4-H school garden programs offer students the opportunity to learn about where their food comes from, to understand the science behind plants, and to help cultivate important creative and critical thinking skills. If you're interested in finding out ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 5
Episode 5 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALm1dGTF_9A In Episode 5, learn about corn and soybean germination and emergence, imbibitional chilling, and cold injury… All are important considerations for early plantin ...
Spring Weather & Soil Conditions: Update 1
Soil Temperatures and Moisture Following the second warmest winter on record (1895-2023) and near to above average temperatures throughout March, soil temperatures started April off in the low to mid 50s but have since dropped back into the mid-40s to aro ...
Enhanced Soil Carbon Farming as a Climate Solution: Pastures and Hayfields in Ohio
The Sustainable Agroecosystems Lab at The Ohio State University, Departments of Horticulture & Crop Science and Animals Sciences is seeking farmers to participate in an on-farm soil assessment to evaluate soil carbon sequestration under perennial past ...
Marilia Chiavegato Asst Professor Agroecosytems email@example.com ...
OSU’s Farm On financial management course released
A new online farm management course offered by The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will help Ohio’s beginning farmers qualify for the requirements of the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Beginning Fa ...
Alfalfa Weevil – Add it to Your Radar Screen
Even though some parts of Ohio have had a slow, cold spring, it’s still time to start thinking about alfalfa weevil scouting. Overwintered adults begin laying eggs when temperatures exceed 48°F. Peak larval activity and feeding damage occur between 325 ...
Final Active Parenting Workshop: The Teenage Years May 8, 9, 10, 11: Time: 9-11am During these 4 session virtual workshops, we use Active Parenting curriculum to introduce you to tools that may help you to raise responsible, confident children, and to na ...
What is Quality Assurance? This course ensures youth raising market animals learn the important best practices for raising quality and safe animal products for the food system. They will learn proper animal handling and welfare in not only farm animals, b ...
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