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  1. Ohio State University Software Tool Can Help Dairy Producers Manage Feed Costs

    April 8, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With more livestock feedstuffs than corn and soybean grains available to Ohio dairy producers, finding the bargains while managing a balanced diet can be a challenge. As the industry faces a dire economic situation, an Ohio ...

  2. Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits

    May 3, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil microbial activity, which in turn may reduce root diseases and promote overall plant health. Brian McSpadden Gardener, an Ohio State University plant pathologist w ...

  3. Lay the Foundation for a Successful Business

    August 3, 2004 LONDON, Ohio-- Starting a farming enterprise is like building a house. You need to lay the foundations before construction can begin. Though no one would think to leave out a foundation when it comes to building a home, many tend to skip th ...

  4. Labor Posters Required for Ag Businesses/Farmers

    April 19, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Farmers and farming operations are required to comply with regulations regarding labor posters if any employees are hired throughout the year, even if for only one hour. Dee Jepsen, Ag Safety and Health Program Director for ...

  5. Business as Usual With the Soybean Aphid? Not This Year

    December 1, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Just when entomologists think they have the soybean aphid figured out, the minute sapsucker throws a monkey in the wrench. Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research an ...