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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    feeling of watching one of your most expensive pieces of equipment go up in flames. Have a water truck ... injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ... ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (1 st), ...

  2. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    grain quality for the intended storage time.  Works Cited: Gucker, D. (2018, October 15). Tips for ... you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain. Here are some options and ... considerations before filling up the farm shop with grain. The most important factor in alternative storage is ...

  3. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    germination and vigor). Over time, the physiological quality of a seed lot can change, especially because of ... The combination of slow soybean harvest and rainfall in Northwest Ohio has made wheat planting ... humidity for one year had a decrease in viability and vigor by 15-20% compared to storage at 40°F and 45% ...

  4. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    your local Soil and Water Conservation District or check out the link https://h2.ohio ... Due to a late harvest and adverse weather conditions, the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is ... extending the 2021 H2Ohio Program deadline for planting overwintering cover crops, including those following ...

  5. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    rated to absorb a total mass of 200mg, however on the farm, the time to reach this level is not known. ... than usual. One possible explanation for this could be the fact that leaves in several corn fields died ... sure to cover the exhalation valve if your mask is equipped with one. No air should leak out of the ...

  6. Pond Maintenance

    https://champaign.osu.edu/news/pond-maintenance

    Presented by Dale Goddard of the Soil and Water Conservation District, this discussion will focus on pond ... at go.osu.edu/landowners.   This event is free for Farm Bureau members, or just $5 for all others.  ...

  7. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    u-pick season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the ... farm to pick their favorite fruit or vegetable and spend quality family & friend time on your ... see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ...

  8. FSR 2021 is finally only a week away!!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-31/fsr-2021-finally-only-week-away

    about conservation practices for your farm that will improve the quality of water leaving your farm ... a challenge though at times. One of the management challenges demonstrated this year is the tough decision of, ... about more research, we have going on around the state or how to conduct research on your farm, pick up ...

  9. Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/weather-update-fall-weather-finally-arrives-0

    the Buckeye State until this past Saturday. Most stations across Ohio have recorded their warmest ... northwest Ohio, where locations have received 3-5 inches (200-300% of normal). Counties across central Ohio ... back closer to seasonal norms sparked several tornadoes across the state as well. The most significant ...

  10. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    One of these days soon we will have a frost. There is potential for some forage toxicities and ... any time of the year). Graze or greenchop sudangrass only after it is 15 to 18 inches tall. ... tillers. Under drought conditions, allow animals to graze only the upper one-third to one-half of the plant ...

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