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  1. Take Steps to Reduce Compaction Before Spring Planting

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/take-steps-reduce-compaction-spring-planting

    March 5, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a late harvest, a wet fall and slow-melting snow, Ohio farmers ... "Farmers faced a late harvest and a wet fall, and with so much snow they haven't had the opportunity ... grain carts driven on wet or saturated soils increases the risk for soil compaction. Compaction destroys ...

  2. OSU Extension Expert: Proposed Farm Safety Rule Withdrawn, But Training for Teens Still Needed

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-expert-proposed-farm-safety-rule-withdrawn-training-teens-still-needed

    The withdrawal of the proposed rules actually increases the need and support for youth safety ... without first taking a training course means that farm families won’t have to take on new requirements for ... their children to work on the farm, but previous legislation still requires young workers to have some ...

  3. Increased Corn Production Could Pose Grain Storage Problems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/increased-corn-production-could-pose-grain-storage-problems

    growers could be facing grain storage issues this fall and weak cash prices reflective of the ... market's reaction to the shortage. "If we do see the number of bushels at harvest the market would ... like-- 12.5 billion or 13 billion-- we could face a storage shortage this fall, and weaker cash prices ...

  4. No-Till, Controlled Traffic: A Winning Combo for Harvest Woes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/no-till-controlled-traffic-winning-combo-harvest-woes

    a wet harvest is to practice continuous no-till, with the added benefit of adopting controlled traffic. ... escaped the headaches of harvesting during this year's record-setting wet season were those who ... than in fields tilled last fall. They still had some problems with wet soils, but not as bad as on ...

  5. Creating Accessible Agriculture at Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/creating-accessible-agriculture-farm-science-review-2011

    August 22, 2011 LONDON, Ohio-- The “AgrAbility” Bus will increase accessibility to events at Ohio ... a disability to get out to the field demonstrations and see new tillage and harvesting equipment, and take ... also stop by the OSU ag safety education area on Land Avenue in the exhibit area to learn more about ...

  6. 4-H Project Judging

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/4-h-project-judging

    livestock projects are required to attend Skillathon on August 5th. 4-H Project Judging Makeup Days are as ...

  7. Make Safety Priority as Motorists, Farmers Share Roads This Fall

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/make-safety-priority-motorists-farmers-share-roads-fall

    picking and fall foliage. Now is also the time for field crop harvest, and more motorists will be ... share the road during harvest season. "Harvest season generally is a time when there is an increase ... encountering farm equipment on rural roads, increasing the potential for accidents. Dee Jepsen, an Ohio State ...

  8. Locally Grown Hops a Possibility for Ohio’s Booming Microbreweries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/locally-grown-hops-possibility-ohio%E2%80%99s-booming-microbreweries

    a hop research program focused on production and marketing, said Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension ... production research project will begin this fall, Bergefurd said.  The OSU South Centers and Ohio State’s ... methods, harvesting, processing, and marketing techniques that can be adopted by Ohio farmers, he said.  ...

  9. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for SE Ohio April 12

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-se-ohio-april-12

    the increased interest in this program, the registration fee has been reduced to $10. CHESTERHILL, ... Ohio-- Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, in conjunction with the group Rural ... Action, will hold a Produce Safety Education Program  for farmers from 1-4 p.m. on April 12 at the Marion ...

  10. Chow Line: Play it safe with hard-cooked eggs (for 4/8/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-play-it-safe-hard-cooked-eggs-4807-0

    egg, it puts a naturally protective coating on the outside of the shell. The bad news is, during the ... washing and sanitizing process before packaging, eggs lose that coating. But the good news is, processors ... replace it with a tasteless, natural mineral oil coating. But there's another piece of bad news: That ...

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