Annie's Project Coming to Ohio
December 22, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A risk management and business program tailored exclusively for farm women that has swept across the Midwest in three short years is being offered in Ohio for the first time this winter for individuals finding their plac ...
Pencil Out Budget Before Jumping into Continuous Corn
January 10, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- There's more to the economics of continuous corn production than simply cashing in on potentially higher corn prices generated by growing ethanol demand. Growers should take the time to weigh those factors before mak ...
Organic Program Focuses on Cover Crops, Fertility
January 17, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Farmers interested in learning more about organic crop and livestock production have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension tri-state organic IP video program. The event will be held on Feb. 13 from 6 ...
Learn More About Aquaculture at Ohio Aquaculture Association Conference
January 18, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Recirculating aquaculture, fish health and pond fertilization workshops will highlight the 2007 Ohio Aquaculture Association's annual meeting and conference Feb. 9 at University Plaza Hotel in Columbus, OH. The event ...
Renewable Energy a Topic at Conservation Tillage Conference
January 22, 2007 ADA, Ohio-- As renewable energy demand continues to shape the uses of field crops, such as corn, the implications of those changes on agriculture is coming to the forefront. Matt Roberts, an Ohio State University Extension agricultural ec ...
Wheat Down, But Not Out
January 31, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The worst 2006 harvest conditions seen in four decades have left a big question mark on the outcome of Ohio's wheat, but Ohio State University Extension agronomic crop specialists insist on not counting the crop out j ...
Use of Precision Ag Technology Continues to Grow
February 6, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The adoption rate of precision agriculture by Ohio farmers over the past several years has been growing and that trend is expected to continue as prices fall, availability of equipment increases and farmers grow more comf ...
Prepare Now for Soybean Diseases
February 12, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- It's never too early to think about soybean diseases. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, said that growers can begin preparing for a ...
Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn
February 19, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Crop rotation is the key to maximizing yields while reducing potential problems with insect and diseases. However, some Ohio growers are willing to accept the risks of continuous corn production in the hopes of capturing ...
Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management
February 26, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for fertility management and can help maintain productivity in a continuous corn operation. Robert Mullen, an Ohio State University Extension soil fertility speciali ...