How Coronovirus Impacts the Safety of Fresh Produce
ones, and your consumers that may be at risk from the severe form of COVID-19. The Centers for Disease ...
Distinguished Senior Spotlight: Cassidy Brozovich
fact about her is that she was once an avid percussionist, playing the drums until the end of high ...
Ohio State University Extension Small Farm Program announces the 2020 Ohio New and Small Farm Colleges
participants will receive a notebook (per each $150 registration) of all resource materials, a soil test ... week. This class will be limited to the First 50 registrations. The cost of the course is $150 per ...
as self-esteem, technology, drug and alcohol use, bullying, and risk prevention strategies are ...
New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields
phosphorus field requires soil test results, and those aren’t public information; they’re often kept only ... than their crops can use. Called “elevated phosphorus fields,” such fields may be at higher risk of ... hopes to learn about those fields and lower that risk by creating new public-private partnerships. Led ...
Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dairy farmers have a stronger safety net against low milk prices and high feed ... farmers will pay lower premiums for a federal program that provides them payments when the margin between ... milk prices and feed costs dips below a certain level set by the government. The top level of coverage ...
Dig into soil health at Feb. 14 workshop
on how to test your soil. “Soil testing provides a window into the soil, revealing if a plant is ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The workshop, called “Digging Into Soil Health: What Tests ... CFAES’ Soil Balancing Research Team, who plan to share details on testing the soil and on ways to improve ...
Soil health at risk on fallow fields
risks to next year’s crops, soil experts from The Ohio State University warn. If wind or rain carry away ... fallow this year if a soil test indicates the soil is low in phosphorus, he said. Across Ohio, 1.5 ... a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, ...
Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows
say, a high of 50 degrees to a high of 20 degrees put further stress on a cow’s body to adjust to the ... enough weight are at risk of having weak or stillborn calves and of not being able to produce enough milk ... hay tested for nutrients to see what, if anything, is lacking in it. Even if hay has all the necessary ...
Farm Science Review 2018: Plenty of Sunshine, a Larger Exhibit Area and Lots of Corn Hats
108,074 visitors, who came to admire new machinery and learn about techniques and trends, test ... Environmental Sciences (CFAES). While farm income nationwide is projected to dip, plunging 50 percent in 2018 ... compared to the 2013 level, and soybean tariffs are squeezing out markets, there are always new tractors, ...