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 ...
Major White Mold Outbreak in Ohio Soybeans
August 14, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Rainy weather and cooler-than-normal summer temperatures have resulted in a white mold outbreak in soybeans throughout parts of Ohio. It's the first major outbreak of the disease in the state in nearly a decade. Anne D ...
Learn How to Construct a Rain Garden at Farm Science Review
August 17, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – When installed properly, rain gardens capture water, reducing irrigation needs and storm water flow, while beautifying the landscape. Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review can get more information on t ...
Ohio Joins the National AgrAbility Program
August 18, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension has received a 4-year, $720,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist farmers with disabilities through the national AgrAbility program. Visitors to Ohio State University ...
Learn Safety on the Farm at Farm Science Review
August 18, 2009 LONDON, Ohio – Grain storage and handling can be fatal if the proper safety precautions are not followed. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultural grain rescue demonstrations to emphasize ...
International IPM Program a Success for Tomato Producers in Africa
September 2, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – An international collaborative Integrated Pest Management (IPM) project to improve tomato production in Uganda has met with success among small-scale farmers in the African nation. The IPM technologies, which increase qu ...