OBIC Pursuing Soy-Based Technologies
November 19, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The soybean, its use once limited to agriculture, is cementing a place in industry as a biodegradable substitute for petroleum in a variety of commercial products. In an effort to promote and commercialize the most promi ...
Learn How to Maximize Yields at Ohio No-Till Conference
November 25, 2008 PLAIN CITY, Ohio-- Optimum yields and maximum profits of no-till corn start at planting. Attendees to Ohio's No-Till Conference Dec. 9 will learn what is required to improve seed placement and plant stands with the proper adjustment ...
Yields All Over the Board in Ohio Corn Performance Trials
December 8, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Summer drought and Hurricane Ike produced a mix of high and low yielding test sites in the Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. "Hybrid yields varied considerably across the state in 2008 and this certainly ...
Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference
December 12, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Using variable rate fertilizer application in no-till cornfields may save growers money, as well as potentially boost yields. Ohio State University researchers will educate attendees of the National No-Till Conference ho ...
Marketing/Resource Tools Now Available to Appalachian-Region Farmers' Markets
December 31, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Effective marketing is one of the biggest challenges faced by both new and existing farmers' markets, but managers are getting a little assistance from Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon. OSU South ...
OSU South Centers Offers Workshop on Business Ownership
January 5, 2000 PIKETON, Ohio-- Being one's own boss can be a rewarding experience. But poor execution and operation can quickly hinder success. Ohio State University Extension is offering a workshop on the important components of developing and runn ...
Learn About Blueberry Production at OPGMA Congress
January 6, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio-- With its wide variety of uses and its anti-cancer properties, the blueberry has been growing in popularity in Ohio, with production increasing 32 percent since 1997, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Growers ...
Ohio Aquaculture Association Meeting to Provide Latest in Aquaculture Production/Business
January 7, 2009 REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio-- The latest in national aquaculture research, production and business management will be highlighted at the Ohio Aquaculture Association annual meeting, workshops and banquet. The event, being held Jan. 17 at the Ohio D ...
Researchers Measure Long-Term Impact of Compaction
January 8, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers know that agricultural equipment can cause compaction in no-till crop fields, but Ohio State University researchers have found that, depending on soil type, compaction can be severe and persist for years. Based on ...
Nearly Half-Million Hits for Ohio MarketMaker in 2008
January 9, 2009 SANDUSKY, Ohio-- Ohio MarketMaker received over 425,000 hits on its Web site in its inaugural year in 2008, connecting buyers to local foods and allowing Ohio producers to network with businesses, restaurants and large retailers. Julie Fox ...