Testing the Best Fungicide Coverage for Soybean Rust
September 13, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust may be a manageable disease, but getting effective fungicide coverage with the most efficient equipment and the least amount of cost may turn out to be a challenge. Erdal Ozkan, an Ohio State University Exte ...
Soybean Rust Manual Available at FSR
September 15, 2005 LONDON, Ohio-- Soybean rust may be confined to the southern United States, but that doesn't mean Ohio and other Midwest soybean growers should forget about the disease and how to manage it. A soybean rust manual, "Using Foliar ...
Using Optical Sensors to Improve Nitrogen Management
September 19, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen management is probably the single most variable production input growers face in agriculture, and with the continued increase in fertilizer costs, application efficiency is becoming increasingly important. In re ...
Synergy Key to Farm Science Review Success
September 27, 2005 LONDON, Ohio — A cloudy, cool kick-off at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review gave way to a sunny, warm wrap-up, helping to mark another successful year for the agricultural event. "After talking to exhibitors and to a ...
Producers Be Aware: Some Forages Toxic to Livestock
October 18, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio producers who graze their livestock on sorghum, sudangrass or sorghum-sudangrass crosses should keep in mind toxicity issues associated with the forages. Steve Boyles, an Ohio State University Extension beef speciali ...
Late-Planted Wheat May Struggle This Winter
October 21, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — About a quarter of Ohio's wheat crop will be planted later than the recommended planting date, increasing the risk of winter kills, poor stand quality and minimal tiller development. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State Univers ...
Herbicide and Mulch Combo Superior Method of Weed Control
November 3, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The challenges of weed control in the nursery and landscape industries just got easier and less expensive. According to Ohio State University Department of Horticulture and Crop Science field trials, a combination of mulc ...
Ways to Cut Winter Heating Costs Plentiful
November 4, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio —With mountains of debt already weighing heavy on the wallet, potentially high heating bills this winter could put an even tighter chokehold on a consumer's strapped budget. According to Department of Energy statistics ...
Ohio State Extension Offering Feedlot Management School
November 7, 2005 MT. VERNON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension is offering feedlot operators and cattle producers an educational opportunity to increase their knowledge of feedlot management. The 2006 Feedlot Management School, an 8-week program of f ...
Ag and the Arts Celebration Nov. 19-20
November 14, 2005 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- A lifetime of work and family on the farm is culminating into a weekend of music and art in celebration of a true American heritage: agriculture. The Springfield Symphony Orchestra is combining themes of farming pract ...