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2021 Issues

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

December 30, 2020 Issue:

  • Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage for the 2021 Crop Year
  • 2021 Market Outlook for Corn and Soybeans
  • Visit our “One-Stop Shop” to View Ag & Natural Resources Programs
  • Dairy Labor Management Mini-Series Deadline is December 31
  • Make Hankies Handy Again
  • Nothing Good Happens During Hay Storage
  • Lamb & Goat Webinars
  • Ohio Legislation Updates Laws for Agricultural Societies

December 23, 2020 Issue

  • The new COVID relief bill: what’s in it for USDA?
  • Coshocton County Ag- Year in Review
  • Dealing with the Threat of Intentional Harm to Farm Property
  • Fall & Rise of Bald Eagles in Ohio Program Slated for January 8
  • Register Now for OSU Extension’s Online Agronomy Winter Programs!
  • Pasture for Profit School Goes Virtual this Winter
  • The Cost of Mud to the Beef Cow

December 16, 2020 Issue:

  • OSU Extension Beef Team to Host Winter Meetings
  • Hay Quality: Beyond Proximate Analyses
  • Reducing Hay Storage & Feeding Losses
  • Dairy Labor Certificate Course Sponsored by Ohio State University Extension
  • APHIS Changes Approach to Fight Emerald Ash Borer (EAB)
  • Holiday Plant Toxicity
  • 2020 Farmer’s Tax Guide
  • Farm Management Needs Pulse Survey
  • OSU to Host Virtual Swine Day
  • CFAES Wooster is new umbrella term for Ohio State location

December 9, 2020 Issue:

  • Farm Management Needs Pulse Survey
  • Ohio Farm Service Agency Wins Ohio Friend of Extension Award
  • What’s on our Christmas Wish List?  More Written Farmland Leases in 2021
  • Updated Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations Now Available
  • PrecisionU: Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days
  • Temple Grandin Offers Livestock Farmers an Alternative Business Model
  • Getting the Most out of Stockpiled Grass
  • What Benefits are Gained by Processing Grain Fed to Sheep?
  • Farmer’s Tax Guide- Tax Guidance for Your Farm Business

December 2, 2020 Issue:

  • Grouping the Cowherd for Winter Feeding
  • Body Condition Scoring, Beef Cow Nutrition & Reproduction
  • Supplement Energy to Ewes in Late Gestation
  • The New Tick on the Block in Ohio – Gulf Coast Tick
  • Farmer’s Tax Guides – Tax Guidance for Your Farm Business
  • Farmer Sentiment Pulls Back Post-Election
  • Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Slated for December 4
  • The Goal: Feed Less, Graze More

November 25, 2020 Issue:

  • Thanksgiving Ag Extension Article for The Beacon
  • American Farm Bureau’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Survey
  • Buckeye Shepherd’s Symposium Slated for December 4
  • CFAP 2 Enrollment Deadline Nears
  • Farmer’s Breakfast Update Fall 2020 Ag
  • Dairy Labor Certificate Course Sponsored by Ohio State University Extension
  • Lender Survey Results Signal Concerns
  • ODNR Offering Natural Resources Officer Training Academy
  • Herbicide Programs for non-GMO Soybeans

November 18, 2020 Issue:

  • Form 1099-NEC Now Used to Report Nonemployee Compensation
  • Agricultural & Natural Resources Income Tax Issues Webinar
  • Fall Grazing Thoughts
  • Emerging Grain Market Conditions and Impacts on Calf Prices
  • Don’t Blow Your Cover
  • Forage Botulism in High-moisture Baleage

November 11, 2020 Issue:

  • November Brings Better Weather
  • Engenia, XtendiMax Labels Reapproved
  • Reducing Winter Feed Costs
  • Making a Plan to Control Dogbane in 2021
  • USDA Releases Projections of Farm Prices to 2030
  • USDA Releases Farm Production Expense Forecast for 2020
  • A hunting we will go: laws landowners need to know
  • Sheep and Goat Vaccine and Health Management Schedule

November 4, 2020 Issue:

  • 4th Quarter Tax Planning
  • Three Part Webinar Series to Help Ohio Dairy Producers Mitigate Price and Income Risk
  • Agricultural Policy & Outlook Conference
  • Farmer & Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar
  • For Safety’s Sake: Don’t Take Drying Shortcuts with Stored Corn
  • Winter is around the corner; are you ready?
  • American Forage and Grassland Council to Hold Hybrid Conference in 2021
  • EPA Announces 2020 Dicamba Registration Decision

October 28, 2020 Issue:

  • Beef Producers Should Consider Signing Up for CFAP 2
  • Freezer Beef Sales Explode During COVID-19 . . . Will Your Customers Be Ready to Buy Again?
  • Fall-Applied Herbicides: Odds and Ends
  • Planting Fall Cover Crops
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) has Made Itself at Home in Ohio
  • Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference
  • Farmer and Farmland Owner Income Tax Webinar
  • Spotted Lanternfly Educational Opportunities
  • Are Woolly Bears Weather Prognosticators?

October 21, 2020 Issue:

  • First Widespread Freeze Arrives; Wetter Pattern Sets In
  • Extended Drydown in Corn
  • Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Corn Fields
  • Value of Stocker Cattle
  • Is This A Year To Hold Calves?
  • Online Mortality Composting Certification
  • Dairy Excel’s 15 Measures of Dairy Farm Competitiveness: Mission Statement
  • Extension Talk

October 14, 2020 Issue:

  • Ohio Corn, Soybean and Wheat Enterprise Budgets - Projected Returns for 2021
  • Are Wedding Barns Considered Agri-Tourism?
  • Be Prepared for Combine Fires during Harvest Season
  • Still Planting Wheat?
  • Multi-Species Grazing as an Alternative to Pasture Spraying
  • Milk Prices, Components, Questions & CFAP 2

October 7, 2020 Issue:

  • Harvest to Spring Weather Outlook
  • Gibberella Ear Rots
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2020
  • Hay Sampling 101
  • A Decade of Poor Net Returns for Crop Producers
  • Coronavirus Food Assistance Program - Part 2
  • Nutrition for Lambing
  • Take the OSU Extension Health Survey
  • Mapping Your Woodland
  • Take a Break Email Wellness Challenge

September 30, 2020 Issue:

  • Decent Harvest Weather Likely to Continue into October
  • Harvest Outlook to be held on October 1 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Farm Office Live Scheduled for October 7, 2020
  • 2021 Crop Enterprises Released
  • You Can’t Starve Profit Into A Cow Or A Hay Field!
  • Alternative Forages
  • Demand for Local Beef Remains Strong
  • The Pursuit of Happiness

September 23, 2020 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Soybean Weed Survey
  • Fall-applied herbicides - what goes around comes around
  • Fall Forage Management Tips
  • Be Alert to Late-Season Potential Forage Toxicities
  • Expansion of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Begins Sept. 21
  • Last Chance: Act Now to Update PLC Yields
  • Governor signs Ohio coronavirus immunity bill
  • Safely Sharing the Road During Harvest

September 16, 2020 Issue:

  • Labor Day Rainfall Eases Drought
  • It’s time for the Hessian Fly-free Date
  • Again
  • Poisonous Pasture Weeds
  • Ask the Expert Sessions to be held
  • during 2020 Farm Science Review
  • Silo Film Screening during FSR

September 9, 2020 Issue:

  • Scout now for cressleaf groundsel in hayfields, or pay the price in May
  • Wheat Management for Fall 2020
  • Lessons Learned by a Cattleman in 2020
  • CFAP Deadline Extended until September 11, 2020
  • Ask the Expert Sessions to Be Held Live During 2020 Farm Science Review.
  • What You Should Know Before Butchering on The Farm
  • Noxious weeds on your property: what is your responsibility?

September 2, 2020 Issue:

  • Autumn Harvest Season Weather
  • Herbicide Residue Considerations for
  • Fall Cover Crop Establishment
  • Should Tailgate Safety Meetings Be Part of Your Routine?
  • Keeping Agritourism Employees Healthy this Season
  • Farmer Sentiment Rebounds as Commodity Prices Rally and Agriculture Trade Prospects Improve
  • CFAP Deadline Extended until September 11, 2020
  • When the Art and Science of Grazing May Not Match
  • Six Post-Pandemic Food Predictions
  • Is it Time for the Dairy Industry to Change & Adapt?

August 26, 2020 Issue:

  • Pasture Walk a Success
  • Management Considerations for
  • Warm-Season Perennials
  • Fall Overgrazing can be Double
  • Trouble
  • Making Corn Silage in Dry
  • Conditions
  • Corn Silage Harvest Timing
  • Adapt & Change

August 19, 2020 Issue:

  • Derecho Devastates the Midwest While Ohio's Dry-Weather Pattern Continues
  • How to Identify Late Season Soybean Diseases in 2020
  • Are StinkBugs in Your Soybeans
  • Thinking about Storing More Grain this Fall?
  • Fertility Calculator for Ohio Recommendation
  • Facing Farm Financial Stress: Assessing the Bankruptcy Option
  • Pasture Walk Slated for August 25
  • Valuing Bred Beef Heifers
  • Is it Oak Wilt or Not?

August 12, 2020 Issue:

  • Pasture Walk Slated for August 25
  • Updated Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations Available
  • Estimating Corn Yields
  • Adapt and Change
  • Poultry Litter Application
  • Custom Cattle Feeding; a Retained Ownership Option
  • Evaluating Ohio Yield Possibilities for
  • 2019 Agricultural Risk Coverage
  • County Level Payment Rates
  • The Annual Pumpkin Field Day Goes Virtual!

August 5, 2020 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Fairing Better Than Most of State
  • Asian Longhorned Tick Confirmed in Gallia County
  • Start Checking Your Livestock for the Asian Longhorned Tick
  • ODA Asks Ohioans to Send in Unsolicited Seeds
  • New OSU Extension Field Specialist for Beef Cattle
  • Pasture and Forage Weed Control

July 29, 2020 Issue:

  • Budgeting Using $3.40 Corn and $8.50 Soybean
  • Climate and Hydrology Pattern to Relax in August
  • 2020 Ohio Wheat Performance Test
  • New Crop Staging Videos
  • ODA Asks Public to Not Plant any Unsolicited Packages of Seeds
  • Management Considerations for Backgrounding Calves
  • Be Flexible in Your Marketing Plan
  • Dairy Excel- Where Do You Do Your Strategic Planning?
  • Poison Hemlock Irritant or Killer?
  • Coshocton Extension Office Update

July 22, 2020 Issue:

  • Pasture Walk Scheduled for July 28
  • Late Summer Establishment of Perennial Forages
  • Replacing “Junk” Forage with “Quality” Forage
  • Leafhoppers, Grasshoppers, and Beetles, Oh My!
  • Heat Alert – Farm Workers at Increased Risk this Summer
  • Dog Days of Summer- David’s Monthly Beacon Article
  • Rory Lewandowski Set to Retire from OSU Extension
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Coshocton Extension Office Update

 

July 15, 2020 Issue:

  • 2020 Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Canceled
  • Farm Science Review to be held Virtual in 2020
  • Corn Pollination
  • Western Bean Cutworm Numbers Starting to Increase
  • Dairy Farmers Impacted by Negative Producer Price Differential
  • Specialty Crops Available for CFAP Funding
  • 2020 Clean Sweep: Agricultural Pesticide Disposal
  • Online Pesticide & Fertilizer Recertification Available for 2020 Expirations
  • Could early weaning increase your profits?
  • Ohio Hop Growers Tour
  • Pasture Walk Scheduled for July 28
  • Coshocton Extension Office Update

July 8, 2020 Issue:

  • Coshocton Extension Office Update
  • July Brings on the Heat
  • Foliar Fertilizer Applications to Soybean
  • Corn Growth in Hot and Dry Conditions
  • Mid-Season Weed Management in Soybeans – Hot, Dry Edition
  • Drought Projections Do Not Go Well With Fungicide Applications
  • Farm Animals Need to Keep Cool During Heat Waves Too
  • Pasture Walk Scheduled for July 28

July 1, 2020 Issue:

  • Hotter & Drier Than Normal for Much of July
  • Western Bean Cutworm Monitoring
  • Double Crop Soybean Recommendations
  • Pasture Management – I Read on the Internet…
  • Pasture Walk Scheduled for July 28
  • Cull Cow Market Dynamics
  • CDC Releases Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Control Plan on Farms
  • SWCD Cover Crop Deadline is July 8

June 24, 2020 Issue:

  • What a Difference a Year Makes
  • Soybean Vegetative Growth Stages
  • Dicamba Battles Continue
  • The 6th Annual National Forage Week
  • Forage Management & Cow Size
  • Oats as a Late Summer Forage Crop
  • Avoid Heat Stress in Your Sheep and Goats
  • Toxic Plants & Small Ruminants – Wild Cherry
  • Farm Office Live on June 25
  • David’s Monthly Beacon Article

June 17, 2020 Issue:

  • ODA: Dicamba Use in Ohio Ends June 30
  • True Armyworm Infestations
  • Cover Crop Considerations After Wheat
  • First Farm Friday Canceled for 2020
  • CFAP for Sheep & Wool Producers
  • Farm Aid COVID-19 Great Lakes Farmer Emergency Relief Fund
  • Farm Office Live on June 25

June 10, 2020 Issue:

  • CFAP Program for Beef Producers
  • Weather Potpourri
  • Court Ruling on Dicamba Products for Xtend Soybeans
  • Dicamba Takes Another Blow: Court of Appeal Vacates Dicamba Registration
  • Lower First Cutting Hay Yields Being Reported
  • Poison Hemlock is Blooming
  • Farm Office Live on June 11
  • Measles on Peonies?

June 3, 2020 Issue:

  • Cressleaf Groundsel in Hay
  • Recommendations for Soybeans Planted in June
  • Determining Forage Moisture Content
  • Hay Yields Off?  Don’t Panic, There’s Time to Take Action
  • Pastures Already Short?  The Stocking Rate is Too High
  • Use the Field Guide to find answers for your crop problems
  • Farm Office Live on June 11
  • Limited Pesticide and Fertilizer Testing to Resume at ODA on June 2
  • CFAP Sign-up Underway

May 27, 2020 Issue:

  • Summer Weather Outlook
  • Farm Office Live on May 28
  • Coshocton SWCD’s 2020 Cover Crop
  • Limited Pesticide and Fertilizer Testing to Resume at ODA on June 2
  • CFAP Sign-Up Begins!
  • David’s Beacon Article on CFAP
  • Expect Higher Solvency Rates on Farms in 2020

May 20, 2020 Issue:

  • USDA Announces Details of CFAP
  • Honey Bee Swarms-Cause for Alarm?
  • Warmer Weather, Finally!
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean & Wheat Enterprise Budgets Updated
  • Control of Multiflora Rose in Pastures
  • Coshocton SWCD’s 2020 Cover Crop Cost Share Program
  • Scab Risk Low, but Keep Your Eyes on Leaf Diseases
  • Farm Office Live on May 28
  • Answer to What are these Weeds?

May 13, 2020 Issue:

  • Cold Weather Impact on Corn and Soybean
  • Burndown and Residual Herbicide Issues
  • Set Yourself Up for Grazing Success
  • Making Baleage as a Stored Forage Production Option
  • Wendell Waters to be Inducted in Ohio Ag Hall of Fame
  • David Kohl: The Black Swan Has Landed
  • USDA Webinar: Applying for Payments through Coronavirus Assistance Program:
  • Farm Office Live Session Slated for Thursday, May 14 from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Farmers and 1099 filers might qualify for new COVID-19 unemployment benefits program
  • Being and Maintaining an Economically Resilient Farm
  • When Can Unlicensed Applicators Spray on the Farm?
  • What are these Weeds?

May 6, 2020 Issue:

  • Much Like April, Cool Weather Lingers During the First Week of May
  • How Late Can I Plant Forages?
  • Hay Making and the Balancing Act . . . Quality vs Quantity!
  • Making and Maintaining Quality Baleage
  • What’s in your Baleage? – Inadequate Fermentation may lead to Botulism
  • The Basics of Pricing Freezer Beef
  • Thoughts Concerning the U.S. Beef Industry
  • Cressleaf Groundsel in Wheat & Hay
  • Thinking of Planting Trees in your Yard?
  • Asian Giant Hornet in the Northwest United States

April 29, 2020 Issue:

  • Cool and Damp End of April, Warmer Start to May
  • Economic Assistance for Agriculture during COVID-19
  • Latest COVID-19 Legislation to Provide More Funds for Farm Businesses
  • Cattle & Beef Markets
  • Interested in Soil Health? Learn together with OSU Extension
  • Annie’s Virtual Reunion Slated for May 6, 2020
  • The OSU Extension Farm Office is Open
  • Is it Time to Re-evaluate your Manure Storage and Application for Years to Come?
  • WHIP Not Only Applies to Baseball- Enrollment at FSA Now Open
  • You Received your Stimulus Check, Now What?
  • Why Should You Calibrate Your Sprayer and How?

April 22, 2020 Issue:

  • Update on the Impact of COVID-19 on Ag Markets
  • USDA Announces Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP)
  • Cool Weather to Hang-on
  • Managing Stored Grain into Summer
  • How Cold is too Cold for Winter Wheat?
  • Meat vs COVID-19; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Supply and Demand
  • Measuring Liquidity by Examining Current Ratio and Working Capital
  • Lawn Care During Above Normal Moisture Conditions
  • Can you ID this wetland plant?
  • David’s Beacon Ag Extension Talk Article

April 15, 2020 Issue:

  • COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide Available
  • COVID-19 Could Slash Farm Income by 19%
  • Cold Then Warmer for Late April
  • CFAES Ag Weather System Near-Surface Air & Soil Temperatures/Moisture
  • Employer Information for COVID Positive Employee
  • PPE Shortage for Pesticide Applicators
  • Hay Equipment Checkpoints for Optimal Drying
  • Ponds in Times of Excess Water
  • Midwest Vegetable Production Guide Now Available
  • The OSU Extension Farm Office is Open
  • The Ag Law Harvest
  • Can you ID this wetland plant?

April 8, 2020 Issue:

  • How is COVID Impacting Ag Markets?
  • Governmental Assistance for Weathering the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • The OSU Extension Farm Office is Open
  • Big Temperature Swings Next Two Weeks
  • Pasture Turnout; Wait, not yet!
  • Establishing New Forage Stands
  • Seedcorn Maggot A Possibility in Some Fields This Spring
  • Spring Farm Safety Reminders
  • Get Ready to Plant
  • Pasture Rental Rates and the Price of Hay
  • Ag Law Harvest
  • Mulch Volcanos are Erupting in Landscapes!

April 1, 2020 Issue:

  • What if I Missed Pesticide Private Applicator & Fertilizer Re-Certification?
  • Challenging Conditions Remain into April
  • Common Mullein- Mother Nature’s Answer to our Toilet Paper Shortage?
  • Ohio’s Coronavirus-19 Stay at Home Order & Agricultural Businesses
  • On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe
  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security Act (CARES)- What does it Mean for Farmers?
  • Poison Hemlock Control
  • Nitrogen Rate Recommendations for Wheat 2020
  • Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat
  • The Calving Stall
  • Take Notice of Winter Annual Weeds in the Landscape
  • David’s March 25 Beacon Article

March 25, 2020 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Extension Office Closure
  • Livestock Mortality Workshop Canceled
  • Backyard Poultry Production Zoom Meeting
  • OSU Extension Announces Ag Madness: A Tournament of Education
  • Control of Poison Hemlock
  • IRS Delays Filing until July 15
  • COVID-19 Resources for Farmers
  • Approaches for Reestablishing Hay Feeding Areas
  • Creep Feeding Lambs
  • Massive Stimulus Deal Authorizes Billions in New Farm Aid
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2020
  • March 25 Ag Update on WTNS

March 18, 2020 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Extension Office Closure
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2020
  • Wet Weather for the Rest of March
  • eFields 2019 Results Webinar Slated for March 25
  • Winter Wheat Stand Evaluation
  • Emergency Preparation Considerations for Beef Operations
  • Impact of Reported Coronavirus Cases on Live Cattle Futures
  • March 18 Ag Update on WTNS
  • Upcoming Programs

March 11, 2020 Issue:

  • Some Good Weather News
  • Managing Mud Season
  • Benchmarks for the Cow/Calf Producer
  • Rhizobia Inoculant Following the 2019 Season
  • Cover Crop Termination
  • Pasture Species Selection for Sheep
  • 2020 Spring Sheep Shearing School Announced
  • Backyard Fruit Production Workshop Postponed until April 28
  • ODA Pesticide Testing Date Postponed
  • SWCD Tree Sales
  • Coshocton County Dairy Banquet on March 20
  • National Ag Day Luncheon
  • Upcoming Programs

 

February 26, 2020 Issue:

  • Sharpen Your Farm Management Skills at Lunch Webinars
  • Hay Quality Workshop Slated for March 3
  • Private Pesticide Applicator and Fertilizer Re-Certification Session on March 4
  • Tiverton Institute on March 4-5
  • Farmers Breakfast on March 10
  • eFields Meeting on March 10
  • ODA Testing Date in Coshocton County Slated for March 16
  • Mortality Composting Workshop on March 18
  • 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Ag Conference
  • Coshocton County Dairy Banquet on March 20
  • National Ag Day Luncheon
  • Backyard Fruit Production Workshop
  • SWCD Tree Sales
  • Farm Bill Decision Deadline Approaching
  • Making and Maintaining Quality Baleage
  • What’s Included in Your Calving Book
  • Muddy Issues- Mastitis & Scours
  • Small Herd Sire Decisions
  • OSU Searching for Beef Cattle Specialist
  • Upcoming Programs

February 12, 2020 Issue:

  • Wetter Conditions Remain Favored into Spring
  • Overwintering of Pathogens and Insects 
  • eFields Meeting on March 10
  • Hay Quality Workshop Slated for March 3
  • Are your grazing animals in balance with your forages?
  • When to start grazing: Don’t rush it!
  • Farm Financial Management School Slated for February 27
  • Sharpen Your Farm Management Skills at Lunch Webinars
  • Backyard Fruit Production Workshop
  • 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Ag Conference
  • Is Your Business Ready for Your Death
  • A Super Time to Scout for Bagworms
  • 2020 Ohio Vegetable Trials
  • Spotted Lanternfly Slowly Approaching Ohio
  • Upcoming Programs

January 29, 2020 Issue:

  • 2020 Agronomy School Recap
  • Early Indications Point to a Wetter Spring
  • Two More Farm Bills Meetings
  • February 11th Farmers Breakfast
  • Farm Financial Management School Slated for February 27
  • Sharpen Your Farm Management Skills at Lunch Webinars
  • Planning for the Future of Your Farm Workshop
  • Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey 2020
  • OSU Extension Farm Business Analysis Program
  • 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Ag Conference
  • 2020 Ohio Forage and Grasslands Council Conference
  • Winter Beef Meetings
  • 2019 eFields Report Released
  • Leading by Exception
  • Upcoming Programs

January 15, 2020 Issue:

  • 2020 Agronomy School - January 28
  • 7th Annual East Ohio Women in Ag Conference
  • Winter Beef Meetings
  • 2020 Ag Outlook Meeting
  • Goals for Your Cow Herd in 2020
  • The Art and Science of Developing Heifers
  • eFields Publication Released
  • Ohio Ag Law Blog--A look back: agricultural law in 2019
  • Master Gardener Training Class
  • Upcoming Programs

January 1, 2020 Issue:

  • Weed Control Guides Available
  • 2019 Ohio Performance Trials
  • 2019 Farmers Tax Guides
  • What’s on our Christmas Wish List?
  • Choosing Varieties & Hybrids for 2020
  • Winter Application of Manure
  • Reducing Hay Storage and Feeding Losses
  • Farm Succession and Red Angus: An Eye to the Future?
  • A Year in Review
  • Winter Beef Programs
  • Precision University: Combating Compaction
  • 2020 Agronomy School Slated for January 28
  • 2020 Ag Outlook Meeting
  • Beef 509 Program to be held in February
  • Master Gardener Training Class
  • Upcoming Programs

 

December 18, 2019 Issue:

  • Winter Ag Law Update & Farmers Breakfast Recap
  • 2019 Farmer’s Tax Guide
  • Managing Stored Grain Webinar
  • OSU Extension to Host Two Winter Beef Programs
  • Precision University: Combating Compaction
  • 2020 Agronomy School Slated for January 28
  • 2020 Ag Outlook Meeting
  • What’s In My Corn? Insect Management Traits in Corn Hybrids
  • Beef 509 Program to be held in February
  • Hay Sampling
  • Year End Reflections
  • Master Gardener Training Class
  • Upcoming Programs

 

December 4, 2019 Issue:

  • In this Issue:
  • Winter Ag Law Update- Dec 9
  • December 10 Farmers Breakfast
  • A Hunting We Will Go: Laws Landowners Need to Know
  • Additional Farm Bill Meetings Scheduled
  • 2020 Agronomy School Slated for January 28
  • Master Buying Hay – Consider Quality & Value
  • 2018 Dairy Farm Business Summary Now Available
  • New & Small Farm College to be held in Licking County
  • 2020 Ag Outlook Meeting
  • Gardener Training Class
  • Upcoming Programs

November 20, 2019 Issue:

  • Farm Tax Update- Dec 2
  • Winter Ag Law Update- Dec 9
  • December 10 Farmers Breakfast
  • Tick Research in Coshocton County
  • Master Gardeners Win State Awards
  • Master Gardeners Hold Recognition Dinner
  • Join The “Get Your Elves in a Row”
  • Email Wellness Challenge
  • Corn Stalks Provide Another Grazing Option
  • USDA Issues Second Tranche of MFP
  • Keep in Mind Family Living Costs When Creating 2020 Budgets
  • Farm Tax Questions
  • Help Document Yield Impact of 2019 Planting
  • Change Your Employee Recruitment & Interview Mindset
  • Ohio Winter Beef Programs
  • Master Gardener Training Class
  • Upcoming Programs

 

November 6, 2019 Issue:

  • Thank-you Coshocton County Voters
  • For the Love of Lamb Dinner a Success
  • Learn More about Enrolling in the Farm Bill Programs
  • Ohio Beef winter Programs
  • Get Your Cattle Ready for Winter
  • Reducing Pasture Damage During Winter Feeding
  • Assessing 2019 Production Year
  • 2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial
  • Considering Being a Master Gardener
  • November Farmers Breakfast
  • Farm Tax Update- Dec 2
  • Winter Ag Law Update- Dec 9
  • Pastures for Profit Grazing School
  • Upcoming Programs

October 23, 2019 Issue:

  • Fall Foliage & Farm Tour a Success
  • Typical Autumn Weather Changes Ahead
  • Hay Quality Indicators
  • Consider By-product Feeds in Rations This Winter
  • Ohio CAUV Values Projected to Decline Through 2020
  • Ohio Proposed Hemp Rules are Set
  • Considering Being a Master Gardener
  • November Farmers Breakfast
  • Farm Tax Update- Dec 2
  • Winter Ag Law Update- Dec 9
  • Pastures for Profit Grazing School
  • Upcoming Programs

October 9, 2019 Issue:

  • Coshocton Cty Soybean Weed Survey
  • Fall Herbicide Treatments
  • October 2019 Weather Prediction
  • How to Fight Foxtail in Forages
  • Fire Safety During Harvest Season
  • Is a Late Soybean Harvest in Your Future?
  • Prospects for Corn Use in Ethanol
  • What’s in your Hay?
  • Making Behavior Change- Power of 10
  • Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Slated for October 19-20
  • 2020 Coshocton/Tuscarawas Lamb & Wool Queen Sought
  • 4th Annual “For the Love of Lamb” Dinner Slated for November 2
  • Considering Being a Master Gardener
  • November Farmers Breakfast
  • Farm Tax Update- December 2
  • Winter Ag Law Update- December 9
  • Upcoming Programs

 

September 25, 2019 Issue:

  • 2020 Coshocton/Tuscarawas Lamb & Wool Queen Sought
  • Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Slated for October 19-20
  • 4th Annual “For the Love of Lamb” Dinner Slated for November 2
  • Healthy Living Demonstrations at the Coshocton County Fair
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr Fair Livestock Auction
  • Cattle Handling and Carcass Value
  • Above Normal Temperatures Will Continue
  • Yield Monitor Calibration for Fall Harvest
  • Drydown In Corn – What To Expect?
  • Converting Wet Corn Weight to Dry Corn Weight
  • Trendy Meatless Products
  • Eastern Ohio Beef & Forage School Begins October 1
  • Topsy-turvy Management Strategies
  • Ag Extension Talk
  • Upcoming Programs

 

September 11, 2019 Issue:

  • Cover Crops Flown On in Coshocton County
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Pesticide Disposal Day- Sept 24
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr. Fair Auction
  • Fall Foliage & Farm Tour Slated for October 19-20
  • Final Call for ANR Needs Assessment Input
  • 15 Measures of Dairy Competitiveness
  • Late Season Foliar Diseases Have Started in Soybeans
  • Reminders about Pre-harvest Herbicide Treatment
  • Eastern Ohio Beef and Forage School begins October 1
  • Spring Forage; Looking Beyond Cereal Rye
  • Upcoming Programs

 

August 28, 2019 Issue:

  • Pasture Walk a Success
  • Beef Quality Assurance- Sept 3
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Pesticide Disposal Day- Sept 24
  • Growing Season to Last Through September
  • Friends of the Coshocton County Jr. Fair Livestock Auction
  • 2019 Fall Statewide Sheep Shearing Back-to-school means different laws apply to youth farm workers
  • Building Farm Culture
  • Hidden Hornworms
  • Final Call for ANR Needs Assessment Input
  • Upcoming Programs

August 14, 2019 Issue:

  • Local Event Recap
  • Pasture Walk - August 27
  • Beef Quality Assurance- Sept 3
  • Farm Science Review Tickets Available
  • Pesticide Disposal Day- Sept 24
  • Aug 1 Ohio Crop Forecast
  • Prevented Planting Acres Announced for 2019
  • Prevented Plant Acreage for Ohio
  • Still Got Grain?  Grain Bins Needed for Study
  • Poultry Litter Applications
  • Qualified Business Income Deduction for Sales to Cooperatives- Proposed Regulations

 

July 31, 2019 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Women in Agriculture Dinner Program- Aug 6
  • First Farm Friday Slated for Aug 2
  • More Normal Weather Ahead for August
  • Mid-Season Diseases & Management
  • Japanese Beetles and Other Defoliators
  • My First Cutting Is Just ‘Cow Hay’ – Now What?
  • Stockpiling Fescue and Orchardgrass
  • Cutting it Close
  • Tax Planning in an Unusual Year
  • Hemp Program Created in Ohio

 

July  17, 2019 Issue:

  • Pasture Walk Slated for July 30
  • Coshocton County Women in Agriculture Dinner Program- Aug 6
  • First Farm Friday Slated for Aug 2
  • Sudden Oak Death Confirmed in Ohio
  • What is Sudden Oak Death?
  • Another Hot Week
  • Farm Animals Need to Keep Cool During Heat Waves Too
  • Hay Quality 2019: It’s Déjà vu All
  • Staging Corn Development in 2019
  • Western Bean Cutworm: Numbers Starting to Increase
  • Big Tree Contest Entry Deadline Nears

 

June 26, 2019 Issue:

  • Wetter than Normal Weather Still Favored for July
  • Making High Quality Baleage
  • Wet Weather & Soybean Stand
  • Using Corn as a Cover Crop
  • Monitoring Traps in Place in Coshocton County
  • From the Heart
  • June is Dairy Month
  • 2019 Challenge: Forage Production Options for Ohio
  • Forage Shortage and Prevented Planting Acres… think OATS!

June 13, 2019 Issue:

  • Dairy Farm Bill Program Slated for June 21
  • More Wet Weather Ahead
  • Ponding and Saturated Soils
  • Too Much Pasture? Clip it, hay it or stockpile it!
  • Bruising and Cattle
  • 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program Sign-up Coming Soon
  • Poison Hemlock in Fields & Landscapes
  • A New Bright Spot on Main Street

May 29, 2019 Issue:

  • MG Plant Sale
  • Corn vs Soybeans in a Delayed Planting Scenario-Profit Scenarios
  • Prevent Planting- What’s That Again?
  • Prevented Planting Decision Tools
  • Forage Options for Prevented Planting Corn and Soybean Acres
  • Current Weed Issues II: Revised Herbicide Management Strategies
  • Delayed Soybean Planting –A Yield Perspective
  • Speeding-up Hay Drying
  • 2019 Dairy Margin Coverage Program Coming Soon
  • Needs Assessment
  • A Coshocton County View of 2017 Ag Census

May 15, 2019 Issue:

  • Window for Planting Expected
  • Managing Big Wet Cover Crops
  • Fertilizer/Manure Applications Tools
  • Applying Manure to Newly Planted Crops
  • USDA Announces Enhancements to Livestock & Dairy Programs.
  • Ohio Corn, Soybean & Wheat Enterprise Budgets- Projected Returns
  • Control Pasture Weeds Now
  • Forage Options for “Prevented Planting” Corn & Soybean Acres
  • Transitioning the Farm
  • Obnoxious Nostoc
  • Violets in Lawns -Pro or Con?
  • MG Plant Sale
  • Needs Assessment

May 8, 2019 Issue:

  • Recommendations for Late Planted Soybeans
  • Planting Delays & Corn Hybrids
  • A Historical Look at Planting Delays
  • Getting Born Off to a Good Start
  • EPA Next Steps on Glyphosphate
  • Cresslead Groundsel in Wheat & Hay
  • Healing the Pasture Mess
  • How Much Rest Does Pasture Need
  • Pre-Breeding Nutrition
  • Beef- A Few Final Thoughts
  • MG Plant Sale
  • Needs Assesment

May 1, 2019 Issue:

  • Farmers Must Get Out in Front
  • Adapting Herbicide Burn-Down Programs
  • Spring Weed Control in Hay & Pastures
  • Dairy Decision Tool Released
  • Timber Thefts
  • Grape Pricing Survey
  • MG Plant Sale
  • May Garden Checklist
  • Needs Assesment
  • What's Happening in OSU Extension

April 17, 2019 Issue:

  • Needs Assessment
  • Ag Mailing List Sign Up
  • BQA Session Slated 
  • Time for Dedensive Driving
  • Mud Reduces Beef Performance
  • Grass Tetany
  • Pasture Weed Management
  • Spring Weather Rollercoaster 
  • Soybean Relative Maturity
  • Farm Bill Summit Video
  • Rules for Hiring Youth
  • 2018 Yield Estimates
  • 365 Day Approach for Transition
  • Perennial Planting Workshop
  • Spring Wildflower Walk
  • Hydrangea Workshop

April 3, 2019 Issue:

  • Hello from Alonna Hoffman
  • Fertilizer Certification Session
  • Bug Detective Workshop
  • BQA Session
  • Spring Wildflower Walk
  • Hydrangea Workshop
  • When to Start Grazing
  • Colostrum: Replacer or Supplement
  • USDA Updates Scrapie Regulations
  • eShepherd- Future of Grazing?
  • Vendor's License & Sales Tax
  • New Dicamba Requirements
  • Should I Continue Farming?
  • Honey Bee Health around Grain Crops

March 20, 2019 Issue:

  • Home Lawn Care Workshop
  • Fertilizer Certification Session
  • Soybean Meal Meeting
  • Wetter Weather Pattern?
  • Nitrogen on Weak Wheat Stands
  • Fertilizer License & Poultry Litter
  • Coshocton County Dairy Banquet
  • Insect ID Workshop
  • Hydrangea Workshop
  • Program Recap Page

March 6, 2019 Issue:

  • Ag Day Celebration Luncheon
  • Women in Ag Conference
  • Timber Marketing Workshop
  • Upcoming BQA Trainings
  • A-I School
  • Grain Marketing Webinar
  • ODA Testing- March 13
  • Coshocton County Dairy Banquet
  • Affirmative Defense
  • Mud Damaged Pastures
  • Insect ID Workshop
  • Hydrangea Workshop
  • David's Monthly Beacon Column

February 20, 2019 Issue:

  • Ag Day Celebration Luncheon
  • Pesticide/ Fertilizer Workshop
  • What Birds Want Workshop
  • Tiverton Institute
  • eFields Regional Meeting
  • Grain Marketing Webinar
  • ODA Testing- March 13
  • Winter Wheat Update
  • Updated Field Guides Available
  • Selling to Cooperative Under New Tax Law
  • Timber Marketing Workshop
  • Hydrangea Workshop
  • Lake Erie Bill of Rights
  • The Founding Fathers

February 6, 2019 Issue:

  • Celebrating 100 Years
  • Farm Tax Update in Coshocton
  • Next Farmers Breakfast on February 12
  • Macro Photography Workshop
  • ODA Testing- March 13
  • Timber Markleting Workshop
  • Hydrangea Workshop
  • Weather Update

January 23, 2019 Issue:

  • Coshocton County Hiring Program Assistant
  • 2019 Agronomy School
  • ODA Reminds Farmers of Dicamba Use
  • ODA Testing- March 13
  • Farm Tax Update in Coshocton
  • Next Farmers Breakfast on February 12
  • 2019 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar
  • Macro Photography Workshop
  • Timber Marketing Workshop
  • Be a Student in 2019

January 9, 2019 Issue:

  • Tuscarawas Soybean School
  • 2019 Agronomy School
  • Keeping Nutrients in Place
  • Winter Application of Manure
  • January 15 PAT Session Sold Out
  • Changes to Farm Taxes
  • 2018 Farmers Tax Guide
  • Farm Tax Update in New Philadelphia
  • Farm Tax Update in Coshocton
  • 2019 Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar
  • 2018 in Review
  • Perennial Flower Workshop

December 2018 Issue:

  • An Introduction
  • Needs Assesment
  • ANR Mailing List
  • Pesticide/ Fertilizer Recertification
  • Farmer's Breakfast
  • 2019 Agronomy School
  • Weed Survey Results
  • Farm Tax Update
  • Ohio Beef Cattle Webinar
  • Perennial Garden Workshop
  • Macro Photography Workshop
  • Timber Marketing Workshop
  • Ag Policy Update
  • Soybean Meeting
  • Beef Quality Assurance
  • Fall Foliage & Farm Tour
  • For the Love of Lamb Dinner
  • Recap of Fall Programs