Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment
August 27, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, and provide food and shelter for wildlife. They can also be a source of environmental conservation. All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight ame ...
OSU Extension to Host SARE Grant Workshop
August 27, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will be hosting a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) application workshop for individuals interested in applying for the 2007 North Central Region Farmer and Rancher Grant ...
New Extension Tool Helping Farmers Save on Fertilizer
August 29, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- A new economic tool, developed by Ohio State University Extension, is changing the way corn farmers manage their fertilizer inputs-- and helping them save money in the process. Known as a nitrogen rate calculator, the free ...
Researchers Looking for Flood-Tolerant Soybeans
August 30, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Little can be done to prevent soybean injury due to flooding, but the future is bright for farmers to grow varieties tolerant to the effects of standing water. Ohio State University researchers, collaborating with the Univ ...
Save on Fuel Costs with Natural-Air Grain Drying
August 30, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Ohio State University agricultural engineers are reacquainting farmers with natural-air grain drying-- a low-ene ...
OSU Extension to Host an Organic Poultry Program
September 11, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will be hosting an organic poultry production program via videoconference on Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The program is part of a five-part series for the Tri-State Organic IP Video ...
OSU Extension Heifer Program Seeing Success
September 17, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Synchronizing artificial breeding of replacement heifers compared to natural breeding stimulates reproduction earlier in the season, resulting in larger calves at market and potentially more profit for a farmer. Those f ...
OSU Extension Livestock Program Adding Value to Industry
September 17, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Cattleman's Association have launched a new program that adds value to livestock educational programs and recognizes producers' management and marketing efforts. Th ...
Ohio's Drought Causing Stunted Corn Ears
September 18, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio – This season's drought may be the cause of stunted ears being found throughout Ohio's cornfields. The abnormalities may pose harvest challenges for growers and potentially impact yields. Peter Thomison, an Ohio ...
Harvest in Full Swing, But Many Still Attend Farm Science Review
September 24, 2007 LONDON, Ohio-- Eighty-degree temperatures and sunny skies are speeding up corn harvest throughout Ohio, but farmers still made the time for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. The 45th annual show, held at the Molly Caren ...