Improving Heifer Development with New Livestock Program
December 8, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A new Ohio State University Extension livestock program is making it possible for Ohio cattle producers to manage their own replacement heifers more efficiently. Through a two-year $91,800 Southern Ohio Agricultural and C ...
Secrets of Success Offered in Direct Marketing Workshops
December 11, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Successful businesses don't rely on customers. Such is the notion consultant John Stanley of John Stanley Associates is presenting during a one-day workshop at the Ohio Direct Agricultural Marketing Association Conf ...
Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Offered
December 20, 2006 BRYAN-MONTPELIER, Ohio-- Pork producers interested in non-traditional pork markets have the opportunity to attend the Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Jan. 23 at the Ramada Conference Center in Bryan-Montpelier, Ohio. Ohio State Univ ...
Annie's Project Coming to Ohio
December 22, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A risk management and business program tailored exclusively for farm women that has swept across the Midwest in three short years is being offered in Ohio for the first time this winter for individuals finding their plac ...
Pencil Out Budget Before Jumping into Continuous Corn
January 10, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- There's more to the economics of continuous corn production than simply cashing in on potentially higher corn prices generated by growing ethanol demand. Growers should take the time to weigh those factors before mak ...
Organic Program Focuses on Cover Crops, Fertility
January 17, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Farmers interested in learning more about organic crop and livestock production have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension tri-state organic IP video program. The event will be held on Feb. 13 from 6 ...
Learn More About Aquaculture at Ohio Aquaculture Association Conference
January 18, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Recirculating aquaculture, fish health and pond fertilization workshops will highlight the 2007 Ohio Aquaculture Association's annual meeting and conference Feb. 9 at University Plaza Hotel in Columbus, OH. The event ...
Renewable Energy a Topic at Conservation Tillage Conference
January 22, 2007 ADA, Ohio-- As renewable energy demand continues to shape the uses of field crops, such as corn, the implications of those changes on agriculture is coming to the forefront. Matt Roberts, an Ohio State University Extension agricultural ec ...
Wheat Down, But Not Out
January 31, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The worst 2006 harvest conditions seen in four decades have left a big question mark on the outcome of Ohio's wheat, but Ohio State University Extension agronomic crop specialists insist on not counting the crop out j ...
Use of Precision Ag Technology Continues to Grow
February 6, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The adoption rate of precision agriculture by Ohio farmers over the past several years has been growing and that trend is expected to continue as prices fall, availability of equipment increases and farmers grow more comf ...