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  1. National 4-H Week

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/national-4-h-week-0

    4-H encourages kids to take part in hands-on learning experiences in areas such as health, science, agriculture and civic ... in the country  ̶  from urban neighborhoods to suburban schoolyards to rural farming communities ...  ̶  are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles and are empowered with the skills to lead in life and ...

  2. Saying Goodbye to Our Good Friend, Bill Swank

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/saying-goodbye-our-good-friend-bill-swank

    established to support the C. William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy, honoring Bill for his outstanding ... leadership and vision in addressing rural and urban issues, and recognizing the need for objective analysis ... Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. In 2005, Larry was named Interim Director of the John Glenn School of ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Stalk Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/stalk-quality-concerns

    increase the potential for stalk rot that often leads to stalk lodging (Fig. 1).  This year persistent ... rains through June caused unprecedented planting delays. Saturated soils resulted in shallow root ... systems. Corn plantings in wet soils often resulted in surface and in-furrow compaction further restricting ...

  5. Ohio CAUV Values Projected to Decline Through 2020

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ohio-cauv-values-projected-decline-through-2020

    agricultural factors (soil types, yields, prices, and non-land costs for corn, soybeans, and wheat) to ... The Current Agricultural Use Valuation (CAUV) program allows farmland devoted exclusively to ... commercial agriculture to be taxed based on their value in agriculture, rather than the full market value, ...

  6. Potential for Nitrate Problems in Drought Stressed Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-34/potential-nitrate-problems-drought-stressed-corn

    Have very dry soil conditions increased the potential for toxic levels of nitrates in corn ... harvested for silage? Nitrates absorbed from the soil by plant roots are normally incorporated into plant ... all drought conditions cause high nitrate levels in plant. If the soil nitrate supply is low in the ...

  7. Ohio State’s Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

    https://ipa.osu.edu/home/slides/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-rattan-lal-receives-international-agriculture-award

    Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, received the 2018 World ... Agriculture Prize from the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life ... s-rattan-lal-receives-international-agriculture-award_blank Marquee Slide Gray Marquee ...

  8. Fall Herbicide Treatments – Even More Important This Year?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/fall-herbicide-treatments-%E2%80%93-even-more-important-year

    far this fall.  We anticipate that rain occurring now that leads to some sustained soil moisture near ... the spring, which can prevent soil from drying out and warming up, interfere with tillage and ... leading to higher end of season weed populations in some fields.  A number of acres were never planted, ...

  9. Open Burn Laws for Ohio

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2019/open-burn-laws-ohio

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety & Health Leader October and November are two months in ... Agricultural products, such as wastes and plant matter from tree trimmings, stumps, brush, weeds, leaves, ... particulates are suspended in the smoke that could lead to health disorders. Open fire burning has been linked ...

  10. Don’t Leave Mycorrhizae Stranded in Your Prevented Planting Acres

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-33/don%E2%80%99t-leave-mycorrhizae-stranded-your-prevented-planting-acres

    roots. They aid plants in scavenging for soil nutrients, by extending the root system via structures ... Mycorrhizae also produce a protein called glomalin, which glues soil aggregates together to increase soil ... stability. Overall, this may increase soil tilth, drainage, and the soil’s ability to hold onto essential ...

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