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  1. Field Wilting Corn for Silage Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/field-wilting-corn-silage-harvest

    However, windrows may offer less risk of soil contamination. Yield (bulk) of the material affects this ... severe soil contamination. Also, be sure to test the moisture content (using a microwave oven or Koster ... dry more quickly and uniformly, but it also exposes more of the crop to soil contamination (see ...

  2. Time to Take a Last Cutting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/time-take-last-cutting

    of stand, soil fertility, variety, and soil moisture that affect the level of that risk. For those ... into the winter on heavy soils and poorly drained soils increases the risk of damage from spring frost ... heaving, which is a significant risk on many Ohio soils with higher clay content. This would be a concern ...

  3. Chow Line: New research shows washing raw poultry dangers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-new-research-shows-washing-raw-poultry-dangers-0

    likely splashing chicken juices that can spread those pathogens in the kitchen and contaminate other ...  issued last week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service showed ... dangerous levels of contamination between bacteria from raw poultry and other surfaces, and foods being ...

  4. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-29/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    is not like hay ground.  Whenever there is soil contamination, the risk of undesirable clostridial ... Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin, says soil contamination could be an issue because this ... as the plant matures.  Be aware that there are some risks with the cut and wilt harvest as compared ...

  5. New Ohio State center focuses on improving food safety, preventing foodborne illness

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/new-ohio-state-center-focuses-improving-food-safety-preventing-foodborne-illness

    record of protecting public health to Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... scientific, risk-based food safety system that prevents foodborne illnesses and protects public health by ... that he developed, most likely, from eating contaminated ground meat. His passing fueled Kowalcyk to ...

  6. Veteran farming program offers heroes help

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/veteran-farming-program-offers-heroes-help

    dirt, rocks, and plants that line the path leading to the Heroes Garden. The 74-year-old Vietnam veteran ... pulls up to a section of raised garden beds filled with rows of radish and pepper plants and smiles as ... again—planting something, nurturing it, and watching it produce. “Not only does this garden keep me active, it’s ...

  7. Clinton County Harvest Outlook and Farm Bill Program

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/clinton-county-harvest-outlook-and-farm-bill-program

    Management, Director, CFAES OSU Extension •    Ben Brown- Assistant Professor Dept. AEDE, CFAES- Agricultural ... Risk Management •    Dale Hertlein – Clinton County Executive Director, USDA, Farm Service Agency ... •    Tony Nye – CFAES, OSE Extension Educator Agriculture & Natural Resources Registration Needed: ...

  8. News tips and events for the week of Sept. 9

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/news-tips-and-events-for-the-week-sept-9

    of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have developed a free guidebook for ... Hall, agricultural and resource law field specialist for CFAES, and Eric Romich, a field specialist in ... shah.971@osu.edu, 330-263-3858. 11 Urban Landscape Pest Management Workshop,  9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nationwide & ...

  9. Planting alternative grasses that can handle lots of rain

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/planting-alternative-grasses-can-handle-lots-rain

    State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). “If we can become ... which left soils persistently saturated.  Unlike cool-season grasses, prairie grasses have extensive ... a good source of food for animals and is very tolerant of chronically wet soils, Gelley said. Anyone who ...

  10. Hemp holds potential for Ohio farmers

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/hemp-holds-potential-for-ohio-farmers

    produced from hemp seeds and used to treat various illnesses, said Peggy Hall, agricultural and resource ... law field specialist for The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... hemp, they need a license from the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The licenses aren’t yet available ...

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