Take a Walk Through Corn's History at Farm Science Review
July 21, 2009 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-d ...
Unusually Cool Summer Temps Slowing Corn Development
July 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cooler-than-normal summer temperatures are slowing corn development across Ohio, and harvest could be delayed if the weather trend continues throughout the growing season. Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension a ...
Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low
July 27, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Cent ...
OSU Extension to Hold Gateway Garden Jubilee Field Day, Aug. 1
July 28, 2009 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – It'll be a jubilee at the Ohio State University Extension Gateway Learning Gardens in Springfield, Ohio on Aug. 1 The public is invited to the Gateway Garden Jubilee from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. to learn more about garde ...
World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day
July 28, 2009 WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – The world's largest soybean farmer will be a featured speaker at Ohio State University Extension's Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 12. Blairo Maggi, governor ...
Learn How to Manage Invasive Woodland Species at Farm Science Review
July 29, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Once an invasive vegetative species takes hold in woodland areas, eradicating it is next to impossible. Ohio State University Extension forestry specialists are joining industry representatives at Farm Science Review to educat ...
Ohio Soybeans Behind But the Stage is Set for Good Yields
July 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Like corn, Ohio's soybean crop may be a bit behind on development due to cooler-than-normal weather, but the stage is set for potentially good yields. Jim Beuerlein, an Ohio State University Extension soybean agronomist ...
With Good Weather and Wise Management, 2009 Can Happen Again for Wheat Growers
July 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – High-yielding varieties coupled with ideal growing conditions can turn an average crop into a record season. With this year's Ohio wheat crop on its way to falling into that category, growers are wondering if the magic ...
Learn to Convert On-Farm Resources into Renewable Energy at Farm Science Review
July 30, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Small-acreage and hobby farmers interested in transitioning to energy independence can find more information at Farm Science Review on how to use on-farm resources as renewable energy. Maurus Brown, an Ohio State University Ex ...
What Does it Take to be a Farmers' Market Vendor? Find Out at Farm Science Review
August 4, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – There's more to being a vendor at a farmers' market than just selling the products grown on the farm. Learn what it takes to become a successful vendor at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. "The ...