Ohio State Extension to Hold SARE Workshop
September 29, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio State University Extension Sustainable Ag Team will be offering a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Grant workshop for farmers, producers, ranchers and other professionals in the agriculture ...
Perplexing Worm Behavior May Play Role in Weed Survival
October 3, 2006 Editor's note: Photos are available. Please contact Emilie Regnier at (614) 292-8497, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Common nightcrawlers, earthworms used for fish bait or seen squirming along sidewalks after a heavy ra ...
Workshop Tackles Aspects of Rearing Heifers
October 12, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Cattle producers and others in the industry seeking to increase their knowledge and skills of rearing dairy heifers are invited to attend an Ohio State University Dairy Heifer Care and Management Workshop. The two-day even ...
Researchers Working to Improve Crop Production in India
October 19, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University is joining three other U.S. academic institutions in efforts to boost crop production in India by improving existing water resources. Rattan Lal, an Ohio State University soil scientist with the Ohio ...
Plant Pathologist Honored Nationally for Soybean Rust Work
October 23, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- An Ohio State University plant pathologist, who is leading Ohio's research and Extension efforts on Asian soybean rust, has been recognized nationally for her contributions. Anne Dorrance, a soybean researcher with th ...
Using Carbon Trading to Boost Economics of Developing Countries
October 23, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University is teaming up with the United Nations and the Chicago Climate Exchange in a unique project that could boost economic opportunities for farmers in developing countries while, at the same time, improve ...
Unharvested Corn May Be Exposed to Ear Molds
October 25, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio's corn crop, subjected to moist, cool conditions as it awaits harvest, is at risk from the development of ear mold-- a disease that can reduce grain quality and cause the accumulation of toxins that are harmful t ...
Wheat Planting Delays Raise Winter Worries
October 25, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Wet conditions and a slow soybean harvest continue to delay wheat planting throughout Ohio, raising concerns that the coming winter could have an impact on a crop struggling to get established. According to the Ohio Agricu ...
Survey Explores Farmers' Opinions of 2007 Farm Bill
October 26, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio farmers may have varied opinions regarding polices and issues surrounding the 2007 Farm Bill, but they agree that the continuation of farm programs is important to their overall financial stability, according to an O ...
Prepare Your Farm's Future with OSU Extension Planning Workshops
October 27, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Whether it's managing the day-to-day operations of a farm or looking ahead to retirement or transition, planning for the success of an agricultural business can be a complex, challenging task that many are reluctant ...