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  1. Cover Crops in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5814

    benefits, results will vary depending on soil type and condition. Starting organic matter levels, tillage ... to introduce cover crops into their garden depending on their skill level and desired management ... level. This fact sheet provides basic, fact-based information that is not readily available to home ...

  2. Animal Science High School Instructor

    https://ansci.osu.edu/april-24th-2023-april-17th-2023-april-10th-2023-april-3rd-2023/animal-science-high-school-instructor

    Lancaster High School is looking for an Animal Science Instructor for next school year ...

  3. Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-university-extension-small-farm-program-announces-2020-ohio-new-and-small-farm

    participants will receive a notebook (per each $150 registration) of all resource materials, a soil test ... week. This class will be limited to the First 50 registrations.   The cost of the course is $150 per ...

  4. Ohio Data that Shaped the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-518

    that very low soil test levels require high fertilizer rates, but as soil test levels increase, our ... able to answer the question, “At what soil test level should I apply fertilizer to see a yield ... response?” To answer this question, we need to establish a critical soil test level.  For each trial, we ...

  5. New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/new-study-will-track-ways-cut-runoff-elevated-phosphorus-fields

    phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...

  6. Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-could-help-farmers-weather-low-milk-other-commodity-prices

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...

  7. Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/dig-soil-health-feb-14-workshop

    on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a window into the soil, revealing if a plant is ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... CFAES’  Soil Balancing Research Team, who plan to share details on testing the soil and on ways to improve ...

  8. Gibberella Ear Rot and Mycotoxins in Corn: Sampling, Testing, and Storage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AC-52

    screening steps. Semi-quantitative tests estimate vomitoxin at or above certain levels (>5 ppm) or within ... (DON), also called vomitoxin. As a result, high levels of Gibberella ear rot severity and moldy grain are ... usually accompanied by high levels of vomitoxin. Mycotoxins are harmful to both humans and animals. ...

  9. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... fallow this year if a soil test indicates the soil is low in phosphorus, he said. Across Ohio, 1.5 ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ...

  10. Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/rainy-days-lead-muddy-thinner-cows

    say, a high of 50 degrees to a high of 20 degrees put further stress on a cow’s body to adjust to the ... enough weight are at risk of having weak or stillborn calves and of not being able to produce enough milk ... hay tested for nutrients to see what, if anything, is lacking in it. Even if hay has all the necessary ...

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