We have concluded our local programs for Pesticide and Fertilizer Recertification credit. As a reminder, be sure to return the invoice from the Ohio Department of Agriculture with your information and check to complete the recertification process. If you need a new invoice, call ODA at 614-728-6270.
If you still need to recertify in 2021, please contact the Extension Office.
Other useful websites:
OSU Pesticide Safety Education Program
OSU Nutrient Education and Management
Ohio Department of Agriculture Plant Health Division
ODA Pesticide Program
ODA Fertilizer Program
ODA Check Your Recertification Status
Based on 30 years of data collection and the weather summary data available at the Midwest Regional Climate Center, the following freeze probabilities are provided from Zanesville Municipal Airport Weather Station.
Probability of a 32 degree F freeze after:
April 28, 50%
May 3, 40%
May 7, 30%
May 12, 20%
May 18, 10%
OSU Extension maintains several handbooks and guides for at-home production of fruit crops. Many of these are for sale through the OSU Extension Publications store and can be purchased through the Muskingum County Extension Office.
OSU Extension Publications fruit production guides: All Publications – Crops – Fruits – OSU Extension Publications
The 2021 edition of the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers is a collaboration of land-grant universities from eight states. It provides vegetable production information that is valid for the current year in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, and Ohio. This includes fertility, variety, cultural, and pest management recommendations.
Midwest Vegetable Production Guide (mwveguide.org)
This guide provides conventional pest management recommendations for commercial tree fruit, small fruit, and grape producers throughout the Midwest and surrounding states. These recommendations have been formulated to provide up-to-date information on pesticides and their application.
Midwest Fruit Pest Management Guide 2021-2022 (purdue.edu)
Do you need a resource to answer those tough farm tax questions? If so, you can access the Farmer’s Tax Guide (IRS Publication 225) online at: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p225.pdf The 2020 Farmer’s Tax Guide explains how federal tax laws apply to farming. This guide can be used as a guide for farmers to figure taxes and complete their farm tax return.
From: Ward, B. 2020, Dec 1, Farmer’s Tax Guide- Tax Guidance for Your Farm Business, Ohio Ag Manager, Farmer’s Tax Guide- Tax Guidance for Your Farm Business | Ohio Ag Manager (osu.edu)