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  1. 4-H Mentoring Projects 'Making a Huge Difference'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/4-h-mentoring-projects-making-huge-difference

    sometimes, all it takes is a caring adult teaming up with those kids-- perhaps on a project that captures ... their interest-- that can make all the difference. That's the premise behind a mentoring project ... from the National 4-H Council and the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Juvenile Justice and ...

  2. Ohio Pasture Management Project Gives Livestock Farmers Guidance on Grazing

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-pasture-management-project-gives-livestock-farmers-guidance-grazing

    May 31, 2012 MT. GILEAD, Ohio – An ongoing forage project conducted by Ohio State University ... Extension offers livestock producers detailed information on how fast pasture fields are growing statewide, ... decisions.   The Ohio Pasture Measurement Project uses weekly pasture growth reports from more than 32 ...

  3. Get the Most of Crop Performance: Soil Sample in the Fall

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-most-crop-performance-soil-sample-fall

    aware of sources of variation in the field that can affect soil fertility. "There are two groups: ... activity include tillage, fertilizer application methods and the form of nutrient source added. • Choose ... history, and fertilization practices); grid sampling (for non-uniform fields where fertility variation may ...

  4. Corn, Soybean Input Costs Expected to Climb 10-20% in 2012

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-soybean-input-costs-expected-climb-10-20-2012

    fertilizer,” according to Ward. He said farmers in the U.S. compete with agricultural sectors in competitive ... October 17, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Led by increases in fertilizer and seed, farmers can expect to ... farmers make pre-purchases.” Ward said increases in the cost of fertilizer and seed are the key drivers of ...

  5. Lower Corn Production Forecast Likely to Fuel Increased Calls for Ethanol Waiver

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lower-corn-production-forecast-likely-fuel-increased-calls-ethanol-waiver

    projected U.S. corn production to 10.8 billion bushels, down 17 percent from its forecast last month of ... about 10 percent of total gasoline usage, which requires converting some 40 percent of the U.S. corn ... ethanol standard, but the calls have since grown stronger.”  In fact, Roberts said, 25 U.S. senators sent ...

  6. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    practices in the ecologically fragile Sahel region of Africa. The five-year project will focus on microbial ... negatively impact local communities. Ohio State’s collaborators in the project include ... unlike in other semi-arid regions where fields are cleared for agriculture, there are woody shrubs that ...

  7. Early Spring Nitrogen Application Likely Won’t Increase Yields for Late Planted Wheat, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/early-spring-nitrogen-application-likely-won%E2%80%99t-increase-yields-late-planted-wheat-ohio

    a word, no. "Our research has found that early application won't result in more fertile tillers ... March 1, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite the fact that an unusually wet fall and planting delays ... application," said Lentz, who also is an OSU Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources. "In ...

  8. 3-Hr Good Agricultural Practices training: Wayne County

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/3-hr-good-agricultural-practices-training-wayne-county

    Care This training is an education on best practices and is NOT an audit or certification program. ... the risks of contamination. The Good Agricultural Practices Training covers: Water Quality Biological ...  Attendees will receive a certificate of attendance.  The class does NOT make you "GAPS-CERTIFIED". ...

  9. Formal Hort. Training in the Works for Volunteers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/formal-hort-training-works-volunteers

    basic gardening training to the general public. For more information on either certification program, ... institutions and organizations may soon receive certified educational training.   Ohio State University's ... Cleveland Botanical Garden to launch a model distance education horticulture volunteer training program. The ...

  10. PSA- Grower Training Course

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/psa-grower-training-course

    Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) Grower TRAINING COURSE March 6, 2017 OARDC Food, Agricultural and ... University   Registration cost is $50. This cost covers course materials, certificate of attendance, and ... lunch. To register, fill out the Grower Training Course registration form and send by mail or email to ...

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