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  1. New Crop Staging Videos

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-24/new-crop-staging-videos

    Accurate crop staging is important to time management practices in the field. Many pesticides may have ... Solely using calendar dates to make decisions may lead to suboptimal timing of management practices it ...

  2. Preparing for Home Canning

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/preparing-home-canning

    future to our girls.  There’s just something special about being able to replicate flavors from the seed ... not provide a proper method to determine if the food is safe.  *Look for the latest research ... many recipes were reformulated to reflect recent research.  *Most importantly, have your pressure ...

  3. Mindful Work

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/mindful-moments

    it has changed. Our priorities, our routines, and the activities or events we are involved in are not ... that role in our lives.  In turn, I’m suspecting that my outlook will change as well. This reminds me ... effective, so remember giving up sleep may not be the best way to increase productivity.  Our bodies and ...

  4. Mahoning County Completes Virtual Project Judging

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/news/mahoning-county-completes-virtual-project-judging

    first time our Mahoning County Non-Livestock Project Judging was conducted virtually using the Zoom ... completing the projects and award our County Award Winners. 4-H youth, their families, and the 4-H club ... advisors were all in attendance virtually to recognize our youth. Normally, this is completed in person by ...

  5. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    Outdoor work during these hot summer months adds additional stress to our body’s coolant system. ... can put workers at risk. When our body’s internal temperature cannot cool itself fast enough, our body ... burden our body’s regulatory capacity and place workers at increased risk for heat illnesses. Human skin ...

  6. Drought Returns to Ohio

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/drought-returns-ohio

    less than 0.10”. With very little rain and intense evaporation rates (0.25-0.30” per day), soil ... percentile for soil moisture in the top 1 meter (3.3 feet) of the surface. These dry conditions have led to ...

  7. Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/corn-growth-hot-and-dry-conditions

    are starting to see some leaf rolling in corn. Some of this may be related to reductions in soil ... fertilized. High temperatures and moisture stress can cause pollen release to occur before silk emergence ... stage can cause fertilized kernels to be aborted due to poor carbohydrate availability. Carbohydrate ...

  8. Online Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/online-pesticide-and-fertilizer-recertification-available-2020

    pesticide and agricultural fertilizer programs are currently available at pested.osu.edu/onlinerecert. ... fertilizer applicators, and $15/credit hour for commercial applicators. Ohio applicators have 90 days after ... Safety Education Program at 614-292-4070. Private pesticide and fertilizer applicators who do not wish to ...

  9. Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/leafhoppers-grasshoppers-and-beetles-oh-my

    approaching 20% on the majority of plants in post-flowering beans.  Download our guide to estimating ... on the watch for silk-clipping, which is rare but possible.  There are no thresholds in corn, but our ... third-cut alfalfa is being heavily impacted by this insect.  You can review our scouting advice for this ...

  10. Emergency Forages to Plant Mid-Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/emergency-forages-plant-mid-summer

    autumn. Soil moisture is the big concern for any forage planting now. Much of the state is already seeing ... dry soils and temperatures are high, so the general outlook for seed germination of any kind is not ... considering soil moisture and the rain forecast. Rainfall/soil moisture in the few weeks immediately after ...

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