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  1. Poison Hemlock Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/poison-hemlock-control

    Poison hemlock remains one of the more persistent and prevalent poisonous weeds that we deal with in Ohio.  It's most typically a biennial plant (sometimes perennial), emerging from seed in year one and developing into a low-growing rosette by late f ...

  2. Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/nitrogen-rate-recommendations-wheat-2020

    Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring N may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown N can be applied up to Feekes GS 6 (one visible node) without a reduction in yield. However, wheat is growing slowl ...

  3. Toxicity of Pesticides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-07/toxicity-pesticides

    Toxicity of pesticides is important for farmers to understand because it can affect your health and safety. It also helps when addressing questions that come from consumers about why you use pesticides and how toxicity compares to products they use every ...

  4. Phosphorus Placement Effects on Yield and Water Quality in a Corn-Soybean Rotation

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-06/phosphorus-placement-effects-yield-and-water-quality-corn-soybean

    Phosphorus placement has been discussed as a 4R Best Management Practice that results in lower nutrient losses than when P is surface applied and left on the surface. The concept is that by mixing granular fertilizer with the soil, we expose the nutrient ...

  5. Fairfield County Extension Office and Calendar Updates

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/fairfield-county-extension-office-office-and-calendar-updates

    March 26, 2020 Dear 4-H Families, Volunteers and Supporters: We know that this is a stressful and confusing time, but as we get more information on the coronavirus outbreak, we are doing everything possible to keep our 4-H members, families and community ...

  6. Live Healthy Live Well

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/live-healthy-live-well-0

    “It’s All About Time” Email Wellness Challenge Do you feel like you don’t have time to spend doing the things that are important to you? Or you just can’t get enough rest or the physical activity that you should? To work on these and other time related sk ...

  7. What is the best way to clean hands and hard surfaces?

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/what-best-way-clean-hands-and-hard-surfaces

    Hands: Use soap and warm water and scrub for a full 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, you can use hand sanitizer made with 70% strength isopropyl alcohol. You can make your own hand sanitizer by mixing 2/3 cup of 70% isopropyl alcohol with ...

  8. Power go out? Here's what to do with food

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/power-go-out-heres-what-do

    If this is your current situation: " My power just went out, how long will my food be safe? " please read on... Quick rules of thumb: 1. Do NOT open your refrigerator or freezer. It will serve as an insulated cooler if you do not open it. Refrig ...

  9. COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Your Health and the Health of Others

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/covid-19-fact-sheet-your-health-and-health-others

    If you want to learn more about Coronavirus including what it is, how it spreads, what precautions you should take, and when you should call your doctor, see this fact sheet from Ohio State University Extension ...

  10. Fairfield County Extension Office- Temporary Building Closure

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/fairfield-county-extension-office-temporary-building-closure

    Beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, the OSU Extension Office in Fairfield County will be temporarily closed. For complete information please review the Press Release. However, as we work remotely during the foreseeable future, you can still reach us... he ...

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