COLUMBUS, Ohio – Agricultural economists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences want to know how much Ohio growers engage farm workers and machinery operators as part of the college’s Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey.
BUCYRUS, Ohio -- They’re talking trees and turkeys Tuesday, and there’s still time to sign up to be there.
I’m not sure what to make of the fact that so many people are now calling obesity a “disease.” What’s the point? Isn’t it a cop-out?
WAUSEON, Ohio – The growing popularity and demand for locally grown foods offers growers who are looking for ways to generate additional income a viable alternative using land they already have, according to an educator with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
CANFIELD, Ohio – Growers and producers – have you ever wondered how to go about marketing your hops to Ohio’s microbreweries? Or how about getting your meats into area grocery stores or restaurants? Have you ever wondered how to make sure your food business or operation has a strong, income-building presence in the mobile media arena?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Growers wanting to learn more about corn yield optimization, corn seed treatments and high-input soybean production can take advantage of a series of upcoming webinars taught by agronomists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Ohio Commercial Berry Production School March 4 to Offer Growers Options to Deal with Winter Injury in Small Fruit Plants
PIKETON, Ohio – The polar vortex and subsequent arctic cold temperatures throughout the region this winter have left many small fruit growers seeing varying degrees of winter injury in their plants, according to a small fruit crops expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, I am wondering about the so-called health benefits of chocolate and wine. I hear a lot about that this time of year, but I’m skeptical. Is there any truth to the hype?
PIKETON, Ohio – A team of scientists and educators from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences now spells farming with three extra letters.
I’m starting to collect the documents I need to file taxes this year, and I noticed we still have tax records for the past decade in our files. How long do we need to keep them?
I helped during a recent food drive, and I saw some of the donated items were past their expiration date. Is that OK? Are they safe?
National Cover Crop and Soil Health Conference to Feature Local Farmer Who Has Benefited from Ohio State Research
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio farmer who has worked with agronomists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences to further implement cover crop usage on his 1,150-acre farm will discuss his experiences during a conference next month that will be broadcast nationwide at locations including the Ohio State University Extension office in Wayne County.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Extensive winter storms, power outages, traumatic farm injuries, tornados and fires are just some of the kinds of conditions that can lead growers and producers to need assistance from emergency first responders, a safety expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – From stink bug and weed management to recruiting farm labor and agricultural marketing trends, researchers and industry experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will present the latest information on some of the key issues in organic and sustainable agriculture next month during Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference.
None of my kids drink a lot of water. Should I encourage them to drink more?
WOOSTER, Ohio – Growers looking to supply hops to Ohio’s booming microbrewering industry need to first research which varieties of hops craft brewers want to avoid the costly mistake of investing in the wrong types, a horticulture expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Stan Gehrt, a noted authority on urban coyotes, will be one of the experts featured in next week’s episode of the PBS show “Nature.”
Ohio State University Conference Offers Education and Support for Cover Crops, Conservation Tillage, March 4-5
ADA, Ohio – As more and more growers discover the benefits of cover crops to their overall soil health and use them on their farmland, Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will offer a day-long workshop on the impact and benefits of cover crops during this year’s Conservation Tillage Conference March 4-5.
Farm Bill Legislative Committee Considers Dairy Safety Net Alternative Offered by Ohio State University Economists in Potential Compromise
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A dairy safety net alternative formulated recently by a pair of dairy economists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is currently being discussed by lawmakers as a potential compromise to possibly end the dairy standoff that is one of the latest roadblocks in getting a new farm bill passed.
Is peanut butter as good for you as peanuts are? And are peanuts as healthful as other nuts?