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  1. Day Camps to Teach Farm Safety Techniques for Kids

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/day-camps-teach-farm-safety-techniques-kids

    April 3, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – A series of day camps will be offered across Ohio to teach school-age children awareness of farm hazards and how to stay safe on the farm. The camps, which are sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Farm B ...

  2. High Beef Prices Have Producers Enthusiastic, But Rising Production Costs and Consumer Confidence Are Concerns

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-beef-prices-have-producers-enthusiastic-rising-production-costs-and-consumer

    April 13, 2012 PIKETON, Ohio – Interest in beef production is high right now in part because of record high prices farmers have been fetching recently, but some producers still have concerns about rising feed and gas prices, which could hit consumers’ wal ...

  3. Ohio State Expert: Tips Growers Can Use to Get Corn Crop off to a Good Start This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-expert-tips-growers-can-use-get-corn-crop-good-start-year

    April 18, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn growers looking to ensure a healthy crop with strong yields this year need to plan ahead including knowing when to plant, when and if to till and how to make the right seed depth adjustments based on soil conditions, s ...

  4. MarketReady Workshop Teaches Producers How To Sell Through Different Marketing Channels

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/marketready-workshop-teaches-producers-how-sell-through-different-marketing-channels

    April 17, 2012 CANFIELD, Ohio – Ohio food producers looking to sell through different marketing channels are invited to attend a MarketReady training program on April 24 at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm, 7574 Columbiana-Canfield Road, Canfield. The daylo ...

  5. Ohio State experts work with state agriculture professionals to devise water quality recommendations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-experts-work-state-agriculture-professionals-devise-water-quality

    April 13, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio crop growers can find ways to continue to help reduce excess agricultural nutrients from affecting or entering the western basin of Lake Erie using best management practices recommended by Ohio State University Extensi ...

  6. OSU Expert: Fruit and Vegetable Growers Have Options to Protect Crops From Frost and Freeze

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-have-options-protect-crops-frost-and-freeze

    April 17, 2012 PIKETON, Ohio – An extended period of unseasonably warm weather in March that led to vegetation across Ohio reaching growing stages more than a month earlier than normal has left many fruit and vegetable growers statewide considering contin ...

  7. Join OSU Extension's 'Live Healthy, Live Well' Email Challenge

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/join-osu-extensions-live-healthy-live-well-email-challenge

    April 13, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If you want to get fit this spring and are interested in living a healthier lifestyle-- and you have an email address-- Ohio State University Extension has a free educational program just for you. Live Healthy, Live Well is ...

  8. She Leads Ohio's Master Gardeners: 'I Love Their Enthusiasm and Dedication'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/she-leads-ohios-master-gardeners-i-love-their-enthusiasm-and-dedication

    April 13, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Pam Bennett loves her job. As coordinator of Ohio State University Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Program, she works with what's she keen on-- people and plants. She loves, she says, to see them both grow. ...

  9. Can 'Naked Oats' Cut Organic Chicken Production Costs?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/can-naked-oats-cut-organic-chicken-production-costs

    April 13, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Scientists with Ohio State University have received a four-year, $896,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant to study the feasibility of incorporating so-called "naked oats" into organic farming rotations as a wa ...

  10. Mind the GAPs: Learn Fruit, Vegetable Safety Practices in Mt. Vernon April 17

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mind-gaps-learn-fruit-vegetable-safety-practices-mt-vernon-april-17

    April 16, 2012 MT. VERNON, Ohio-- Ohio State University's  Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team  will hold a program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms from 1-4 p.m. on April 17 at the  Knox County office  of Ohio State Uni ...

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