Managing Cover Crops in No-Till Focus of Ohio No-Till Conference
October 14, 2010 PLAIN CITY, Ohio – Cutting no-till costs, improving soil quality, and growing profit margins with cover crops will be the featured themes at this year's Ohio No-Till Conference taking place on Dec. 7 in Plain City, Ohio. The conferen ...
Variable SCN Counts May Change the Way Farmers Sample Fields
October 14, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – It's that time of year to sample fields for soybean cyst nematode, and new Ohio State University research is indicating that soybean producers may need to double up their efforts to analyze soil for eggs. Ohio Agricul ...
Watershed Forum to Focus on Protecting Water Quality Through Land Use Planning
October 14, 2010 LEWIS CENTER, Ohio – Watershed health is essential to developing and maintaining productive communities. A watershed forum being held this month will focus on the importance of land use planning to protect water quality. The seventh Olent ...
Wheat Crop Looking Good
October 28, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – With nearly all of Ohio's winter wheat planted, according to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, farmers are on track for a potentially successful crop. "This year, corn and soybeans have come off in a time ...
Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens
October 28, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – With soybean harvest nearly complete, now's the time to be thinking about choosing the right soybean varieties for next season to help manage the myriad of diseases and pests that can impact the crop. "We've ...
Ohio Participates in National Pilot Program to Build Rural Economies
November 1, 2010 NELSONVILLE, Ohio – Ohio is participating in a national pilot program to strengthen rural areas in the hopes of improving economic development and creating new jobs. Ohio State University Extension is just one of several organizations in ...
New 4-H Program Explores the Science Behind the Everyday
November 1, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ever wondered what goes into your favorite chocolate bar, why tree leaves change color in the fall, or what puts the "creepy" in creepy crawlers? Youth curious about the science behind the everyday have the oppo ...
Make Careful Decisions When Selecting 2011 Corn Hybrids
November 9, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio corn harvest may not be quite wrapped up yet this season, yet growers are already making decisions about hybrids to plant in 2011. Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension state agronomist, said that hybrid ...
Stronger Economies Together Meeting Set for West Central Ohio Counties
November 9, 2010 LIMA, Ohio – Through a series of training and technical assistance workshops, Ohio is well under way to promoting regional economic development under a new national initiative intended to strengthen economies and create new jobs. "St ...
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 ...