Lt. Gov. Candidate Padgett Tours ATI, OARDC
and Development Center (OARDC), arms of Ohio State University, and learned about efforts to develop ... borer, and prepare college students for successful careers. Ã¢â¬ÅI think what you do is very important ... on the benefits to eastern Ohio farmers of intensive and seasonal grazing, a current research thrust; ...
Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock
crop production." If successful, the technology could be a way for communities to promote urban ... technology that could make fruits and vegetables accessible to anyone, anywhere. Researchers are using ... a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop's performance to in-ground high tunnel ...
Winter Wheat Acreage Down in 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," ...
New Pest Found in Ohio Soybeans
Report any findings to Ron Hammond at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...