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  1. Learn About Ag Enterprises at Small Farm College

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-about-ag-enterprises-small-farm-college

    organizations, and groups); managing natural resources (soils, ponds, streams, woodlands and wildlife); tackling ... legal issues; financing and record keeping; crop and horticultural production options; animal production ... options; and marketing alternatives. The cost of the course is $150.00 per person and $50 per each ...

  2. 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

    nestled in the heart of metro Columbus is being transformed into a learning laboratory of best management ... Section manager. The Franklin Soil and Water grant is one of eight federal Section 319 Clean Water Act ... demonstrating to our urban neighbors how conservation management can repair damaged watersheds," said ...

  3. High Tunnel Workshop Offers Farmers Options to Increase Profits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tunnel-workshop-offers-farmers-options-increase-profits

    include site and crop selection; tunnel construction and management; pest and environmental control; high ... tunnel economics; high tunnel raspberry production; micro-irrigation setup and management; and U.S. ... between $4,000 to $5,000 to construct, he said. “But the returns can be good,” Bergefurd said. “For ...

  4. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    application methods," Amanda Meddles, OSU Extension program coordinator for environmental management ... streams, waterways and wells. This not only impacts water quality, but the nutrients are lost and not ... that are farthest from streams, ditches, waterways, surface inlets and other water sources, and which ...

  5. Leasing Land for Energy Development to Be Discussed at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/leasing-land-energy-development-be-discussed-farm-science-review

    negotiating a lease, landowners should seek legal counsel and explore all options to maximize their economic ... — preserving the view from the home or the road. The right for a company to construct a pipeline; to use ... construct injection (disposal) wells should all be covered under separate agreements. Landowners might want ...

  6. Feb. 17: OSU Webinar on Promoting, Protecting Ecosystem Services

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feb-17-osu-webinar-promoting-protecting-ecosystem-services

    Jessica D’Ambrosio, program manager with Ohio State University Extension’s Ohio NEMO (Non-point Education ... for Municipal Officials) program will give an overview of stream systems, the ecosystem services they ... source pollution and improve watershed health, including watershed coordinators, stormwater managers ...

  7. Overholt Drainage School Offers Soil and Water Conservation Education

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/overholt-drainage-school-offers-soil-and-water-conservation-education

    technicians and engineers can learn about the construction and management of soil and water conservation ... design, layout, construction, and management of soil and water conservation systems, with emphasis on ... water management and water quality, said Larry Brown, an agricultural engineer with joint appointments ...

  8. Follow Guidelines When Applying Winter Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-guidelines-when-applying-winter-manure

    related to manure management issues and application guidelines. Letters and educational materials, such as ... Rausch, OSU Extension animal manure management program director. "There's a greater risk of ... are furthest from streams, ditches, waterways and surface water to prevent run-off. • Increase the ...

  9. Correction: How to Spot, Stop Invasive Species: May 13 Workshop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/correction-how-spot-stop-invasive-species-may-13-workshop

    Control Options,” Bill Lynch, Aquatic Ecosystem Management, OSU Extension. “Invasive Insect Diagnostics: ... species that are giving landowners the most difficulty along with some control options-- from mechanical ... removal to the more complex chemical options,” Smith said. Troublemakers also include common reed, ...

  10. "Crop Profit Game" Satellite Series Scheduled

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/crop-profit-game-satellite-series-scheduled

    Satellite or Internet streaming video. Cost for these at-home options are $30 in-state or $50 out-of –state ... http://cropprofit.osu.edu for details. Options exist for those who want to view the broadcast at home via Dish Network ...

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