Self-employment and Entrepreneurship in the Food, Agriculture, and Resource Sectors
AEDECON 4100 This course analyzes self-employment patterns in the food, agricultural, and resource sectors and considers the role of entrepreneurship in forming and reshaping business and social enterprises in these sectors. Prereq: 2001 or Econ 2001. Und ...
Agribusiness Finance Applications
AEDECON 4104 The course covers financial concepts such as financial statements, time value of money, and capital budgeting as they apply to farm businesses and agribusinesses. Real life examples and in-course exercises are used including farm financial st ...
Emerging Issues in Agribusiness and Applied Economics
AEDECON 3300 This course familiarizes students with emerging domestic and international issues relevant to professionals in agribusiness through the lens of applied economics, while improving their teamwork and communications skills. Prereq: Jr standing. ...
AEDECON 3124 Students will learn the principles and practices involved in grain and feed marketing and the theory of grain pricing through the economics of agricultural markets. Prereq: Math 1130 or 1148. Prereq or concur: AEDEcon 3113 or 3114. Undergradu ...
Waterhemp on The Rise
Each fall the OSU weed science program conducts a preharvest survey evaluating the frequency and distribution of problematic weed species across the state. Transects are driven through the top 45-50 soybean producing counties and visual ratings are given ...
Spring is in the Air and Soybean Cyst Nematode Doesn't Care: Take the Test. Beat the Pest!
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most economically important pathogen of soybean in North America and continues to spread throughout Ohio. If SCN levels are above damage threshold, significant yield reduction can often take place without visible sym ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 7
Episode 7 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Ii4SjN93Pk In Episode 7, we get another weather update from Dr. Aaron Wilson. Will we plant this week? We have certainly seen plenty of warmth this spring, but temperature ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 3
Soil Temperatures and Moisture The weather took a turn this past week toward cooler temperatures, running 1-3°F below average across much of the state. This has dropped daily average soil temperatures about ten degrees off their high points last week (Fig ...
Alfalfa Weevil Update – Believe it or Not, Heat Units are Happening
Despite this week’s cold weather, enough locations have accumulated enough degree days that some farmers are experiencing noticeable damage from alfalfa weevil. In this degree-day map, anything other than green is a location deserving closer attention. A ...