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  1. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    outlets and seed and mulch the benches, side slopes and buffer area. Using a two-stage channel design ... program manager. Projects will be conducted in two phases. Phase I kicked off with a demonstration on June ... channel and providing increased stability and capacity so as to re-establish some of the ecosystem ...

  2. Direct Marketing by Farmers: 3 Dates Set for OSU Workshop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/direct-marketing-farmers-3-dates-set-osu-workshop

    channels are invited to attend one of three MarketReady training programs. The day-long workshop teaches ... person or $50 for two people from the same business. “MarketReady workshops and resources guide producers ... through the decisions needed for entering various direct marketing channels,” said Julie Fox, direct ...

  3. Chow Line: Farmed, wild catfish: know nutrition, safety (for Aug. 1, 2010)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-farmed-wild-catfish-know-nutrition-safety-aug-1-2010-0

    substantial differences between the two, particularly in fat and calories. According to the nutrient listings, ... a 5-ounce fillet (cooked by dry heat) of farm-raised channel catfish has 217 calories and 11.5 grams of ... total fat. The same size fillet from a wild channel catfish has just 150 calories and just 4 grams of ...

  4. Wheat Growers Need to Prepare For Foliar Fungicide Application As Wheat Growth in Ohio Is Ahead Two Weeks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-growers-need-prepare-foliar-fungicide-application-wheat-growth-ohio-ahead-two

    to slow wheat down considerably, the development of the crop is still at least a week or two ahead of ... Extension wheat researcher. Current growth stages range from Feekes 6, jointing, to Feekes 8, flag leaf ... Development Center. But, the difference between growth stages cannot be determined by looking at the height of ...

  5. Exercise Caution When Applying Pop-Up Starter Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/exercise-caution-when-applying-pop-starter-fertilizer

    germination problems for two reasons. One is the effect from salt; it inhibits the seed's ability to take ... Mullen is a bigger fan of two-by-two starter, where fertilizer is applied 2 inches to the side and ... a two-by-two starter, a farmer can put upwards of 30 to 40 units of nitrogen without any risk to the ...

  6. Ohio Wheat Greening Up and It Looks Promising

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-wheat-greening-and-it-looks-promising

    "Now is the time for growers to get out and walk their fields for two reasons: to look for signs of ... heaving and to make sure they don't miss Feekes Growth Stage 6 and Feekes Growth Stage 7," said ... freezing and thawing. Paul anticipates few heaving problems. Growth stages 6 and 7 mark a critical period ...

  7. Early Sampling Key to Better Slug Management

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/early-sampling-key-better-slug-management

    corn in the two-three leaf stages with slug populations so heavy in the field that there was a 50-75 ... problems,” said Hammond. “They have to know ahead of time what they will be facing.” The juvenile stage ... replant maybe two or even three times to get a crop.” Some growers throughout a six-county area in Ohio ...

  8. Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/rain-gardens-beautify-while-protecting-environment

    All it takes is a simple change in design and a slight amendment to the soil, and a garden can be used ... to capture, channel, divert, and make the most out of rain or snow-- curtailing run-off, reducing ... erosion and helping to prevent excessive flooding. Known as a rain garden, the design involves creating ...

  9. Ohio's Crops Could Face Flood Damage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohios-crops-could-face-flood-damage

    stage of crop development, length of the flooding period, speed of water movement, and other factors. ... at this stage of development," said Peter Thomison, an OSU Extension agronomist. "A major ... Statistics Service, over 75 percent of the corn crop is in the dough stage, and nearly 25 percent is denting. ...

  10. MarketReady Workshop Teaches Producers How To Sell Through Different Marketing Channels

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/marketready-workshop-teaches-producers-how-sell-through-different-marketing-channels

    channels are invited to attend a MarketReady training program on April 24 at the Mill Creek MetroParks ... guide producers through the decisions needed for entering various direct marketing channels," said ...

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