Safety Still Key Message with New Ohio Law
August 2, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Safety remains the key message for motorists sharing the roads with farm machinery, despite a new Ohio law that now allows farmers to drive their tractors, or other equipment, faster. Governor Ted Strickland recently signed ...
Soybean Aphids Reach Economic Thresholds in Ohio
August 7, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Soybean aphids have arrived in Ohio, and counties along Lake Erie are taking the brunt of the impact. Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist, said that soybean aphid populations in soybean fields throug ...
Some Soybean Fields Losing the Battle Against Ohio's Drought
August 7, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Like Ohio's corn crop, soybeans are reaching a stage of development where current drought conditions could impact yields. Jim Beuerlein, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist, said some fields, specifically thr ...
Learn Best Lawn Care/Turfgrass Practices at Farm Science Review
August 9, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- This season's moderate drought has impacted more than just Ohio's field and vegetable crops. The hot, dry conditions have turned lawns brown, stressed turfgrass on golf courses and sports fields, and favored the spr ...
Some Wheat Varieties Suitable for Wide-Row Production
August 14, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Some wheat varieties grown in Ohio produce as much yield in 15-inch rows as they do in traditional 7.5-inch rows, according to Ohio State University Extension research. This option enables farmers to slim their equipment u ...
Millin', Chillin', and Grillin' Returns to Farm Science Review
August 15, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Music, food, and a little rest and relaxation will be the order of each day at Utzinger Garden during at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. The garden, located off Friday Avenue on the grounds of the Molly Car ...
Keep an Eye on Late-Season Soybean Diseases
August 20, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio's soybean season may be winding down, but there still are numerous diseases and pests that growers are contending with. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research ...
OSU Extension to Host Land Use Conference
August 21, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- From planning and zoning to eminent domain, Ohio State University Extension will take a look at where Ohio is heading in its land use policies through an Ohio Land Use Conference, taking place Sept. 14. The event will be h ...
Master Gardener Coordinator, Heritage Gardens Teach Ohio's History
August 22, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's statewide Master Gardener volunteer coordinator has been appointed president of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. Pam Bennett, OSU Extension horti ...
Precision Agriculture, From Old to New, at Farm Science Review
August 23, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Precision agriculture technology, from familiar to new equipment, will be displayed and demonstrated at this year's Farm Science Review. Matt Darr, an Ohio State University agricultural engineer and precision agricultur ...