Summit Launches Renewable Energy Focus in Ohio
November 16, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The vision of a renewable energy-supported Ohio is coming closer to reality with an energy summit on Nov. 20 that launches a state initiative to work towards a more sustainable energy future. Ohio State University Extens ...
Wise Management Eases Problems When Weather Holds Up Harvest
November 20, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- There may be little corn growers can do now to speed up harvest or alleviate lodging problems, but they can take steps next growing season to potentially avoid problems associated with cool, wet fall weather. Peter Thomi ...
Ohio Community Standing Tall with Successful Treecare Program
December 4, 2006 BUCYRUS, Ohio-- Street trees, those often planted between neighborhood sidewalks and city streets, can be an invaluable natural resource for a community. They improve aesthetics, increase property values, provide a habitat for wildlife an ...
No-Till, Controlled Traffic: A Winning Combo for Harvest Woes
December 7, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The most ideal solution to production problems associated with a wet harvest is to practice continuous no-till, with the added benefit of adopting controlled traffic. Randall Reeder, an Ohio State University Extension agr ...
Putting Farmers in Driver's Seat of Precision Ag Technology
December 8, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Precision agriculture technology is becoming an integral part of crop production, and Ohio State University Extension is offering, for the first time, a workshop to teach farmers how to choose the best equipment, how to c ...
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 ...