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  1. Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dont-pass-rare-opportunity-make-fall-fertilizer-applications

    about two weeks early, on average, they can get quite a bit of fertilizer applications down this fall ... are encouraged to make their fertilizer applications now.   "This is a rare opportunity for ... there is some field residue to a physical impediment to prevent the fertilizer from running off the ...

  2. Green by Nature: Algae Research May Lead to New Alternative Fuel Industry in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-nature-algae-research-may-lead-new-alternative-fuel-industry-ohio

    May 12, 2011 Public-private project is funded by close to $7 million in grants from the U.S ... a nursery and greenhouse operation located just a few miles from OARDC’s Wooster campus. Other project ... with OSU Extension. “And because algae is about 40 percent lipids (oil) and 60 percent biomass, there’s ...

  3. Researchers Exploring Ways to Convert Manure Gas into Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-exploring-ways-convert-manure-gas-fertilizer

    April 14, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Many farmers are looking to manure application for their fertility ... have raised questions about the future availability and affordability of nitrogen fertilizer for ... needs as a way of combating high commercial fertilizer costs. Now new strides in technology may soon ...

  4. OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team Awarded OSU Connect and Collaborate Grant

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/news/osu-fruit-and-vegetable-safety-team-awarded-osu-connect-and-collaborate-grant

    Virginia and Kentucky.  In addition pre-harvest food safety knowledge and awareness training for new and ... underserved produce growers in the community wil be delivered.  Project partners include The Wallace Center, ... North Central Region Center for FSMA Training, Extension, and Technical Service (NCRFSE), National ...

  5. Grain Rescue Simulator to Help Educate About the Hazards of Flowing Grain

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grain-rescue-simulator-help-educate-about-hazards-flowing-grain

    will be used to train first responders, grain industry employees and farm families about the hazards of ... Engineering are enrolled in a senior capstone project to design this training unit.  Beyond designing the ... flowing grain.  The grain rescue simulator is being created to meet training needs  identified by first ...

  6. Training Workshop Offers Certification in Manure Handling

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/training-workshop-offers-certification-manure-handling

    manure applicators interested in becoming certified or who want to learn more about manure management ... the training. To receive licensing through ODA, a producer or custom applicator must attend three ... Training session enables participants to complete all the training needed for initial certification ...

  7. Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is Aug. 3 in Fremont

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/northern-ohio-vegetable-crops-field-night-aug-3-fremont

    year's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the North ... (OARDC), the station is located at 1165 CR 43, Fremont, Ohio, in the fertile vegetable-producing soils ... of Sandusky County.   Topics and research projects to be discussed include tomato varieties for healthy tomato ...

  8. Ohio State Receives $24M USAID Grant to Boost Agriculture, Food Security in Tanzania

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-24m-usaid-grant-boost-agriculture-food-security-tanzania

    project is part of the U.S. government’s Feed the Future (FTF) initiative, which seeks to address the root ... Agriculture. “Funding available for this project will allow us to expand our collaborative research, graduate ... achieved in part through the training of 100 M.S. and 20 Ph.D. students from that country. The project will ...

  9. Ohio Involved in Project Targeting Childhood Obesity

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-involved-project-targeting-childhood-obesity

    of the project, we hope to develop a program that provides us with valid information that communities ... May 4, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension is part of a $4.5 million project ... receive $745,744 for the five-year project, which is being led by Kansas State University and involves an ...

  10. Green City Growers PSA (Produce Safety Alliance) FSMA Produce Safety Rule Plain Grower Training course

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/green-city-growers-psa-produce-safety-alliance-fsma-produce-safety-rule-plain-grower-training

    in these seven modules: Introduction to Produce Safety Worker Health, Hygiene, and Training Soil ... PSA Grower Training Course is one way to satisfy the FSMA Produce Safety Rule requirement outlined in ... completed food safety training at least equivalent to that received under standardized curriculum recognized ...

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