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  1. USDA: Ongoing Drought Causes Significant Crop Yield Declines

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-ongoing-drought-causes-significant-crop-yield-declines

    last week cut its projected U.S. corn production to 10.8 billion bushels, down 17 percent from its ... resulted in parched crop fields. In fact,  with an average temperature of 77.6 degrees, July was the ... August 14, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Corn production will drop 13 percent to a six-year low, the U.S ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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". ...

  4. Corn Farmers 'Keeping Their Fingers Crossed'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-farmers-keeping-their-fingers-crossed

    experiencing severe drought as of July 3, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. In fact, temperatures have ... available for fertilization when the silks finally appear, he said. “ When such delays in silking are ... emergence will be delayed in many drought-stressed corn fields unless we get some significant rain very ...

  5. OARDC Receives National Research Award for Critical Soybean Rust Work

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-national-research-award-critical-soybean-rust-work

    earned the award along with colleagues from more than 30 U.S. and Canadian land-grant ... universities, federal agencies and industry associations involved in the project, officially called NCERA (North Central ... fact that our multistate research network enables the land-grant colleges of agriculture to rapidly ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-input-costs-cheap-equipment-finding-value-precision-agriculture-technology

    and fertilizer applications, and cut costs associated with labor, fuel and equipment wear and ... suppliers, such as variable rate fertilizer application," said Reeder, who also holds an Ohio ... benefits of precision agriculture technology through variable rate application of fertilizer nutrients. ...

  8. Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-soil-nutrient-needs-best-continuous-corn-management

    a field's condition, which can lead to smarter fertility management and potential alternative options. ... Mullen said that even with manure application, soil tests are important. "You can oversupply a field ... fertility management and can help maintain productivity in a continuous corn operation. Robert Mullen, an ...

  9. Fill Up on Gas from Garbage? Ohio State Campus in Wooster to Try It … at $2.25 a Gallon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fill-gas-garbage-ohio-state-campus-wooster-try-it-%E2%80%A6-225-gallon

    associate director and one of the project’s planners. That proximity “led us to say, ‘Let’s go ahead and ... need fewer oil changes and should last longer, says a DOE fact sheet. The project will try to document ... costs only about two-thirds as much as gasoline and, when burned, emits about a third less greenhouse ...

  10. Assistance, Screenings Offered for Farmers Battling Arthritis

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/assistance-screenings-offered-farmers-battling-arthritis

    offer the OSU Cares About Farmers with Arthritis Screening Project. The program helps farmers with ... arthritis manage their disease and seeks to prevent other farmers from getting the disease. The project ... farmers and other people in the agriculture field, said Margaret Teaford, an associate professor in the ...

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