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  1. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    level.” It’s a real personal thing,” Wilson says. Adaptation can involve practices such as drainage, ... it is soil health, Wilson says. Practices such as no-till and cover crops, implemented to boost ... soil health, also improve weather resilience. They make crop plants hardier, reduce erosion, and slow down ...

  2. PFHxS (Perfluorohexane sulfonic acid)

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1734

    hormones; • Increase cholesterol levels; • Affect the immune system; or • Increase the risk of certain ... ng/L ppt PFAS State Action Level ACTION IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED The PFHxS level detected in your water ... cancers.   Young children, infants, and unborn babies may be at more risk of health effects. Scientists are ...

  3. Bring on the Heat

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/bring-heat

    cows have a pretty large threshold – between 25 and 65 degrees Fahrenheit – meaning that below 25 or ... heat stress. Because of daily variability in humidity and temperature, the temperature-humidity index ... every 1 mph increase in wind speed. High-volume, low-speed fans or box fans are both options depending ...

  4. At Ohio State ATI, Kubota Tech program gives leg up on training and jobs

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-ati-kubota-tech-program-gives-leg-training-and-jobs

    train-the-trainer events to become a Level 1 certified instructor. In all, he holds eight Kubota certifications. He ... said he shares that experience with his students. “You see a whole new level of chemistry in the ... classroom, because I’ve walked the walk, I’ve gone through the training, I’ve taken the tests as an ...

  5. What’s good for your lawn can be good for the water

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/what%E2%80%99s-good-for-your-lawn-can-be-good-for-the-water

    fertilizer? Why test your soil? What does “N-P-K” mean? Answers are in the fact sheet, whose authors are ...

  6. Environmental Impacts of Crop-Livestock Systems

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-5420

    greenhouse gas emissions, nutrient losses (volatilization and leaching), and soil degradation. This course is ...

  7. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins, and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    $23.50/cwt, respectively. Class III milk closed higher than predicted for May at $24.42/cwt, with protein and ... To estimate profitability at these nutrient prices, the Cow-Jones Index was used for average US cows ...

  8. Advances in High Throughput Phenotyping

    https://fabe.osu.edu/courses/fabeng-5335

    FABENG 5335 High-Throughput Phenotyping (HTP) is an emerging field that integrates remote sensing ... High Throughput Phenotyping provides an overview of the sensing and modeling tools that are being ...

  9. When Good Intentions Backfire: Understanding the Impacts of Common Microaggressions

    https://cfaesdei.osu.edu/events/when-good-intentions-backfire-understanding-impacts-common-microaggressions-0

    This highly interactive 90-minute program will take a deeper dive into frequently witnessed and ... a variety of real-life microaggression scenarios. Participation in this event qualifies for 1 credit toward ...

  10. Machine learning helps determine health of soybean fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/machine-learning-helps-determine-health-soybean-fields

    be one of the four staples of global agriculture: soybeans.  Between August and September of 2020,  ...

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