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  1. Stay Safe This Winter When Handling Stored Grain

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stay-safe-winter-when-handling-stored-grain

    be unhealthy for farmers as well. As a result, farmers should take extra safety precautions as they ... manage their stored corn this winter. Dee Jepsen, an Ohio State University Extension state safety leader ... for the Agricultural Safety and Health program, said that farmers should wear a respirator when ...

  2. More Ohio Producers Exploring Grass-Fed Beef Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-ohio-producers-exploring-grass-fed-beef-production

    consistently increase the animal's weight from weaning to harvest. In order to do that, they need to feed ... system." However, pasture grazing, as opposed to the feedlot system, requires the meticulous management of ... months. "It's pretty easy to accomplish in the fall and spring, but winter and summer months ...

  3. Drought Adding A Wrinkle to Crop Marketing Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-adding-wrinkle-crop-marketing-decisions-0

    post-harvest. Now it isn't quite as clear. Increased production in the Southern Hemisphere can offset much ... difficult come harvest. "Historically, there is the potential for fairly significant production changes ... percent with overall corn production falling 24 percent. The state's soybean yield is expected to ...

  4. Despite Planting Delays, Wheat Getting Good Marks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/despite-planting-delays-wheat-getting-good-marks

    rainfall and delayed corn and soybean harvest, the early performance of the crop is getting good marks. ... news for strong crop establishment before winter sets in. "You want the wheat well-established by ... itself before going dormant. "The chance of winter kill is increased with late-planted wheat," ...

  5. Coming June 2 in Canton: Food Safety Practices for Fruit, Vegetable Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/coming-june-2-canton-food-safety-practices-fruit-vegetable-growers

    May 8, 2012 CANTON, Ohio-- Stark Parks will host a program on food safety practices for fruit and ... Agricultural Practices, or GAPs, for fruit and vegetable production are the focus. The park is at 5712 12th ... and Vegetable Safety Team, which is presenting the program. “So it’s a good time to learn about GAPs.” ...

  6. Drought Adding A Wrinkle to Crop Marketing Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-adding-wrinkle-crop-marketing-decisions

    post-harvest. Now it isn't quite as clear. Increased production in the Southern Hemisphere can offset much ... difficult come harvest. "Historically, there is the potential for fairly significant production changes ... percent with overall corn production falling 24 percent. The state's soybean yield is expected to ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    January 18, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Saturated field conditions last fall and early this winter have ... "Constant changes in weather are typical of winters in Ohio and neighboring states, which increases the potential ... the potential for run-off increases substantially when manure is spread in the winter months. And, they ...

  9. Agronomist: The Longer Corn Sits in Fields, the Greater the Yield Losses

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agronomist-longer-corn-sits-fields-greater-yield-losses

    November 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio growers waiting to harvest their corn most likely ... won't see a significant decrease in grain moisture, but run the risk of increased stalk lodging, moldy ... they should harvest as promptly as possible. "We have a fantastic crop out there with yields ...

  10. Get Ready to Plant Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-ready-plant-corn

    • Determine harvest dates by crop maturity, not the calendar. Harvest loss increases 1 percent to 2 percent ... March 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- To put corn on the right track this growing season, focus on ... different maturities to reduce damage from diseases and environmental stress, and spread out harvest time ...

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