2019 Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Pests Workshop
Commercial and backyard growers are invited to join members from the Departments of Entomology and Extension for a workshop that highlights recent reserach results and reviews the latest recommendations for key practices in monitoring, identifying, and ma ...
Consider rotating use of GMO seeds to avoid resistance
COLUMBUS, Ohio—It may be that a certain type of genetically modified corn or soybean seed works well, bringing high yields and sizeable profits. But planted in the same field, year after year, the same seed might not be the right choice, said Curtis Young ...
Showers limiting days for spreading livestock manure
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Rain falls, and that might make some farmers happy, depending on the time of year. Then, a lot of rain falls, off and on, for months, and not only do fields fill up with water, but so do manure ponds and lagoons, and that might make some fa ...
Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Insects Workshop
This workshop was originally scheduled to be held on Ohio State University Campus. It's now changed to a webinar (available free of charge): For anyone interested in participating, please click on the link below to view the webinar. We are aiming to ...
2019 Sheep Shearing School
Back due to popular demand, the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association will be offering a spring sheep shearing school scheduled for April 12th and 13th from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Dave Cable Farm in Hebron, Ohio. During this two day schooling event, attend ...
Building Independence Through Agriculture
This one-day workshop will focus on agriculture and horticulture as viable work options for individuals with developmental disabilities. Speakers and panelists will provide insight on adaptive employment models, as well as identify resources and assistive ...
Ohio Swine Health Symposium
The Ohio Swine Health Symposium is scheduled for March 20, 2019 at the Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. This is the twelfth year of the Swine Health Symposium and it has always been well attended. Agenda: 8:30- 9:25- Registration and Spons ...
Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Stuck in the mud, some cows across the state might not be putting on enough weight. Cattle have been getting pretty muddy as a result of Ohio’s extremely heavy rainfall in 2018 and precipitation so far this year. The mud can lead to thinner ...
Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop
COLUMBUS, Ohio—The answers to growing better crops are under your feet if you look. So says Steve Culman, soil fertility specialist at The Ohio State University, who is helping lead an upcoming workshop on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a ...
Ohio State expert warns about effect of rock salt on plants
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio-- Rock salt and other de-icing agents can be especially useful in tackling cold, long winters in Ohio. But according to a horticulture expert at The Ohio State University, if misused, these chemicals can cause damage to plants around it. ...