Ag Economist Analyzes Farm Bill at Upcoming Farm Forum
February 25, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- As the 2008 Farm Bill draws closer to finality, one thing is certain: its fate is an uncertainty. With the 2002 Farm Bill coming to an end in March, Congress continues to work towards compromising on House and Senate far ...
OSU Extension Bulletins Focus on Managing Field Crop Diseases
February 26, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Diseases are the No. 1 limiting factor in field crop performance and yields in Ohio. Ohio State University Extension has several plant pathology bulletins available to aid farmers in effectively managing diseases that imp ...
South Centers at Piketon to Hold Yellow Perch Workshop
February 26, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio producers interested in the techniques of raising yellow perch are invited to attend a one-day workshop being held at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon on March 22. The university's Ohio Cent ...
High Yields and a Cost Savings with Liquid Manure
March 3, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Sidedressing pre-emergent corn in the spring with swine manure produces yields comparable to applying commercial fertilizer, according to Ohio State University Extension research. Coming off of several years of research that s ...
Academic Program Strengthens Ties with African Agriculture
March 4, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- East African universities are looking to Ohio State University to strengthen their colleges of agriculture to help improve agricultural productivity, food security and the economy throughout the region. Through a three-year ...
OSU Extension Newsletter a Million Dollar Value
March 4, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio farmers saved an average of $2,400 last year using Ohio State University Extension's Ohio Ag Manager newsletter as a farm management resource tool, according to an OSU Extension survey. The survey was intended to c ...
Media Advisory: Governor Strickland to Attend March 18 MarketMaker Event
March 12, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio farmers and other food producers who sell their agricultural products directly to consumers or other businesses will soon have access to a new Web site that will help them find potential buyers for their products. Ohio ...
Ohio MarketMaker Officially Launches; Resource Offers Access to Local, Fresh Foods
March 19, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Finding that local farmer who sells fresh eggs or connecting with a fellow retailer, restaurant or food processor is now just a computer click away. Ohio MarketMaker, a free Web-based resource for all businesses in the food ...
OSU Extension Conference Targets New Farm Opportunities
March 24, 2008 MARIETTA, Ohio-- New on-farm opportunities, from raising meat goats to starting a vineyard to managing honey bees, will be the focus of an Ohio State University Extension-sponsored event intended to help farmers capture the growing trend of ...
OSU Extension Assistant Director Says Farewell, But Not Before Touting Organization's Successes
March 26, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Teamwork, collaboration and specialization are what define Ohio State University Extension, aspects of the organization that outgoing OSU Extension assistant director Steve Baertsche attributes to its success and sees as ke ...