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

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/forage-fertility-where-we-are-and-why-it-matters

    State University Extension Hay and haylage crops are grown on just over 1 million acres in Ohio (NASS, ... recommendations, we want to hear back from producers as to what current practices are already implemented on farms ... 2019) and are grown on more Ohio farms (44% of all farms) than any other crop (Becot et al., 2020). In ...

  2. 50th Anniversary of Dept of Plant Pathology

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/50

    in Ohio- A History of the of the Discipline at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural ... of the book content are also available below: Plant Pathology in Ohio, Chapters 1-6 (pdf) Plant ... 2017-2018 marked 50th year of the establishment of the Department of Plant Pathology.  We kicked ...

  3. Field and Woodland Fungi

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-3333

    to local field locations and return at specified times. Mushrooms and other macroscopic fungi are ... major features of forest, rural, and urban landscapes, yet few people are able to identify them. This is ... important because while many mushrooms are used as food, some can cause illness and death from their ...

  4. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    developing skin cancer. Farmers and other individuals who work outdoors are more likely to experience skin ... there are steps we can take to protect our skin while we go about our daily tasks: Check the local UV ... sunscreen. When possible, plan to work in the shade or indoors when UV rays are strongest, which is typically ...

  5. Commodity Scholarships

    https://hardin.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/hardin-county-fair/commodity-scholarships

    Association Scholarship  (Closed for 2021) Hardin County Pork Producers Scholarship  (Closed for 2021) Hardin ... County Cattle Producers Scholarship Application  (Closed for 2021) Hardin County Horse Council ... They are posted here on this page to better serve the communities access to this information.  The OSU ...

  6. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    April F. White, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State ... compare the prices in Table 1 to the 5-year averages. The price of NE L and peNDF are about 37 and 41% ... used for average US cows weighing 1500 lb and producing milk with 3.9% fat and 3.2% protein. For July’s ...

  7. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-23-issue-4/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Crawford County, The Ohio State University Summer annual ... listed in the Ohio Agronomy Guide are shown in Table 7-12. Table 7-12: Harvest Information for ... probably work if necessary. However, higher producing herds or groups within herds are more sensitive to ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... and cause illness – these are known as zoonotic diseases or zoonosis. According to the World Health ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ...

  9. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    Gigi Neal, ANR Educator Clermont County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... up and see what kind of plane it is, or what they are doing. Some aircrafts can be personal planes, ...

  10. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    safety, not just this week but every week! Farmers are always short on time with a long list of to-dos but ... family, employees, and community. The daily topics of focus for this year are outlined below: Daily Topics ...

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