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  1. 2020 Master Gardener Volunteer Program Open House

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/events/2020-master-gardener-volunteer-program-open-house

    Gardener Volunteer Program provides intensive training in horticulture to interested Ohio resident who then ... not required to have gardening skills or knowledge; a passion for learning about gardening and sharing ... this knowledge with others is a must! Master Gardener Volunteers provide such educational services to ...

  2. Where’s the Bean? Missing Seed in Soybean Pods

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-38/where%E2%80%99s-bean-missing-seed-soybean-pods

    plants and pods. While a visual inspection might lead to high estimations of seed quality, the inside may ...

  3. Ohio Corn Harvest May Continue as a High Moisture Corn Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-38/ohio-corn-harvest-may-continue-high-moisture-corn-harvest

    often creates stress cracks and broken kernels leading to a lower test weight and issues with storage. ... aggressive shelling and drying. These fines increase storage issues leading to corn going out of condition ... insect damage. These fines can cause issues in the dryer leading to a greater potential for dryer fires. ...

  4. Green City Growers PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) FSMA Produce Safety Rule Plain Grower Training course

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/green-city-growers-psa-produce-safety-alliance-fsma-produce-safety-rule-plain-grower-training

    Ilic, Ph.D., OSU Fruit and Vegetable Team Lead Melanie Lewis Ivey, Ph.D., OSU Fruit and Vegetable Team ... Lead The trainers will spend approximately seven hours of instruction time covering content contained ... in these seven modules: Introduction to Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training Soil ...

  5. Field Drying and Harvest Losses in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-37/field-drying-and-harvest-losses-corn

    the likelihood that stalk rots present in many fields will lead to stalk lodging problems (Fig. 1). ... and can lead to significant dockage when the grain is marketed. Some ear rots produce mycotoxins, ...

  6. Assessing the 2019 Production Year

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-37/assessing-2019-production-year

    be responsive to needs of the agricultural community. A short survey aimed at farmers to identify ...

  7. New and Upcoming Episodes of the Agronomy and Farm Management Podcast Focus on Harvest and Compaction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/new-and-upcoming-episodes-agronomy-and-farm-management-podcast

    extremely wet fall in 2018 and spring in 2019 led to field operations needing to be conducted even when soil ... conditions were not ideal increasing the risk of soil compaction occurring. Dr. Scott Shearer sits down with ... us to talk about soil compaction, what it is, the causes, how to avoid it, and how to mitigate it. To ...

  8. Nutrient Management Meetings Starting This Week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/nutrient-management-meetings-starting-week

    The Soil and Water Conservation Districts in Auglaize, Hancock, and Lucas Counties are offering ... nutrient management workshops starting this week. The Auglaize Soil and Water Conservation District will be ... include Soil Test Recommendations, Value of Manure, Cost of Hauling Manure, and Research on Side-Dressing ...

  9. Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/managing-phosphorus-yield-and-reduced-edge-field-losses

    A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for ... conditions prior to application of fertilizer and manure Take a representative soil test Use soil test as ... site: Production practices that increase soil organic matter to retain water on site Drainage Water ...

  10. Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/surface-application-manure-newly-planted-wheat-fields

    seeds were properly covered with soil when planted to keep a barrier between the salt and nitrogen in ... soil phosphorus levels, and the phosphorus in the manure being applied, so we don’t grow soil ...

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