Jan 16, 2014
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Jan 15, 2014
Now Available! The Midwest Blueberry Production Guide is available for purchase at OSU South Centers. The cost of the guide is $15.00 if picked up at the South Centers, and $20 if mailed to you. If you want to order a quantity of 10 guides, or more, please contact me for a discounted price. You may email Charissa Gardner or call her at 740.289.2071 Ext. 132 to purchase a book.
Dec 11, 2013
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Nov 26, 2013
Every year the World Food Prize recognizes the achievements of individuals who have advanced human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Dr. Norman E. Borlaug created the prize, which emphasizes the importance of a nutritious and sustainable food supply for all people. Read more at about Borlaug Scholar Emmanuel Amoakwah click Here
Sep 28, 2013
Two-year on-station and on-farm tests of genetically improved yellow perch were conducted on three sites at different latitudes in North Central Region. The aim of the project was to assess production parameters of selected yellow perch lines as compared to fish from local brood stock at commercial densities in ponds. 3rd generation of selected yellow perch lines from OCARD were used for the tests. This is an important step for commercialization of genetically improved strains.
Sep 27, 2013
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Jun 8, 2013
PIKETON, Ohio – Growers wanting to learn how to improve soil health and increase crop yields while reducing operating and input costs may want to consider using multi-functional cover crops, which can also improve water quality, reduce soil erosion and lower greenhouse gas emissions, a soil scientist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
Apr 8, 2013
All across Ohio, a variety of grasses, shrubs and trees are being grown and analyzed to see how well they can produce something that is always in high demand: energy. Read More
Jan 24, 2013
When it became apparent that the dry spell many Ohio growers were experiencing last year would become the worst drought in 50 years, David Brandt wasn’t worried about how well corn and soybeans on his 1,150-acre farm would fare. Read More
Jan 7, 2013
From the record drought that covered much of the nation last year to Superstorm Sandy that caused an estimated $50 billion or more in damage in the Northeast and Midwest, extreme weather events plagued growers nationwide throughout 2012 and experts anticipate more in the future. As a result, growers have to find ways to adapt agriculture to such conditions, an Ohio State University Extension expert said. Read More