OSU South Centers Program Helps Boost Rural Development
October 9, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- In Appalachia Ohio where low income, high unemployment, and lack of opportunities stifle economic growth, an Ohio State University program exists that works to boost rural development by pooling the resources, training and ...
OSU Extension to Offer Tax Workshop
October 16, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes will have an opportunity to attend a farm tax workshop on December 15. The Agricultural Tax Issues workshop is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and Ohio ...
Take an IPM Approach to Strawberry Production. Learn How with an OSU Extension Training Program Nov. 14
October 16, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive strawberry Integrated Pest Management training program. The strawberry IPM trai ...
OSU Extension Tool Aids Farmers in Budgeting Farm Enterprises
October 23, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With the economy still in flux and agriculture production inputs like fertilizer still historically high, budgeting farm enterprises is even more essential to remaining profitable and sustainable. Ohio State University Ex ...
Learn How to Keep Deer From Eating Your Profits at OSU Extension Workshop
October 23, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- A new deer exclusion fence surrounding the field crop plots and fruit and vegetable research trials at OSU South Centers at Piketon will be at the center of a workshop to educate producers and landowners about the best sol ...
Ohio Master Gardeners Awarded For Community Service/Projects
October 24, 2008 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers and coordinators were honored recently for outstanding service and support to their county gardening and community service programs during the Ohio Master Gard ...
Ohio State Policy & Outlook Meetings Focus on Farm and Food Economies
November 17, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The state of the farm and food economies will be examined this winter during Ohio State University Extension's Policy & Outlook meetings. The eight regional meetings will be held in December and January. Special ...
OBIC Pursuing Soy-Based Technologies
November 19, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The soybean, its use once limited to agriculture, is cementing a place in industry as a biodegradable substitute for petroleum in a variety of commercial products. In an effort to promote and commercialize the most promi ...
Learn How to Maximize Yields at Ohio No-Till Conference
November 25, 2008 PLAIN CITY, Ohio-- Optimum yields and maximum profits of no-till corn start at planting. Attendees to Ohio's No-Till Conference Dec. 9 will learn what is required to improve seed placement and plant stands with the proper adjustment ...
Yields All Over the Board in Ohio Corn Performance Trials
December 8, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Summer drought and Hurricane Ike produced a mix of high and low yielding test sites in the Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. "Hybrid yields varied considerably across the state in 2008 and this certainly ...