OSU Extension Part of COSI's Farm Days
July 8, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will play a role in educating kids and their parents about how agriculture impacts their lifestyle during COSI's Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors, being held July 15-19 in Columbus, O ...
OSU Extension Master Gardeners Sponsoring Free Presentation on Ash Seed Collection and Preservation
July 9, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – With fears that Emerald ash borer will decimate the nation's ash tree population, efforts are underway to save the species through seed collection and preservation. Ohio State University Extension Franklin County Master ...
OSU Extension Workshop Demonstrates Drip Irrigation Management
July 9, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop on ...
New Changes to APV Laws. Get the Details at Farm Science Review
July 16, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Ohioans who own all-purpose vehicles (APVs)-- such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), mini-bikes and trail bikes – may not be aware of some new operational laws that took effect on July 1, 2009. Peggy Hall, director of Ohio State ...
Ohio Could Set Record Wheat Yields
July 20, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio could be looking at record wheat yields this year, driven mainly by near-perfect growing conditions and negligent disease development. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and wheat specialis ...
Take a Walk Through Corn's History at Farm Science Review
July 21, 2009 LONDON, Ohio-- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. From teosinte (pronounced teo-sin-tay), considered the ancestor of modern-d ...
Unusually Cool Summer Temps Slowing Corn Development
July 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cooler-than-normal summer temperatures are slowing corn development across Ohio, and harvest could be delayed if the weather trend continues throughout the growing season. Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension a ...
Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low
July 27, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Cent ...
OSU Extension to Hold Gateway Garden Jubilee Field Day, Aug. 1
July 28, 2009 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – It'll be a jubilee at the Ohio State University Extension Gateway Learning Gardens in Springfield, Ohio on Aug. 1 The public is invited to the Gateway Garden Jubilee from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. to learn more about garde ...
World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day
July 28, 2009 WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – The world's largest soybean farmer will be a featured speaker at Ohio State University Extension's Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 12. Blairo Maggi, governor ...