Islam wins Commercialization Achievement Award
licensing agreement for the rapid and low-cost soil health test he spent over a decade developing and ... the soil test over 15 years ago with the goal of creating something that was affordable, and so ... the soil?’” Islam recalled, when asked about his inspiration for developing the test kit. Fast forward ...
Revised Phosphorus Index Can Help Curb Agricultural Runoff
Lake Erie. All with the help of an online program. The revised Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index is a program ... farm-specific data to generate their risk of phosphorus in agricultural runoff. The revised index is the result ... The revised phosphorus risk index can help Ohio farmers better work toward meeting the 40 percent ...
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza
kinds: Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Biosecurity for Youth Livestock Exhibitors Testing Protocols for ... Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is ongoing, and there are still detections of disease in ... in the video above, and then check out the resources below! GET THE FACTS! HPAI is a highly ...
$2M grant awards to fund two meaningful aquaculture projects
national level over the past 20 years. This success can be attributed to the efforts of their aquaculture ...
South Centers welcomes Piketon vo-ag students
By Bradford Sherman South Centers/CFAES Piketon High School vocational agricultural students paid ... production, tabletop-grown and high tunnel strawberries, hops, and more. Easily the most popular attraction ...
Ag in the Classroom
classroom – and what they are putting to the taste test. See what these students are excited about in their ... is a great way to learn about plants, taste-test new (to them) veggies, and take that enthusiasm home ... science achievement tests, increased health and wellness, more positive feelings toward education, and ...
4-H Provides Life and Leadership Skills
Community Club Meeting Starting a 4-H Teen Leader Group Community Service LEARN MORE! Any youth between ages ... 5-18 can experience 4-H – whether they live in the city, the country, or somewhere in between! In 4-H, ...
More Fertilizer Certification Opportunities in 2018
One way to prevent applying too much fertilizer is a soil test, which can determine how much, if any, ... nutrients are needed. However, soil tests can be costly, so it might seem it’s cheaper to buy and apply more ... fertilizer than it is to test the soil to see if it needs the additional fertilizer, Watters said. Cost can ...
Keeping Phosphorus Out of Waterways
million. Almost every year, somewhere in Ohio, at least one public alert goes out about high nitrate levels ... are testing phosphorus filters that have removed up to 75 percent of the phosphorus running through ... field, rainfall percolates through layers of soil and eventually into an underground plastic pipe system ...
FCS Professional Development Day
activities, handout, certificate, pre-/post-test. We will also discuss who can teach this course and the ODH ... between the FDA Food Code, Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code, and food safety education programs. ...