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  1. Frost Seeding to Renovate Pasture and Hay Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/frost-seeding-renovate-pasture-and-hay-fields

    cycles of late winter and early spring help to move the seed into good contact with the soil.  The key is ... those freeze/thaw cycles where we have frozen soils in the morning with day-time temperatures in the ... 40’s to thaw soil in the afternoon.  In our area, late February through March is generally a good ...

  2. Cover Crop Recipes for New Users

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-04/cover-crop-recipes-new-users

    lowest-risk starting points for cover crops. They don’t cover the whole spectrum of possibilities, but they ... residue in the corn seedbed the following year. In addition to protecting soil from erosion and building ... soil organic matter, cover crops can take up excess nitrate left after a cash crop, reducing nitrogen ...

  3. Conservation Technology Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-04/conservation-technology-conference

    agriculture from the past 50 years. Traditional soil conservation topics will include cover crops, no-till, ... The Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC) is the largest agriculture meeting in northwestern Ohio. ... developed by The Ohio State University Extension Specialists along with Agriculture and Natural Resources ...

  4. 2020 Overholt Drainage School

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-04/2020-overholt-drainage-school

    The 2020 Overholt Drainage School will be held March 9-12 at the Fairfield County Agricultural ... Agricultural Subsurface Drainage: System Design, Layout and Installation; Drainage Water Management: Controlled ... Harvesting; and Water Quality Improvement Practices for Midwest Agricultural Drainage. The Overholt Drainage ...

  5. Conservation Tillage Conference (CTC)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-conference-ctc-0

    Cover Crops, No-till, and Soil Health; Managing Cover Crops in Spring 2020; Building on Ohio No-till ...

  6. Follow-Up Meeting for Summit on Extension in Urban Communities

    https://cityextension.osu.edu/news/follow-meeting-summit-extension-urban-communities

    Join your peers for a Follow-Up Meeting for the Summit on Extension in Urban Communities. Take ...

  7. Grazing Conference Highlights

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-conference-highlights

    The first Thursday session, “Maximizing Returns Through Soil Health/ Adaptive Grazing” with Kent ... potential to be mutually beneficial to the soil, forages, livestock, and farmer. Working backwards through ... season. Varying root structures help maintain a healthy soil profile. Mixed pastures also attract and work ...

  8. Register for Certified Livestock Manager Training

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-04/register-certified-livestock-manager-training

    February 28 th at the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s (ODA) Reynoldsburg campus. The first day of the ... manure application practices, and water quality.  The second day will focus on agricultural policy, ... livestock management, university research on nutrient movement from agricultural fields, and livestock ...

  9. Farm Bill Decision Deadline Fast Approaching

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-04/farm-bill-decision-deadline-fast-approaching

    questions. The Secretary of Agriculture has said there will not be an extension to the enrollment deadline.  ...

  10. Check Cattle for Lice in Late Winter/Early Spring

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/check-cattle-lice-late-winterearly-spring

            Rory Lewandowski is an OSU Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Educator and may be reached at ...

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