Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test
January 30, 2008 ADA, Ohio-- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is the best tool available to farmers that can help them manage their crops while leaving more money in their pockets. According to a U.S. Department of Agricul ...
OSU Extension Programs Target Livestock Forage Management
February 1, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Last year's forage shortages, coupled with low inventories and continued elevated feed grain prices, are changing the way Ohio livestock producers manage production. Ohio State University Extension is offering severa ...
OSU Extension Offering Beginning Beekeeping Workshop
February 6, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will offer a beginning beekeeping workshop for those interested in a beekeeping operation and to discuss the state of bee populations. The event will take place on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. at OSU S ...
OSU Extension Offers Cheese-Making Workshop
February 7, 2008 JEFFERSON, Ohio-- Ohio dairy, sheep and goat producers interested in boosting profits can learn about the cheese-making business through an Ohio State University Extension workshop. "Hands-on Basic Cheese Making" will take place ...
OSU Extension Holds First Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Conference
February 7, 2008 BUTLER, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will be offering its first Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist conference to meet recertification requirements of program members and create interest among new participants so they can become ...
On-Farm Savings Not Hard to Come By, If You Know Where to Look
February 18, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Farmers don't have to wait for "green" technologies or other advanced energy conservation techniques to conserve fuel and save money on their farm. Randall Reeder, an Ohio State University Extension agricu ...
Ag Economist Analyzes Farm Bill at Upcoming Farm Forum
February 25, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- As the 2008 Farm Bill draws closer to finality, one thing is certain: its fate is an uncertainty. With the 2002 Farm Bill coming to an end in March, Congress continues to work towards compromising on House and Senate far ...
OSU Extension Bulletins Focus on Managing Field Crop Diseases
February 26, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Diseases are the No. 1 limiting factor in field crop performance and yields in Ohio. Ohio State University Extension has several plant pathology bulletins available to aid farmers in effectively managing diseases that imp ...
South Centers at Piketon to Hold Yellow Perch Workshop
February 26, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio producers interested in the techniques of raising yellow perch are invited to attend a one-day workshop being held at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon on March 22. The university's Ohio Cent ...
High Yields and a Cost Savings with Liquid Manure
March 3, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Sidedressing pre-emergent corn in the spring with swine manure produces yields comparable to applying commercial fertilizer, according to Ohio State University Extension research. Coming off of several years of research that s ...