Ohio Cooperative Development Center Seed Grants Now Available
October 2, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio State University's Ohio Cooperative Development Center is brining back its seed grant program. Groups who are interested in forming a cooperative may request up to $1,500 to perform feasibility studies or other gr ...
Land Use Conference Focuses on Impacts/Solutions During Economic Turbulence
October 2, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Addressing topics from the mortgage crisis to energy, Ohio State University Extension will host its annual Ohio Land Use Conference on Nov. 17. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nationwide and Ohio F ...
Make Safety Priority as Motorists, Farmers Share Roads This Fall
October 9, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Autumn is here. Time to hit the roads for festivals, pumpkin picking and fall foliage. Now is also the time for field crop harvest, and more motorists will be encountering farm equipment on rural roads, increasing the pote ...
OSU South Centers Program Helps Boost Rural Development
October 9, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- In Appalachia Ohio where low income, high unemployment, and lack of opportunities stifle economic growth, an Ohio State University program exists that works to boost rural development by pooling the resources, training and ...
OSU Extension to Offer Tax Workshop
October 16, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes will have an opportunity to attend a farm tax workshop on December 15. The Agricultural Tax Issues workshop is sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and Ohio ...
Take an IPM Approach to Strawberry Production. Learn How with an OSU Extension Training Program Nov. 14
October 16, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive strawberry Integrated Pest Management training program. The strawberry IPM trai ...
OSU Extension Tool Aids Farmers in Budgeting Farm Enterprises
October 23, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With the economy still in flux and agriculture production inputs like fertilizer still historically high, budgeting farm enterprises is even more essential to remaining profitable and sustainable. Ohio State University Ex ...
Learn How to Keep Deer From Eating Your Profits at OSU Extension Workshop
October 23, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- A new deer exclusion fence surrounding the field crop plots and fruit and vegetable research trials at OSU South Centers at Piketon will be at the center of a workshop to educate producers and landowners about the best sol ...
Ohio Master Gardeners Awarded For Community Service/Projects
October 24, 2008 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers and coordinators were honored recently for outstanding service and support to their county gardening and community service programs during the Ohio Master Gard ...
Ohio State Policy & Outlook Meetings Focus on Farm and Food Economies
November 17, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The state of the farm and food economies will be examined this winter during Ohio State University Extension's Policy & Outlook meetings. The eight regional meetings will be held in December and January. Special ...