With Good Weather and Wise Management, 2009 Can Happen Again for Wheat Growers
July 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – High-yielding varieties coupled with ideal growing conditions can turn an average crop into a record season. With this year's Ohio wheat crop on its way to falling into that category, growers are wondering if the magic ...
Learn to Convert On-Farm Resources into Renewable Energy at Farm Science Review
July 30, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Small-acreage and hobby farmers interested in transitioning to energy independence can find more information at Farm Science Review on how to use on-farm resources as renewable energy. Maurus Brown, an Ohio State University Ex ...
What Does it Take to be a Farmers' Market Vendor? Find Out at Farm Science Review
August 4, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – There's more to being a vendor at a farmers' market than just selling the products grown on the farm. Learn what it takes to become a successful vendor at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. "The ...
Bienergy Economic Opportunities Focus of OSU Field Night
August 4, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – Bioenergy and its potential to further southern Ohio economic development will be the focus of an Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon field night on August 20. Crop, Soil and Water Field Night will take place from ...
New Irrigation Methods Featured at OSU Extension Field Night
August 4, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – The irrigation demonstration and training unit of Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon will be featured at the upcoming OSU South Centers Horticulture Field Night Aug. 13. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with regist ...
Now's the Time to Scout for Soybean Cyst Nematode
August 5, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – A soybean plant seemingly suffering from nutrient deficiencies, diseases, herbicide injury or development issues due to compaction could be the victim of another more serious culprit: soybean cyst nematode. Dennis Mills, an ...
Twitter Turns Idea into Fun Project for OSU Extension Educator
August 5, 2009 VAN WERT, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension educator is getting a taste of the value of social media. For Andy Kleinschmidt, what started out as a Twitter comment from a colleague at the University of Louisville went from a fun t-sh ...
Major White Mold Outbreak in Ohio Soybeans
August 14, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Rainy weather and cooler-than-normal summer temperatures have resulted in a white mold outbreak in soybeans throughout parts of Ohio. It's the first major outbreak of the disease in the state in nearly a decade. Anne D ...
Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review
August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing irrigation needs and storm water flow, while beautifying the landscape. Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review can get more information on t ...
Ohio Joins the National AgrAbility Program
August 18, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension has received a 4-year, $720,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist farmers with disabilities through the national AgrAbility program. Visitors to Ohio State University ...