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  1. Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/heat-alert-%E2%80%93-farm-workers-increased-risk-summer

    physical labor on our respiratory system.  For all outdoor workers, there are steps to take to reduce heat ... exposure. When workers need the benefit of PPE protection, there are additional steps they can take. The ... main goal in any heat-related situation is to lower the core body temperature. Drink fluids before you ...

  2. Online Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/online-pesticide-and-fertilizer-recertification-available-2020

    pesticide and agricultural fertilizer programs are currently available at pested.osu.edu/onlinerecert. ... category specific, up-to-date information provided by Ohio State University Educators and the ODA. Time ... requirements. The registration fees are payable online by credit card only: $35 for private applicators, $10 for ...

  3. Watch for Spider Mites in Dry Areas

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/watch-spider-mites-dry-areas

    and occasionally corn.  Spider mites are a sporadic problem that most often occurs in August, but ... infestations in July are possible with sustained periods of hot, dry weather like some parts of Ohio are ... problem; spider mites are easy to miss in early stages and can build quickly. Look for light-colored ...

  4. Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Continue to Increase

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-23/western-bean-cutworm-numbers-continue-increase

    per trap) (Figure 1). Counties that are averaging more than 7 moths per week should begin monitoring ... masses/larvae observed exceed threshold, many insecticides are available to adequately control WBC, especially ...

  5. Contemporary Issues: Pesticides, Genetic Engineering, and the Environment

    https://plantpath.osu.edu/courses/plntpth-4597

    consider diverse viewpoints and how to evaluate information.  There are opportunities to explore your own ... choice Midterm 1 and Final (Midterm 2); online essay exams that ask you to synthesize class topics Class ... should you believe?  We’ll also cover how to read a scientific paper and examine a couple of the more ...

  6. Summer Food Program

    https://scioto.osu.edu/news/summer-food-program

    school closures related to the pandemic, meals are also being made available. You have the opportunity to ... access to meals when schools are closed. Most often this occurs during summer vacation. However, during ... supplement the food you have at home with meals and snacks for your children from local schools and community ...

  7. Corn Pollination

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-22/corn-pollination

    silks are close to the stalk and in the middle of the canopy where relative humidity tends to be greater ...

  8. ServeSafe Level II Manager Training and Certification

    https://scioto.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/servesafe-training-and-certification

    program provides food service managers, operators, and owners accurate, up-to-date information on all ... Church Community Center, 11725 Gallia Pike, Wheelersburg, OH.  You must attend both days to take the ... Association to be graded. For information about dates and how to register, please download our registration ...

  9. Double Crop Soybean Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-20/double-crop-soybean-recommendations

    As small grains are harvested across the state, here are some management considerations for ... soybeans are planted during the first three weeks of May. However, the effect of RM can be larger for late ... vegetatively as long as possible to produce nodes where pods can form before vegetative growth is slowed due to ...

  10. Drought Projections Do Not Go Well With Fungicide Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-21/drought-projections-do-not-go-well-fungicide-applications

    favored in North East Ohio and down through the central region where fields are smaller and air flow can ... application plus save yield losses.  Let’s dig a bit deeper.  Both of these diseases are caused by fungi but ... flowering stage.  Both of these diseases are also limited geographically in the state.  White mold is ...

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