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  1. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for NE Ohio March 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-ne-ohio-march-30

    the increased interest in this program, the registration fee has been reduced to $10. BURTON, Ohio-- ... Geauga County. Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable production are the focus ... vegetables later this year,” said Ashley Kulhanek of Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, ...

  2. OSU Extension Expert: Cold Weather Increases Livestock Energy Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-expert-cold-weather-increases-livestock-energy-needs

    mean livestock producers need to be aware of increased livestock energy requirements, those animals ... increase the energy required by livestock metabolism to provide enough heat for the animal to maintain its ... if they are in colder temperatures for longer periods, they need the increased energy content in ...

  3. Feb. 20: How to Grow, Sell Safer Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feb-20-how-grow-sell-safer-produce

    the increased interest in this program, the registration fee has been reduced to $10. HOMERVILLE, ... Medina County. Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable production are the focus ... vegetables later this year,” said Ashley Kulhanek of Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, ...

  4. Farm Science Review Wheat Harvest Yields Well Despite Weather Extremes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-science-review-wheat-harvest-yields-well-despite-weather-extremes

    July 28, 2011 LONDON, Ohio – Despite the extremes of a dry wheat planting season last fall and the ... wettest spring in a century, the Ohio State University Farm Science Review wheat harvest yielded ... spring created disease pressure all the way through harvest.” Douridas said the positive outcome was ...

  5. Minimizing Compaction of Vegetable Crops Tricky

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/minimizing-compaction-vegetable-crops-tricky

    for example, but not for mechanical sweet corn harvest. • Subsoil in the fall any fields to be planted ... crops that require various production needs, controlled traffic is practically impossible. Wider (lower ... corn, soybean and wheat growers can generally put off harvest if necessary, harvesting vegetable crops ...

  6. Safety Still Key Message with New Ohio Law

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/safety-still-key-message-new-ohio-law

    Extension's state safety leader, said that with the new law in effect, new outreach efforts are required to ... tractors that can go faster than 25 mph. "With those requirements, the bill does build in safety ... August 2, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Safety remains the key message for motorists sharing the roads ...

  7. Corn Yields Good Despite Variable Weather, Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-yields-good-despite-variable-weather-diseases

    "The focus of our attention this fall has been stalk quality issues." Stalk lodging basically ... state place average yields behind last year's record-breaking harvest of 147 bushels per acre ... much better than it has been in the past." Sixty-one percent of the crop has been harvested so ...

  8. Ohio Growers Facing Compaction Harvesting in Wet Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-growers-facing-compaction-harvesting-wet-soils

    November 24, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Many Ohio corn and soybean growers are harvesting record crops. ... However, they may be facing compaction issues because of saturated soils at harvest. "Many farmers ... will be unable to get back in their fields after harvest," said Randall Reeder, an Ohio State ...

  9. Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/continued-dry-weather-may-spell-lodging-trouble-corn-0

    weather," said Lipps. "The name of the game this year will be harvest before the crop falls down." ... Drought-stressed conditions increase the potential for stalk quality problems because not enough carbohydrates, or ... scout their fields for stalk quality problems and mark any lodging potential fields for first harvest ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Squirrels A-fallin'! (for the Week of Oct. 21, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-squirrels-fallin-week-oct-21-2007-1

    October 21, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Do squirrels ever fall out of trees? A.: Yes. And I base that, for ... starters, on two accounts. First, once, I was sitting in an oak tree, enjoying the fall (get it?) sunshine. ... I cheered and gave it four thumbs up. Second, last week, my brother Log said a falling fox squirrel just ...

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