CALDWELL, Ohio – While producers may find it challenging to get hay dry in early June due to changing weather conditions, there are steps producers can take to get hay up quickly and reduce the potential for rain damage, said a forage expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
WOOSTER, Ohio – Now’s the time to be on the lookout for the potato leafhopper, a pest that can cause a significant economic impact to alfalfa growers by reducing yields and quality, said an entomologist with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
My mother-in-law gave me her pressure canner, and I’m hoping to do some canning for the first time this year. How should I prepare?
Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Talk About Walnut Twig Beetle, Thousand Cankers Disease
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Ohio Department of Agriculture last week announced more detections of the walnut twig beetle in Butler County in southwest Ohio. The insect carries a fungus that causes deadly, incurable thousand cankers disease in walnut trees, although at this point the disease itself hasn’t been found in the county.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cool, wet, muddy conditions in May slowed planting and crop growth for soybeans in much of Ohio, while hot, dry soil conditions this month have contributed to uneven soybean emergence, said a field crops expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
CUSTAR, Ohio – Variety development, fungicide and insects will be among the topics discussed by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences during Wheat Field Day June 20.
I’m interested in eating more healthfully and hopefully losing a few pounds, but I don’t want to track everything I eat or count calories. Do you have any general tips that could help?
WOOSTER, Ohio – Experienced sheep producers or anyone interested in starting up a sheep farm can tour a series of successful Amish farms July 12 led in part by a group of livestock and forage experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
WOOSTER, Ohio – With hay stock levels at record lows in several Midwest states, including Ohio, beef producers looking to supplement their forage options could turn to summer annuals, which are known to thrive in summer heat, are drought tolerant, and can be grazed or stored as feed, according to a forage expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
I’m a new mom, and I always thought I would enjoy reading to my baby from day one. But I find I feel silly reading to him (he’s now 6 weeks old), because it’s obvious he doesn’t yet understand the story. Should I keep at it, or wait until he’s older?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Millions of American children will soon be going to summer camp. But before committing their children's time and their own pocketbook to the experience, parents should ask a few questions to help make sure their kids will be happy campers.
I recently noticed that my favorite fast-food restaurant lists the calories of what I’m eating on the wrapper. I was shocked at how high the calories were. Is it just me, or are most people unaware of how many calories are in fast food?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – From tractor safety to grain bin rescue and ATV rollovers to livestock injuries, the June 23-27 International Agricultural Safety and Health Conference is designed to provide insight into key safety issues in the agricultural community.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Agriculture Acting Deputy Secretary Michael Scuse will meet with Ohio State University researchers at the Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park on Thursday, May 30.
A colleague mentioned he got really sick after a cookout last year. What are the most important things to remember regarding food safety when grilling out this season?
Wheat Nearing Critical Growth Stage, Growers Can Use Scab Forecasting System to Determine if Fungicides Are Needed
WOOSTER, Ohio – Wheat in Ohio is nearing the critical flowering growth stage, and with rainfall and drastic temperature changes forecast for the next few days, some growers are concerned about disease development, according to a wheat expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Researchers: Widespread Use of Oral Antibiotics Could Be a Significant Cause of Antibiotic Resistance
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As concern about antibiotic-resistant organisms grows, an Ohio State University researcher has identified a potentially critical cause for their proliferation: the widespread use of oral antibiotics.
WOOSTER, Ohio – Some wheat growers in Ohio are reporting outbreaks of cereal leaf beetle in numbers that could cause economic losses in grain, according to an entomologist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of May 22:
COLUMBUS, Ohio – From representing farmers in crop insurance disputes to counseling produce and food businesses regarding regulatory issues, the June 23-24 Ohio Agricultural Law Symposium is designed to provide insight into key issues in the agricultural legal community.