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Ohio 4-H STEM in Ag Schedule

So many great topics -literally at your finger tips!

Although you are not able to make the trip to London, Ohio for the annual Farm Science Review (September 22-24), there are still lots of tremendous educational opportunities!

Follow the instructions and get signed up!  Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn.

Ohio National Virtual Poultry Show

This year’s Ohio National Poultry Show, the largest poultry show in the nation, has gone virtual! This gives open and junior exhibitors a new way to compete and still be a part of the Ohio National. Information, including the catalog, can be found on their website at www.ohionational.org and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheOhioNational.

The entry deadline is Saturday, October 17, with Class Champions announced Saturday, November 14 and the Show Champion announced Sunday, November 15. Show awards will be mailed the week after announcing the champions.  There is no cost to enter.

For Open Show questions contact Tim Johnson at tejpoultry@gmail.com or Newt Long at wnewtlong@gmail.com. For Junior Show questions contact Tim & Mary Neviska at blackstumpfarm@aol.com or Clell Agler at cagler@columbus.rr.com.

Healthy Living Lunch and Learn Series

Please join a team Family Consumer Sciences professionals from around Southwest Ohio for series of free lunch and learn webinars on a variety of Healthy Living topics.

Webinars will be once a month on Tuesdays from 12 pm – 1 pm.

  • September 22: Back to School in the Age of COVID – Presented by Kellie Lemly, FCS Educator Champaign County
  • October 20: Living in the Present Moment – Presented by Laura Stanton, FCS Educator Warren County
  • November 17: Holiday Gift Giving on a budget – Presented by Brenda Sandman-Stover, FCS and 4-H Program Assistant Greene County
  • December 15: Healthy Eating During the Holidays – Presented by Laura Halladay, FCS Educator Greene County

More information: Healthy Living Series Flyer

You can register for individual classes or for the whole series at: http://go.osu.edu/healthylivingseries

2020 FSR Gwynne Conservation Area Presentation Schedule

Check out the full line-up of talks covering tree ID, invasive species, soil health, health, grazing management, invasive species control, tree ID, pond management, recreational lease hunting, pollinators and other beneficial insects, bats, owls, snakes, paw-paws, ginseng, and more.

 Tuesday through Thursday of the review, there will be one live webinar every day, starting at 10:30 am. Each day will also feature a one-hour Q&A session with natural resources and Extension professionals at 1 pm.

View the schedule – 2020 Gwynne Conservation Area FSR Schedule

You’re Invited Agriscience Education Info Session

Have you been “tagged” to teach ag?

Join ACEL faculty, staff and students to learn more about the agriscience education major on National Teach Ag Day – Thursday, September 17, 2020.

From 2-3pm, high school students will learn about the requirements and opportunities of the major, an overview of The Ohio State University and our application process and converse with a current agriscience education student in small groups.

This info session is virtual. Register at https://go.osu.edu/ASEinfosession.

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CORN Newsletter

 

September 15 – 21, 2020

 

Editor: Ken Ford

 

Labor Day Rainfall Eases Drought

Author: Aaron Wilson

Weather Summary

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It’s time for the Hessian Fly-free Date Again

Authors: Andy Michel, Pierce Paul, Kelley Tilmon

The cold temperatures this week reminded us that we are approaching our fly-free date for Ohio. These dates are based on predictions on when most Hessian fly adults would no longer be alive to lay eggs on

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Surface Application of Manure to Newly Planted Wheat Fields

Author: Glen Arnold, CCA

Several livestock producers have inquired about applying liquid dairy or swine manure to newly planted wheat fields using a drag hose.

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Ask the Expert Sessions to Be Held Live During 2020 Farm Science Review.

Author: David Marrison

For the first time in its nearly 60-year history, Ohio State’s Farm Science Review scheduled for September 22 -24 will not be held in-person.  Instead, a virtual show will be held and the Review will come to you on your laptop or smartphone this year, and for free.

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About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.

 

Contributors:

 

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management

 

Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Lee Beers, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Bennett
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Rachel Cochran
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Trevor Corboy
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Steve Culman
State Specialist, Soil Fertility

 

Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Amanda Douridas
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mike Estadt
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Boden Fisher
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Will Hamman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Elizabeth Hawkins
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Andrew Holden
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dean Kreager
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA
Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

 

Alan Leininger
Program Assistant

 

Mark Loux
State Specialist, Weed Science

 

David Marrison
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Andy Michel
State Specialist, Entomology

 

James Morris
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Gigi Neal
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Tony Nye
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Les Ober, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Eric Richer, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Dennis Riethman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Romanko
Water Quality Extension Associate

 

Beth Scheckelhoff
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Matthew Schmerge
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Clint Schroeder
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Mark Sulc
State Specialist, Forage Production

 

Aaron Wilson
Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center

 

Ted Wiseman
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Curtis Young, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

Chris Zoller
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources

 

The information presented here, along with any trade names used, is supplied with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement is made by Ohio State University Extension is implied. Although every attempt is made to produce information that is complete, timely, and accurate, the pesticide user bears responsibility of consulting the pesticide label and adhering to those directions.

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, visit cfaesdiversity.osu.edu. For an accessible format of this publication, visit cfaes.osu.edu/accessibility.

Backyard Vegetable Gardening – Fall Gardening Made Easy: Extend the Season

Fall Gardening Made Easy: Extend the Season

Join us Saturday, September 26th, 10:00 – 11:00 A.M.

The second session will cover growing a fall vegetable garden with an eye on spring. Learn how a fall planting of spinach and garlic earlier can produce a more productive spring harvest. We will discuss fall planting under row covers to protect and continue growing after frost kills the warm season vegetables. Learn to construct a porch size version for leafy greens all winter.

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Wildlife: Guest or Pest Coping with Canada Geese

September 17, 2020 6:30–7:30 p.m.

The wildlife in your backyard can be a welcome sight for some or a landscape nightmare for others. Join the OSU Extension Greene County
Master Gardeners Volunteers for a look at some of the visitors that make you wonder, who’s backyard is it anyhow!

Dealing with unwanted guest. Coping With Canada Geese

Canada goose populations in communities and urban areas can cause conflict and damage. Learn strategies and management options to cope with Canada geese in this webinar. Marne Titchenell Wildlife Program Specialist, with OSU Extension. She works to provide a variety of  educational programs, workshops, conferences, and publications centered on wildlife ecology and biology, habitat management for wildlife, and managing nuisance wildlife species.

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