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2022 Issues

June 29, 2022 Issue:

  • Cost of July 4th Cookout 17% Higher
  • Coshocton County Pasture Walk Held Last Night
  • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
  • Supplemental Forages to Plant in July After Wheat
  • Double-Crop Soybean Weed Management
  • Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference
  • Cover Crop ‘Forage’ an Option for Prevented Planting Corn or Soybean Acres
  • What Was That Early Maturing Grass In My Hay Fields?
  • Alfalfa Fertility Needs
  • What Assets are Subject to Divorce?
  • Dianne Shoemaker’s Last Dairy Excel Column

June 22, 2022 Issue:

  • It’s Getting Hot in Here
  • Summer Crop Insects – What to Watch For
  • The Impact of Dairy Cow Slaughter on Cull Cow Markets
  • Planning with Second Marriages
  • Ohio Coyote Ecology and Management Project
  • Relentless Canada Thistle
  • Wild Parsnip: Too Late to Control, Not Too Late To Identify
  • Are You An Employer of Choice?

June 15, 2022 Issue:

  • Ukraine: The Breadbasket of Europe
  • Heat Stress and Beef Cattle
  • Be Mindful of Heat Stress to Maintain Stocker Calf Gains
  • Corn Growth and Development: Crop Staging
  • Reminder: Replanting Decisions in Corn and Soybeans…What to Consider
  • Evaluating the Prevent Plant Option
  • The Perils of Partition – The Forced Sale of Land (Part 2)
  • Gary Graham Inducted into Maple Syrup Hall of Fame
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

June 8, 2022 Issue:

  • Cooler to Warmer June Ahead
  • Farmer Sentiment Plummets As Production Costs Skyrocket
  • Hay Barn Fires a Real Hazard
  • The Beef Market Has Topped
  • A Rose We Love to Hate
  • The Ag Law Roundup
  • The Continuation of Disaster Programs in U.S. Agriculture: Emergency Relief Program
  • USDA to Allow Producers to Request Voluntary Termination of Conservation Reserve Program Contract
  • Producers Have until June 30 to Receive 2022 Census of Agriculture
  • Are You an Employer of Choice?
  • Keeping an Eye Out for Safety
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

June 1, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Unofficial Start to Summer Cools Off By Weeks End
  • Recommendations for Soybeans Planted in June
  • Delayed Corn Planting and the U2U Tool
  • Pricing Standing Forage Crops – Your One-Stop Shop
  • Hemp Dogbane- Rudely Early in 2022
  • Runaway Forage? Keep Grazing!
  • The Great Pasture-Clipping Debate
  • The Perils of Partition- The Forced Sale of Land (Part 1)
  • Case Highlights the Risk of Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

May 25, 2022 Issue:

  • Ohio Crop Returns Outlook for 2022: Final Crop Enterprise Budgets for 2022
  • Need More Commodity Storage? Consider a
  • USDA Farm Storage Facility Loan
  • Using Manure with Corn
  • Update of Corn Nitrogen Recommendations from MRTN
  • Soybean Planting Progress and Vegetative Growth
  • Export Policies and Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: What Might it Mean for Ohio Soybean Farmers?
  • Market Outlook Report: Wheat
  • Tenant’s Right to Buy Land at Landowner’s Death
  • Memorial Day- Looking at the Dash
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29
  • Eastern Ohio Grazing Council Pasture Walks

May 18, 2022 Issue:

  • Cooler (not cold) and Active Weather Week Ahead
  • Kill Poison Hemlock Now
  • Forage Harvest Management to Speed Drying and Storing High Quality Forage
  • Ten Tips for Managing High Feed Prices
  • The Impact of U.S. Agricultural Exports on Jobs
  • Will China Meet Their Growing Beef Demand by Raising it Themselves?
  • Resolving the Drainage Problems that Surface with Spring Rains
  • Farm Office Live Webinar this Friday
  • Four Reasons to Introduce Wool into Your Garden
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

May 11, 2022 Issue:

  • Soybean Planting Progress, Emergence & Misconceptions
  • Corn Planting Progress in Ohio is Slow But Coming Along
  • Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class
  • Focus on Optimizing the First Cut
  • Grass Tetany – A Complicated Disorder with An Easy Prevention
  • Beware of Unnecessary Costs with New Entities
  • Expiring CRP Contracts Eligible for the Transition Incentives Program -Help a Beginning, Veteran or Socially Disadvantaged Farmer
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

May 4, 2022 Issue:

  • Wet Weather and then a Planting Window
  • Making On-Farm Trials Easy
  • Springtime is Spray Time -- Tips for Better Spraying
  • Optimize vs. Maximize in 2022
  • It’s Spring . . . Keep the Animals Moving!
  • Beef Markets: Improvements & Cautions
  • Hold the Date; Ohio Beef Day coming to Muskingum County July 16
  • Part 2: Long-Term Care Costs: What Are the Odds?
  • Organic Certification Cost Share Available from F.S.A.
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

April 27, 2022 Issue:

  • Potential Disruptions in Nitrogen Fertilizer Trade
  • Do We Treat Our Forages With The Same Respect as our Corn Field?
  • What can I Afford to Pay to Rent Hay Ground?
  • eFields Partnering with Growers to Evaluate Xyway™ Fungicide
  • Participate in a Study to Identify Major Barriers to Precision Agriculture Technology Adoption
  • Long-Term Care Costs: What Are the Odds?
  • To Arbitrate or Not to Arbitrate, That is the Question
  • Measuring Forage Moisture Content Using an Air Fryer
  • Victory Garden Seed Distribution
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29

April 20, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Warm Up Already!
  • Dealing With Winter Injured Forage Stands
  • Plant Forage Stands As Soon As Feasible
  • Beef Cattle Slaughter Continues to Outpace Last Year
  • Marketing Feeder Lambs
  • Make Hay in May
  • Ohio Farmers Invited to Participate in Multi-State On-Farm Research Survey
  • When the Rain Won’t Let Up
  • Farm Office Live Will Air on April 22
  • Name that Tree Workshop Slated for June 29
  • Home Fruit Production Workshop Scheduled for April 25

April 13, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: A Warmer but Wetter Week Ahead
  • Set-Up Soybeans for Success in 2022
  • Wheat Yield Contest-Early Entry Deadline is Friday
  • Mixing it Up in Pastures & Hayfields
  • Be Thinking About Fly Control
  • Black Vulture Control-New Permitting Process
  • Ohio Legislature Passes Statutory Farm Lease Termination and Beginning Farmer Bills
  • Charitable Remainder Trust Strategy for Retiring Farmers
  • Over-the-Counter Antibiotics Will Require Oversight
  • “Name that Tree” Workshop Slated for June 29
  • Farm Office Live Will Air on April 22
  • Home Fruit Production Workshop Scheduled for April 25
  • April 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Training

April 6, 2022 Issue:

  • Chilly Damp April Expected
  • Early Season Manure Application
  • Save the Date for Small Grains
  • Ag Economy Barometer Slides Lower
  • How Will the Invasion of Ukraine Affect U.S. Agriculture?
  • Understanding Probate Counsel Fees
  • Get a Head Start on Controlling Poison Hemlock and Wild Parsnip
  • Let the Livestock Do the Harvest
  • Cattlemen- There’s An App for That!
  • Farm Office Live Will Air on April 22
  • Home Fruit Production Workshop Scheduled for April 25
  • April 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Training

March 30, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Seasonally Chilly Conditions to End March and Start April
  • Wheat Herbicides, Cressleaf Groundsel, Enlist & Weed Management
  • EPA Changes Course on Enlist Restrictions in Ohio
  • Time to Assess Forage Legume Stands
  • Winter Wheat Stand Evaluation for 2022
  • Consider Converting Your Limited Partnership
  • Cost of Long-Term Care
  • Tax Proposals-Here They Go Again!
  • Finalists Named for Ag Educator of the Year
  • Develop a Pasture Improvement Strategy
  • Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Detected in Backyard Flock in Franklin County
  • Home Fruit Production Workshop Scheduled for April 25
  • April 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Training

March 23, 2022 Issue:

  • Can E15 Really Replace Russian Oil Imports and Curb High Prices at The Pump?
  • SE Ohio Cattle Deaths Result from Asian Longhorn Ticks
  • Cow-Calf Profitability Estimates for 2021 and 2022 (Spring Calving Herd)
  • Selling Food You Make at Home Coshocton County Youth Leadership Agriculture
  • National Ag Day & Coshocton County Agriculture
  • Home Fruit Production Workshop Scheduled for April 25
  • Fertilizer Certification Webinar
  • April 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Training

March 16, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: March is a Time for Transition
  • Ohio Case Illustrates the Risk of Leaving Farmland to Co-Owners
  • LLCs for Farm Machinery
  • Is Spring Wheat an Option for Ohio Farmers?
  • MSU Spring Wheat Variety and Agronomy Trials
  • Applying MAP and DAP at Corn Sidedress
  • Reading Your Feed and Forage Analysis Reports
  • Collect Soil Samples for SCN in Spring
  • Ukraine-Russia Conflict and the Implications for Cattle Markets
  • Virtual Pastures for Profit Program
  • April 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Training

March 9, 2022 Issue:

  • Selecting Your Next Herd Sire
  • Cattle Input Prices Surge
  • Frost Seeding Time is Here
  • Udder Health in Ewes
  • Alite 27 – Residual Herbicide for GT27 Soybeans
  • US Labor Market and Labor Wage Inflation
  • Ukraine Dairy Industry
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2022 Responses – Last Call
  • National AG Day Lunch Slated for March 22
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 17
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings

March 2, 2022 Issue:

  • Invasion of Ukraine Will Impact American Agriculture
  • The Ag Law Roundup
  • U.S. Interest Rates
  • Plan Now for Improving “Winter” Damaged Pastures
  • When Do I Start Grazing?
  • Weaning Management for Goat Kids
  • Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies When Herbicides are in Short Supply
  • Using the Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator
  • National AG Day Lunch Slated for March 22
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 17
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • 2022 Central Ohio Agronomy School

February 23, 2022 Issue:

  • National FFA Week Salute
  • Recap of Ag Policy and Outlook Meeting
  • U.S. Federal Debt
  • Ohio Legislative Update
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Don’t Let Tradition Impede Progress
  • Time to Look at Those Grazing Plans
  • Six Things to Consider When Developing a Price Risk Management Strategy
  • Small Ruminant Management: Pre-weaning Health Considerations – Part 2
  • Rhoda Crown Elected to Ohio AgriBusiness Association Board of Directors
  • National AG Day Lunch Slated for March 22
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 17
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • 2022 Central Ohio Agronomy School
  • Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference

February 16, 2022 Issue:

  • Wet Times and Challenges Ahead
  • Is Using a Herbicide Impregnated Fertilizer an Option for Pastures on a Budget?
  • USDA Fertilizer Analysis: 2011 – 2021
  • Small Ruminant Management: Pre-weaning Health Considerations – Part 1
  • Can Talking About Death be the best Valentine’s Day Gift?
  • Join us for “Farm Office Live” on February 16 & 18
  • Robert Moore joins OSU Agricultural & Resource Law Program
  • National AG Day Lunch Slated for March 22
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 17
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • 2022 Central Ohio Agronomy School
  • Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference
  • SWCD 2022 Tree Seedling Sale

February 9, 2022 Issue:

  • National AG Day Lunch Slated for March 22, 2022
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 17
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • Reminder: 2nd Annual Corn College & Soybean School
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Providing Extra Energy in Bad Weather
  • Artificial Insemination with a Small Beef Herd
  • Price Risk Management Tools for Cattle Producers
  • Farm Profits in 2022 Projected to Remain Above Average
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 3
  • Small Ruminant Management: Abortion Causing Diseases
  • SWCD 2022 Tree Seedling Sale

February 2, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Will Cold and Snowy Weather Continue into February?
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • Considerations for Managing P & K in 202 2Reminder: 2nd Annual Corn College & Soybean School
  • Cattle Market Outlook Bright Despite Rising Input Costs
  • Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 2
  • Make Sure to Remove All the Net Wrap
  • It’s Time to Frost Seed!
  • What’s Ahead for Legal Issues in 2022?
  • OSU Extension to Host 2022 East Ohio Women in Ag Conference
  • Ohio Farmland Leasing Update Webinar
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Upcoming Programs

January 26, 2022 Issue:

  • Regional Ohio Agronomic Weed University Slated for February 2 in Coshocton
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • ARC/PLC Program Election and OSU Extension Decision Tool
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • What to Do with Muddy, Compacted Pastures?
  • Antibiotic Stewardship in Calves – Part 1
  • Indoor Housing Systems for Sheep and Goats
  • What Are Your Thoughts on Ohio’s Coyote Population?
  • Ohio Forage & Grasslands Council Conference on February 18
  • Ohio Farmland Leasing Update Webinar
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshops Planned
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Mid-Ohio Small Farm Conference
  • Upcoming Programs

January 19, 2022 Issue:

  • New Enlist Labels-When Enlist is Outlawed, Only Outlaws…
  • Fertility Calculator for Ohio Recommendation
  • Timely Frost Seeding Improves Pasture & Hay Stands
  • Hay Production and Prices
  • USDA offers free RFID tags
  • Virtual Beef School Begins Next Week with Outlook
  • Ohio Pork Congress on February 8-9
  • 2nd Annual Virtual Corn College & Soybean School
  • Forages for Horses Webinar Series
  • An Agricultural Employer's 2021 Tax Obligations: A Series, Part II
  • One Word for 2022
  • Ohio Farmland Leasing Update Webinar
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshops Planned
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2022
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Regional Ohio Agronomic Weed University Slated for February 2 in Coshocton
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • Ladies on the Land Workshops Offered Across Ohio
  • Upcoming Programs

January 12, 2022 Issue:

  • Take Action Weed Management Webinars
  • Cold Stress and Beef Cows
  • Top Ten New Years’ Resolutions for Cow/Calf Producers
  • Three Questions for the 2022 Cattle Market
  • Winter Feeding Guidelines for Sheep & Goats
  • The 2022 PLC and ARC Decision
  • Ohio Farmland Leasing Update Webinar
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshops Planned
  • Soybean Farmers Invited to Participate in Survey
  • An Employer’s 2021 Tax Obligations
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2022
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Regional Ohio Agronomic Weed University Slated for February 2 in Coshocton
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14
  • Ladies on the Land Workshops Offered Across Ohio
  • Upcoming Programs

January 5, 2022 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Winter Weather Returns
  • A New Year…An Updated Farm Balance Sheet
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2022
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Questions a Plenty Going Forward
  • Dealing with fertilizer costs and shortages: “No Silver Bullets”
  • Lambing and Kidding Emergencies
  • 2022 Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-Certification Sessions Planned
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Regional Ohio Agronomic Weed University Slated for February 2 in Coshocton
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14 in Zanesville
  • OSU Extension to Host “Planning for the Future of Your Farm” Webinar Series
  • Ladies on the Land Workshops Offered Across Ohio
  • Upcoming Programs

2021 Issues

December 29, 2021 Issue:

  • 2022 Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-Certification Sessions Planned
  • Winter 2022 Beef Quality Assurance Re-Certification Trainings
  • Regional Ohio Agronomic Weed University Slated for February 2 in Coshocton
  • Regional Ag Outlook Meeting Slated for February 14 in Zanesville
  • OSU Extension to Host “Planning for the Future of Your Farm” Webinar Series
  • Ladies on the Land Workshops Offered Across Ohio
  • Winter Application of Manure - Remember Setbacks
  • Does Stockpiling Pay?
  • Evaluate, Adapt, Improve, Repeat
  • Ohio Small Ruminant Industry Report – Fall 2021
  • What Does it Mean?
  • 2021 Farmer’s Tax Guide
  • Journaling Into the New Year
  • Upcoming Programs

December 22, 2021 Issue:

  • Weather Update: Winter Off to a Warm, Damp Start
  • Know your Options Before you Raise Hay Next Season
  • Tips for Weathering High Fertilizer Prices
  • Turning the Page on a Year of Transition
  • Prolapses in Sheep
  • Judicious Use of Antibiotics-What’s Next for a Beef Producer?
  • No Christmas Gifts for Agriculture-But Some for Ohio
  • Ohio Wraps Up 2021 Deer Gun Season
  • A Christmas Look at Sheep and Shepherds
  • 2021 Farmer’s Tax Guide
  • 2022 Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-Certification Sessions Planned

December 15, 2021 Issue:

  • Farm Office Live Webinars This Week
  • Will You Be Able to Deduct Prepaid Farm Expenses?
  • Fertilizer Prices- Still No Reprieve
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • You've Got Mail! Ohio Supreme Court Clarifies Landowner's Duty to Motorists
  • 2021 Ohio Corn Performance Test
  • Collect Sample for SCN Analysis!
  • Soil Health Webinars Return for 2022
  • Pasture Rental Rates. Do you Know Your Price?
  • USDA Provides Additional Pandemic Assistance to Hog Producers
  • 2021 Farmer’s Tax Guide
  • The 12 Days of Christmas for Dairy Farm Families
  • 2022 Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-Certification Sessions Planned

December 8, 2021 Issue:

  • Winter and Spring Weather Outlook
  • Alternative Spring Burndown/Postemergence Strategies when Herbicides are in Short Supply
  • Lime Considerations
  • 2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial Final Report
  • Winter Feed Costs
  • Markets Continue to Show Strength
  • Winter Management Tips for Sheep and Goats
  • New Year Means New Minimum Wage
  • Farmland and Farmland Owner Tax Webinar
  • One Final BQA Re-certification Session
  • Upcoming Programs

December 1, 2021 Issue:

  • Implications of High N Fertilizer Prices on Corn N Fertilizer Recommendations
  • Nitrogen Fertilizer Strategies for 2022
  • Transportation Issues are Affecting Harvest Completion
  • Fall Herbicide Treatment- Just Do It
  • Valuing Bedded-Pack Manure
  • Winter Grazing Offers Unique Challenges
  • Ohio Cow-Calf Assessment – What We Do and Why?
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Falling Leaves Poison with Ease
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Upcoming Programs

November 24, 2021 Issue:

  • Farm Bureau Survey Says Thanksgiving
  • Costs Up 14%
  • David’s Monthly Column-What Are Your
  • Grateful For?
  • Ohio Legislative Update
  • 2022 Grain Farm Income Projections
  • Negatively Impacted by Fertilizer Cost
  • Increases
  • Reduce Risk with Livestock Insurance
  • Understanding How Animals Choose What
  • to Eat
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Upcoming Programs

November 17, 2021 Issue:

  • Can I Afford to Fertilize My Hay?
  • Reduce Forage Losses During Winter Feeding
  • Rising Food Prices and Beef Demand
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Manure Pit Safety
  • Woolly Bears and the Winter’s Tale
  • Farmland and Farmland Owner Tax Webinar
  • 2021 Agricultural Policy & Outlook Conference Slated for November 18-19
  • Farm Office Live Fall & Winter Edition
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Upcoming Programs
  • A Basic Approach to Winter Supplementation of the Beef Cow Herd

November 10, 2021 Issue:

  • 5th Annual Love of Lamb Dinner a Success
  • Weather Update: Seasonal Rollercoaster
  • Fall Grazing Thoughts
  • Observing an Attitude of Gratitude
  • Punch Your Feed Ticket
  • Common Diseases of Goats
  • Help Wanted: Recruiting During a Labor
  • Shortage
  • Farmland and Farmland Owner Tax Webinar
  • 2021 Agricultural Policy and Outlook
  • Conference Slated for November 18-19
  • Farm Office Live Fall & Winter Edition
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Upcoming Programs

November 3, 2021 Issue:

  • Take the Test to Beat the Pest
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) Enrollment Open; a Risk Management Tool Cattlemen Should Consider
  • FAQs about Cyanide or “Prussic Acid” Poisoning in Ruminants
  • Beef Production Totals
  • Scoring Pastures Yearly Can Help Identify Trends
  • Small Ruminant Imports: Friend or Foe?
  • Fall Reflections
  • Farmland and Farmland Owner Tax Webinar
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

October 27, 2021 Issue:

  • Fall Soil Fertility Sampling
  • Still a Big Window for Fall Herbicide Treatments
  • Low Vomitoxin Levels in Corn but Rain and Delayed Harvest Could Change this Picture
  • Farmland Values & Cash Rents in Ohio- Will Strong Markets Continue?
  • When Someone Destroys Your Crops & Trees- Consider This Law
  • Ohio Legislative Update
  • Confessions of a Cattleman; Lessons learned in the chicken house!
  • 5th Annual “For the Love of Lamb” Dinner Slated for November 6
  • Farmland and Farmland Owner Tax Webinar
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

October 20, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Fall Foliage & Farm Tour a Success
  • 5th Annual “For the Love of Lamb” Dinner Slated for November 6
  • 2022 Coshocton/Tuscarawas Lamb & Wool Queen Sought
  • Teresa Donley Selected as a State Master Gardener Volunteer of the Year
  • Coshocton County Master Gardener Volunteers Bring Home State Awards
  • Weather Update: Fall Weather Finally Arrives
  • Higher fertilizer price equals a higher return to soil sampling
  • Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest
  • Jack Frost Will Bite Soon: Precautions for Feeding Frosted Forages
  • USDA October Beef Outlook Report
  • Farmer and Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

October 13, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Fall Foliage & Farm Tour This Weekend!
  • Lamb Committee Meeting on October 14
  • Farm Office Live Webinar Slated for October 13 & 15
  • Fall Armyworm Still Active in Some Fields
  • Check-up on Your Alfalfa Agronomics
  • Delayed Wheat Planting
  • Recognizing the Risks of Broadleaf Weeds in Pasture
  • Developing a Winter Feeding Program
  • Continue to “Stage” Pasture into Fall
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Time for Peony Clean-Up

October 6, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Fall Foliage & Farm Tour
  • October Harvest Weather Looks Good
  • Corn Pre-Harvest Check
  • Are You Seeing Brown Pods and Green Stems?
  • The Beauty of Baleage for Small Ruminants
  • Electric Fencing for Sheep
  • Ohio Crop Enterprise Budgets
  • New Bulletin Explains Ohio's Sales Tax Exemptions for Agriculture
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Local Beef
  • Heifer Development Beginning at Weaning
  • Earn $ While Helping Tick & Tick Borne Disease Research
  • SWCD Annual Meeting & Banquet October 21
  • BQA Session on October 11

September 29, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Fall Foliage & Farm Tour
  • SWCD Annual Meeting & Banquet October 21
  • Coshocton County Soybean Weed Survey
  • Scout Now For Cressleaf Groundsel And Other Winter Weeds In Hayfields And Pastures
  • Don’t Let Your Guard Down on Fall Armyworm
  • Cover Crop Seeding Rates
  • OSU Extension Crop Budgets Updated
  • Market Beef Budgets updated by OSU Extension
  • Preparing for Weaning and Beyond
  • Marketing as Part of the Plan
  • Ohio legislation on the move: the Farm Science Review edition
  • Earn $ While Helping Tick & Tick Borne Disease Research
  • Ohio legislation on the move: the Farm Science Review edition
  • Ag Extension Talk
  • BQA Session on October 11

September 22, 2021 Issue:

  • Re-Alert: Fall Armyworm, Predictions for Round 2 of Fall Armyworm Part II?
  • Weather Update: Farm Science Review Week Weather
  • Life in a Time of Glyphosate Scarcity – Part 2
  • 2021 Ladies on the Land Workshops
  • Join Farm Office Live from Farm Science Review!
  • The Ag Law Roundup: Your Ag Law Questions Answered
  • Rusty Shoes (and Toes) Syndrome
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr. Fair Livestock Auction

September 15, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Hosts 2021 OSU Farm
  • Management & Ag Law In-service
  • FSR 2021 is One Week Away
  • Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength &
  • Quality
  • Life In A Time of Glyphosate Scarcity – Part 1
  • USDA forecasts U.S. Corn, Soybean, and Cotton
  • Production
  • Water is Everything
  • Potential Impacts of Brazilian BSE on the U.S.
  • Meat Complex
  • It’s Tim to Break Down the Stigma
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr. Fair
  • Livestock Auction
  • Farm Science Review Tickets on Sale Until
  • Monday
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

September 8, 2021 Issue:

  • Managing Forage Stands Damaged by Fall Armyworm
  • Are Fall Armyworm Infesting Corn, too?
  • Wheat Management for Fall 2021
  • Open Heifer Options – Making Lemonade out of Lemons
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr. Fair Livestock Auction
  • Sponsorship for Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Sought
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

September 1, 2021 Issue:

  • Fall Armyworms March Across Ohio
  • Unusual Armyworm Outbreaks are Taking Many by Surprise
  • Autumn Forage Harvest Management
  • Watch for Fall Armyworm, Carefully Consider the Alternatives
  • Are Foxtails Invading in Your Fields and What Can You Do?
  • Climate Outlook for Autumn Harvest
  • Brady Campbell Named Small Ruminant Specialist
  • Sponsorship for Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Sought
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

August 25, 2021 Issue:

  • 3-H Weather Continues
  • Welcome to Our New Soybean Pathologists
  • New MSU/OSU Field Crops Insect Pest Management Guide
  • Livestock Medication Records: Are They Really Necessary
  • Weaning – Part 2: The Ugly and the Good
  • Farm Office Live Returns on August 27
  • Monthly Ag Column- The Beacon
  • Starting a Sheep Enterprise
  • Sponsorship for Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Sought
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale
  • Agronomy Field Day at Durbin Farms
  • Grazing and Forage Field Day in Licking & Knox County on August 28
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

August 18, 2021 Issue:

  • Sponsorship for Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Sought
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale
  • It’s Time to Clean Your Grain Bins
  • Remember Soybean Aphids?
  • Agronomy Field Day at Durbin Farms
  • USDA Forecasts US Corn and Soybean Production
  • Confined Spaces: The Invisible Farm Hazard
  • Employee vs Independent Contractor: When is an Ag Employer Responsible?
  • Science Based Weaning Methods for Beef Calves
  • Grazing and Forage Field Day in Licking & Knox County on August 28
  • That Time of Year Again
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

August 11, 2021 Issue:

  • First Farm Friday a Success
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale
  • Weather Update: Hot and Humid Conditions Return
  • Hazy Days - How Does Light Influence Corn and Soybean?
  • August 12 CORN Live Focuses on Ohio Yield Potential for Corn & Soybeans
  • Agronomy Field Day at Durbin Farms
  • The Legal Round-up: Ag Law Questions Answered
  • Top Ten Curve Balls Which Can Prevent Successful Farm Transfer
  • Corn Silage for the Beef Herd
  • Answering Farmers’ Questions about the Pandemic in 2021
  • Grazing and Forage Field Day in Licking & Knox County on August 28
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

August 4, 2021 Issue:

  • First Farm Friday Returns on August 6
  • Agronomy Field Night at Durbin Farms
  • Grazing and Forage Field Day in Licking &
  • Knox County on August 28
  • Fall Calving- Is it Profitable?
  • Using Nutrient Removal Rates to Improve
  • Forage Productivity
  • Four Never Fail Rules of Grazing
  • Roundup Stays for Farmers but not for
  • Lawn/Garden Use
  • Considering Carbon Farming? Take Time to
  • Understand Carbon Agreements
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale

July 28, 2021 Issue:

  • First Farm Friday Returns on August 6
  • Seeding Perennial Forages in Late Summer
  • Poultry Litter Application
  • Now is the Time to Scout for Western Bean Cutworm!
  • BQA – Quality Beef & Happy Consumers
  • Beef Cow Numbers Continue to Decrease at National Level
  • Sheep 101 Field Day
  • The Veterinary Client Patient Relationship (VCPR)
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Now on Sale

July 21, 2021 Issue:

  • Weather Update: A Wet Start to Summer
  • To Spray or Not to Spray: Foliar Products at R3
  • Foliar Diseases & Fungicide Decisions in Corn
  • Rainy Weather & Wheat Straw Quality
  • Farm Office Live is Back!
  • What is That Weed in My Pasture or Hay – is It Poisonous?
  • Cow Days of Summer
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Covered Cropland vs. Cover Crops: Broadening the Perspective
  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned

July 15, 2021 Issue:

  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Agriculture Loses More Cases Than it Wins in Recent Federal Decisions
  • Steps to Speed up Field Curing of Hay Crops
  • Grazing & Forage Field Day in Licking County on August 28Late Wheat Harvest and Grain Quality Concerns
  • Nutrient Value of Wheat Straw
  • Pre-Harvest Sprouting & Falling Number
  • Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Begin to Increase Across Ohio
  • Soybean Defoliation: It Takes A Lot to Really Matter
  • Grid Pricing of Fed Cattle

July 7, 2021 Issue:

  • BQA Re-certification Sessions Planned
  • Growing Season Outlook
  • Thinking about Fungicide Application in Corn? Tune in to Thursday’s CORN Live Session
  • Inaugural Tri-State Precision Agriculture Conference will Feature Current Trends in Tillage
  • Longer Days Change the Way Plants Grow & the Way They’re Managed
  • So Lush, So Green, And Oh So Poisonous
  • Forage Fertility: Where We Are and Why it Matters
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • USDA ERS Dairy Forecasts for 2021 & 2022
  • Tractor Time is Thinking Time
  • Cost Share for Cover Crops

June 30, 2021 Issue:

  • It’s Time to Talk About Noxious Weeds Law
  • Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring is Underway in Ohio
  • 2021 FAMACHA© and Fecal Egg Count Workshops
  • The Meat of the Matter: Selling Retail Cuts Off-Farm
  • Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me. Or My Cows!
  • Proper Summer Pasture Management Pays Dividends
  • Cost Share for Cover Crops
  • Learn the Myths about Ticks to Keep Yourself Safe

June 23, 2021 Issue:

  • June 24th CORN Live Webinar Focuses on Weeds in Soybeans and Wheat Harvest
  • Putting Poison Hemlock in Perspective
  • Canada Thistle Rebounds
  • Now’s a Great Time to Plan and Assess Forage Inventory
  • To Crack or Not to Crack, A Common Question
  • Forage Focus: Consider the Benefit of Multi-species Grazing
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Beef Quality Assurance Recertification Slated For June 30
  • Calling All Farm Dogs

June 16, 2021 Issue:

  • Summer is Good Time for a Youth Labor Legal Check-up
  • Cooler Weather Returns
  • Local Beef Quality Assurance Recertification Trainings Planned
  • Registration is Open for the OFGC 2021 Summer Forage Field Days
  • Roughstalk Bluegrass in Cereal Grain and Forage Crops
  • Milkweed and Hemp Dogbane – Who’s Who?
  • Timing Pasture Mowing for Weed Control
  • Now is Great Time to Lime
  • When is the Right Time to Re-seed your Hayfield?

June 9, 2021 Issue:

  • June 10 Webinar Focuses on In-Season Nitrogen Application
  • High Temperatures Mean Higher Risk of Spray Drift
  • Local Beef Quality Assurance Recertification Trainings Planned
  • Value of Baler Preservative Applicators
  • Timing Pasture Mowing for Weed Control
  • Open and Late Calving Cows: The Conundrum
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • A Spring Full of Pesticide Law – Part 2
  • Scrapie Animal Identification for Sheep and Goats
  • Learn the Myths About Ticks to Keep Yourself Tick Safe

June 2, 2021 Issue:

  • Local Beef Quality Assurance Recertification Training Planned
  • Profiting on Cull Cattle
  • JBS Cyber Attack
  • Fertilizing Hay and Pastures
  • It’s All About Maximizing a Grazing Season
  • Poisonous Pasture Weeds & Livestock
  • Recommendations for Soybeans Planted in June
  • A Spring Full of Pesticide Law – Part 1
  • American Wool Assurance Program
  • Small Ruminant A.I. Day in Licking County
  • Education: Not Just for Conservation

May 26, 2021 Issue:

  • Millcreek Shepherds Pasture Walk Planned for June 1
  • Local Beef Quality Assurance Recertification Trainings Planned
  • The Weather Roller Coaster
  • Hay in May is a Big Deal
  • Hay Barn Fires are a Real Hazard
  • The History of the Development of the Large Round Bales
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets – Projected Returns for 2021
  • Side-Dressing Manure into Corn
  • Ag Extension Talk – Normal is No Longer Normal
  • Are We Overscheduling Summer for our Kids?
  • One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

May 19, 2021 Issue:

  • Fertilizer Certification Session Tonight
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Make Your Best Hay
  • Perennial Weeds Can Indicate Soil Health Problems in Pastures
  • One More Reason for Higher Prices
  • Another Toxic Poisonous Weed – Cressleaf Groundsel
  • CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture
  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds

May 12, 2021 Issue:

  • Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on May 19 in Sugarcreek
  • Carbon as a Commodity for Agriculture?
  • Growing Degree Days vs. Calendar Days – How Long Will Emergence Take?
  • Adapting Burndown Programs to Late-Planted Situations
  • Backyard Poultry Production Webinar
  • Adding Calf Value Begins at the Working Chute
  • Feeding Small Ruminants: Developing a Grazing System for Sheep and Goats
  • What's Going on with Lumber Prices?
  • Dairy Excel- Managing When Normal is not Normal Anymore
  • Maple Leaf Development and Heavy Seed Production
  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds

May 5, 2021 Issue:

  • Are Periodical Cicadas a Threat to Field Crops?
  • Science for Success: Answer Soybean Questions
  • CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture
  • Fertilizer Certification Session to be held on May 19 in Sugarcreek
  • Ag Economy Barometer Remains Strong & Producers Concerned About Possible Changes in Estate Tax Policy
  • Rising Feed Prices Create Divergence Between Fed and Feeder Cattle Values
  • When Making Baleage- What Plastic Do I Use?
  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds

April 28, 2021 Issue:

  • Weather Challenges Ahead
  • CFAES Ag Weather System 2021 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture
  • Federal bills target carbon reduction practices on farms and forests
  • Feed Your Cows and Your Forage
  • Matching Nutrient Intake to the Production Cycle of Beef Cows
  • Energy Requirements for Angus Beef Cattle Through Her Production Cycle
  • Increasing Efficiencies to Make a Great Impact
  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds from Master Gardener Volunteers

April 21, 2021 Issue:

  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds from Master Gardener Volunteers
  • Pasture (Frothy) Bloat; Beware when grazing legumes!
  • Will Forage Stands Be Damaged by Predicted Freezes?
  • How Will Your Farm Emerge from the Coronavirus Pandemic?
  • Club Lamb Fungus – Ringworm
  • Ag Extension Talk

April 14, 2021 Issue:

  • Get Your Victory Garden Seeds from Master Gardener Volunteers
  • Good or Bad Idea? Planting Corn and Soybean in Early April
  • Opportunities to Manage Price Risk in 2021
  • 2021 Farm Sector Income Forecast
  • USDA Rolls out its Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative
  • A Flurry of Tax Proposals in Congress
  • Taking Charge of Baled Silage
  • Poisonous Plants to Livestock

April 7, 2021 Issue:

  • Farm Office Live to Analyze USDA’s Pandemic Assistance for Producers Initiative
  • Spring Weather Update
  • Control of Dandelion with Spring/Summer Herbicide Treatments
  • Calibration for Rate Controlled Sprayers
  • A Mineral Program is Key to Successful Grazing
  • Spring Pasture Management Impacts Overall Production
  • Bessy is in Heat, What Do I DO?
  • Contagious Keratoconjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
  • 2021 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Program Series

March 31, 2021 Issue:

  • USDA Announces Pandemic Assistance for Farmers
  • 2021 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Program Series
  • Spring Control of Winter Weeds in Hay and Pasture
  • 2021 Brings Chance to Improve Hay Quality
  • Turning a National Focus to Grain Safety
  • Now is the Time to Fine Tune Your Sprayer
  • Pond Management Should Be on Your Mind
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

March 24, 2021 Issue: 

  • Celebrating National Ag Week in Coshocton County
  • Selecting Forages for Your New Seeding
  • Minerals for Beef Cattle Recording Available
  • Weighing the Options
  • March 1 Cattle on Feed Inventory Up
  • The Use of Wool in Compost and other Alternative Applications
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

March 17, 2021 Issue:

  • Typical March Weather Continues
  • Forage Planting – How to Do It Well
  • Time is Now to Purchase the Right Nozzles for your Spraying Needs
  • Poison Hemlock Control
  • Grass Tetany/ Hypomagnesemia –Start Preventive Measures Now
  • Corn Silage, It’s What’s for Dinner – At What Cost?
  • Expect Farm Liquidity to Decline in 2021
  • Farm Succession and Estate Planning- Questions for You to Ponder
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

March 10, 2021 Issue:

  • Farm Office Live Continues
  • Don’t Let the Green Grass Fool You
  • Is Your Bull Ready for Work?
  • Marketing Lamb and Goat for the
  • Holidays
  • Ag Day Celebration Take-Out
  • Minerals for Beef Cattle Webinar
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in
  • Coshocton County

March 3, 2021 Issue:

  • Spring Planting Outlook
  • Gearing Up for Spring
  • Still Time to Frost Seed Red Clover
  • Farm Office Live Continues
  • USDA Agricultural Projections to 2030
  • Let’s Talk Bulls!
  • Don’t Lose your Solar Panel by Grazing Too Early
  • Ag Day Celebration Take-Out
  • “What Do the Numbers on my Forage Test Mean?” Webinar on March 9
  • Minerals for Beef Cattle Webinar
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

February 24, 2021 Issue:

  • Ag Day Celebration Take-Out
  • “What Do the Numbers on my Forage Test Mean?” Webinar on March 9
  • Minerals for Beef Cattle Webinar
  • When Your Ruminants Need More Than Hay
  • ARC/PLC Deadline Looms—Learn More About Your Decision on February 25 Webinar
  • Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets  Projected Returns for 2021 - Increasing Fertilizer Prices May Force Tough Decisions
  • Frost Seeding Legumes for Pasture Improvement
  • Will higher corn prices temper the expectation for higher feeder cattle prices?
  • Coshocton SWCD Tree Sales
  • Extension Talk- National FFA Week
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

February 17, 2021 Issue:

  • Considerations of a Flexible Lease Arrangement
  • Crop Insurance and Farm Bill Decision
  • Forage Quality- What a Difference a Year Makes, or Does it?
  • Analyzing Forage Quality to Meet the Nutritional Needs of the Beef Cow
  • Precision Technology for Grazing
  • Resource Kit Available for Those Exploring a Meat Processing Business
  • Cold Stress and Beef Cows
  • Summary Multi-State Soybean Research
  • Updated Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendation Webinar
  • Health and Safety Recommendations for On-Farm Grain Bin Facilities
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County

February 10, 2021 Issue:

  • Farm Office Live Programs This Week
  • Last Chance to Sign up for Planning for the Future of Your Farm Webinar Series
  • Calf Management Tips for Cold Weather
  • Providing Extra Energy in Bad Weather
  • Fertility Calculator for Ohio Recommendations - Version Update
  • ODA to Offer Pesticide Testing in Coshocton County
  • 2021 Corn College and Soybean School  Slated for February 11
  • March 15 Last Day to Complete Enrollment for 2021 ARC & PLC Programs
  • Ohio Sheep and Goat Inventory
  • U.S. Farm Profits Projected to Fall in 2021
  • Who Owns Artifacts and Other Items Found on Property?
  • Dairy Market Update

February 3, 2021 Issue:

  • 2021 Corn College and Soybean School  Slated for February 11
  • Upcoming Cold Temperatures and Winter Wheat
  • Soil Health Webinar Focuses on Cover Crop Management
  • Ag Tech Tuesday Webinars Highlight 2020 eFields Results
  • 2021 Cow-Calf Outlook Review
  • CFAP Payments Halted Until Review Conducted by Biden Administration
  • Planting Trees
  • Coshocton SWCD Tree Sales
  • 2021 Woodland, Water and Wildlife Conference
  • Thank You Ohio Dairy Producers from Dr. Bill Weiss

January 27, 2021 Issue:

  • Ohio’s Drainage Laws Get Major Update
  • Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook
  • Everything I Know About Frost Seeding
  • Have Consumers’ Food Values Changed During the Covid-19 Pandemic?
  • Weekly Livestock Comments for January 22
  • Beef Cattle Biosecurity Plan for Disease Prevention
  • Businesses have Feb. 1 deadline to provide Forms 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC to recipients
  • The Fine Print with Credit Cards
  • Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-certification Update
  • Visit our “One-Stop Shop” to View Ag & Natural Resources Programs

January 20, 2021 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Pesticide & Fertilizer Re-certification Update
  • Upcoming Agronomy Team Programs
  • Improved Soil Health Linked to Nitrogen Fertilizer Efficiency Across Corn Belt
  • It’s Time to Start Thinking about Frost-Seeding Legumes
  • Retail Beef Prices Continue Higher Than Last Year
  • Most Farm Families Rely on Off-Farm Income
  • Is Your Farm Ready for Your Death?

January 13, 2021 Issue:

  • Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 – Highlights of Tax Issues Impacting Farm Businesses
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • East Ohio Women in Agriculture 2021 Program Series
  • Farm Office Live Webinar on Jan 13 & 15
  • Visit our “One-Stop Shop” to View Ag & Natural Resources Programs
  • Beef Cattle Webinars
  • Polar Vortex Could Be on the Way
  • Colostrum and Passive Immunity are Critical to the Health of a New Born Calf
  • Keep Your Bales Dry to Conserve Value
  • Preparing Your Cows for A Successful Breeding Season
  • 2021 Small Ruminant Webinar Series

January 6, 2021 Issue:

  • Winter into Spring Weather Outlook
  • Register Now for Upcoming Virtual Agronomy Team Programs
  • Let the 2020 eFields Report Help You Reach Your Farm’s New Year’s Resolutions
  • Farm Office Live- Winter Editions
  • Visit our “One-Stop Shop” to View Ag & Natural Resources Programs
  • Upcoming Beef and Forage Programming Moves On-line This Winter
  • Lamb & Goat Webinars
  • Being Intentional in 2021
  • Preventing Calf Disease Starts with the Pregnant Cow
  • Plan Ahead Before Siting a Hay Barn