Agriculture and Natural Resources
Nov 25 2014 - 1:33pm
An Ohio State University Extension educator has been named president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
Mike Hogan, who is also an associate professor with OSU Extension and a sustainable agriculture coordinator, was recently elected president of the national professional extension organization. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Nov 17 2014 - 11:35am
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four workshops designed to teach Certified Crop Advisers how to help farmers develop nutrient management plans will be offered by agronomists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Nov 13 2014 - 4:20pm
The increase in this year’s fall acorn crop means that livestock producers who have oak trees in their pastures need to be on the lookout - acorns from these trees could cause kidney failure in their animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.
Acorn poisoning can be a significant issue for producers, especially in feeder calves that are more susceptible to developing kidney failure after ingesting acorns, said Stan Smith, an Ohio State University Extension program assistant in agriculture and natural resources.