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  1. OSU Expert: Fruit and Vegetable Growers Have Options to Protect Crops From Frost and Freeze

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-have-options-protect-crops-frost-and-freeze

    out and water starts to evaporate from the ice, the ice will get colder than the air temperature as it ... use sprinklers to prevent freezing injury by using the energy that water releases when it freezes and ... fans with propane heaters onto tractors and drive throughout the orchard to circulate warm air through ...

  2. Barrow MQP, Finished Pig Weigh-In

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/barrow-mqp-finished-pig-weigh

    the Fairgrounds and taken to harvest at Bay Packing near Pleasantville. They will be watered and held ...

  3. Let's Jam, and learn more about jam making and food preservation!

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/events/lets-jam-and-learn-more-about-jam-making-and-food-preservation

    water bath canning method. Discover that water bath canning is safe for acidic foods such as fruits and ... tomatoes. Participants will make strawberry jam. In addition, safe use of the water bath canning method will ...

  4. Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-save-fertilizer-run-soil-test

    start by putting yourself in their shoes. I'm a producer. I get the soil analysis and I have this ... Research and Development Center, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, USDA Natural ... January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is ...

  5. Learn to Improve Soil Health at Field Days August 17, 18

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-improve-soil-health-field-days-august-17-18

    water-holding capacity in soils. “The Hoytville field day is really interesting, because we’ll visit some data ... August 9, 2011 WAUSEON, Ohio – Understanding soil health and biology is critical to maximizing ... focus of two field days later this month. “What we’re really looking at, in terms of soil health, is ...

  6. What's on Tap at Manure Science Review?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-tap-manure-science-review

    Natural Resources’ Division of Soil and Water Resources on field evaluation as a management tool. Keep ... Department of Agriculture, and Steve Searson of the Logan Soil and Water Conservation District on how manure ... Soil and Water Management credit in the Ohio Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) Program; 1 hour of Nutrient ...

  7. Mosquito Control Can = Disease Prevention

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/mosquito-control-can-disease-prevention

    up to a few miles from where they hatch. If standing water is avoided or eliminated in the ... surrounding area there will be few mosquitoes to even be concerned with. All sources of standing water must be ... Kids’ wading pools and bird baths should be replaced with fresh water weekly. Rain barrels should remain ...

  8. Drainage Technology Can Better Manage Crops, Protect Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drainage-technology-can-better-manage-crops-protect-environment

    in the soil, amount of rainfall and electrical conductivity of water. The drainage structures are ... have the ability to see what's going on in your soil-- to analyze that soil/water relationship, ... and not guess how much water you have in the soil or how much rainfall you've received," ...

  9. Emerald Ash Borer

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/emerald-ash-borer

    product with water, then pouring the solution directly on the soil around the base of the trunk. The ... water between the canopy and roots of the tree, which results in the canopy thinning, branch dieback and ... be applied as soil drenches or soil injections. Both are sold under numerous brand names for use by ...

  10. Ohio State Expert: Tips Growers Can Use to Get Corn Crop off to a Good Start This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-expert-tips-growers-can-use-get-corn-crop-good-start-year

    right seed depth adjustments based on soil conditions, says an Ohio State University Extension expert.  ... operations only when necessary and under the proper soil conditions: Avoid working wet soil and reduce ... should only be used when a compacted zone has been identified and soil is relatively dry. Late summer and ...

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