Manure Covers Could Play Role in Mitigating Global Warming
December 9, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Technology to mitigate odor and air quality concerns on livestock farms can also be used for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, while providing potential income for farmers looking to trade carbon credits. Manure storage ...
OSU Aquaculturists Exploring Soybeans as Alternative FishFood
December 14, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – A new project that links Ohio's No. 1 fish species with a key field crop could lead to greater sustainability of the state's aquaculture industry while developing new, local agricultural markets. Ohio State Univ ...
Soybean School New Addition to 2010 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
December 17, 2009 ADA, Ohio – An in-depth track on the ins and outs of soybean production – from weed and disease management to production techniques to maximizing yields and profits – will be the newest addition to the 2010 Ohio State University Conserva ...
OSU Extension Entomologists Part of National Award Recognitions on Soybean Pest Management
January 4, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's long-standing Extension contributions to soybean pest management have resulted in two recognitions for Ohio State University Extension soybean researchers Ron Hammond and Andy Michel. The Association of Public a ...
A Little Something for Everyone in Ag at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
January 14, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Nearly 70 field crop production sessions ranging from biofuels to nutrient management to precision agriculture will dominate Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in February. The conferen ...
Sharp Decline in Ohio Wheat Seedings for 2010
January 21, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lower international demand, weak prices, and a wet fall in 2009 have driven United States farmers to plant less wheat this year, with Ohio posting one of the sharpest declines in the Eastern Corn Belt region. According to ...
Receive Certified Livestock Manager Training at CTC
January 21, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Livestock producers interested in obtaining a manure management license or who want to learn more about best manure management practices have the opportunity to gain the training they need at Ohio State University's Conse ...
Workshop to Aid Producers in Managing Crop Risk
January 25, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Changes in farm legislation, expansion of new technologies such as biofuels, and volatile shifts in crop prices have driven many producers to change the way they manage crop production and risk. A workshop, sponsored by O ...
Moldy Grain, Vomitoxin Contamination Putting a Damper on Record Ohio Corn Yields
January 25, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio corn growers may have relished record corn yields in 2009 – with a state average of 174 bushels per acre – but grain quality is turning out to be a different story. Abnormally cool, wet weather late in the production ...
OSU Extension Offers Farmers' Market Series This Winter
February 1, 2010 OWENSVILLE, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension will offer two workshops this winter as part of its Farmers' Market series for those interested in learning about food safety and direct marketing. The first workshop, "Food Saf ...