OSU Extension to Hold LEAP Training
November 13, 2001 PAULDING, Ohio- Practicing sound environmental technologies is a key component to maintaining a successful livestock farm while helping to enhance the industry's responsible image with consumers. "Livestock producers want to bu ...
Plant-Based Meal Paves Way for \"Organically-Grown\" Fish
November 13, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Cottonseed meal has been found to be a viable alternative food source for farm-raised trout, giving the aquaculture industry the opportunity to provide "organically grown" fish to consumers. Ohio State Universit ...
An Animal Disease Found in Sheep May Have Ties to a Human Intestinal Illness
November 15, 2001 Editor: This news story, originally released Nov. 7, is being re-released with a clarification concerning the link between Johne's disease and Crohn's disease. Preliminary studies performed by Srinand Sreevatsan on a very limit ...
Ohio Dairy Producers Could Earn More for Milk Under Proposed Price Change
November 27, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A U.S. Department of Agriculture proposal to adjust the pricing rule for calculating butter and cheese may be beneficial for Ohio dairy producers. Cameron Thraen, Ohio State University Extension dairy marketing specialist ...
OSU Extension to Hold Vegetable School
November 27, 2001 MARIETTA, Ohio- Vegetable farmers can earn pesticide credits and get a leg up on the competition for the 2002 growing season through a program offered by Ohio State University Extension. Ohio State Extension will hold a Vegetable School ...
OSU Extension to Sponsor Direct Marketing Conference Trip
November 27, 2001 MARIETTA, Ohio- Direct marketing is gaining popularity across North America, both from farmers to increase profitability and from consumers who want to receive fresh, local products. Ohio State University Extension offices in Licking, Me ...
Internationally Known Economist to Feature Ag Investing Tips at OSU Extension Seminar
November 28, 2001 FINDLAY, Ohio- Farmers, agribusinesses, suppliers or other professionals in agriculture will have the opportunity to learn the tools and rules for investing in the industry from an internationally known economist at an Ohio State Univers ...
Ohio's Wheat Struggling Under Wet Weather, Diseases
December 3, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Prolonged heavy rains during winter wheat planting have resulted in severe stand establishment problems throughout parts of Ohio, which may affect overall yields come next season's harvest. Pat Lipps, an Ohio State Uni ...
Temperatures Key to Increasing Floriculture Diversity
December 3, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Cool temperature treatments may be the key to the successful greenhouse production of osteospermums, native South African wild daisies that are gaining popularity in the United States as ornamental plants. Ohio State Unive ...
Soybeans Shine Amid A Questionable Season
December 10, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Despite variable growing conditions across the state, this season's soybean crop produced better-than-expected yields. Ohio State University agronomist Jim Beuerlein said neither drought conditions in the northeast r ...