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 email@example.com 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 ...
Winter Clothing Drive
PHARM, the Plant Pathology undergrad student club, is collecting gently used clothing for ... donations to a local service agency. Collection boxes are in Kottman Hall lobby, and in Parker Food Science ... and Howlett Hall. There's a great need for gloves, coats, sweaters, hats etc.. Contact: Katie ...
Association for his work in literally transforming agriculture in Africa through research and education. ... (left), Director of International Programs in Agriculture, and Mike Boehm (right), Vice Provost for ... The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), the Rockefeller Foundation, 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 ...
Seminar: David Francis, Associate Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State
Breeding for resistance to bacterial diseases of tomato. Fisher 121 (Wooster) and Kottman 244 ...