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  1. Household Water Use

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-420

    Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, Ohio State University Extension Household water use is on the decline, ... which is good news. Water use by families was steadily increasing since the 1950s reaching its peak in ... . Table 1. Changes in toilet water use over time.   Toilet  (gallons per flush) Before 1950 7.0 1950- 1980 ...

  2. Fitness for Farm Life

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/fitness-farm-life

    Welcome to Fitness for Farm life. This educational program is aimed at improving the quality of ... taking some small steps to care for our bodies and physical health, we can in turn improve and preserve ... our physical abilities to continue doing what we all love-farming and gardening.  May 5   Watch ...

  3. Side-dressing Manure into Newly Planted and Emerged Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/side-dressing-manure-newly-planted-and-emerged-corn

    Ohio State University Extension has conducted manure application research on growing crops for ... manure applicators another window of time to apply manure to farm fields. Our research started with using ... incorporated as a side-dress but some years weather forced us to apply at the V4 stage. Darke County Farms Plot ...

  4. CFAP Direct Support sign up begins May 26

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/cfap-direct-support-sign-begins-may-26

    Farm Office team will also host a  webinar  about Ohio's CFAP sign up process soon.  Be sure to ... Credit Corporation.  The Farm Office team has digested the Final Rule and written an explanation in our ... latest news bulletin here:    Sign up for USDA-CFAP Direct Support to Begin May 26, 2020.   The news ...

  5. Field Estimations of Alfalfa Fiber Content

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

    Ohio has seen its 5 th warmest winter on record but spring temperatures across the state have ... -alfalfa-grass-ndf-estimation-tool-for-smart-phones/. Ohio’s cold spring affected alfalfa development across the state. Alfalfa NDF is approximately 4.3 to 10 ... a week’s time during spring development, the last two weeks across Ohio has shown a change of only 0.8 to ...

  6. Good Time to Scout Wheat and Barley Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/good-time-scout-wheat-and-barley-fields

    state. These low temperatures can be cause for concern, but this concern may have been a bit premature. ... Now is a good time to scout wheat and barley fields to assess whether cold temperatures simply set ... on developmental stage at the time of the cold temperature/freeze event. Collect heads that look ...

  7. Alfalfa Continues to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/alfalfa-continues-mature

    across Ohio are ready to be harvested for high quality forage (see table below). Producers in dryer ... regions were able to start harvesting alfalfa fields over the weekend. Western Ohio has had larger ... rainfall totals than Eastern Ohio over the last two weeks. Keep in mind that harvesting when the soil is ...

  8. Nick Eckel

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/people/nick-eckel

    Nick Eckel Water Quality Associate Henry County eckel.21@osu.edu ...

  9. Using the Forecasting System to Assess the Risk of Head Scab

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-15/using-forecasting-system-assess-risk-head-scab

    website at www.wheatscab.psu.edu. You will see a map of the United States with some states in green, ... flowering (anthesis) date for your field, Winter wheat (the class of wheat we grow in Ohio), and The ... susceptibility of the variety planted in your field.   3.) Zoom in to Ohio and move the “Counties” slider over to ...

  10. Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-11/interested-soil-health-learn-together-osu-extension

    will be used to guide recommendations for improving soil health on Ohio farms. Soil health indicators ... Improving soil health (SH) can provide a variety of benefits including improved water ... help better understand how management practices influence soil health and ultimately water quality. OSU ...

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