New Irrigation Technology Can Conserve Water/Save Money
September 8, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Irrigation may be a crucial investment for specialty crop production in Ohio, but it can break the bank if managed inefficiently. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are evaluating new irrigation systems that ...
Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
September 23, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- Mark your calendars Feb. 26-27, 2009 for Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. The event will be held at the McIntosh Center of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, and will feature t ...
Remember Safety When Harvesting Downed Corn
September 24, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With windblown corn in various conditions, from leaning stalks to plants on the ground, harvesting may be a challenge this fall. But in the haste to salvage crop losses, the one thing farmers should not forget is safety ...
OSU South Centers Lands Grant to Assist Farmers' Markets
September 30, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio farmers' markets and their vendors looking to boost their marketing efforts in providing fresh, local foods to consumers will receive assistance through a new Ohio State University Extension program. OSU South ...
OSU Extension Offers Workshop on Pumpkin Production
September 30, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Learn the tricks of the trade for growing quality pumpkins during Ohio State University Extension's Pumpkin Twilight Tour. The event will take place Oct. 16 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at OSU South Centers at Piketon. ...
Ohio Cooperative Development Center Seed Grants Now Available
October 2, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio State University's Ohio Cooperative Development Center is brining back its seed grant program. Groups who are interested in forming a cooperative may request up to $1,500 to perform feasibility studies or other gr ...
Land Use Conference Focuses on Impacts/Solutions During Economic Turbulence
October 2, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Addressing topics from the mortgage crisis to energy, Ohio State University Extension will host its annual Ohio Land Use Conference on Nov. 17. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio F ...
Make Safety Priority as Motorists, Farmers Share Roads This Fall
October 9, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Autumn is here. Time to hit the roads for festivals, pumpkin picking and fall foliage. Now is also the time for field crop harvest, and more motorists will be encountering farm equipment on rural roads, increasing the pote ...
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 ...