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  1. Cattle Squeeze Chute Safety

    https://cfaessafety.osu.edu/cfaes-safety-program/livestock-handling-safety/cattle-squeeze-chute-safety

    a risk of injury for handlers. You can avoid handling injuries by applying low-stress cattle-handling ... emphasizes safety compliance and minimizes risk of an injury while using handling equipment. The training is ...

  2. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    plant parts and soil particles are usually suspended into the air as the combine drives though the ... level of protection, and is basically worthless in agricultural environments. How to wear the N95 ... from leaking in around the edges. How to test your respirator for proper fit Ideally the N95 should be ...

  3. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    incorporation requirements. ODA recommends adjusting seeding rates to reduce the risk of planting failure. ... application rates of manure to reflect soil moisture conditions, per NRCS 590. Manure application on wet soils ... your local Soil and Water Conservation District or check out the link https://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture/ ...

  4. Wheat Management for Fall 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-30/wheat-management-fall-2020

    should be maintained between 30-50 ppm (Mehlich-3 P) for optimum production. If the soil test indicates ... not add any phosphorus if soil test levels are higher than 50 ppm. Soil potassium should be maintained ... phosphorus and potassium needs. Wheat requires more phosphorus than corn or soybean, and soil test levels ...

  5. EPN Mass Contact Oct. 28

    https://ceb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/email/epn-mass-contact-oct-28

    issues at a local and regional level and, in a conversation with Josh Knights (Sustainability Institute ...

  6. Corn Pre-Harvest Check

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-34/corn-pre-harvest-check

    of higher grain prices and hauling in high moisture corn. This is causing more producers to switch ... back and forth between corn and soybean harvest. Considerations for choosing fields to harvest aside ... harvesting fields with stalk quality issues early. One can use the “squeeze test” or “push test” to evaluate ...

  7. Autumn Forage Harvest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-29/autumn-forage-harvest-management

    cutting. Soil drainage and soil moisture affect the risk of fall cutting.  High soil moisture slows down ... between those times (mid-September to mid-October) means more risk to the stand. Factors such as previous ... cutting management, age of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture affect the level of that ...

  8. Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Pre-Exam Preparation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-37/ohio-certified-crop-adviser-pre-exam-preparation

    Exams are proctored online tests. You must pass both exams to obtain Certified Crop Adviser status. The ...

  9. Weather Update: Farm Science Review Week Weather

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-32/weather-update-farm-science-review-week-weather

    the 70s, then fall into the upper 50s to mid-60s for highs (40s for lows) on Wednesday and Thursday. ... overnight lows near record levels (2 nd warmest on record). Recent temperatures have been running 3-5 ...    Forecast High pressure that has been keeping our weather hot and dry has slid off to the east, ...

  10. Cover Crop Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-33/cover-crop-seeding-rates

    using cover crops to protect soil and suppress weeds over the winter, it also means the time to ... often lead to higher levels of biomass production. However, the data are less clear in how that ... there was no difference in marestail density between the two seeding rates of 45 and 90 lb/A. Similar ...

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