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  1. ODA Confirms Sudden Oak Death in Ohio

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/oda-confirms-sudden-oak-death-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ... nursery were shipped to Ohio retailers. This shipment went to at least 17 other states. Gardeners and ... allowable). Consumers should not compost or dispose of the plant material in municipal yard waste. Garden ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. “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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. Be Careful! Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/be-careful-poison-hemlock-and-wild-parsnip

    In case you missed Joe Boggs' BYGL Alert, be very careful if you’re hiking or gardening ... .  Poison hemlock and wild parsnip plants still represent a serious risk, particularly in southern and ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Two Minutes with Tony: The Fair

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/two-minutes-tony-fair

    kicked off the American Tradition of showcasing a states agricultural achievements and economic prowess. ... Ohio. State fairs, and their cousins, the county fair, started out as a way to showcase agriculture but ... as the population has shifted from agrarian to urban the focus has been on showcasing what makes each ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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