Remember Safety When Harvesting Downed Corn
September 24, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With windblown corn in various conditions, from leaning stalks to plants on the ground, harvesting may be a challenge this fall. But in the haste to salvage crop losses, the one thing farmers should not forget is safety ...
OSU South Centers Lands Grant to Assist Farmers' Markets
September 30, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio farmers' markets and their vendors looking to boost their marketing efforts in providing fresh, local foods to consumers will receive assistance through a new Ohio State University Extension program. OSU South ...
OSU Extension Offers Workshop on Pumpkin Production
September 30, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Learn the tricks of the trade for growing quality pumpkins during Ohio State University Extension's Pumpkin Twilight Tour. The event will take place Oct. 16 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at OSU South Centers at Piketon. ...
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 ...