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  1. Gardening with Physical Limitations

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/gardening-with-physical-limitations

    The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Environmental Sciences is hosting a webinar on how to engage in gardening activities despite physical ... Design solutions to continue gardening with a disability, arthritis, low vision, and other age or health ...

  2. Chow line: Grocery shopping in the midst of COVID-19

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-grocery-shopping-in-the-midst-covid-19

    that doing so can reduce the risk of foodborne pathogen cross-contamination.  You don’t have to clean ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Common symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, coughing, shortness ... evidence shows the biggest risk of transmission of COVID-19 is being around individuals who are ...

  3. Cover Crops Offer Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-offer-options

    soil health. These crops are typically planted in the fall. Rye, barley and wheat will overwinter and ... of compacted soils (forage radishes), spring weed control with overwintering species, and all of them ... help to prevent soil erosion by covering the soil surface and putting down roots. As a true cover crop, ...

  4. Highland Youth Garden Service Project- Columbus, Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/highland-youth-garden-service-project-columbus-ohio-0

    Highland Youth Garden is a children’s education garden in the Hilltop Community of Columbus. ... Children of all ages are welcome to come enjoy the Garden, or even lend a hand! Some of the volunteer ... available on the street and in a vacant lot across the street from the Garden. Volunteers will be doing the ...

  5. Mud and more mud

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/mud-and-more-mud

    livestock at higher risk for some diseases, and make it tougher for livestock to gain weight. Drive on wet ... soil with heavy equipment such as a planter or harvester and the pore space between the soil particles ... becomes compressed, leaving the soil less able to support crop growth. The mud from Ohio’s plentiful rain ...

  6. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    soils, which have both 1 to 5% organic matter and adequate drainage: N rate = 40 + [1.75 x (yield ... a larger amount was applied. Whether you deduct fall N depends how much risk you are willing to take and ... a 60 bu potential.  Nitrogen rate studies at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station have shown the ...

  7. 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 ... livestock producers in the 14 county Maumee River Watershed should immediately contact their local Soil and ... http://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture/ Water Quality ...

  8. Black Cutworm and Its Allies

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/black-cutworm-and-its-allies

    caterpillars, others as prepupae in the soil, and others do not overwinter in Ohio and must migrate into the ... because of the amount of early weed growth on many agricultural fields which is very attractive to adults ... the best known of the cutworms, but several others are fairly common in agricultural fields.  Although ...

  9. Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/broadcasting-red-clover-wheat

    conditions in the soil that create good seed to soil contact.  The option left is to broadcast clover seed ... over the wheat stand.  Successful establishment still depends upon getting good seed/soil contact.  ... Growers need to evaluate soil, weather and stand conditions to determine if a straight broadcast operation ...

  10. Planning Your Garden

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/planning-your-garden

    for a successful gardening season. Come learn how the backyard grower, community gardener and urban ... Join Tim McDermott, Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator, for a session on developing a plan ... farmer can increase the harvest, decrease the work and make the 2020 garden a success. Topics will ...

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