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  1. 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 ...

  2. Weather and herbicides – what to do (or not) this week

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/weather-and-herbicides-%E2%80%93-what-do-or-not-week

    applied to an emerged crop just prior to or during cold weather may be more injurious compared with ... week and risk of injury to wheat, we would recommend avoid applying herbicide once the cold weather ... where application just prior to cold weather has resulted in greater injury.  Wheat is actively growing ...

  3. National Missing Children’s Day

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/national-missing-children%E2%80%99s-day

    https://ohioamberplan.org/Home/AmberAlertCriteria Help Prevent Your Child from Going Missing: Safety Tips from the AAP, March 2018, https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/all-around/Pages/Preventing ... ://secure.pollyklaasaction.org/site/Advocacy?pagename=homepage&cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=291 Preventing Abductions, May 2018,  https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/abductions.html Office of ... safety a priority".   The truth about child abductions according to the Polly Klaas Foundation ...

  4. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    Pack a lunch box or bag with a cold pack to help keep cold foods safe. Avoid mayonnaise, salad ... eating. For more information and safety steps see,  https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892273 Richard ... is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  https://agsafety.osu.edu/.  ...

  5. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    take off (PTO) operated and hydraulic flow operated. It is important to use caution and follow safety ... steps to avoid injury or fatality when working with equipment with moving parts or a power take off ... (PTO) or hydraulic system. Prevention Measures Read the operator’s manual for proper operating ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Will Forage Stands Be Damaged by Predicted Freezes?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/10-2021/will-forage-stands-be-damaged-predicted-freezes

    frost injury to both annual forage crops (e.g. winter rye and winter triticale) and perennials forages. ... Growers should scout and evaluate their forage stands several days after the cold nights because ... predicting freeze damage is difficult to impossible. Freeze damage and plant recovery from it are influenced ...

  8. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program You probably worked on your sprayer ... effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here are some questions to ask yourself in preparation for ... not protect you from pesticides – they absorb chemical and hold it close to your skin!  Read labels ...

  9. Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/adapting-burndown-programs-late-planted-situations

    It’s déjà vu all over again.  We have run this article every few years, and it seems like maybe ... the frequency is increasing as we deal with wet and cold weather that delays planting.  The questions ... generally big weeds in soybeans when it’s not possible to delay planting long enough to use 2,4-D ester ...

  10. CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/13-2021/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2021-near-surface-air-and-soil

    A cold, wet pattern put a damper on warming soils this week. In fact, all stations are reporting ...

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