Addressing 2019 Agricultural Challenges -or- Dealing with the Impacts: Q&As for a Weird Weather Year

Mrs. Dianne Shoemaker, Farm Management Field Specialist, The Ohio State University Extension

To help address emerging issues and questions evolving from 2019’s challenging weather and market conditions, the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has convened a task force charged with providing answers to help farmers address wide-ranging issues.

Visit this web site to find science-based answers to frequently asked questions about:

  • Federal assistance programs
  • Cover crops on prevented plant acres
  • Cover crop selection and management
  • Livestock and forages
  • Manure management
  • Agronomic crops
  • Farm stress

New Q&As and webinars are added as needs are identified.  Have a question?  Is there another issue that should be addressed?  Click the “submit a question” tab and let us know what you are thinking about.

Check out other helpful sites, including your OSU Dairy Industry Resources Center at, Ohio Ag Manager at, the C.O.R.N. Newsletter at, and the OSU Beef Cattle Newsletter at