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 ...
Animals in Our Lives Featuring Dr. Temple Grandin
$750 for an eight-person table. VIP Admission: $150 per person; $1,100 for an eight-person table. ...
Register Soon for Greenhouse Hydroponics Workshop
soil. The event is Feb. 8-9 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), part of ... recirculating water full of nutrients; or rooted in an inert growing medium, such as coco coir (coconut shell ... program in the U.S. How to register Registration for the workshop is $125 by Jan. 25, $150 after Jan. 25, ...
Higher Carbon Dioxide Levels Prompt More Plant Growth, But Fewer Nutrients
plants can react in different ways to high carbon dioxide levels. The rising carbon dioxide levels that ... It might seem there’s an upside to the rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. Plants ... happening because the current level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is 400 parts per million, nearly ...
Have your hay, and eat it, too
advises farmers and ranchers to get their hay nutritionally tested as a first step toward making sure ... their herds are getting the nutrition they need. After testing the hay, a nutritionist can tell you the ... pastures of sorghum grass species after a killing frost and even after a nonkilling frost. Toxic levels of ...
Agricultural & Natural Resources Income Tax Issues Webinar
Cuts and Jobs Act. The program is an intermediate-level course for tax preparers whose clients include ... for the one-day school is $150, and applications have been made for the following continuing education ...
Using Virtual Reality to Promote Farm Safety
determine if the roll-over scenario was treated like a real life example, or if the tractor operators felt ... on the east side of Kottman Street, between Friday and Land Avenues. The tent will offer educational ... operation,” said Pfeifer. “Between the virtual reality experience and our farm safety hazard hunt, our tent ...
project is a six-week program designed to address risk management education for farm women. Its objective ... resources, legal risks, financial risks, marketing risks, and production costs and risks. If you have ...
High Yields and Aid Help Offset Low Commodity Prices
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Record-high crop yields and new government aid are expected to help insulate Ohio ... But it could have been a whole lot worse. Fortunately, Ohio farmers, on average, are basking in high ... highs. Soybeans, which are estimated to average 60 bushels per acre, are expected to top last year’s ...
Conference to Discuss Enriching Soils While Keeping Water Safe
not fully incorporated into the soil before a heavy rainfall, the manure could run off a farm field ... rainstorm came through. Given the risks associated with spreading manure, it’s important for farmers to have ... soil quality, managing fertilizer application and precision agriculture. Farmers planning to spread ...