Make Sure Alternative Forages Contain Adequate Nutrients
October 29, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- For livestock producers facing hay shortages this winter, finding alternative forages is not as much of a challenge as providing feed sources with adequate protein and energy for overall ruminant health. Francis Fluharty, ...
Ohio Growers Looking to Double Profits with One System
October 29, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Based on historically high futures market prices of wheat and soybeans, Ohio growers may try to grab double the profits with one production system. Jim Beuerlein, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist, said that d ...
OSU Extension Program to Offer Drought Relief Tips
October 30, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Recent rains that soaked Ohio for several days may have finally brought some relief to drought-stressed areas across southern Ohio, but the impacts on crops and producers' wallets is likely to continue for many month ...
Annie's Project Being Offered in Ohio This Winter
November 1, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Annie's Project, a risk management course for women in agriculture, will be offered again in Ohio this winter. The Cooperative Extension Service program, popular across the Midwest, was held in Ohio for the first tim ...
Test Flood-Damaged Corn for Mold Before Feeding to Livestock
November 1, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- As growers wrap up corn harvest this season, they should give special attention to fields inundated by floodwaters earlier this year in parts of northwest and north central Ohio. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University plant ...
Solutions Offered to Continuous Corn Issues at No-Till Conference
November 7, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio no-till growers practicing continuous corn production face issues normally remedied with crop rotation. Overcoming production issues with corn-after-corn management will be addressed during the Ohio No-Till Conferenc ...
Israeli Visits Promote Collaboration Between Ohio State University and Middle East Nation
November 13, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Two Israeli agricultural experts will be visiting Ohio State University this week as part of the Ohio-Israel Agricultural Initiative, which supports research collaboration and information exchange between The Negev Found ...
No Trick to Choosing Transgenic Corn Hybrids
November 13, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Transgenic corn hybrids may differ in performance from non-genetically modified varieties in response to various insect pests, but the same recommendations apply when selecting hybrids for planting. Peter Thomison, an Oh ...
Tax Workshop Addresses Agricultural Issues
November 15, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes will have an opportunity to attend a one-day farm tax workshop on Dec. 17. The Agricultural Tax Issues Workshop will supplement the 2007 National Income Tax Workboo ...
Ohio Negative for Soybean Rust Following Positive ID in Canada
November 19, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- As the 2007 soybean production season comes to a close, Ohio and Michigan remain the only major soybean-producing states east of the Mississippi River to be free from soybean rust. Despite the latest news that soybean rus ...