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Upcoming Agronomy Programs

  • Jan. 19, 10:00-11:00am – Pre-Season Crop Protection Decisions, Mark Loux and Scott Shearer. 0.5 PM + 0.5 PAg CCA CEUs. Register: www.go.osu.edu/PrecisionU
  • Jan. 21, 8:00-8:30am – What Can Soil Health Tests Tell You?  Steve Culman. 0.5 NM CCA CEUs. Register: www.go.osu.edu/soilhealth2021
  • Jan. 21, 9:00-10:30am – Disease Management Options for Today’s Weather, Pierce Paul and Aaron Wilson.1.0 PM CCA CEUs. Register: www.go.osu.edu/adapt
  • Jan. 26, 10:00-11:00am – Sprayer Technology to Improve Field Performance, Joe Luck. 1.0 PAg CCA CEUs. Register: www.go.osu.edu/PrecisionU
  • Jan. 28, 8:00-8:30am – Can Improving Soil Health Improve Yield? Jordon Wade. 0.5 CM CCA CEUs. Register: www.go.osu.edu/soilhealth2021

Extension News Highlights January 11

Winter Into Spring Outlook | Agronomic Crops Network

Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for the 2021 Crop Year | Agronomic Crops Network

Let the 2020 eFields Report Help You Reach Your Farm’s New Year’s Resolutions | Agronomic Crops Network

Register Now for Upcoming Virtual Agronomy Team Programs | Agronomic Crops Network

Water Quality Wednesday | Agronomic Crops Network

Farm Office Live Winter Edition | Agronomic Crops Network

Organic Production Winter Webinar Series | Agronomic Crops Network

Upcoming Beef and Forage Programming Moves On-line This Winter | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter

Preventing Calf Disease Starts with the Pregnant Cow | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter

Weekly Livestock Comments for December 31, 2020 | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter

Management Considerations for Warm-Season Perennials | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter

Colostrum and Passive Immunity are Critical to the Health of a New Born Calf | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter

Colostrum and Health of Newborn Lambs | OSU Sheep Team

Baleage Mistakes can Lead to Major Health Consequences | OSU Sheep Team

Ohio General Assembly agrees on water quality bill | Farm Office

Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 – Highlights of Tax Issues Impacting Farm Businesses | Farm Office

 

 

Maple Days

Every year Ohio State’s Maple Program offers Ohio Maple Days in multiple locations around the state. In 2021 the event will take place January 15th and will be a virtual event due to COVID-19. Join us for this online event that will include Dr. Abby van den Berg, Proctor Research Center, University of Vermont talking about tapping practices to optimize yields and sustainability and increasing production with red maple.

Webinar Registration

East Ohio Women in Agriculture 2021 Program Series

This year the East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference has been deconstructed into 10 free webinars and 3 in-person field days beginning January 14 through May 27. Learn about a wide variety of financial, production, and home-related topics to help you as a woman in agriculture. Women involved in agriculture in any location are encouraged to attend one or all programs in the series!

Follow this link for more information, schedule, and registration details.

The Living Landscape Speaker Series

January 15th@10AM  Doug Tallamy: Restoring Nature’s Relationships at Home

January 22nd@1PM  Marne Titchenell: Enhancing Your Landscape for Birds and Other Wildlife

January 29th@10AM  Debra Knapke: Eco-Conscious Gardening: From Concept to Design

February 6th 10AM – 12:00PM Rick Darke: Dynamic Design and The Art of Observation

Join fellow gardeners and nature enthusiasts for The Living Landscape Speaker Series. All sessions are free via Zoom, but preregistration is required. Find detailed program descriptions below.

Register here for the first three sessions. Check back on January 15th for the link to register for our final session with Rick Darke.

The Living Landscape Speaker Series is co-sponsored by OSU Entomology and The Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Garden, in cooperation with the Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers and the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Garden Volunteers. Funding is provided in part by the Manitou Fund and NIFA’s IPM Pollinator Health grant.


Link to article source and more information

Extension News Highlights Jan 4

Management Considerations for Warm-Season Perennials | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter
Winter Application of Manure; Remember Setbacks | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter
Visit our ‘One-stop Shop’ to View Agriculture and Natural Resources Programs | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter
Having Your Cake . . . | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter
Cattle on Feed | Ohio BEEF Cattle Letter
Register Now for OSU Extension’s Online Winter Programs! | Agronomic Crops Network
Preparing for Lambing Season | OSU Sheep Team
Nothing Good Happens During Hay Storage | OSU Sheep Team
Tips for Improving Out-of-season Reproduction | OSU Sheep Team
Ohio Ag Manager | Management Information For Today’s Agricultural Business
How might the 2020 elections affect agricultural law and policy? | Farm Office
Emerald Ash Borer Update for the New Year | BYGL
Organic Winter Webinars | OFFER

Precision University: Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days (Online)

Precision University is going virtual this year! Due to the pandemic, the Digital Ag team will host a series of hour-long webinars each Tuesday in January at 10:00 AM to replace the annual in-person event.  The 2021 Precision U sessions will focus on “Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days.” Changing weather patterns have led to fewer days available in the spring to complete planting, spraying, and fertilizing. University and industry experts will share research results and technology available to help you work smarter and more efficiently. Please plan to join us for these sessions!

2021 Precision U: Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days

  • January 5 – Gambling with Planting Decisions – Dr. Aaron Wilson (Ohio State University Extension) and Dr. Bob Nielsen (Purdue University)
  • January 12 – Improving Fertilizer Efficiency with the Planter Pass – Matt Bennett (Precision Planting Technology) and Dr. John Fulton (Ohio State University)
  • January 19 – Pre-season Crop Protection Decisions – Dr. Mark Loux and Dr. Scott Shearer (Ohio State University)
  • January 26 – Sprayer Technology to Improve Field Performance – Dr. Joe Luck (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

There is no cost to register for Precision University, but registration is required. CCA CEUs will be offered at each session. For more information or to register, visit http://go.osu.edu/PrecisionU. If you have any questions about the Precision U sessions, please feel free to contact Amanda Douridas (Douridas.9@osu.edu).


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Farming in Weather Extremes (Starts January 21)

This series will present practices and technology farmers can utilize to adapt to challenging growing seasons with increasing extreme weather events. Thursdays, January 21 – March 18, 9:00am-10:30am. Register: http://go.osu.edu/adapt

  • January 21 – Disease Management Options for Today’s Weather, Pierce Paul and Aaron Wilson
  • February 18 – Managing Water in Today’s Wet and Dry Growing Seasons, Aaron Wilson, Eileen Kladivko, Larry Brown, Lyndon Kelley
  • March 18 – 2021 Growing Season Weather Outlook and Changing Climate Patterns, Aaron Wilson

Link to Additional Programs From the Agronomic Crops Network