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  1. 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 ...

  2. 2019 Pilot Workshop- Taking Flight with Citizen Science

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/node/713

    involves public collaboration in scientific research and has become an increasingly critical part of ... education and outreach including using the applications specific to each topic area for future monitoring, increasing ... Include beginning and advanced sessions with more focused themes/topics to diverse meet audience needs  ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Latest COVID-19 legislation to provide more funds for farm businesses

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/news/latest-covid-19-legislation-provide-more-funds-farm-businesses

    how to calculate payroll costs, and finally addresses the requirements for self-employed farms who ... paying sick leave, payroll, increased materials costs, rental or mortgage payments, or other obligations ...

  8. Corn Planting and Pollinators: Research Update

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/corn-planting-and-pollinators-research-update

    encounter it.  Studies conducted in 2013-2015 showed a substantial increase in the number of dead bees ...

  9. USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/usda-announces-coronavirus-food-assistance-program-cfap

    which could limit CFAP payments in the case a producer is receiving payments in other federal safety net ...

  10. COVID-19 Food Safety Fact Sheets

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/home/slides/covid-19-food-safety-fact-sheets

    M.L. Ivey, Sanja Ilic and the OSU Extension Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program ...

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