required to make their pesticide applications.  The emergency needs that our first ... pesticide product label includes a list of the required personal protective equipment. So … what should ... label required PPE, don’t make the application of that pesticide. Carefully review the labels of the ...

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