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  1. Expect more ticks in Ohio this season and beyond

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/expect-more-ticks-in-ohio-season-and-beyond

    Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ticks—and the diseases they carry—are on the rise in Ohio this season ... anaplasmosis, babesiosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease. And in some cases, in some people, ... a pasture, hayfield, or even your backyard lawn.” McDermott said that while the risk of encountering ticks in ...

  2. Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Store High Quality Forage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/forage-harvest-management-speed-drying-and-store-high-quality

    forage is mowed first thing in the morning and laid in wide swaths to be raked in the late afternoon and ... https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/forage/adjusting-the-conditioning-system-.... Consider desiccants. Desiccants are chemicals applied when mowing the crop that increase the ... are dry. Tedders can be a good option when the ground is damp, because the crop can be mowed into ...

  3. CFAES project to improve food safety in Kenya

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/cfaes-project-improve-food-safety-in-kenya

    to reducing foodborne diseases and increasing production of safe foods in Kenya,” includes ... small-scale poultry producers. This work is significant considering that foodborne diseases cause an estimated ...

  4. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 7- Final)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    averages in the 60s this week. This is the final soil temperature update for the season. Figure 2: (Left) ... 2-left). Ohio Crop Progress Report (https://go.osu.edu/cropprogress) is the place for current updates on ...

  5. Chow Line: Tick season could result in red meat allergies for some bitten by lone star ticks

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-tick-season-could-result-in-red-meat-allergies-for-some-bitten-by-lone-0

    potential for tick bites, which could result in several complications, including Lyme disease, Rocky ... isn’t known to vector or transmit Lyme disease, it can vector other diseases such as ehrlichiosis, ... southern tick associated-rash illness, tularemia, as well as some viral diseases,” McDermott said. “It has ...

  6. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/may-june-2022/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    irrigation, or switching to a more disease-resistant crop variety. It’s affected by finances—Can you afford to ...

  7. Early Season Wheat Diseases and Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/early-season-wheat-diseases-and-fungicides

    growth stages over a relatively short period. Cool conditions have also kept foliar diseases in check, ... be warranted to prevent both diseases from reaching the flag leaf before grain-fill. Septoria tritici ... when making an application. For both diseases, a single application between Feekes 8 and Feekes 10 ...

  8. Lep Monitoring Network Update – Black Cutworm & True Armyworm

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-14/lep-monitoring-network-update-%E2%80%93-black-cutworm-true-armyworm

    Black cutworm We are currently in our third week of monitoring for the black cutworm. Traps were checked between May 9 – 15 for the presence of BCW adult moths. Over the past week, a total of 28 traps in 11 counties were monitored. Counties that reported ...

  9. Alfalfa Continues to Mature

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/alfalfa-continues-mature

    acceptable for classes of livestock with lower nutrient demands. Below is an updated table with the most ...

  10. How (and why) to make your farm more weather resilient

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/features/how-and-why-make-your-farm-more-weather-resilient

    drainage, irrigation, or switching to a more disease-resistant crop variety. It’s affected by finances—Can ...

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