Agronomist: The Longer Corn Sits in Fields, the Greater the Yield Losses
November 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio growers waiting to harvest their corn most likely won't see a significant decrease in grain moisture, but run the risk of increased stalk lodging, moldy ears and yield losses the longer corn sits in the fields. ...
Ohio Growers Facing Compaction Harvesting in Wet Soils
November 24, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Many Ohio corn and soybean growers are harvesting record crops. However, they may be facing compaction issues because of saturated soils at harvest. "Many farmers will be unable to get back in their fields after har ...
Business as Usual With the Soybean Aphid? Not This Year
December 1, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Just when entomologists think they have the soybean aphid figured out, the minute sapsucker throws a monkey in the wrench. Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research an ...
Iceland President Returning to Ohio to Raise Climate Change Awareness
December 1, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson is returning to Ohio to strengthen the bonds he created with Ohio State University faculty and staff when he visited campus in 2007. Grimsson will visit Ohio from Dec. 9 to Dec. 13 ...
Study Sheds More Light on Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode
December 7, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – One of the best techniques a farmer can use to manage soybean cyst nematode is to rotate resistant soybean varieties, based on the preliminary findings of a Midwest soybean cyst nematode project. "These preliminary fi ...
Manure Covers Could Play Role in Mitigating Global Warming
December 9, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Technology to mitigate odor and air quality concerns on livestock farms can also be used for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while providing potential income for farmers looking to trade carbon credits. Manure storage ...
OSU Aquaculturists Exploring Soybeans as Alternative FishFood
December 14, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – A new project that links Ohio's No. 1 fish species with a key field crop could lead to greater sustainability of the state's aquaculture industry while developing new, local agricultural markets. Ohio State Univ ...
Soybean School New Addition to 2010 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
December 17, 2009 ADA, Ohio – An in-depth track on the ins and outs of soybean production – from weed and disease management to production techniques to maximizing yields and profits – will be the newest addition to the 2010 Ohio State University Conserva ...
OSU Extension Entomologists Part of National Award Recognitions on Soybean Pest Management
January 4, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's long-standing Extension contributions to soybean pest management have resulted in two recognitions for Ohio State University Extension soybean researchers Ron Hammond and Andy Michel. The Association of Public a ...
A Little Something for Everyone in Ag at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
January 14, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Nearly 70 field crop production sessions ranging from biofuels to nutrient management to precision agriculture will dominate Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in February. The conferen ...