OSU Extension Offers Landscape Design Program
October 1, 2007 DELAWARE, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension will be offering a program on the basics of landscape design on Oct. 11. "Residential Landscaping in 3Ds" will be held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Rutherford Hayes Services Bui ...
What Are Distillers Grains Worth? Software Tool Calculates Value
October 4, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- An Ohio State University computer software program, developed to aid livestock producers in making more informed commodity feed purchases, can now be used to calculate the nutritional and economic worth of distillers grain ...
Looking Back on Four Decades of No-Till Research
October 8, 2007 PLAIN CITY, Ohio-- Forty-six years ago, in small corn/soybean plots at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, no-till research was born. Today, Ohio leads the Midwest in no-till adoption with 3.7 mi ...
Weather Reins in Aphid Populations This Season
October 15, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Despite entomologists' predictions for high soybean aphid populations this season, the pest posed little to no problems for most Ohio producers. With the exception of fields in northeast Ohio, which reached threshold ...
OSU Extension Brings Back Lamb Short Course
October 15, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's Lamb 509 short course is being offered again after a two-year absence. The program is tailored to producing and marketing quality lamb products. "This will be the fifth time tha ...
Wheat/Soybean Futures Prices Soar to Stimulate More Acres
October 16, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Historically high futures prices are enticing crop producers to plant more wheat and soybeans next season in order to boost the current shortage of both commodities. Matt Roberts, an Ohio State University Extension agricu ...
Are Deer Eating Your Profits? Reduce the Losses with OSU Extension Workshop
October 17, 2007 PIKETON, Ohio-- Deer may be quiet, elusive creatures, but the pronounced damage they leave behind eats away millions of dollars a year in profits. Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon will offer a deer exclusion workshop ...
Master Gardeners Honored for Their Horticulture Efforts
October 17, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers were honored recently for their hard work and dedication in educating Ohioans about horticulture and spreading a love for gardening through activities and program ...
SCN Management Begins with Fall Sampling
October 18, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Fall is here and the time is near to soil sample for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The pest, which has a firm hold in Ohio fields, can damage soybean plants and quickly depress yields if not managed properly. The best way t ...
2008 Ohio Wheat Crop Anticipated to Top One Million Acres
October 22, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Wheat planting in Ohio is anticipated to hit a million acres or more this year, thanks to historically high futures market prices and continued production efforts to keep wheat in the crop rotation. "The reason why a ...