Raindrops Kept Falling on Our Heads
often. With a high rainfall count heading into winter, even if December winds up with average or even ... the frozen soil is preferable to wet soil,” Lindsey said. During the last week of November, about ... said. The longer mature soybeans stay in the field, the higher the risk of pods breaking off and falling ...
Ohio State Organic Experts Among OEFFA Conference Speakers
to limit soil erosion, improve soil health, cut the risk of water contamination and increase ... soils, sometimes present in cities, healthy for urban farming. How a new perennial grain could have ... double uses, as food for people and forage for livestock, and also double benefits, helping soil and ...
interventions, and risk communication- for consumers, food handlers, and other food educators. Through her ... Food safety, Extension, Food preservation, Consumer food safety education, Food labels, Risk ...
Chow Line: Growing Giant Pumpkins
water. Fertilizer and lime: When planting, you’ll need to have the soil tested to determine whether lime ... and fertilizers are needed based on your soil requirements. Planting and space requirements: The ... pumpkins, usually ranking between third or fourth among states for pumpkin production, according to the Ohio ...
Farm income projections hold a bit of good news
margins.” In years with low profit levels, farmers are increasingly leaning on crop revenue insurance, ... buying up higher and higher coverage levels to help compensate, Katchova said. “Due to crop insurance, we ... increases. The average per bushel price for corn, $3.36 last year, is projected to increase to $3.50 this ...
Water Contamination: Sources and Health Impact
chemical contaminants, their exposure risks, tracking methods, linking to other environmental matrices and ...
Food Safety and Public Health
foodborne pathogens, hazards, toxins and allergens; risk assessment, sanitation, and pest control in foods. ...
New Pesticide Applicator Training
will choose between Industrial Vegetation (Category 5) and Turf (Category 8). Testing is available at ... the conclusion of the day. A photo ID is required for the test. Registration and check in opens at ... course is designed to help you prepare for the Commercial Pesticide Applicator test. To become licensed, ...
Roots at the Root of Greenhouse Management Workshop
biostimulants and concurrent sessions on container culture of ornamentals and hydroponic and soil-less culture ... of food crops. Lettuce, basil and high-wire crops such as cucumbers will be among the food crops ... $150 by Jan. 4 and $175 after Jan. 4. The cost includes all sessions, tours, and continental breakfast ...
Reducing the Environmental Impact of Cows' Waste
– solids and gases. In his studies, Lee tests the effectiveness of adding chemical or biological substances ... said. Between 4 and 12 percent of the feed cattle eat is wasted through the methane gas they produce, he ... testing compounds from natural sources. He’s found that essential oils, including garlic, rosemary and ...