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  1. Wet Forages pose risk of barn fires

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/wet-forages-pose-risk-barn-fires

    A lot of forage has been baled over the past week to 10 days.  Some common questions are what harvest moistures allow for safe barn storage and how high will bale temperatures get during the sweating process after baling?  There was a good article in a re ...

  2. Potato Leaf Hopper Scouting in Alfalfa

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/potato-leaf-hopper-scouting-alfalfa

              The potato leafhopper is a small bright green wedge shaped insect that arrives in our area each year on storm fronts from the Gulf Coast region.  PLH is a sucking insect.  PLH feeding causes stunting of alfalfa plants resulting in yield loss.  E ...

  3. Prevented Plant Acres: Cover Crop Forage Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/prevented-plant-acres-cover-crop-forage-options

              The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) has issued several exceptions to standard rules for prevented plant acres.  Two major exceptions for 2019 only include a provision to allow a cover crop planting on prevented plant acres to be harvested as a ...

  4. Three Delicious Ways to Enjoy National Blueberry Month

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/three-delicious-ways-enjoy-national-blueberry-month

    July is National Blueberry Month! Did you know blueberries are native to North America? According to a 2015 Smithsonian article, small wild blueberries, called lowbush blueberries, were the only existing variety until one woman’s determination led to the ...

  5. Prevented Plant Acres Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevented-plant-acres-management

    Questions continue to be raised regarding management of prevented plant acres, specifically with regard to the use of cover crops as a forage after September 1.  I have put together a web page on the Wayne County Extension web site with links to resources ...

  6. Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates for Corn

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/nitrogen-fertilizer-rates-corn

    Our frequent rainfalls and wet soils are creating difficult circumstances to provide sidedress nitrogen applications to corn.  Nitrogen is a key nutrient in determining corn yield.  Unfortunately, there is limited capability for the soil to store nitrogen ...

  7. Prevent Plant Acres and Cover Crop Options

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/prevent-plant-acres-and-cover-crop-options

    The USDA Risk Management Agency (RMA) issued a rule exception on June 20 that allows a forage harvest of cover crops planted on prevented plant acres after September 1 instead of November 1.  Much thought and discussion has been devoted to developing cove ...

  8. Family Summer Traditions

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/family-summer-traditions

    The warm days of summer have finally arrived and the celebration of our Nation’s Independence is a great summer tradition for many families.  Next week our extended family is gathering to celebrate my father’s upcoming 90 th birthday with the local parade ...

  9. Ponding and Flooding in Corn Fields

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/ponding-and-flooding-corn-fields

    Adding insult to injury in this much delayed 2019 planting season, a series of heavy rainfall events have left those fields that did get planted with water logged, saturated soils.  In some fields, there is standing water (ponding) or flooded conditions t ...

  10. Kids in the Kitchen

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/kids-kitchen

    I remember cooking and baking with my family as a child. Those memories will stay with me forever and the skills I learned I have carried with me into adulthood. Children learn by watching and doing. When a child can explore and create, they learn and gro ...

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