OSU Extension Heifer Program Seeing Success
September 17, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Synchronizing artificial breeding of replacement heifers compared to natural breeding stimulates reproduction earlier in the season, resulting in larger calves at market and potentially more profit for a farmer. Those f ...
OSU Extension Livestock Program Adding Value to Industry
September 17, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Cattleman's Association have launched a new program that adds value to livestock educational programs and recognizes producers' management and marketing efforts. Th ...
Ohio's Drought Causing Stunted Corn Ears
September 18, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio – This season's drought may be the cause of stunted ears being found throughout Ohio's cornfields. The abnormalities may pose harvest challenges for growers and potentially impact yields. Peter Thomison, an Ohio ...
Harvest in Full Swing, But Many Still Attend Farm Science Review
September 24, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Eighty-degree temperatures and sunny skies are speeding up corn harvest throughout Ohio, but farmers still made the time for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. The 45th annual show, held at the Molly Caren ...
Report Cattle Illnesses to Keep Diseases Under Control
September 27, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio producers who suspect their beef or dairy cattle are showing signs of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) should report those symptoms to their local veterinarian. Bill Shulaw, an Ohio State University Extension ve ...
OSU Extension Offers Landscape Design Program
October 1, 2007 DELAWARE, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will be offering a program on the basics of landscape design on Oct. 11. "Residential Landscaping in 3Ds" will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Rutherford Hayes Services Bui ...
What Are Distillers Grains Worth? Software Tool Calculates Value
October 4, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- An Ohio State University computer software program, developed to aid livestock producers in making more informed commodity feed purchases, can now be used to calculate the nutritional and economic worth of distillers grain ...
Looking Back on Four Decades of No-Till Research
October 8, 2007 PLAIN CITY, Ohio-- Forty-six years ago, in small corn/soybean plots at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, no-till research was born. Today, Ohio leads the Midwest in no-till adoption with 3.7 mi ...
Weather Reins in Aphid Populations This Season
October 15, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Despite entomologists' predictions for high soybean aphid populations this season, the pest posed little to no problems for most Ohio producers. With the exception of fields in northeast Ohio, which reached threshold ...
OSU Extension Brings Back Lamb Short Course
October 15, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's Lamb 509 short course is being offered again after a two-year absence. The program is tailored to producing and marketing quality lamb products. "This will be the fifth time tha ...