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  1. Oats as an Alternative Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/oats-alternative-forage

    improve quality. Past forage trials conducted at the North Central Research Station in Sandusky County ... While some parts of Ohio have been rather dry this spring and into summer, other areas have been ... are looking for alternative forages to either graze or harvest for hay yet this season, oats in one ...

  2. How do cover crops impact field Nitrogen and Phosphorous Losses?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/how-do-cover-crops-impact-field-nitrogen-and-phosphorous-losses

    The Ohio State University. This group has been monitoring water quality impacts in farmer production ... crops water quality impacts from Ohio field comparisons was recently published. The data comes from ... about cover crops and water quality see https://agbmps.osu.edu/bmp/cover-crops-nrcs-340 Source: ...

  3. 2021 Farm Science Review to be live and in person

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/2021-farm-science-review-be-live-and-in-person

    CFAES News Team LONDON, Ohio—The Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, which was ... dean and the director of the college’s Ohio State University Extension outreach arm, said Farm Science ... person, working together, to advance our industry,” said Cathann A. Kress, Ohio State’s vice president for ...

  4. Chow Line: Deep yellow field spot on watermelon key to choosing sweet, ripe melon

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-deep-yellow-field-spot-watermelon-key-choosing-sweet-ripe-melon

    Ohio State University Extension Ohioline fact sheet. Another benefit is that lycopene helps protect ... honeydew, or other melons, summer days (or any day!) are a wonderful time to indulge in these delicious, ... Watermelon is also 93% water, and the red variety is a good source of lycopene, a phytonutrient that gives ...

  5. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    harvest in some areas of the state. Late harvest coupled with excessive rainfall means more time for ... https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ... (resistance to germination), grain quality reduction will vary from one variety to another. In addition to ...

  6. Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/21-2021/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    stay competitive. Furthermore, water quality issues in the state underscore the need for Ohio farmers ... over 1.3 million acres of pastureland on nearly 39,000 farms (50% of all farms) in the state of Ohio ... more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In addition, there are ...

  7. Hydroponics & Aquaponics: Impacts + Opportunities

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/hydroponics-aquaponics-impacts-opportunities

    will include: Aquaponics status update System selection and maintenance Plant and fish production Water quality ... Featured Speakers: Jeni Blackburn, Co-Owner Fresh Harvest Farm and OSU Research and Extension ...

  8. Food Preservation Classes

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/food-preservation-classes

    Consumer Sciences Educator and Sandy Bohl, Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield ... space. Class Date Zoom Time In-Person Time Water Bath Canning Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:30am-12:30 pm ... process of preserving food using different techniques including canning (water bath and pressure), ...

  9. Poultry Litter Application

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/24-2021/poultry-litter-application

    Stockpiles of poultry litter can be seen in farm fields across Ohio. While common each year in ... excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry litter can be ... litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in poultry ...

  10. Back this year for an in-person show: Farm Science Review 2021

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/back-year-for-in-person-show-farm-science-review-2021

    a plane. Or riding a high-tech planter. Or peering into a beehive.   To film the videos, Ohio State ... Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... the state to highlight the variety in Ohio agriculture: different crops, diverse soil types, and an ...

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