Need Farm Workers? It could get easier
upcoming changes to the process, according to a labor economist with The Ohio State University. The new ... State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The rule changes are scheduled ... a wage in line with what domestic workers doing the same job get.” Ohio’s agricultural industry depends ...
New App Helps Farmers Know When to Spray or Spread
According to Aaron Wilson, climate specialist for Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new app from The Ohio State University will help farmers save both money and ... receive detailed emails notifying them of real-time precipitation alerts and forecasts. As the app ...
Keeping Phosphorus Out of Waterways
amount of the phosphorus draining from some of Ohio’s agricultural fields. At two locations in the state ... , researchers with The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) ... COLUMBUS, Ohio—In a pit about 3 feet underground lies one possible solution to reducing a large ...
News Tips and Events for the Week of March 26
Grimes, beef coordinator for Ohio State University Extension and a member of the OSU Extension Beef Team, ... Several Ohio State researchers and industry leaders will be sharing their ideas and experiences in the ... 6 East Ohio Women in Agriculture Conference in the same location. Register by March 23. More ...
Revised Phosphorus Index Can Help Curb Agricultural Runoff
of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. The index has ... their risk of agricultural phosphorus runoff that could potentially move into Ohio waterways such as ... that maintaining agricultural soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the Tri-State Fertility ...
Soil health at risk on fallow fields
risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ... COLUMBUS, Ohio—With so many Ohio fields left unplanted this year, farmers should consider the ...
Farm Income Expected to Rise
Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics at The Ohio State University. Prices for ... spoke at the Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference on Nov. 9, an annual event organized by Ohio ... State’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics. The event at the ...
To Measure Food Waste, Ohio State Students Dig Into It
COLUMBUS, Ohio — This sounds more like a dare than research. Student employees at The Ohio State ... still. “They’re a tough bunch,” said Leciejewski, senior sustainability coordinator for Ohio State ... diverting 90 percent of food waste from landfills by 2025, one of Ohio State’s Sustainability Goals. To do ...
Agricultural Policy Conference to Discuss Economic Outlook for Farmers
Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University. Ohio’s rural counties are also ... COLUMBUS, Ohio — Any decline in agricultural income can affect the economy in the areas where ... are low and jobs in agriculture have been on the decline, it’s important to consider how Ohio’s many ...
New Pesticide Applicator Training
Agriculture’s Bromfield Administration Building, 8995 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio. To register or for more ... information, call the Ohio Department of Agriculture at 614-728-6987 or visit ... Morning session starts at 9 a.m.; afternoon session starts at 1 p.m.; Ohio Department of ...