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  1. Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/ohio-celebrates-local-foods-week

    a community garden in the neighborhood, an urban farm, a CSA (community support agriculture) farm, or a more ... What excites me in the summer, is a quick trip out to the garden to harvest a fresh tomato or two. ... local economy. Agriculture is Ohio’s number one industry contributing jobs for one in seven Ohioans, and ...

  2. Extension Master Urban Farmer Program Offered Fall 2019

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/extension-master-urban-farmer-program-offered-fall-2019

    Interested in farming on a local and urban scale? Ohio State University Extension and Toledo GROWs ... is collaborating to offer the Master Urban Farmer Program in Lucas County. The class will meet on ...

  3. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    solution. The results were not surprising in that yield and NDF increased while NDFD decreased fairly ... relative to requirements. Based on the results shown above, the forage harvested from 60 to 80 days after ... planting (50 to 67 inches tall) would have been acceptable for dry cows or beef cattle. The results from ...

  4. Estimating Yield Losses in Stressed Corn Fields

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/estimating-yield-losses-stressed-corn-fields

    Agricultural Engineering Department at the University of Illinois. The principle advantage to this method is ... normal rainfall occurs during grain fill (resulting in low kernel weights), the yield component method ... will OVERESTIMATE yields. In a year with good grain fill conditions (resulting in high kernel weights), ...

  5. Homebuyer Education through OSU Extension

    https://lucas.osu.edu/HomebuyerEducation/homebuyer-education-through-osu-extension

    on-line test, choose OSU Extension, Lucas County for the follow-up homebuyer's phone call.  ...

  6. 2019 Ohio Wheat Performance Test

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-24/2019-ohio-wheat-performance-test

    Yield results from the 2019 Ohio Wheat Performance Test are online at: ... https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/wheattrials/default.asp?year=2019 Disease information will be available soon. The purpose of the Ohio Wheat Performance Test is to ... Selection should be based on performance from multiple test sites and years. In fall 2018, wheat was planted ...

  7. ODA Confirms Sudden Oak Death in Ohio

    https://lucas.osu.edu/news/oda-confirms-sudden-oak-death-ohio

    Department of Agriculture (ODA), in coordination with USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service ... nursery were shipped to Ohio retailers. This shipment went to at least 17 other states. Gardeners and ... allowable). Consumers should not compost or dispose of the plant material in municipal yard waste. Garden ...

  8. Western Bean Cutworm Update: Past Peak Adult Flight

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/western-bean-cutworm-update-past-peak-adult-flight

    Trapping efforts last week (August 5 – August 11) resulted in 195 WBC adults across the state (a decrease ...

  9. Addressing agricultural challenges at a one-stop farm assistance web site

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/addressing-agricultural-challenges-one-stop-farm-assistance-web-site

    The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) and OSU ... Extension are addressing agricultural challenges at a one-stop farm assistance web site ... http://go.osu.edu/agcrisis.  The site provides resources to help address current agricultural concerns and offers ...

  10. Canning Summer Tomatoes

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/canning-summer-tomatoes

    Are you ready for tomatoes and peppers fresh from the garden? I love it when the summer bounty ... at farmers markets and in your own garden. I am frequently asked about canning “special recipe” or ... “homemade” salsas. USDA  recommends  only using tested recipes to ensure your family’s food safety.  Salsas ...

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