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  1. New Bio-fertilizer Can Increase Hydroponic Vegetable Growth: Ohio State Trials

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-bio-fertilizer-can-increase-hydroponic-vegetable-growth-ohio-state-trials

    November 15, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic ... production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio ... The fertilizer, BiOWiSH-Hydroponic, is produced by BiOWiSH Technologies, a Chicago-based manufacturer of natural ...

  2. JUNETEENTH: Remembering June 19, 1865

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/juneteenth-remembering-june-19-1865

    Americans in the Confederacy.  Learn more  about this African American tradition that has been around since ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Amy Stone Joins the OSU Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/news/amy-stone-joins-osu-fruit-and-vegetable-safety-team

    Amy worked on EAB for nearly ten years on USDA project dollars from APHIS and the US Forest Service.  ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Join the ACEL Alumni Board

    https://acel.osu.edu/callingapplications

    This is an exciting time for the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education and Leadership! As the department enters the next centennial, a focus on connecting with alumni will be renewed and refreshed! The board will have representation from eac ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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