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  1. Building an Emergency Kit for Farm or Home Transportation

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/emergency-management/building-emergency-kit-farm-or-home

    stock a road emergency kit for all vehicles now. Many of the useful items you may find you already have ... on hand. Jumper cables First aid kit – take note to add a small supply of any necessary prescription ... stranded Hats and gloves Wool blanket Ice scraper Shovel Pen and paper Duct tape – can be utilized for many ...

  2. "Late" Applications of Nitrogen to Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-21/late-applications-nitrogen-corn

    N uptake is 4 to 8 pounds per day. For most corn hybrids N uptake is complete shortly after pollination. ... Persistent rains this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen (N) in corn this ... N applications to replace N lost from denitrification and leaching. The following are some suggestions from ...

  3. Community Engagement Conference: Partnering for a Resilient and Sustainable Future

    https://extops.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/events/community-engagement-conference-partnering-resilient-and-sustainable-future

    Proposals are being accepted until Oct 3 for Ohio State's second annual Community Engagement ... Conference. The conference will bring together faculty, staff, students and community partners to focus on ... professional development and making connections while exploring new potential engagement partnerships. Click here for more ...

  4. Spring Warm-Up: How does 2018 Soil Temperature Compare?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-09/spring-warm-how-does-2018-soil-temperature-compare

    The calendar says it’s time for spring field activity in Ohio and farmers are eager to prep fields ... degrees F. For this reason, it is important to look at the next 24-36 hours to determine the risk of soil ... to be sure you are setting your 2018 crop up for success. Figure 1. Average soil temperatures at 2” ...

  5. Lady Landowners Leaving a Legacy

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-12/lady-landowners-leaving-legacy

    to be monitored and cared for to maintain the value and sustainability if it is to be enjoyed and ... pass it on to the next generation, this program is for you! Farming has changed dramatically over the ... Urbana, Ohio. It is $50 for the series. If you are only able to attend a couple of session, it is $10 per ...

  6. Last Chance To Register! Variable Rate Seeding Focus Group: Aug. 20 and Aug. 21

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-26/last-chance-register-variable-rate-seeding-focus-group-aug-20-and

    Ohio State University is partnering with Michigan State University to hold Variable Rate Seeding ... rate decisions to fine-turn our research and extension outreach. Participants will be asked to fill-out ... a survey. Completion of the survey is not required for participation in the Focus Group, but those taking ...

  7. Wetter Than Normal Pattern into October

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-32/wetter-normal-pattern-october

    weather do not look as warm into October. Temperatures are now more likely to be normal or maybe a degree ... tend to be in the October 10-20 range in Ohio from northwest to south. Looking further ahead in ... November, indications are for a warmer and not as wet period. Rainfall will likely be normal or possibly ...

  8. 4-H ChickQuest Goes to School

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/march-2019/4-h-chickquest-goes-school

    the opportunity to “learn by doing” with this 21-day program. ChickQuest challenges youth to use ... science, technology, engineering, and math skills to investigate the life cycle of an embryonic chicken ... egg. Check out the video below to hear more about this awesome program and their work in the schools!  ...

  9. Adjusting Corn Management Practices for a Late Start

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-10/adjusting-corn-management-practices-late-start

    As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their ... Although the penalty for late planting is important, care should be taken to avoid tillage and planting ... delayed planting, but effects of soil compaction can reduce yield for several years to come. Keep in mind ...

  10. Out of Trouble and Into 4-H

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2018/out-trouble-and-4-h

    Every community struggles with how to help at-risk youth.  The right intervention can get them out ... juvenile court’s community service coordinator, asked a teenager if he wanted to try his hand at raising ... and see what a difference 4-H and dedicated volunteers can make for troubled teens. ...

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