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  1. Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/ohio-celebrates-local-foods-week

    a community garden in the neighborhood, an urban farm, a CSA (community support agriculture) farm, or a more ... What excites me in the summer, is a quick trip out to the garden to harvest a fresh tomato or two. ... local economy. Agriculture is Ohio’s number one industry contributing jobs for one in seven Ohioans, and ...

  2. Hot Night Temperatures Can Decrease Corn Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/hot-night-temperatures-can-decrease-corn-yield

    80s degrees F) can result in wasteful respiration and a lower net amount of dry matter accumulation in ... developing kernels, thereby lowering potential grain yield. High night time temperatures result in faster ... heat unit or growing degree day (GDD) accumulation that can lead to earlier corn maturation, whereas ...

  3. What is Your Soil Wearing?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/what-your-soil-wearing

    different mixes of cover crops. Todd Dallas, Dallas Ag, will talk about soil testing methods and share ... results from the farm. Tom and Nancy’s farm is located at 2684 Mt. Tabor Rd., West Liberty, OH 43357. ...

  4. Extension Master Urban Farmer Program Offered Fall 2019

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/extension-master-urban-farmer-program-offered-fall-2019

    Interested in farming on a local and urban scale? Ohio State University Extension and Toledo GROWs ... is collaborating to offer the Master Urban Farmer Program in Lucas County. The class will meet on ...

  5. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    a comparatively small portion of overall agricultural production, organic corn acreage in the U.S. increased by ... yielding a margin of error of 2%. For full survey results, read our technical reports at ... Available online: https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/natural-resources-environment/organic-agriculture/ 2. ...

  6. Assessing The Risk of Frost Injury to Late Planted Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/assessing-risk-frost-injury-late-planted-corn

    to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, as of August 18, 37 percent of Ohio’s corn acreage ... seem to be a consistent north/south relationship. Therefore, growers can use the results summarized in ... based on 30-year historical normals reported by the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service. The GDD ...

  7. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    solution. The results were not surprising in that yield and NDF increased while NDFD decreased fairly ... relative to requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after ... planting (50 to 67 inches tall) would have been acceptable for dry cows or beef cattle. The results from ...

  8. Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/estimating-yield-losses-stressed-corn-fields

    Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Illinois. The principle advantage to this method is ... normal rainfall occurs during grain fill (resulting in low kernel weights), the yield component method ... will OVERESTIMATE yields. In a year with good grain fill conditions (resulting in high kernel weights), ...

  9. Corn Earworm in Field Corn; Watch for Molds

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/corn-earworm-field-corn-watch-molds

    ears and moldy grain, get it tested for mycotoxins before feeding to livestock, and if you absolutely ...

  10. ODA Confirms Sudden Oak Death in Ohio

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/oda-confirms-sudden-oak-death-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ... nursery were shipped to Ohio retailers. This shipment went to at least 17 other states. Gardeners and ... allowable). Consumers should not compost or dispose of the plant material in municipal yard waste. Garden ...

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