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  1. Market Gardener Training Program

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/events/market-gardener-training-program-23

    Extension’s Urban Agriculture Program in Cuyahoga County.  This ten-week program provides a foundation for ... urban agriculture and small business development to prepare participants to start their own enterprises ... notified). In this training, participants will gain a strong foundation in: Urban Agriculture ...

  2. Snow and Freezing Temperatures Bring Harvest Challenges

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/snow-and-freezing-temperatures-bring-harvest-challenges

    tear. Another important factor to consider is the soil. When you run a combine and a grain cart over ... wet, cold soil, compaction and rutting will happen. It is best to be patient and wait for a time when ... either the soil is frozen enough to be on, or the soil is dry enough to reduce compaction chances. The ...

  3. New Dietary Guidelines for 2020-2025

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/new-dietary-guidelines-2020-2025

    The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services update the Dietary Guidelines for ... percent exceed the limit for saturated fat; and 90 percent exceed the Chronic Disease Risk Reduction ...

  4. ARC/PLC Considerations for 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/arcplc-considerations-2021

    Each year crop farmers have the option to enroll in either the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or ... program that you select! This is a risk management program, not a guaranteed payout. So, what do you do? ... The most conservative risk management strategy is to select PLC and then purchase the maximum amount ...

  5. Focus on Health in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/focus-health-2021

    improve everyone’s health? *Be active 30 minutes a day, 5 days a week to reduce your risk of chronic ... a night to reduce your risk of chronic conditions- children need 12-13 hours of sleep.  Review your habits ... else. Read, play a board game, or tidy up before bedtime. *Stop tobacco use to reduce your risk of cancer ...

  6. Increased Fertilizer Applications May Not Increase Yield or Profits

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/increased-fertilizer-applications-may-not-increase-yield-or-profits

    nutrients in the soil. The goal was to reduce fertilizer costs without reducing yield, thus increasing ... Unfortunately, some nutrients will escape our soils regardless of the level of management. Some slowly leach down ... through the soil until they are out of reach of plant roots. Others may get washed away in runoff after ...

  7.  Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture [IICA] to work with CFAES’ Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    https://ipa.osu.edu/news/%C2%A0inter-american-institute-cooperation-agriculture-iica-work-cfaes%E2%80%99-carbon-management-and

    the initiative “Living Soils in the Americas” on December 4. Vice President for Agricultural ... Member States [stretching from Canada to Argentina] to achieve their agricultural development and rural ... approach for monitoring, managing and sequestrating soil organic carbon (SOC) 2. To serve as a bridge ...

  8. Winter Pasture Management

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/winter-pasture-management

    livestock producers with stock out on winter pastures.  Saturated unfrozen soils, dormant pasture grasses, ... Through careful management, the productivity of the pasture can increase from year to year.  When soils do ... soil didn’t freeze and the sod base was destroyed as cattle wintered on stockpiled fescue/clover ...

  9. Seed Selection Can Make or Break Your Crop in 2021

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/seed-selection-can-make-or-break-your-crop-2021

    desirability, performance in certain soil types and conditions, and ease of harvest, among many other traits.  ... are best for your farm and garden. Picking varieties simply because the picture in the catalog looked ... Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Assistant and IPM Program Coordinator.  He may be ...

  10. Summer Sprout

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/community-gardening/community-gardening-program-0

    The Summer Sprout Community Garden program can help! Gardens enrolled in Summer Sprout are ... eligible for soil testing, soil amendments, tilling services, plants, seeds, materials for raised beds (if ... eligible), technical assistance and education. Existing community gardens interested in expanding may also be ...

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