Ag Rescue Demos at Farm Science Review Stress Farm Safety
August 19, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Tractors and other farm machinery, such as grain augers and corn pickers, lead the pack each year in on-farm fatalities and injuries. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultura ...
A Good Year for Ohio Wheat
August 19, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Perfect timing of rain and cool temperatures kept disease levels low and crop performance at its peak for Ohio's wheat. The result: a good year for yields. According to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, the sta ...
Manage Your Woodland as Food for Wildlife at Farm Science Review
August 19, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Landowners interested in sustaining area wildlife for conservation, hunting, or just for observation can learn how to manage their wooded areas as a long-term food source at this year's Farm Science Review. Dave Apsley, ...
New Exhibit at Farm Science Review Showcases Corn Evolution
August 25, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. From teosinte (pronounced teo-sin-tay), considered the ancestor of modern ...
Protect Tree Plantings from Deer. Learn How at Farm Science Review
August 29, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Deer may be quiet, elusive creatures, but the pronounced damage they leave behind eats away millions of dollars a year in profits. Learn how to protect your natural resources investments from deer at this year's Ohio St ...
Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review
August 29, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Ohio State University agricultural engineers are reacquainting farmers with natural-air grain drying-- a low-ene ...
Bats: Dispel the Myths and Learn the Truths at Farm Science Review
September 3, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Fact or fiction: Bats are flying rodents. Not true. Bats feed on human blood. Nope. Bats love to get tangled in your hair. Wrong again. Get the real facts about this unique animal at this year's Ohio State University ...
Learn to Make Cheese With OSU Extension Workshop
September 4, 2008 JEFFERSON, Ohio-- Enhance your dairy operation with a farmstead cheese business with the aid of an Ohio State University Extension cheese-making workshop. OSU Extension in Ashtabula County will offer the workshop Nov. 19-21. "Hands- ...
Be a Part of Ohio's Grape/Wine Industries. Learn How at Farm Science Review.
September 8, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Over 750,000 gallons of wine were produced from Ohio's 2,200 acres of vineyards last year, and with demand outstripping supply, interested producers can learn what it takes to establish their own vineyard at this year ...
New Irrigation Technology Can Conserve Water/Save Money
September 8, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Irrigation may be a crucial investment for specialty crop production in Ohio, but it can break the bank if managed inefficiently. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are evaluating new irrigation systems that ...