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  1. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/9-farm-strategies-profitable-2017

    they will need to tighten their belts and slash expenses, said Barry Ward, agricultural economist at ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Ward’s nine strategies: Reevaluate crop production inputs such as ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  2. Big Data, Water Quality Focus of Conservation Tillage Conference March 3-4

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/big-data-water-quality-focus-conservation-tillage-conference-march-3-4

    Consultants, Northwest Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Districts, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural ... to make sure data gleaned from precision agriculture-- which is a farming management concept that ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, will feature workshops and discussion on numerous farming issues, said ...

  3. Strawberries, Robots and Taste Tests Featured at Berry Field Night

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/strawberries-robots-and-taste-tests-featured-berry-field-night

    University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Since 1999, Bergefurd has researched strawberry ... production, and his current study, which is funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, examines ... strawberries in September and growing them over the winter using plastic to keep the soil warm and keep the ...

  4. Late Planting Start May Call for Adjusting Management Practices for Corn

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/late-planting-start-may-call-adjusting-management-practices-corn

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Across Ohio, as of the week ending April ... 26, only 2 percent of corn was planted, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National ... Agricultural Statistics Service. That compares to 3 percent that had been planted by the same time last year ...

  5. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cover-crops-can-improve-soil-health-water-quality-and-yields

    quality, they can also cut input costs and improve their soil’s health. Growers who plant cover crops ... soil erosion and cut down on nutrient losses, according to Jim Hoorman, a soil expert with Ohio State ... University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Hoorman, an Ohio State University ...

  6. Show Me the Evidence: New Student Group Focuses on Communicating About Science

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/show-me-evidence-new-student-group-focuses-communicating-about-science

    agriculture. “Then and now, when these claims were investigated, most were proven to be false and based on junk ... science and urban mythology,” Hildebolt said. “It is our job as trained professionals in food and ... agriculture to respond appropriately to those claims which are true and based on science, and to refute those ...

  7. $700,000 gift to Ohio State CFAES Helps Create Food Security and Sustainability Learning Community

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/700000-gift-ohio-state-cfaes-helps-create-food-security-and-sustainability-learning-community

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences last month, creates the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Bobby Moser Food ... years as dean of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The ... facing food production, food policy, hunger, food safety, and sustainable agricultural practices. “This ...

  8. News: 25 and Counting: South Centers Marks Anniversary with Sept. 15 Open House

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-25-and-counting-south-centers-marks-anniversary-sept-15-open-house

    a four-month production system. • Soil, Water and Bioenergy. This team’s focus is on agricultural practices ... a center with university scientists conducting world-class agricultural research, and area entrepreneurs ... that sustain soil and water resources and are economical for growers. “We are conducting studies ...

  9. Hunger Amid Plenty: Lack of Food More Widespread Than Many Realize

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/hunger-amid-plenty-lack-food-more-widespread-many-realize

    Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... live, where no one knows them.” According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2016 report, Household ... Master Gardener Volunteers started the “GROW Ohio — Feed the Hungry” initiative, in which Master Gardener ...

  10. Shannon Thomas

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/people/shannon-thomas

    Shannon Thomas Office Administrative Associate 2120 Fyffe Rd., Agricultural Admin Building 240 ...

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