New Farm Bill Option Aids Producers in Managing Crop Risk
August 5, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Amid volatile markets, high crop prices and rising input costs, a different way of managing the revenue risk associated with producing field crops is being offered through the new Farm Bill. Beginning next year, farmers wil ...
Pests of the Rare and the Familiar at Farm Science Review
August 6, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Pests of both the rare and the familiar will be part of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic activities during Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. The event will take place Sept. 16-18 at the Mol ...
OSU Extension Offers Manure Workshop
August 8, 2008 LIMA, Ohio-- Animal producers, regulators and agriculture business professionals interested in learning more about turning animal waste into profit can attend a manure workshop on Aug. 12 at the Ohio State University at Lima campus. "M ...
Protecting Aquaculture Operations with Biosecurity Seminar
August 11, 2008 REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio-- Aquaculturists looking for more information on improving management practices or protecting their species from diseases can attend an aquaculture biosecurity seminar on Aug. 23 at the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Th ...
OSU Extension to Be a Part of COSI's Farm Days
August 11, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will play a role in educating kids and their parents about how agriculture impacts their lifestyle during COSI's Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors, being held August 13-17 in Columb ...
What are Those Purple Things in Trees? Find out at Farm Science Review
August 13, 2008 LONDON, Ohio – A new way of monitoring the spread of emerald ash borer has been introduced to Ohio and visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will learn more about the method. Amy Stone, an Ohio State University Exten ...
OSU Extension to Offer Strawberry Production Workshop
May 7, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio-- Strawberries are one of the most popular annual noncitrus fruits produced in Ohio, valued at over $7 million, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ohio State University Extension will offer a workshop on May 21 for ...
Ag Rescue Demos at Farm Science Review Stress Farm Safety
August 19, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Tractors and other farm machinery, such as grain augers and corn pickers, lead the pack each year in on-farm fatalities and injuries. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultura ...
A Good Year for Ohio Wheat
August 19, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Perfect timing of rain and cool temperatures kept disease levels low and crop performance at its peak for Ohio's wheat. The result: a good year for yields. According to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, the sta ...
Manage Your Woodland as Food for Wildlife at Farm Science Review
August 19, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Landowners interested in sustaining area wildlife for conservation, hunting, or just for observation can learn how to manage their wooded areas as a long-term food source at this year's Farm Science Review. Dave Apsley, ...