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  1. Want to Grow Your Own Backyard Fruits? It's Not Hard to Get Started

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-grow-your-own-backyard-fruits-its-not-hard-get-started

    April 6, 2010 DELAWARE, Ohio – With the downturn in the economy and the move toward healthier, locally produced foods, more Ohio homeowners are interested in growing their own backyard fruits. They'll be happy to learn that it isn't hard to get ...

  2. Prospective Plantings Not a Surprise. It's Weather that Could Shape Grower Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/prospective-plantings-not-surprise-its-weather-could-shape-grower-decisions

    April 7, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are many factors that drive crop producers' management plans, but ultimately the weather may make the decision for them. U.S. growers are projected to plant record soybean acres this year, fewer corn acres than an ...

  3. Producers See Huge Value in Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-see-huge-value-livestock-grazing-school

    April 16, 2010 CALDWELL, Ohio – Livestock producers who have turned to an Ohio State University Extension forage management school that teaches the basics of rotational livestock grazing have increased their profits, improved production practices and exte ...

  4. Avoiding Fatigue Can Prevent Injuries on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/avoiding-fatigue-can-prevent-injuries-farm

    April 26, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio –There are a number of factors that determine the length of farm workday-- weather, soil conditions, livestock, equipment – and the farmer may be working against any or all of them when timely planting is on the line. So it&# ...

  5. Jury Still Out in Ohio on Twin-Row Corn Yield Potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jury-still-out-ohio-twin-row-corn-yield-potential

    April 27, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Twin-row corn is becoming more of an attractive production practice for growers across the Midwest, but the jury is still out in Ohio on its yield potential, according to Ohio State University Extension research. Last year, ...

  6. Jury Still Out in Ohio on Twin-Row Corn Yield Potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/jury-still-out-ohio-twin-row-corn-yield-potential-0

    April 27, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Twin-row corn is becoming more of an attractive production practice for growers across the Midwest, but the jury is still out in Ohio on its yield potential, according to Ohio State University Extension research. Last year, ...

  7. OSU Extension Helping Ohio Schools Better Manage Pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-helping-ohio-schools-better-manage-pests

    April 27, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension is helping Ohio school systems better manage pest problems while meeting requirements to become Integrated Pest Management (IPM) "Star Certified." "What we want to do is give s ...

  8. Keep an Eye on Pest Pressures on Field Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/keep-eye-pest-pressures-field-crops

    May 5, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – This warm spring weather may be suitable for planting, but it's also ideal for pest development. "This is the time when we like to remind growers to get out in their fields and scout for insects and other pests," ...

  9. Soybean Aphid Populations Predicted to be Low in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-aphid-populations-predicted-be-low-ohio

    May 5, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Lower populations of the soybean aphid might be in store for growers this growing season, but based on last year's unusual activity, Ohio State University Extension entomologists are not ruling out any surprises. "We ...

  10. Survey to Explore Farmers' Risk Management Approaches

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/survey-explore-farmers-risk-management-approaches

    May 5, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Using foliar fungicides on corn in the absence of diseases to potentially improve plant health and protect yield is just one new production management approach of many growers across the Midwest, but the risk impacts are not ye ...

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