Beef Cattle Competition Teaches Youth Farm to Market Management Techniques
November 9, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – The best quality steaks that consumers demand at the grocery store start with the right beef cattle management techniques on the farm, and Ohio youth can learn what it takes to be successful in the livestock industry throu ...
Interactive Workshops Teach Skills for Successful Business Management
November 9, 2010 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – A two-day intensive management training program for business owners and managers, specifically in the agricultural and horticulture industries, will be offered in December. Ohio State University Extension and the Nor ...
OSU Extension Specialists Asking for Grower Input on Head Scab Evaluation Tool
November 10, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension plant pathologists are asking wheat growers, millers, bakers, and grain handlers for their input on a multi-state web-based tool that evaluates the risk of the development of head scab, a s ...
Aquaculture Workshop to Demonstrate Hatchery Techniques
November 16, 2010 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Fish farmers and hatcheries interested in fingerling production, growing baitfish or preserving or reintroducing fish species requiring live first feeds can learn more about production methods at a Live Feeds and Ha ...
Put Soybean Aphid Scouting on 2011 To-Do List
November 23, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Results of fall scouting of soybean aphid indicate that soybean growers may face some level of soybean aphid populations next summer. "We expect Ohio to continue its two-year cycle of very few if any aphids being fou ...
Refine Your Ag Production Techniques/Boost Yields at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
November 23, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Corn University and Soybean School will once again headline sessions of conservation tillage topics at the 2011 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. The event will be held Feb. 24-25 at the Mc ...
4-H Program Explores What Goes Into the Sweets We Find So Sweet
November 24, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – You love chocolate. Now find out what goes into it for it to taste so good. Youth curious about the science behind the everyday have the opportunity to attend "Science Saturdays", a monthly Ohio State Universit ...
More Business Management Workshops Being Offered
December 9, 2010 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – A two-day intensive management training program for business owners and managers, specifically in the agricultural and horticulture industries, will be offered in December. Ohio State University Extension and the Nor ...
Chow Line: Most of us need more produce, dairy (for 4/13/08)
April 4, 2008 Do most Americans meet the U.S. Dietary Guidelines? Boy, do we. And then some! At least in some categories. But we don't come close in others. As you might guess, this is not necessarily a good thing. The U.S. Department of Agriculture& ...
Chow Line: Grapes have bunches of benefits (for 9/30/07)
September 21, 2007 Lately, I've been on a grape kick. I'm surprised at how many varieties are available. What are their best points, nutrition-wise? Grapes can't be beat for packing sugary sweet flavor with few calories. Although there are ...