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  1. Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/nutrient-value-wheat-straw

    winter when temperatures are cold. Thus, no N credit is given for wheat straw since it is not known when ... Before removing straw from the field, it is important farmers understand the nutrient value. The ... laboratory. However, “book values” can be used to estimate the nutrient values of wheat straw. In previous newsletters ...

  2. Alfalfa Weevil Infestations Becoming Severe in Some Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/12-2021/alfalfa-weevil-infestations-becoming-severe-some-fields

    : (https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/alfalfa-weevil-%E2%80%93-it%E2%80%99 ... fooled, get out and scout! We have observed very minor frost injury to alfalfa from last week’s cold ... nights, so if you see “frost injury” in alfalfa, it is more likely to be severe alfalfa weevil feeding ...

  3. Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/late-wheat-harvest-and-grain-quality-concerns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/18-2021/don%E2%80%99t-delay-wheat-harvest Test weight (grain weight per unit volume or grain density) is one of the grain quality traits ... result in poor overall grain quality. In a previous CORN newsletter article, we summarized some of our ... is prevented from filling completely or maturing and drying naturally in the field. Rewetting of ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    clothing can help you avoid entanglement, injury to the eyes, hearing loss, and other physical injuries ... . Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... and potential injury.   Additional resources are available at  ...

  5. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  6. How to Distinguish Flooding Injury from Phytophthora or Pythium Root Rot in Soybeans

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/23-2021/how-distinguish-flooding-injury-phytophthora-or-pythium-root-rot

    “interesting’ smell but the key symptoms of this injury are on the roots. Dig up a few plants – if it is ... flooding injury the outside of the root – the epidermis will be easily pulled off the root leaving the ... Flooding injury occurs when soils are saturated for several days and anoxia develops.  The roots ...

  7. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ... https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not always easy, but it does teach you the value of hard work. ...

  8. Balasubramaniam receives 2021 IFT Achievement Award

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/balasubramaniam-receives-2021-ift-achievement-award

    instrumentation systems, and detection methods for ensuring food safety as well as preventing food bioterrorism ... all sectors of the food system, developing innovative food safety programs for constituents in ... Process Control School (BPCS) when conducted outside the United States, and taught the first BPCS under ...

  9. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and ... outside of combines where it is accessible from the ground. It’s possible that one unit will extinguish ... thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ...

  10. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ...

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