Learn More about Managing Livestock Facilities at 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 ...
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 ...
New 4-H Parent Orientation
are encouraged to attend, but all 4-H parents are welcome! Please pre-register by contacting the ...
Extension Fact Sheets Address Issues Facing Dairy Farms and How to Manage Them
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 ...
No-Till Works, But Not Always Applicable for Storing Carbon
characteristics prone to erosion are excellent candidates for no-till," said Lal, director of OARDC's ... saying that no-till is not good. It is a good practice, but it does not work for all soils, for all crops ... and all conditions. We must not make carbon sequestration synonymous with no-till. The strategy is to ...
Loerch Receives 2010 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award: 'Immediate Impact' on Beef Cited
recognized expert on beef cattle nutrition and management strategies. Ã¢â¬ÅHis applied approach to problem ... other countries,Ã¢â¬Â OARDC Director Steve Slack said. Ã¢â¬ÅHis research seeks to have immediate ... characteristics of beef.Ã¢â¬Â While stressors to newly weaned calves cost the U.S. beef industry more than $750 ...
NE Ohio Nursery Plants Trees in Tornado-hit Secrest: 'It's a Pay-it-forward Thing'
facilityÃ¢â¬â¢s program director. Ã¢â¬ÅKen would talk to my dad when my dad was a nobody in the nursery ... thing. Ã¢â¬ÅWeÃ¢â¬â¢re trying to help as much as we can to put things back into place,Ã¢â¬Â Kirk ... nursery, hauled them a half mile or so, and planted them in places where there used to be tall trees, both ...
OSU Extension Newsletter a Million Dollar Value
University Extension's Ohio Ag Manager newsletter as a farm management resource tool, according to an ... OSU Extension survey. The survey was intended to capture the value of the newsletter and continue to ... the agricultural industry. "The $2,400 average savings was through tax savings, finding ways to ...
Media Advisory: International Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum
will be located in front of Howlett Hall, 2001 Fyffe Court, Columbus, Ohio. For more information or to ... Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens Sept. 7 to aid in the installation ... of a new perennial garden. Media and the general public are invited to attend the installation event, ...
Killing Frost, Cooler Fall Temperatures Impacting Corn Harvest
crop is going to stay wet for a while." Despite the weather concerns slowing corn harvest, ... the corn crop, causing development to shut down prematurely, potentially reducing yields. Fortunately, ... – high 20s," said Thomison. "Many farmers may be wondering how long to leave corn out in the ...