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  1. CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/cfaes-ag-weather-system-near-surface-air-and-soil

    We are once again providing a soil temperature overview in the C.O.R.N. Newsletter through ... from western Ohio with data from Darke and Greene Counties. These sites (noted by an asterisk on Figure ... (right). Currently, soil moisture is running in the 80 th percentile or greater meaning that current ...

  2. Spring Farm Safety Reminders

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/spring-farm-safety-reminders

    other equipment (Farm Fatality and Injury Database of Ohio, OSU Extension Ag Safety and Health ... it. When using ladders, place them as close as possible to the equipment, so that you don ... there were 116 farm fatalities in Ohio.  Sixty-nine of these were the result of tractors, equipment, or ...

  3. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    and safety. It also helps when addressing questions that come from consumers about why you use ... you can see that Caution is the least toxic and Danger, the most. Some products with an LD 50 greater ... but, when you consider using the product, properly mixing it, applying it, storing it, it would be very ...

  4. Establishing New Forage Stands

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/establishing-new-forage-stands

    the soil. Stop and check the actual depth of the seed in the field when you first start planting. This ... seedbed in April. Try to finish seeding by the end of April in southern Ohio and by the first of May in ... northern Ohio. Timely April planting gives forage seedlings the best opportunity to get a jump on weeds and ...

  5. Get Ready to plant

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/get-ready-plant

    much as possible now so you can make good decisions when the time comes. You don’t want to waste hours ... work activities. Begin your planning by mentally walking through what you will do the day you plant. It ... you can get in the field. Below are some examples. Make sure your fuel supply is full and fill the ...

  6. Join Us for Ag Madness!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/join-us-ag-madness

    Agricultural Safety (April 3). To meet the needs of our clientele amid COVID-19, we began this virtual ... followed up with a food safety webinar for consumers that is still available for viewing. The agriculture ... throughout the Ag Madness tournament and to view replays of events already held, visit ...

  7. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-08/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    and keep our farms running. Unless they are sick, farmers don’t usually tell their workers to stay ... to review the visitation requirements you have on your farm. To keep you and your service providers ... professor at OSU saying “you can’t Disinfect shit”. As a first step, wear a pair of disposable gloves and ...

  8. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    northern Ohio. Nitrogen applied early has the potential to be lost since wheat will use little N prior to ... time. Ohio State University recommends the Tri-State guide for N rates in wheat. This system relies on ... yield potential. As a producer, you can greatly increase or reduce your N rate by changing the value for ...

  9. Leading from Wherever You Are

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/leading-wherever-you-are

    organization.”  You may be seen as a leader in your team, even if you don’t have leader in your job title.  In ... don’t. You gain the respect of those you supervise when you coach and guide them to being their best. ... impact or change on any situation.  According to SmartBrief, “You do not need position or authority or ...

  10. Working with Emotional Vampires

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/working-emotional-vampires-0

    affect workplace productivity and lowers morale. It is essential to stop having your energy drained from ... you. One way is to learn to identify the different types of behavior they possess. It is also vital to ... learn how to keep their negativity from affecting how you work and feel about yourself. When working ...

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