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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. Managing Corn Harvest this Fall with Variable Corn Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/managing-corn-harvest-fall-variable-corn-conditions

    if the gathering chains/stalk rolls don’t change speed our header loss will increase. This leads to ... increased fodder leads to higher threshing losses. The first consideration in threshing settings is cob ... blown out the back. This may actually be at lower rpms this year than most years due to low test weight ...

  3. Late-season Frost Effects on Corn: Grain Production (Adapted from Dr. J. Lauer, Univ. of Wisconsin)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/late-season-frost-effects-corn-grain-production-adapted-dr-j

    higher than test results. Expect to aerate the stored corn frequently. Move immature corn to market ... misshapen, soft kernels Undeveloped starch structure; pithy kernels Test weights progressively below 52 ... test weights below 45 lb./bu. Little or no increase in test weight after drying Variable amino acid ...

  4. What to Plant NOW For Your Fall Garden

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/what-plant-now-your-fall-garden

    , community gardener and urban farmer to continue the harvest. Learn what you can plant now to harvest in ... Ohio is a four-season growing environment and fall is a great time for the backyard gardener ...

  5. ExploreAg Experience with Ohio Department of Agriculture

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/exploreag-experience-ohio-department-agriculture

    agricultural careers in Ohio. Activities will include: Animal Health Lab Tour Plant Health Lab Tour Consumer ... Agriculture, 8995 E. Main Street, Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 REGISTRATION: Visit  go.osu.edu/exploreagoda2019  to secure ...

  6. Soil Testing

    https://franklin.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/soil-testing

    hours, M-F 8-4:30, or mailed (See table below for pricing). Testing is available for gardens, home lawns, ... and a soil testing fact sheet are included. A copy of the results will also be sent to our office, so ... The Franklin County Extension office now has soil testing kits available for sale. Kits are $11 ...

  7. Day in the Life with Avery Williamson

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/day-life-avery-williamson

    experience sparked Joyona’s interest in agriculture. A once in a lifetime experience was spent with New York ... the garden. She said, “this taught me how much hard work it takes to be a farmer.”  Which is exactly ...

  8. Yield monitor calibration for fall harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-32/yield-monitor-calibration-fall-harvest

    provide precision agriculture insights and recommendations at the field level. Yield maps not only help ... monitor is critical to generate accurate and reliable yield data. Grain moisture and test weight, along ... Precision agriculture practices have shown to provide feedback to improve profitability and helping confirm ...

  9. Gardening Year Round Workshop

    https://franklin.osu.edu/events/gardening-year-round-workshop

    Ohio is a four-season gardening environment. Learn how to maximize all 4 growing seasons in Ohio ...

  10. Urban Farmers and Gardeners “Dig Ohio”

    https://franklin.osu.edu/news/urban-farmers-and-gardeners-%E2%80%9Cdig-ohio%E2%80%9D

    Nearly 150 urban farmers and gardeners learned how to be more productive and successful while ... growing crops and nurturing neighborhoods at the second annual We Dig Ohio: 2016 Urban Agriculture & ... expertise, but also expand their personal urban agriculture network.  ...

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