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  1. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-manure-science-review-august-2

    management throughout the year, making the farm an ideal location for the event.   The field day will ... recordkeeping rules, reducing nutrient runoff as well as the benefits that cover crops provide in the field ... with liquid manure using a soft drag hose,” said Glen Arnold, OSU Extension Educator and field ...

  2. How Good Nutrition Can Combat Effects of Lead in Water

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    to age 6 are at the greatest risk.” Lead poisoning has been in the news recently after reports of ... COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Children are especially susceptible to the dangers of ingesting lead from ... diet, especially that they get enough calcium, iron and vitamin C.  “The best defense against lead for ...

  3. Free Pumpkin Night Sept. 15 Focuses on Jack-O-Lanterns, Pie and Specialty Pumpkins Among Others

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    anthracnose and white speck.” Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field ... a Sept. 15 field night offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, the Pumpkin Field Day will also offer growers the newest research on ...

  4. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

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    fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ... carbon, and the dry decaying stalks in an untilled field add to the organic materials in the dirt. After ... crops such as soybeans or corn are picked, a farmer can plant a cover crop in a field instead of plowing ...

  5. Chow Line: What will happen when fiber is no longer fiber

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    Editor: This column was reviewed by Dan Remley, field specialist for Ohio State University Extension in ... 614-292-9833 filipic.3@osu.edu SOURCE(S): Dan Remley OSU Extension, Food, Nutrition and Wellness Subscribe News ... Releases Chow Line Family Fundamentals Contact News Team In The News Events Videos Contact Faculty Experts ...

  6. Late Planting Start May Call for Adjusting Management Practices for Corn

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    the potential for lower yields, getting into wet fields could lead to soil compaction which can ... get into their fields to speed up crop establishment, said an agronomist with the College of Food, ... yield, growers should resist getting into their fields before the soils are dry. “Growers should avoid ...

  7. EPN Hosting Program on Lead in Ohio's Water

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/epn-hosting-program-lead-ohios-water

    Protection Agency’s Division of Drinking and Ground Waters, will present “Lead in Drinking Water: Ohio Leads ... who’s an alumnus of the school, will talk about lead in water pipes, its prevalence in Ohio — such as ... and lead in drinking water. The students are in capstone courses called Environment and Natural ...

  8. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmers-consultants-needed-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    said. “Do we get a yield response to fertilizer application? Depending on the field, there is a lot of ... project will be used by researchers and Extension personnel involved with the university’s  Field to ... Faucet  water quality initiative, which is designed to ensure safe drinking water while keeping farms ...

  9. Ohio 4-H Awarded $20,000 to Help Grow 4-H

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    Rico and Washington D.C., participating, Ohio 4-H alumni took the lead with nearly 12,000 hands raised, ... Fortune 100 companies, performing to sold-out crowds, leading community programs or volunteering to ...

  10. Seeking the Stink Bug's Natural Enemies

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/seeking-stink-bugs-natural-enemies

    leading the research into the species of stink bugs that prey on soybeans: the green, the brown, the red ... soybean field, stink bugs caused a 30 percent yield loss in 2012. Hard to Spot, Hard to Catch Stink bugs ... because you have stink bugs in your field doesn’t mean you need spray,” Michel pointed out. That’s because ...

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