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  1. Survey to Explore Farmers' Risk Management Approaches

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/survey-explore-farmers-risk-management-approaches

    May 5, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Using foliar fungicides on corn in the absence of diseases to ... a multi-state survey of corn producers and certified crop advisers to get a better handle on the production ... risks they face and the approaches they use to manage those risks. "Quite often we design our ...

  2. Ohio State to Implement Sheep Tail Docking Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-implement-sheep-tail-docking-program

    "But that is not for us to tell producers what they should do. We are trying to put ourselves in the ... July 15, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Producers, livestock exhibitors and youth will be introduced to ... researchers with the Department of Animal Sciences and College of Veterinary Medicine have joined forces to ...

  3. Researchers Eyeing New Small Fruit Opportunities

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-eyeing-new-small-fruit-opportunities

    providing economic opportunities for farmers throughout southern Ohio while giving consumers more unique ... said Brown. " Ribes production is an opportunity to help farmers in Appalachian Ohio produce an ... alternative fruit crop that can be sold at markets as fresh berries, in baked goods, for jams and jellies, and ...

  4. It's Gypsy Moth Time Again

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/its-gypsy-moth-time-again

    as adults in July. For more information about ODA's suppression treatments, log on to ... officials speculate the invasive insects will continue to spread throughout the southeastern half of the ... to accurately time management practices. "Gypsy moth eggs begin hatching when redbud trees ...

  5. Corn Crop Off to a Good Start

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-crop-good-start

    root growth was slowed and damaged, it will take a few more days than normal for the corn to resume ... May 31, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Despite a myriad of localized problems from ponding, to hail and ... frost damage, to soil crusting, Ohio's newly planted corn crop is on its way to a promising growing ...

  6. Winter Wheat Acreage Down in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/winter-wheat-acreage-down-ohio

    are accustomed to. "Based on the yield potential for this year, it'll be interesting to see ... eight-percent drop compared to last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Winter ... the 1,120 acres of wheat planted in 2000. "It is my estimation, and I hate to say this," ...

  7. New Pest Found in Ohio Soybeans

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    Report any findings to Ron Hammond at hammond.5@osu.edu or (330) 263-3727. For more information on the ... not its presence will be a problem remains to be seen.   Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University ... year to determine how common the pest will become and whether or not it will cause any damage to ...

  8. Learn More about Managing Livestock Facilities at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-more-about-managing-livestock-facilities-farm-science-review

    upwards of 140,000 visitors from all over the country and Canada, who come for three days to peruse 4,000 ... ventilated livestock buildings that simulates various ventilation system scenarios. The idea is to aid ... London, Ohio. "Most modern swine facilities depend on mechanical ventilation to make animals as ...

  9. Continued Harvest Delays May Mean More Lodging Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/continued-harvest-delays-may-mean-more-lodging-corn

    lodging, can reduce quality and make it difficult to harvest corn, subsequently reducing yields. ... "Growers should be monitoring their fields and earmarking those that are showing lodging problems for ... of their cornfields, delaying harvest. According to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, 68 ...

  10. Extension Fact Sheets Address Issues Facing Dairy Farms and How to Manage Them

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    the diet to reduce short-term costs. • Evaluating whether dollars should be spent for silage crop ... April 3, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- "Reducing costs to improve short-term cash flow" is the ... Working Group to aid livestock producers facing critical economic issues.   "Plummeting prices in the ...

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