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  1. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    offered by products labeled for a specific pest. Most of these ratings are a result of research trials ... conducted by universities. For example, weed scientists will apply several different herbicides in test ... Signal words are determined by the LD 50 rating. This stands for the lethal dose for 50% of the test ...

  2. H2Ohio Signup Deadline Returned to Tuesday, March 31st

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/h2ohio-signup-deadline-returned-tuesday-march-31st

    Due to the COVID-19 and expected resulting budget issues, the Ohio Department of Agriculture has ... http://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture/ Water Quality ...

  3. I missed Private Pesticide Applicator and Fertilizer Re-Certification...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/i-missed-private-pesticide-applicator-and-fertilizer-re

    March 31. Additionally, Ohio Department of Agriculture's new pesticide applicator testing program ... deadline for agricultural fertilizer certificate holders to renew their license and get training has been ...

  4. Why Ohio Farmers Should Participate in the CTIC Cover Crops Survey

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/why-ohio-farmers-should-participate-ctic-cover-crops-survey

    USDA's SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education) program, the Conservation Technology ... farmers who have not planted cover crops at all. Many of you have seen past results from previous national ... farmers cover crop surveys funded by the USDA Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) ...

  5. Determining Forage Moisture Content

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/determining-forage-moisture-content

    either some type of hand grab, twist, or squeeze test or the use of some instrument/tool. By far, the ... most common method of determining forage moisture content is some variation of the hand test ... tools/testers requires that a good representative sample is collected to produce a reliable result. As with most ...

  6. Phosphorus Placement Effects on Yield and Water Quality in a Corn-Soybean Rotation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-06/phosphorus-placement-effects-yield-and-water-quality-corn-soybean

    Phosphorus placement has been discussed as a 4R Best Management Practice that results in lower ... A replicated trial was established at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station-OARDC located near Custer, OH ... water from subsurface drainage collected. Preliminary water quality results are presented below for the ...

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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    software program SESAME™ developed by Dr. St-Pierre at The Ohio State University. The resulting analysis ... 2020. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for central Ohio on March 26, 2020 are ... presented in Table 2. Detailed results for all 26 feed commodities are reported. The lower and upper limits ...

  8. Update to the OARDC Feed Energy Equation

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/update-oardc-feed-energy-equation

    State University, Wooster The equation used by many feed testing labs to estimate net energy for ... commercial feed testing labs did not measure starch, but it is now a routine assay. One improvement we are ...

  9. Applications for Dig In! Training Program Are Open!

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/news/applications-dig-training-program-are-open

    a thriving and sustainable community garden. It is a requirement for new garden leaders as part of the Summer ...

  10. Using Protocols to Train Farm Employees

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/using-protocols-train-farm-employees

    result. Unfortunately, just putting something down in writing does not guarantee employees will follow the instruction, ... or if they do, that the results are positive. Sometimes protocols are poorly written, too long, too ... and/or bonuses. Another key to making sure protocols achieve good results and improve farm efficiency and ...

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