Let the 2020 eFields Report Help You Reach Your Farm’s New Year’s Resolutions

High quality, relevant information is key to making the right management decisions for your farm. The eFields program at The Ohio State University was created to provide local information about critical issues for Ohio agriculture. The 2020 eFields Research Report highlights 218 on-farm, field scale trials conducted in 39 Ohio counties. Research topics included nutrient management, precision crop management, cover crops, and forages. Other information about crop production budgets, planting progress, and farm business analysis was also included. New in 2020 was the addition of soil health and water quality trials.

The 2020 report is now available in both a print and e-version. To receive a printed copy, contact your local OSU Extension office or email digitalag@osu.edu. The e-version can be viewed and downloaded at go.osu.edu/eFields with the online version readable using a smartphone or tablet device.

The eFields team has planned weekly webinars every Tuesday at 10AM EST in January and February. The events in January are replacing the annual Precision U event. This year’s theme focuses on “Tackling Spring Operations with Reduced Working Days.” For more information, visit go.osu.edu/PrecisionU. The events in February are focused on eFields research projects and will provide the opportunity to discuss results and gather information about research interests for 2021. More details are available at go.osu.edu/AgTechTues. There is no cost to attend any of the webinars so please plan to join us for one or all!

            January 5th, 10AM – Precision U – Gambling with Planting Decisions

            January 12th, 10AM – Precision U - Improving Fertilizer Efficiency with the Planter Pass

            January 19th, 10AM – Precision U - Pre-season Crop Protection Decisions

            January 26th, 10AM – Sprayer Technology to Improve Field Performance

            February 2nd, 10AM – eFields Corn Production Results

            February 9th, 10AM – eFields Soybean Production Results

            February 16th, 10AM – eFields Small Grains, Forages, Soil Health, and Water Quality Results

            February 23rd, 10AM – eFields Technology Results

We would like to sincerely thank all our 2020 collaborating farms and industry partners. The eFields team enjoys working with each of you and we are looking forward to continuing to learn together in 2021.

Follow our social media using @OhioStatePA on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram or subscribe to our quarterly newsletter, Digital Ag Download (go.osu.edu/DigitalAgDownload), to keep up with the eFields program throughout the year. For more information on how to get involved in eFields in 2021, contact Elizabeth Hawkins at hawkins.301@osu.edu.

 

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