Hybrids in Corn Performance Trials Benefit from Good Weather
January 19, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Near-perfect growing conditions in 2004 has landed another year of exceptional results for corn hybrids evaluated in the Ohio State University Ohio Corn Performance Test. Peter Thomison, an Ohio State Extension agronomist ...
Timing of Soybean Rust May Impact Soybean Aphid Control
January 27, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean growers are bracing for a soybean aphid population explosion this growing season, and controlling the pest could become even more challenging if soybean rust is thrown into the mix of management practices. Ron Hamm ...
Survey Says: Ohio Consumers Willing to Pay for Organics
February 2, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio consumers are willing to pay a premium for organic foods, but such factors as health, food safety, level of organic ingredients and where buyers shop impact just how much, according to a series of Ohio State Universi ...
Workshop All About Restoring Ohio History
February 7, 2005 WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Good farmers know never to waste anything, and that includes old farm buildings. Throughout the years, barns have been renovated and reused, and those interested in preserving this part of Ohio's history should at ...
Ins and Outs of Ag Marketing Focus of Conference
February 7, 2005 MASON, Ohio — Agricultural marketing opportunities are the focus of the 3rd annual Ohio River Valley Farm Marketing Conference. The event is led by Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Ohio Cooperative Development Center, along ...
Soybean Rust Next to Impossible to Predict
February 8, 2005 Editor's note: This is the first of a periodic series on information regarding soybean rust. The goal is to provide media with the latest updates on the disease and Ohio State's role in research and education. These updates are ...
Soybean Rust or No, Don't Alter Management Practices
February 11, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — The goal of any crop management is to utilize a production system that generates the most yields. Soybean growers should stick to that practice, even with the potential arrival of soybean rust looming large. Growers, ant ...
Precision Ag a Tool for Soybean Rust
February 11, 2005 ADA, Ohio — Precision agriculture, which can aid growers in tracking the development and progression of crop insects and diseases, may also prove to be an effective tool when it comes to soybean rust. The technology, specifically in the ...
New Blackberry Varieties Can Overcome Winter
February 14, 2005 PIKETON, Ohio — New blackberry varieties are now available to Ohio fruit growers that erase the production limitation associated with crop overwintering. Primocane blackberries are a new kind of plant designed specifically for temperatur ...
Keeping the Small Farm Alive
February 22, 2005 WILMINGTON, Ohio — Sustainability and profitability of the small farm is the focus of the 5th Annual Small Farm Family Conference, being held March 18-19 at Roberts Convention Center in Wilmington, Ohio. The conference is designed for sm ...