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  1. Medicinal Plants

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-4520

    HCS 4520 The objective of this course is to introduce plants that have medicinal uses, the active constituents in the plants, and their biological effects. This course highlights plants, and their biologically active constituents, that are utilized for ai ...

  2. Sustainable Agriculture Practical Experience

    https://hcs.osu.edu/courses/hcs-2307

    HCS 2307 This course will introduce students to basic theory, practical skills, and tools associated with small-scale sustainable agriculture and farm enterprises. Topics will include soil management, tools and infrastructure, crop management, weed and pe ...

  3. HCS Alumni Spotlight: Emma Bilbrey

    https://hcs.osu.edu/Emma-Bilbrey-Alumna

    Emma Bilbrey graduated from HCS with a masters degree in 2020. Today, Emma  owns & runs Hickory Hills Flower Farm. She shares all about owning her own  business, her time here at HCS + some great advice for students considering graduate school. ...

  4. Turfgrass Science Summer Camp is Back!

    https://hcs.osu.edu/turfgrass-science-summer-camp

    This camp is an interdisciplinary collaboration of OSU's STEM faculty & staff, with activities also developed in partnership with local golf & sports teams. Middle schoolers will learn in a fun outdoor setting & explore questions at the i ...

  5. Beware of Unnecessary Costs with New Entities

    https://farmoffice.osu.edu/blog/wed-05112022-1025am/beware-unnecessary-costs-new-entities

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  6. Spray Drift: A Serious Problem You Can Manage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/spray-drift-serious-problem-you-can-manage

    Spray drift not only result in wasting expensive pesticides and pollution of the environment, it may damage non-target crops nearby, and poses a serious health risk to people living in areas where drift is occurring. Drift happens! It accounts for about h ...

  7. Soybean Planting Progress, Emergence, and Misconceptions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/soybean-planting-progress-emergence-and-misconceptions

    Recent wet weather across the state has slowed soybean planting progress, but should be picking up with warmer and dryer weather. As of the last week of April, 2% of the soybean acres in Ohio were planted. Last year at the same time, 17% of soybean acres ...

  8. Early Season Wheat Diseases and Fungicides

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/early-season-wheat-diseases-and-fungicides

    The wheat crop in Ohio is now between early boot (Feekes 10, in the south) and approaching Feekes 8 (flag leaf emergence) in northern counties. Cooler-than-usual conditions over the last few weeks have slowed the crop down considerably, but as temperature ...

  9. CFAES Ag Weather System 2022 Near-Surface Air and Soil Temperatures/Moisture (Update 6)

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/cfaes-ag-weather-system-2022-near-surface-air-and-soil

    Figure 1: Daily average air temperature (dashed red), two-inch (green) and four-inch (blue) soil temperatures for spring 2022. Current daily average soil temperatures are noted for each location. Soil type and location of measurements (under sod or bare s ...

  10. Forage Quality Targets Based on Animal Class

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-13/forage-quality-targets-based-animal-class

    The optimal time for making a first cutting of forages is fast approaching. But what is the optimal timing to take the first cutting (or any cutting for that matter)? Many will answer by saying it is when you have time and there is a good weather window t ...

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