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  1. Respiratory Alert- Wheat harvest may expose farmers to vomitoxin and other moldy conditions in the grain dust

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/respiratory-alert-wheat-harvest-may-expose-farmers-vomitoxin-and

    fields is often contaminated with vomitoxin and other mycotoxins, because the disease and toxins go hand ... pinkish-white fungal mycelium, and most importantly, heavily contaminated with mycotoxins. Compared to healthy ... contaminated with vomitoxin, as well as pieces of fungal mycelium (mold).   Breathing grain dust can have ...

  2. “Working Lands” Forage Field Days Planned

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/%E2%80%9Cworking-lands%E2%80%9D-forage-field-days-planned

    The Ohio Department of Agriculture Working Lands Buffer Program allows for forage to be grown and ... Grassland Council, and your local Soil and Water Conservations Districts to learn about the Working Lands ... Program. Topics to be covered at these field days include: Soil Fertility ~ Seed Bed Preparation ~ Forage ...

  3. Ohio Manure Science Review 2019

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/ohio-manure-science-review-2019

    are the Tuscarawas Soil and Water Conservation District, Ohio Department of Agriculture, Cooper Farms, ... production and soil health. Field demonstrations will look at calibrating manure spreaders, stockpiling solid ... In addition to College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science, the event’s collaborators ...

  4. Considerations for Using Soybeans as a Cover Crop

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/considerations-using-soybeans-cover-crop

    generally recognized by agricultural experts as agronomically sound for the area for erosion control or ... other purposes related to conservation or soil improvement is planted at the recommended seeding rate, ... purposes related to conservation or soil improvement. To optimize the use of soybean as a cover crop, ...

  5. For Head Scab & Yield-Don’t Delay Wheat Harvest (Well…If the weather cooperates)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/201918/head-scab-yield-don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest-well%E2%80%A6if-weather

    risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. With funding ... at risk for increased disease, vomitoxin contamination, lodging, sprouting, and harvest loss. Wheat ... above, leaving it in the field to dry-down increases the risk of re-wetting, which could increase ...

  6. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where ... by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. As you know, we are experiencing an unusual weather situation ... things you can do to minimize spray drift. Pay attention to wind speed more than anything else. The risk ...

  7. Thinking about Cover Crops…… thoughts to consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/thinking-about-cover-crops%E2%80%A6%E2%80%A6-thoughts-consider

    prevent planting acres protects the soil from further water and wind erosion. This is here to help you ... management for lasting improvements to your soil health. Remember fitting the cover crop to the scenario or ... Reducing erosion Nitrogen source Nitrogen scavenger Soil builder Erosion fighter Weed fighter Good grazing ...

  8. Calendar of Events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/june-2019/calendar-events

    For children of all ages and their families. Free. Details:  go.osu.edu/Cv5G. July 13 Pioneering Urban ... Farm Tour (Columbus) –   Tour featuring plantings and programs at the oldest operating urban farm in ... Sustainable Agriculture Team. Free admission. Part of the 2019 Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. ...

  9. Reminder- Western ARS Agronomy Field Day, Wednesday July 17th

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/reminder-western-ars-agronomy-field-day-wednesday-july-17th

    The Western Agricultural Research Station Agronomy Field Day will be held July 17 th. Hear our ... rain or shine. Held at the OSU Western Agricultural Research Station at 7721 South Charleston Pike, ... South Charleston (https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/western-agricultural-research-station) Registration ...

  10. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    if thermophilic bacteria take over temperatures can rise to over 175⁰F. Assessing the Fire risk Most ... risk Hay If you are concerned that your hay or straw may be a fire risk because it was baled at a high ... at risk for a fire. For more information on building your own temperature probe visit ...

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