World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day
July 28, 2009 WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – The world's largest soybean farmer will be a featured speaker at Ohio State University Extension's Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 12. Blairo Maggi, governor ...
Learn How to Manage Invasive Woodland Species at Farm Science Review
July 29, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Once an invasive vegetative species takes hold in woodland areas, eradicating it is next to impossible. Ohio State University Extension forestry specialists are joining industry representatives at Farm Science Review to educat ...
Ohio Soybeans Behind But the Stage is Set for Good Yields
July 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Like corn, Ohio's soybean crop may be a bit behind on development due to cooler-than-normal weather, but the stage is set for potentially good yields. Jim Beuerlein, an Ohio State University Extension soybean agronomist ...
With Good Weather and Wise Management, 2009 Can Happen Again for Wheat Growers
July 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – High-yielding varieties coupled with ideal growing conditions can turn an average crop into a record season. With this year's Ohio wheat crop on its way to falling into that category, growers are wondering if the magic ...
Learn to Convert On-Farm Resources into Renewable Energy at Farm Science Review
July 30, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Small-acreage and hobby farmers interested in transitioning to energy independence can find more information at Farm Science Review on how to use on-farm resources as renewable energy. Maurus Brown, an Ohio State University Ex ...
What Does it Take to be a Farmers' Market Vendor? Find Out at Farm Science Review
August 4, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – There's more to being a vendor at a farmers' market than just selling the products grown on the farm. Learn what it takes to become a successful vendor at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. "The ...
Bienergy Economic Opportunities Focus of OSU Field Night
August 4, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – Bioenergy and its potential to further southern Ohio economic development will be the focus of an Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon field night on August 20. Crop, Soil and Water Field Night will take place from ...
New Irrigation Methods Featured at OSU Extension Field Night
August 4, 2009 PIKETON, Ohio – The irrigation demonstration and training unit of Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon will be featured at the upcoming OSU South Centers Horticulture Field Night Aug. 13. The event will begin at 5 p.m. with regist ...
Now's the Time to Scout for Soybean Cyst Nematode
August 5, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – A soybean plant seemingly suffering from nutrient deficiencies, diseases, herbicide injury or development issues due to compaction could be the victim of another more serious culprit: soybean cyst nematode. Dennis Mills, an ...
Twitter Turns Idea into Fun Project for OSU Extension Educator
August 5, 2009 VAN WERT, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension educator is getting a taste of the value of social media. For Andy Kleinschmidt, what started out as a Twitter comment from a colleague at the University of Louisville went from a fun t-sh ...