Animal Welfare Regulations Would Impact Ohio's Agriculture Industry
June 18, 2009 Editor's note: Luther Tweeten's full paper, "The Economics of Animal Welfare Regulations Proposed for Ohio," is attached. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The implementation of animal welfare legislation, similar to what was passed in Ca ...
Using Custom Rates to Show On-Farm Savings with No-Till
June 22, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The environmental and conservation benefits of no-till production may be reason enough to adopt the practice, but for many farmers the answer to one question remains a driving factor: "Will it improve my bottom line?&qu ...
Chadwick Arboretum Open House July 19
June 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens will be hosting its annual Open House event on Sunday, July 19, and the public is invited to attend. The free event, taking place from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m., ...
OSU Extension Part of COSI's Farm Days
July 8, 2009 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 July 15-19 in Columbus, O ...
OSU Extension Master Gardeners Sponsoring Free Presentation on Ash Seed Collection and Preservation
July 9, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – With fears that Emerald ash borer will decimate the nation's ash tree population, efforts are underway to save the species through seed collection and preservation. Ohio State University Extension Franklin County Master ...
OSU Extension Workshop Demonstrates Drip Irrigation Management
July 9, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop on ...
New Changes to APV Laws. Get the Details at Farm Science Review
July 16, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Ohioans who own all-purpose vehicles (APVs)-- such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), mini-bikes and trail bikes – may not be aware of some new operational laws that took effect on July 1, 2009. Peggy Hall, director of Ohio State ...
Ohio Could Set Record Wheat Yields
July 20, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio could be looking at record wheat yields this year, driven mainly by near-perfect growing conditions and negligent disease development. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist and wheat specialis ...
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 ...