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C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. 2019 eFields Report
    Author(s): Elizabeth Hawkins , Author(s): John Fulton

    The 2019 eFields Research Report is now available online or in a hardcopy version.  2019 was a challenging year for many farmers including the eFields team but despite the challenges, the team was able to grow. The 2019 report covers 88 on-farm, field scale trials conducted in 30 Ohio counties. and provides information on a variety of topics including new studies.  Here is a list of some of the 2019 study topics and pages you can read about their results:

    Issue: 2020-02
  2. Author(s): Glen Arnold, CCA

    There have been a few phone calls from farmers calling about needing to get their fertilizer license in order to receive or spread poultry litter. This has been the law in Ohio for several years since Senate Bill 1 was passed. Any farmer handling, receiving, or applying poultry litter (or any other manure) from a permitted farm in Ohio must have either a fertilizer license or a Certified Livestock Manager certificate or be a Certified Crop Advisor. Most poultry farms in Ohio are permitted so nearly all the poultry litter available to farmers is from permitted farms.

    Issue: 2019-06
  3. Author(s): Debbie Brown, CCA , Author(s): Jeff Stachler

    Have you gotten your Fertilizer Applicator Certification, yet?  Do you apply fertilizer to more than 50 acres of crops that you sell?  Do you side-dress your corn and farm more than 50 acres?  Yes, that last point could be the “tipper”!  Even if you farm only 50 acres and usually split that across two or three crops, what about the year – for whatever reason – that you plant all corn??  Yep, when it’s time to side-dress that corn, you’re “got”!!

    Issue: 2019-06
  4. Author(s): Chris Zoller

    Do you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of land on crops grown primarily for sale?  If so, the Ohio Department of Agriculture requires that you complete a three-hour fertilizer certification training.  Even if you apply fertilizer to less than 50 acres and/or feed all of your crops to livestock, you are encouraged to become certified.  The Tuscarawas County office of Ohio State University Extension will conduct a fertilizer certification class for anyone who is not certified.  This is NOT for recertification.  The training will be held April 9 at 7 pm at the Commun

    Issue: 2019-06
  5. Author(s): Debbie Brown, CCA

     

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Issue: 2018-41
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