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  1. Ohio State packs, delivers 188,300 meals to fight food insecurity in northeast Ohio

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-packs-delivers-188300-meals-fight-food-insecurity-in-northeast-ohio

    those with the most need,” Barrett said. “These agencies are also where OSU Extension SNAP-ED and EFNEP ... to other states, experts say. Food deserts are low-income census tracts where a substantial number or ... campaign is “Celebrating Ohio Cities—Where We Live, Work, Play, Learn, and Serve.” As part of that service, ...

  2. Law adds hurdles to new solar and wind farms

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/law-adds-hurdles-new-solar-and-wind-farms

    state, Ohioans now have more influence over what, if any, land in their communities will be used for wind ... governments to designate restricted areas where utility-scale solar or wind facilities cannot be located. ... also could make it more difficult for people interested in leasing their land to an energy company for ...

  3. American Farm Bureau County Activities of Excellence Award- Steve Lyon, Elizabeth Schuster, Brian Gwin, Melinda Hill, Trevor Hunt, Shoshanah Inwood, Lindsay Shoup

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/recognition/american-farm-bureau-county-activities-excellence-award-steve-lyon-elizabeth-schuster

    Shoshanah Inwood, Lindsay Shoup The Land Use Actions for the Future of our County workshop held in Wayne ... for local program development. The Land Use Actions for the Future of Our County workshop – consisting ... seminar series was designed to invite new partners to join the conversation around balanced land use. The ...

  4. Alternative Options for On-Farm Grain Storage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/alternative-options-farm-grain-storage

    go. If you are running the numbers and realizing your storage will be full before the end of harvest, ... you might start looking around the farm for new places to store grain. Here are some options and ... The excitement of a large crop may be hampered slightly by thoughts of where all that grain will ...

  5. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    response is important to saving valuable equipment. Combine fires are often in remote locations where ... rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field. Birds and wildlife are known to ... responders at the first sign of a fire.  Don’t wait to know if you can contain a fire yourself, rapid ...

  6. Prevent Plant Winter Wheat…What To Do With Your Seed

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/prevent-plant-winter-wheat%E2%80%A6what-do-your-seed

    see what your options are. Store seed in a climate and humidity-controlled environment. If you are ... challenging for some. What should you do with your wheat seed if you weren’t able to plant? Check with your ... percent relative humidity added together are less than 100, then the environment should be OK to store the ...

  7. Harvesting Corn Fields with Moldy Leaves and Stubble

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/harvesting-corn-fields-moldy-leaves-and-stubble

    plant parts and soil particles are usually suspended into the air as the combine drives though the ... lesions produce large amounts of dark-colored spore that are easily suspended in the air once the plants ... are disturbed by the combine. In addition, saprophytic fungi such as Alternaria, which also produce ...

  8. Jack Frost Will Bite Soon- Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/jack-frost-will-bite-soon-precautions-feeding-frosted-forages

    after a frost if you are making hay. It is rare for dry hay to contain toxic levels of prussic acid. ... other problems that can develop after a frost. Prussic acid poisoning and high nitrates are the main ... slows down metabolism in all plants, and this might result in nitrate accumulation in plants that are ...

  9. EPN Breakfast- October 12, 2021, Growing the Future of Agriculture: Conversations with Black Farmers and Educators

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/epn-breakfast-october-12-2021-growing-the-future-agriculture-conversations-with-black

    back to the land where she grew up, and encourage other people to grow food, she started volunteering ... here. For those of you registering and joining via our YouTube Livestream and want to participate in the ... and steward our soil and water resources. America’s farm population is aging, barriers to entry are ...

  10. ODA Extends H2Ohio Deadline for Cover Crops

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2021-36/oda-extends-h2ohio-deadline-cover-crops

    Erie Basin are now included in the H2Ohio Program. H2Ohio producers enrolled in any of the 24-county ... established in the nutrient management standard (NRCS 590) must be followed. Producers are required to reduce ... increases the potential for runoff. For more information on the NRCS 590 Technical Guide, please complete ...

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