Education on the Go

For those of you who like to listen to information via podcasts or online — OSU Extension has something new for you.  Stay on top of what is happening in the field and the farm office as Amanda Douridas and Elizabeth Hawkins interview experts in agronomy and farm management. Hosted by Ohio State University Extension, this podcast takes a bi-monthly dive into specific issues that impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more. For more information on agronomy and farm management visit agcrops.osu.edu and u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager.

Episodes are available on iTunes at http://go.osu.edu/iTunesAFM and Stitcher at http://go.osu.edu/StitcherAFM.

Most recent Topics to Date Include:

Episode 21 – Are your crops nutrient deficient?

Dr. Robert Mullen with Nutrien discusses the ins and outs of sulfur use in crops and where we are starting to see a need for supplementation. There are also a surprising number of fields deficient in phosphorus around Ohio. Listen in to see where you might be losing crop yield and how to correct deficiencies.

Episode 20 – Can a Lake have Rights?

Attorneys Peggy Kirk Hall and Evin Bachelor with the OSU Extension Agricultural and Resource Law Program discuss the Lake Erie Bill of Rights, the lawsuit on Lake Erie’s impaired water status along with the noxious weeds law and drainage laws. For access to their law bulletins and blog, visit farmoffice.osu.edu.

Episode 19 – Getting Rid of Farm Stress?

Farming is one of the most stressful occupations. There is a lot of pressure with fluctuating prices, working with family and managing a business. This topic has gained a lot of attention over the past year and rightly so. In this recording from the Ask an Expert session at Farm Science Review David Marrison and Kathy Goins, OSU Extension Educators, discuss how to recognize the signs of stress and provide tips on how to reduce stress.

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