Ohio State Team Promotes Nature-based 'ECO-farming'
PIKETON, Ohio – A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences now spells farming with three extra letters. The group studies, demonstrates and teaches about what it calls “ECO-far ...
Borlaug Fellows Gain Inspiration, Insight During World Food Prize
Every year the World Food Prize recognizes the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug created the prize, whi ...
Power Farming: Ohio State Tests Bioenergy Crops for Fuel, Combustion
All across Ohio, a variety of grasses, shrubs and trees are being grown and analyzed to see how well they can produce something that is always in high demand: energy. Read More ...
OSU Extension Conference Offers Education and Support for Conservation Tillage, March 5-6
When it became apparent that the dry spell many Ohio growers were experiencing last year would become the worst drought in 50 years, David Brandt wasn’t worried about how well corn and soybeans on his 1,150-acre farm would fare. Read More ...
OSU Experts: Adapting Agriculture to Extreme Weather
From the record drought that covered much of the nation last year to Superstorm Sandy that caused an estimated $50 billion or more in damage in the Northeast and Midwest, extreme weather events plagued growers nationwide throughout 2012 and experts antici ...
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