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  1. Calendar of Events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/june-2019/calendar-events

    July 13 Insect Night (Wooster)-  Bring a flashlight, good walking shoes, and a clear jar to ... collect insects. 8–10:30 p.m., Secrest Arboretum, CFAES Wooster Campus, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, Ohio. ... Farm Tour (Columbus) –   Tour featuring plantings and programs at the oldest operating urban farm in ...

  2. USDA Harmonized GAP Handbook Now Available

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/news/usda-harmonized-gap-handbook-now-available

    Ensuring on-farm food safety is a priority for fruit and vegetable producers in the US.  More and ... more produce buyers are requiring growers to demonstrate that they are trained in on-farm food safety ... Content for the handbook was prioritized based on results of a survey of over 100 farm operators who ...

  3. Ashtabula AgDay 2019

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/june-2019/ashtabula-agday-2019

    when they were invited to get up close and personal with farm animals, crops, fruits, and vegetables at ... members from 4-H, Master Gardeners, and the Ashtabula County Farm Bureau, the program showcased the ...

  4. Research

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/research

    Researchers from the Departments of Plant Pathology and Human Sciences, Human Nutrition, Wooster and Columbus, ... CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS OSU CONNECT AND COLLABORATE: Development of an Education and Outreach ... the risk of on-farm produce contamination. OSU lags behind other land grant universities in providing ...

  5. Calendar of Events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/may-2019/calendar-events

    May 18 Simply Nature for Families (Wooster) – Children will be led through several outdoor ... walk at Franklinton Farms to discuss common vegetable problems.  Free and open to the public.  More ... details at this website. June 13 Whiz Bang Science Show (Wooster) – Held at John Streeter Garden ...

  6. Manure Sampling for Nutrient Analysis

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/manure-sampling-nutrient-analysis

    application. However, manure nutrient values typically remain fairly consistent and constant within a farm ... allow the farm to establish baseline nutrient values.  The second challenge is collecting ... Manure” (https://ag.umass.edu/crops-dairy-livestock-equine/fact-sheets/sampling-dairy-manure) that ...

  7. Living with Lower Quality and Limited Amounts of Forage

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/living-lower-quality-and-limited-amounts-forage

    delayed harvest on many farms, turning what usually is a good quality forage into lower quality ‘heifer ...

  8. 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program – Sign-up Coming Soon!

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/2019-dairy-margin-coverage-program-%E2%80%93-sign-coming

    Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension ... a while now.  So, put on your mitt because it is nearly time to play ball.  The Farm Service Agency (FSA) ... Program, re-named and re-configured in the 2018 Farm Bill.  The changes you will see in the DMC Program ...

  9. Heat Stress in Dairy Cows

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/heat-stress-dairy-cows

    cells (Tao and Dahl, 2013). So, it is important to make sure that your farm is equipped to handle high ... sprinkler systems. If the facility has a natural ventilation system, it is also essential to ensure that ...

  10. Milk Prices, Costs of Nutrients, Margins and Comparison of Feedstuffs Prices

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-3/milk-prices-costs-nutrients-margins-and-comparison

    Alex Tebbe, Graduate Research Associate, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University ... nutrients for Ohio dairy farms, May 23, 2019. Economic Value of Feeds Results of the Sesame analysis for ... used on Ohio dairy farms, May 23, 2019. For convenience, Table 3 summarizes the economic classification ...

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