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  1. Fall Seeded Small Grains for Cover Crops and Spring Forage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/fall-seeded-small-grains-cover-crops-and-spring-forage

    Small grains planted this fall can protect soil from erosion as a cover crop and provide a forage ... past spring is it time to diversify our spring forage options to spread out harvest timing and risk ... in early September. It should not be planted in wet soils, sandy soils, or low fertility soils. It ...

  2. Harvesting Immature Corn as Silage

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/harvesting-immature-corn-silage

    contamination could be an issue because this is not like hay ground.  Whenever there is soil contamination, the ... some risks with the cut and wilt harvest as compared to the chop after a frost option.  Kevin Shinners, ... a biological systems engineer in the Ag Engineering Department at the University of Wisconsin, says soil ...

  3. Announcements

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2019/announcements

    CHECK OUT AG SAFETY AT THE 2019 FARM SCIENCE REVIEW!  The OSU Agricultural Safety and Health ... Look for us at the following locations:   Agricultural Safety- OSU Central, on the east side of Kottman ... Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health.   Ohio AgrAbility: A Focus on Livestock- OSU Central, on ...

  4. Corn Silage Best Management Practices

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/corn-silage-best-management-practices

    the Wayne County Extension office at 330-264-8722.   Rory Lewandowski is an OSU Extension Agriculture ...

  5. Extension Master Urban Farmer Program Offered Fall 2019

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/extension-master-urban-farmer-program-offered-fall-2019

    Interested in farming on a local and urban scale? Ohio State University Extension and Toledo GROWs ... is collaborating to offer the Master Urban Farmer Program in Lucas County. The class will meet on ... Session topics include: animal husbandry, bee keeping, speciality crops, soils, IPM, business planning and ...

  6. October is National Farm to School Month

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/october-national-farm-school-month

    communities and organizations across the country as we celebrate food education, school gardens and lunch ... as well as topics like farm to early care and education, school gardens and procurement.   Here are ...

  7. Edibles in the Landscape

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/edibles-landscape

    Botanical Garden and want to see this plant in its glory, it can be found along the north/south drive across ... the Rose Garden. This is the local office to bring in samples to ID or garden related questions to be ... mass, or as a single specimen. It does well in most sites, but does prefer a well-drained soil. An added ...

  8. Safe Combine Operation During Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2019/safe-combine-operation-during-harvest

    maintained and ensure equipment has adequate lighting for working in low light conditions- Reduce the risk of ... engine compartment and around belts or pulleys to reduce risk of fire.- Carry suitable fire ...

  9. Managing Mold in Hay

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/managing-mold-hay

    a great appreciation and respect for everyone involved in agriculture. It certainly is a tough but ... airborne are all ways to minimize health risks to livestock. This article also notes that hay dried to ... The risks are not limited to our livestock. Farmers need to consider their own health and well-being. ...

  10. Hamilton County 4-H is Seeking Feedback

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/hamilton-county-4-h-seeking-feedback

    intent behind the meeting was to learn more about harvesting corn, planting a garden, testing soil ... Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Hamilton County 4-H strives to "make the best better." To ... group came to be called the "Boy's and Girl's Agricultural Club" with their research ...

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