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  1. Connie Smith

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/people/connie-smith

    Program Assistant, Horticulture & Master Gardener smith.3204@osu.edu 740-277-4632 Connie Smith ... is the Master Gardener Coordinator for Fairfield County. In addition to leadership of the Master ... Gardener Program, Connie is also involved in the weekly production of The FARM PAGE, a 2 hour farm radio ...

  2. Mid to Late June Prevented Planting Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/mid-late-june-prevented-planting-decisions

    authorizing body of federal crop insurance policies. Market Update The World Agricultural Supply and Demand ...

  3. Hydrangea School

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/hydrangea-school

    Educator Eric Barrett. Discover which varieties will work best in your garden and landscape, and learn how ...

  4. Watch for Slug Damage on Seedling Plants (When There Are Plants to Watch)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-14/watch-slug-damage-seedling-plants-when-there-are-plants-watch

    geared up, the small size of both soybean and corn will lead to a greater damage potential from them. ... result in many fields just germinating or emerging when slugs start to feed.   This combination of ... feeding slugs and small plants can result in much more plant injury that normal.  Slugs can also damage ...

  5. More on Switching Corn Hybrid Maturities

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/more-switching-corn-hybrid-maturities

    reduced grain fill. “Ultra-early” Hybrids.   Results of past OSU research indicate that some 100-104 day ... were 3 to 5% lower than commonly grown maturities. At test sites with the highest level of stalk ...

  6. Solvita ® CO2 Respiration Soil Health Test

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-08/solvita-%C2%AE-co2-respiration-soil-health-test

    their concentration.  The colors of the gel are visually compared to a color chart for interpretation ... hours, compare color change to data table. The Solvita Field CO² respiration test is designed for testing ... the color chart to make interpretations.  A digital color reader is also available through Sovita ® to ...

  7. Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop

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

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... the soil’s health. They’re inviting participants to bring soil test results with them to get help in ... routinely test their soils, but it’s less common for smaller-scale hobby farmers and gardeners,” Culman ...

  8. Forage Options for Prevented Planting Corn and Soybean Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/forage-options-prevented-planting-corn-and-soybean-acres

    of forage yield is not until the first of August. Early August plantings also have resulted in the ... variety, no-tilled seeding rates of from 80 to 100 pounds of oats have consistently resulted in optimum ... utilizing ‘feed’ oats are obvious: no germination test, and the potential for bringing some weed seed onto ...

  9. Average Fall Freeze Dates for Corn Considerations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201916/average-fall-freeze-dates-corn-considerations

    other important agricultural-related data may be found at the Midwest Regional Climate Center ... (https://mrcc.illinois.edu/cliwatch/special_topics/agriculture.html). Weather Conditions ...

  10. Speeding Up Hay Drying

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-15/speeding-hay-drying

    swaths results in less chance of rain damage and studies by the University of Wisconsin showed that wide ... swaths (72% of the cut width) result in lower NDF and higher energy in the stored forage. Consider ... bale temperatures of 120 to 130 F will likely result in mold growth and will make the protein in the ...

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