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 ...
Learn Safety on the Farm at Farm Science Review
August 18, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Grain storage and handling can be fatal if the proper safety precautions are not followed. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultural grain rescue demonstrations to emphasize ...
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 ...