Ohio Participates in National Pilot Program to Build Rural Economies
November 1, 2010 NELSONVILLE, Ohio – Ohio is participating in a national pilot program to strengthen rural areas in the hopes of improving economic development and creating new jobs. Ohio State University Extension is just one of several organizations in ...
New 4-H Program Explores the Science Behind the Everyday
November 1, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ever wondered what goes into your favorite chocolate bar, why tree leaves change color in the fall, or what puts the "creepy" in creepy crawlers? Youth curious about the science behind the everyday have the oppo ...
Make Careful Decisions When Selecting 2011 Corn Hybrids
November 9, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio corn harvest may not be quite wrapped up yet this season, yet growers are already making decisions about hybrids to plant in 2011. Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension state agronomist, said that hybrid ...
Stronger Economies Together Meeting Set for West Central Ohio Counties
November 9, 2010 LIMA, Ohio – Through a series of training and technical assistance workshops, Ohio is well under way to promoting regional economic development under a new national initiative intended to strengthen economies and create new jobs. "St ...
Beef Cattle Competition Teaches Youth Farm to Market Management Techniques
November 9, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – The best quality steaks that consumers demand at the grocery store start with the right beef cattle management techniques on the farm, and Ohio youth can learn what it takes to be successful in the livestock industry throu ...
Interactive Workshops Teach Skills for Successful Business Management
November 9, 2010 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – A two-day intensive management training program for business owners and managers, specifically in the agricultural and horticulture industries, will be offered in December. Ohio State University Extension and the Nor ...
OSU Extension Specialists Asking for Grower Input on Head Scab Evaluation Tool
November 10, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension plant pathologists are asking wheat growers, millers, bakers, and grain handlers for their input on a multi-state web-based tool that evaluates the risk of the development of head scab, a s ...
Aquaculture Workshop to Demonstrate Hatchery Techniques
November 16, 2010 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Fish farmers and hatcheries interested in fingerling production, growing baitfish or preserving or reintroducing fish species requiring live first feeds can learn more about production methods at a Live Feeds and Ha ...
Put Soybean Aphid Scouting on 2011 To-Do List
November 23, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Results of fall scouting of soybean aphid indicate that soybean growers may face some level of soybean aphid populations next summer. "We expect Ohio to continue its two-year cycle of very few if any aphids being fou ...
Refine Your Ag Production Techniques/Boost Yields at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
November 23, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Corn University and Soybean School will once again headline sessions of conservation tillage topics at the 2011 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. The event will be held Feb. 24-25 at the Mc ...