Economic Impact of Avian Influenza
Since December 2014, the USDA has confirmed several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (or migratory bird paths). The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and ...
2015 Ohio Sheep Day
Program Topics- Full Flyer and Registration Information • Approved Pasture Renovation Practices • Approved Hay Crop Establishment Practices • Approved EQIP Practices for Sheep Farms • Basic Sheep Management Practices • Lambing Barn Arrangements • Proper S ...
Avian Influenza Biosecurity Guidelines for ALL Poultry
There has been recent detection of multiple avian influenza viruses into North America (Canada and United States). These viruses are apparently spread by migratory birds. These influenza viruses have been detected in captive birds, backyard poultry and co ...
Soil and Nutrient Management in your Lawn and Garden
Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring and Management Webinar
Celeste Welty, Dept. of Entomology, State Specialist and Jim Jasinski, Dept. of Extension, IPM Program will be offering a 90 minute webinar on spotted wing Drosophila (SWD), a relatively new pest in Ohio that attacks blackberries, raspberries, blueberries ...
New Law on Fertilizer and Manure Applications Explained
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about the new Ohio law passed last week intended to control algae production in Lake Erie and its western basin can find a detailed explanation in a blog post written by an agricultural law expert and a manu ...
Turkey pickup is happening! Be sure to bring along your bio-security paperwork that was mailed to you and a box to carry your turkeys home with you. ...
OSU Agronomic Crop Internship in Darke County
The Ohio State University Agronomic Crops Team is starting a new summer program in 2015 aimed at providing a rich training experience to undergraduate students in a wide diversity of disciplines related to agronomic crop research. These Agronomic Crop Res ...
Comparing Ohio’s Proposed Algae Control Legislation
Senate and House bills on algae control differ On March 10, the Ohio House of Representatives passed H.B. 61, a proposal to address Ohio’s toxic algae issues. Last month, the Ohio Senate approved a bill on the same issue, but with several points of diff ...
Spring Clean Your Wellness Routine
2015 Spring Live Healthy Live Well Email Challenge. Please join us as we Spring Clean Your Wellness Routine. ...