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  1. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    your local Soil and Water Conservation District or check out the link https://h2.ohio.gov/agriculture ... Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... incorporation requirements. ODA recommends adjusting seeding rates to reduce the risk of planting failure. ...

  2. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    plant parts and soil particles are usually suspended into the air as the combine drives though the ... be contaminated with mycotoxins. Wearing a disposable, 2-strap N95 mask (respirator) helps protect ... level of protection, and is basically worthless in agricultural environments. How to wear the N95 ...

  3. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    affect poisoning risk. Plants growing under high nitrogen levels or in soils deficient in phosphorus or ... concern with a few specific annual forages and several weed species, but there is also an increased risk ... risk of toxicity: Grain sorghum = high to very high toxic potential Indiangrass = high toxic potential ...

  4. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage from a risk perspective – risks to workers and pesticide applicators, other people, and ... including unacceptable exposure to pesticides, cross contamination of pesticides, and the potential for ... prevent contamination of the PPE before you even wear it! Protecting the environment.  Potential ...

  5. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    pose a risk to the dry field fodder. Smoldering materials may go by 15 to 30 minutes before being ...

  6. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    relative humidity. Protect seed from insect infestation. Wheat seed stored for a year or more is at risk of ...

  7. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ... they pick by hand.  Typically, this is a positive experience for the visitor but there are some risks ... Visitor Risks to Consider Unstable Footing Areas:   Loose apples on the ground Uneven areas in orchards ...

  8. Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-35/fall-armyworm-still-active-some-fields

    recommend to scout all alfalfa, forage, cover crops, winter wheat and other crops that still may be risk ...

  9. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    designed for grain storage will create damage, according to NDSU agricultural engineer and grain storage ... agricultural products. These bags are thicker than a standard silage bag with a minimum thickness of 9 mils ...

  10. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ... States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA NIFA). AgrAbility ... assists farmers and other agricultural workers with disabilities by providing the resources and support ...

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