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  1. Thinking about Cover Crops…… thoughts to consider

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/thinking-about-cover-crops%E2%80%A6%E2%80%A6-thoughts-consider

    Decisions, decisions these days.  When it comes to selecting the right cover crop for your farm, there is no one-size-fits-all option. This document is to help those of you new to cover crops with the thoughts, questions, and decisions, one needs to make ...

  2. Masks Reduce Risk Around Moldy Wheat

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/masks-reduce-risk-around-moldy-wheat

    This year, due to the wet conditions we experienced during the spring, Fusarium head blight, also known as head scab, developed in a few localized areas of the state. Grain harvested from scab-affected fields is often contaminated with vomitoxin and other ...

  3. Another hot week...

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-23/another-hot-week

    ...Another hot week before a trend toward normal... This week will be marked by hot and humid conditions with rains later Tuesday into Wednesday from the remnants of Barry. Most places will likely see 0.50-1.00 inches but even with Barry going by the rainf ...

  4. 4-H Fun Run and Walk Registration Open

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/4-h-fun-run-and-walk-registration-open

    The  registration  for the 2019 Hamilton County Fun Run and Walk, sponsored by the KinderGarden School and SpringGrove Cemetery is now open! On Sunday, September 29th at 8:00 join Hamilton County 4-H for an exciting and supportive morning of running, walk ...

  5. Come to the Farm Zone at the Butler County Fair!

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/come-farm-zone-butler-county-fair-0

    The Farm Zone is a great place for KIDS!  This year, we have exciting activities and special events every day of the week.  Butler County’s Master Gardener Volunteers will have a fun, interactive display on pollinators throughout the week and the “I’m a F ...

  6. Use More Caution this Year to Reduce Spray Drift

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/use-more-caution-year-reduce-spray-drift

    Spray drift not only results in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about ...

  7. Two Minutes with Tony: The Fair

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/two-minutes-tony-fair

    Did you know the first American State Fair was held in Syracuse New York in 1841? This event kicked off the American Tradition of showcasing a states agricultural achievements and economic prowess. Nine years later, Ohio would hold it’s first State Fair i ...

  8. 2019 Butler County Jr. Fair Livestock Sale Brochure

    https://butler.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/2019-butler-county-jr-fair-livestock-sale-brochure

    The Butler County Jr. Fair Livestock Sale will take place on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 9:00 am. For more information, please click here for a copy of the brochure. ...

  9. Kudzu Bug Monitoring Summary

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-21/kudzu-bug-monitoring-summary

      The kudzu bug, Megacopta cribraria is a serious invasive pest of soybean causing a reduction to yield when heavily infested (Figure 1). In addition to soybean, the kudzu bug also uses the plant kudzu, an invasive weed, as a host. The most recent monitor ...

  10. Two New Soil Fertility Factsheets Now Available

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-22/two-new-soil-fertility-factsheets-now-available

    Two new factsheets summarizing key components of the work to update the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations are now available. Updated Grain Nutrient Removal Rates How many pounds of nutrients are removed with every bushel of corn, soybean and wheat harv ...

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