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  1. GPS Guidance System May Replace Industry Standard

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/gps-guidance-system-may-replace-industry-standard

    August 8, 2001 LONDON, Ohio-- The industry standard of using foam markers to accurately apply fertilizers and chemicals in the field is taking a back seat to GPS technology. Guidance systems that use GPS (Global Positioning System) receivers are helping f ...

  2. Got Water? Crop Thirst Depends on Soil Type

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/got-water-crop-thirst-depends-soil-type

    August 19, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The biggest element in the world of agricultural production that makes or breaks a crop is water. "The biggest risk to production is not practices like fertilization, but the amount of water present in the soil," ...

  3. Governor Strickland Proclaims Master Gardener Volunteer Week

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/governor-strickland-proclaims-master-gardener-volunteer-week

    May 9, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers are serious about horticulture-- taking their passion for plants and the environment and passing it on to those they touch through education and community activities. ...

  4. Got Beef? Getting the Most Out of Dairy Cattle

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/got-beef-getting-most-out-dairy-cattle

    March 23, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Dairy cattle are not only raised for milk production, but they are also raised for beef. With over 260,000 milk cows present in Ohio, getting quality out of the quantity is a challenging aspect for cattle producers.   Ohio S ...

  5. Glyphosate-Resistant Corn Hybrids Create Planting Challenges

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/glyphosate-resistant-corn-hybrids-create-planting-challenges

    May 18, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The increased planting of Round-Up Ready corn and other transgenics that are glyphosate-resistant is creating challenges for growers who need to kill a failed corn stand before replanting.   "Killing a failed corn stand ...

  6. Ginseng May Be a Lucrative Specialty Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ginseng-may-be-lucrative-specialty-crop

    July 1, 2002 Editor: Photos are available. Contact Ken Chamberlain at (330) 263-3779 or chamberlain.1@osu.edu. PIKETON, Ohio- A group of tiny plants, no more than an inch in height, inconspicuously grow in a wooded area on the grounds of Ohio State Univer ...

  7. Getting the Edge Over Insects and Diseases with Training Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/getting-edge-over-insects-and-diseases-training-program

    January 23, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- A plant pathology and entomology training program is giving farmers, crop consultants and others in the agriculture industry a more refined eye in recognizing diseases and pests.   First Detector Training, part of the National ...

  8. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    April 7, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If farmers are considering incorporating precision agriculture equipment into their farm operations, now might be an ideal time to adopt the technology.   With the costs of crop production inputs rising and precision agricul ...

  9. Get the Most Out of Small Fruit Crops with Better Pruning Techniques

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-most-out-small-fruit-crops-better-pruning-techniques

    March 2, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – If you want to get the most out of your small fruit crops this spring and summer, pruning is an essential maintenance practice that should be performed during winter while plants are still dormant.   Ohio State University Sou ...

  10. Harvesting Corn for Silage A Tough Decision

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/harvesting-corn-silage-tough-decision

    August 19, 2002 OTTAWA, Ohio- Harvesting corn for grain or for forage may be one of the toughest decisions some Ohio growers are facing this season. At a time when growers may have been giving up on their crop, scattered rainfall and cooler temperatures a ...

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