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OSU Extension announces income tax school schedule
Registration is open for OSU Extension's Income Tax Schools and Agriculture and Natural Resources Issues Workshop. Details are at http://go.osu.edu/taxschools.
Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water
The Nutrient Stewardship for Cleaner Water initiative is an Ohio State University Extension Signature Program designed to improve water quality by helping growers efficiently use nitrogen and phosphorus to keep more of it on the field resulting in increased crop yields and farm profits and cleaner water.
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Well Water Interpretation Tool
Wondering if your well water is safe? To help you find out, we've teamed up with the Ohio Department of Health and the Ohio EPA to bring you an online tool to help interpret findings from your water quality test.
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Get the latest information on agronomic crops.
The Agronomic Crops Network is an online resource dedicated to bringing you the latest news, information and resources for making important management decision in agronomic crop production. Visit the team's website at http://agcrops.osu.edu.
Get the latest information on agronomic crops.

Agriculture and Natural Resources


  1. Farm Management School Teaches Small, Beginning Producers Farm Finances

    Nov 24 2015 - 3:56pm

    GREENVILLE, Ohio – Producers new to farming or those who operate small farms and ranches can learn how to create a business plan and develop a balance sheet from farm management experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. The 2016 Farm Management School, a five-session workshop series, will focus on the financial education that goes along with operating a successful farming operation, said Sam Custer, an Ohio State University Extension educator who is organizing the the program.
  2. Although No Shortage, Turkey More Expensive This Year Thanks to Avian Flu

    Nov 24 2015 - 3:54pm

    WOOSTER, Ohio — It might be more costly thanks to an extensive avian flu outbreak earlier this year, but there should be no shortage of turkey for Thanksgiving this year. Still, other segments of the poultry industry are taking longer to rebound, said a poultry specialist with The Ohio State University.
  3. Award-Winning Cover Crops Guide Helps Growers Improve Water Quality

    Nov 17 2015 - 3:49pm

    OTTAWA, Ohio – A publication that teaches growers the advantages of using cover crops to improve soil health and crop yields has won several awards and is now in its third printing. The Midwest Cover Crops Field Guide, ID-433, helps growers learn how to improve the region’s water quality while improving soil health, increasing yields, lowering input costs and earning higher farm income, said Jim Hoorman, an Ohio State University Extension educator and an assistant professor studying cover crops, soil health and water quality issues.