New Exhibit at Farm Science Review Showcases Corn Evolution
August 25, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. From teosinte (pronounced teo-sin-tay), considered the ancestor of modern ...
Protect Tree Plantings from Deer. Learn How at Farm Science Review
August 29, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Deer may be quiet, elusive creatures, but the pronounced damage they leave behind eats away millions of dollars a year in profits. Learn how to protect your natural resources investments from deer at this year's Ohio St ...
Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review
August 29, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Ohio State University agricultural engineers are reacquainting farmers with natural-air grain drying-- a low-ene ...
Bats: Dispel the Myths and Learn the Truths at Farm Science Review
September 3, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Fact or fiction: Bats are flying rodents. Not true. Bats feed on human blood. Nope. Bats love to get tangled in your hair. Wrong again. Get the real facts about this unique animal at this year's Ohio State University ...
Learn to Make Cheese With OSU Extension Workshop
September 4, 2008 JEFFERSON, Ohio-- Enhance your dairy operation with a farmstead cheese business with the aid of an Ohio State University Extension cheese-making workshop. OSU Extension in Ashtabula County will offer the workshop Nov. 19-21. "Hands- ...
Be a Part of Ohio's Grape/Wine Industries. Learn How at Farm Science Review.
September 8, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Over 750,000 gallons of wine were produced from Ohio's 2,200 acres of vineyards last year, and with demand outstripping supply, interested producers can learn what it takes to establish their own vineyard at this year ...
New Irrigation Technology Can Conserve Water/Save Money
September 8, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Irrigation may be a crucial investment for specialty crop production in Ohio, but it can break the bank if managed inefficiently. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are evaluating new irrigation systems that ...
Mark Your Calendars for the 2009 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference
September 23, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- Mark your calendars Feb. 26-27, 2009 for Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. The event will be held at the McIntosh Center of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, and will feature t ...
Remember Safety When Harvesting Downed Corn
September 24, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With windblown corn in various conditions, from leaning stalks to plants on the ground, harvesting may be a challenge this fall. But in the haste to salvage crop losses, the one thing farmers should not forget is safety ...
OSU South Centers Lands Grant to Assist Farmers' Markets
September 30, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio farmers' markets and their vendors looking to boost their marketing efforts in providing fresh, local foods to consumers will receive assistance through a new Ohio State University Extension program. OSU South ...