International IPM Program a Success for Tomato Producers in Africa
September 2, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – An international collaborative Integrated Pest Management (IPM) project to improve tomato production in Uganda has met with success among small-scale farmers in the African nation. The IPM technologies, which increase qu ...
Learn How to Manage the Silent Robber of Soybean Yields at FSR
September 9, 2009 LONDON, Ohio-- Pests of both the rare and the familiar will be part of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic activities during Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. The event will take place Sept. 22-24 at the ...
Ag Icon Gone, But His Work Must Carry On, Says OSU Soil Scientist
September 15, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The global agricultural community lost an icon on Sept. 12. Nobel Laureate Norman Borlaug, considered the father of the "Green Revolution" for pulling the population in many Third World countries from the brin ...
OSU Extension to Hold a Cheese-Making Workshop
September 30, 2009 WINDSOR, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension's popular cheese-making workshop has once again returned to educate dairy, sheep and goat milk producers on the fine art of making farmstead and artisan cheeses. The 3-day workshop, & ...
More Health Care Options for Some Ohio Residents with New Cooperative
October 7, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – Some counties across Appalachia Ohio may see a boost in health care management and an increase in more affordable insurance options in early 2010 as the result of a new healthcare cooperative developed, in part, by a $200,0 ...
Killing Frost, Cooler Fall Temperatures Impacting Corn Harvest
October 9, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A recent killing frost in some parts of Ohio may have impacted the corn crop, causing development to shut down prematurely, potentially reducing yields. Fortunately, says Ohio State University Extension state corn agronomi ...
Phomopsis Seed Rot Showing Up in Ohio Soybeans
October 9, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Phomopsis seed decay is now showing up in some soybean fields in Ohio. The disease, which causes cracked, shriveled, moldy seed, impacts yield and reduces seed quality and grade. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University Exte ...
OSU Extension Offering Cow/Calf School in November
October 13, 2009 BELLE VALLEY, Ohio – Get the latest on pasture management, herd health, grain outlook and other livestock related topics at an Ohio State University Cow/Calf School being held in November. The school will take place on Mondays throughout ...
Soybean Harvest Complete? Don't Forget to Test Soil for SCN
October 15, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Harvesting corn and soybeans may be the only thing on the minds of Ohio growers at the moment, but they shouldn't overlook the importance of soil testing for soybean cyst nematode. Soil sampling in the fall is the fir ...
Know Your Ear Rots Before Feeding Grain to Livestock
October 16, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – With several types of ear rot diseases appearing on Ohio's corn crop, properly identifying them is important for producers to make decisions about feeding grain to livestock. "It is important to identify ear rot ...