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  1. Chow Line: A tiny worm in your strawberry won’t hurt you

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-tiny-worm-in-your-strawberry-won%E2%80%99t-hurt-you

    for human use.  This is because, “it is economically impractical to grow, harvest, or process raw ... spraying a weekly insecticide on the crops through the end of harvest and monitoring when the insect comes ... squeamish about larvae, locally grown berries harvested in June are less likely to have larvae,” Welty said. ...

  2. New CFAES groups assist Ohio food producers, consumers during pandemic

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-cfaes-groups-assist-ohio-food-producers-consumers-during-pandemic

    continuing to plant, harvest, and market food directly to the public allowing consumers to continue to access ... business, planting, and harvesting plans in response to radically shifted markets and public health concerns ... for worker and consumer safety.   To help these essential food producers as well as consumers, CFAES ...

  3. Burndown and Residual Herbicide Issues

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-13/burndown-and-residual-herbicide-issues

    the weeds that are about to emerge (the “white stage”) and buy some time for rain.  The good news here ... about soybean herbicides, which may partly reflect the overall greater safety of residual corn ... planting increases the risk of injury, as does use in tilled situations.  We have increased metribuzin use ...

  4. Chow Line: Canning expected to be big this year amid COVID-19

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-canning-expected-be-big-year-amid-covid-19

    gardens this year. For example, online searches for “growing vegetables from scraps” increased 4,650% in ... decreased incomes, more time at home, and an increased sense of an unknown future have many people wanting ... of up to 300% increases in seed sales this spring. “As a result, we expect home food preservation to ...

  5. CFAP Program for Beef Producers

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/cfap-program-beef-producers

    producers with financial assistance to “help offset sales losses and increased marketing expenses associated ...

  6. Field Estimations of Alfalfa Fiber Content

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-14/field-estimations-alfalfa-fiber-content

    exact date to determine harvest of our first alfalfa crop. Research has shown % Neutral Detergent Fiber ... harvest decisions based on calendar date is unreliable. Many producers also base harvest decisions ... often too time consuming when a rapid estimation of NDF is needed for making harvest decisions. In the ...

  7. It’s about learning new skills and how to persevere

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/june-2020/it%E2%80%99s-about-learning-new-skills-and-how-persevere

    4-H’s focus on learning by doing. Among them are the  Stay connected!  website, with links to virtual ...

  8. Plant Empowerment Workshop Online

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/plant-empowerment-workshop-online

    thus increasing freshness and reducing transportation costs. A lead gift from the Nationwide Foundation ... greenhouse gases associated with long-distance transportation. The increasing number of people moving toward ... the risk of foodborne illnesses can be reduced, crop yield can be increased, and specific flavors can ...

  9. Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/video/agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    Centerra Co-op joins us as we talk about harvest progress in NE Ohio. We focus in on how to successfully ... activities on social media, check out #harvest18 and #eFields. A list of requirements for fertilizer records ... through time management and fertility. You can learn more on the Forage Focus playlist through the OSU ...

  10. CFAES Community Reflection and Action on Racial Issues

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/cfaes-community-reflection-and-action-racial-issues

    to it than growing food or ensuring the safety and security of our food or water. Proactively, we are ...

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