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  1. Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/dig-soil-health-feb-14-workshop

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—The answers to growing better crops are under your feet if you look. So says  Steve ... routinely test their soils, but it’s less common for smaller-scale hobby farmers and gardeners,” Culman ... To register, go to  go.osu.edu/OEFFASoilHealth2019  or call 614-947-1606. Seats are filling up fast, ...

  2. Ohio State Organic Experts Among OEFFA Conference Speakers

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/ohio-state-organic-experts-among-oeffa-conference-speakers

    people — farmers, gardeners, foodies, green living advocates and others — are expected to attend. The ... conference theme is “A Taste for Change.” “For 39 years, the OEFFA conference has been the gathering place ... place in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2016 Certified Organic ...

  3. Consider rotating use of GMO seeds to avoid resistance

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/consider-rotating-use-gmo-seeds-avoid-resistance

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—It may be that a certain type of genetically modified corn or soybean seed works ... campus in Ada, Ohio. The event is an annual program during which speakers cover a range of topics ... days.  For more information and an agenda for the conference, visit  go.osu ...

  4. ArboBlitz Community Tree Planting

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/arboblitz-community-tree-planting

    Volunteer planting of native trees as part of Tree Campus USA certification effort. ...

  5. Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/rainy-days-lead-muddy-thinner-cows

    of places for the water to go.”   Writer:  Alayna DeMartini demartini.3@osu.edu 614-292-9833 Source: ... COLUMBUS, Ohio—Stuck in the mud, some cows across the state might not be putting on enough weight. ... coordinator for Ohio State University Extension. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State ...

  6. Cinderella Pumpkins? Yes, That's A Real Thing

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/cinderella-pumpkins-yes-thats-real-thing

    take off in the market place,” he said. White pumpkins are also being grown and tested at the OSU ... COLUMBUS, Ohio — The light pink, round seasonal decoration shaped a lot like a pumpkin that sits ... helps lead OSU Extension’s research testing pumpkin seeds from all over the world, to ensure the new ...

  7. April Conference Promotes Efforts to Bring Healthy Local Food to More Cafeterias

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/april-conference-promotes-efforts-bring-healthy-local-food-more-cafeterias

    expand a Farm to School program, consumers who want to learn more about local food opportunities, as well ... school food service professionals, parents, business leaders and OSU Extension experts. It is part of an ... farmers’ economic opportunities, said Carol Smathers, an OSU Extension field specialist and director of ...

  8. Farm Transition Workshop

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/farm-transition-workshop

    materials, and handouts. Register at 330-533-5538, or learn more at  go.osu.edu/Bdpb. ... Is your farm ready for the next generation? Learn the legalities and technical pieces of a smooth ...

  9. June 23: Learn How to Start Your Own New Plants from Cuttings

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/june-23-learn-how-start-your-own-new-plants-cuttings

    region in the first place. “We used to have only one” in the 115-acre arboretum, Snyder said. “Now we ... are at go.osu.edu/PlantProp. Participants in the workshop will learn how to take soft wood and ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Learn more about the arboretum on its website, ...

  10. Need Farm Workers? It could get easier

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/need-farm-workers-it-could-get-easier

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Hiring migrant farm workers will become cheaper and easier as a result of several ... undocumented. The rule changes that the U.S. Department of Labor is putting in place likely will increase the ... will be shortened when the new rules go into place. Under the changes, agricultural employers will be ...

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