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  1. Have Questions? Ask an Extension Expert with New Online Tool

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/have-questions-ask-extension-expert-new-online-tool

    Extension now have an "Ask a County Expert" tool where Ohioans can ask questions related to the ... educational programs Extension offers. "The Ask an Expert tool makes it much easier for clientele to ask ... who helped develop the tool. "And, it will help speed up our response time and find the right ...

  2. OSU Expert: Growers Should Begin Scouting for Potato Leafhopper in Alfalfa Earlier This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-growers-should-begin-scouting-potato-leafhopper-alfalfa-earlier-year

    sweep-net sampling, said Ron Hammond, who also has an appointment with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... their fields, he said. A single sample is 10 sweeps of a sweep net.  When the average number of adults ...

  3. Tour on Aug. 27: Cover Crops’ Big Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-aug-27-cover-crops%E2%80%99-big-benefits

    Celina. For more information, call 419-305-0187 or e-mail pjrasawehr@watchtv.net. Six organizations, ...

  4. Ohio State’s Annual Manure Science Review Is Aug. 9 in NW Ohio: Learn How to Reduce Phosphorus Runoff, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state%E2%80%99s-annual-manure-science-review-aug-9-nw-ohio-learn-how-reduce-phosphorus

    retention. OSU Extension Educator Greg LaBarge, who is also  one of the leaders of the  OSU Agronomic Crops ...

  5. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Feb. 17

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-feb-17

    Academy 2012, consecutive Thursdays March 8-29, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Agricultural Business Enhancement ... business. Information: northrup.10@osu.edu or richter.71@cfaes.osu.edu. Feb. 20: Produce Safety Program, 1-4 ... person, $25 for each additional person from same business. Information, registration: ...

  6. Heat Stress Costs U.S. Livestock Producers Billions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/heat-stress-costs-us-livestock-producers-billions

    producers approximately $2.5 billion a year, as much as 50 percent of their net farm income, according to ... "We found that the best cooling system for dairy cows, in terms of net returns, for most of the United ... "It would be more than just a site for information, it'd be a decision-making tool." Candace ...

  7. Learn to Grow Blueberries at Home

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-grow-blueberries-home

    Centers' Third Thursday Horticulture Business Training series. Cost of the workshop is $5 per person. The ... workshop will cover the steps of successful blueberry production, including the tools needed to prepare and ...

  8. Farm Bill Proposals Mark ‘Evolutionary Change’ in Safety Net

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-bill-proposals-mark-%E2%80%98evolutionary-change%E2%80%99-safety-net

    net,” he said, “a step that began with the introduction of the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) ... substantive debate going on about what is an appropriate, fair safety net for U.S. agriculture in the 21st ...

  9. OSU Extension Partners with Penn State Extension to Offer Tour of Farm Markets, Promote Agritourism

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-partners-penn-state-extension-offer-tour-farm-markets-promote-agritourism

    June 14, 2012 PIKETON, Ohio-- Farmers, producers, business owners, farm market managers, consumers ... be held July 9-10 and will feature several farms, farm markets and farm businesses throughout eastern ... Ohio and western Pennsylvania, she said. The two-day event features farms and businesses that offer ...

  10. Gardening Good Therapy for Arthritis Sufferers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/gardening-good-therapy-arthritis-sufferers

    Extension's Agricultural Enhancement Business (ABE) Center received a $7,483 OSU CARES grant to develop ... stress on the joints as possible. Such elements include modifying the garden or using tools or equipment ... stress at a minimum. Tools with wider handles or more handle rubber, for example, are not as hard on the ...

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