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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. Clean and sanitize ... 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. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Challenging Conditions Remain into April

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/challenging-conditions-remain-april

    a little wetter than normal but not as wet as last year. Soil Moisture and Temperatures: Soil temperatures ... has come out of winter above normal due to heavy saturation and the mild winter. However, soil ... soils, expect soil temperatures to trend quickly from above normal to near normal. Freeze and Frost: The ...

  9. Get Ready to plant

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/get-ready-plant

    order it to be spread as soon as the field is fit (hopefully you pulled a soil sample last fall, and if ... when the weather and soils are fit, then prioritize them. Think through the tough choices you might ... forages too late in the spring brings a lot of risk to stand establishment and low yields (maybe only one ...

  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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