1. Corn

    Corn Prices Expected to Improve

    Nov 8, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Farmers rattled by the dip in value of their soybean crop likely will see prices for their corn go up next year, one of the few optimistic projections made at a recent conference on future profits in farming.
  2. Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, has received the 2018 World Agriculture Prize from the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences. (Photo: John Rice, CFAES.)

    Ohio State’s Rattan Lal Receives International Agriculture Award

    Oct 29, 2018

    NANJING, China — Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, yesterday (Oct.
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    New App Helps Farmers Know When to Spray or Spread

    Oct 24, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new app from The Ohio State University will help farmers save both money and the environment.  The Field Application Resource Monitor (FARM) uses advanced weather forecasting to advise farmers on when to apply fertilizers and pesticides so that they aren’t washed away by rain.  
  4. High yields on corn and soybeans, plus expected government payments, will help farmers contend with the slump in commodity prices. (Photo: Getty Images)

    High Yields and Aid Help Offset Low Commodity Prices

    Oct 19, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Record-high crop yields and new government aid are expected to help insulate Ohio crop farmers from significant financial losses that would have occurred because of low commodity prices, according to a recent Ohio State University 
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    New Trade Deal Helps, But Hurdles Remain

    Oct 5, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — The newly renegotiated trade agreement involving the United States, Canada and Mexico offers farmers a bit more security about markets for dairy, corn and other products, but hefty Mexican tariffs still in place hinder business, according to an agricultural trade specialist with The Ohio State University.
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    To Measure Food Waste, Ohio State Students Dig Into It

    Oct 4, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — This sounds more like a dare than research. Student employees at The Ohio State University willingly don plastic suits and masks to dig into trash and pull out tossed food in its various forms: partly eaten, uneaten, wet and reeking. Then they weigh it.
  7. Farm Science Review 2018 drew 108,074 people over three days. (Photo: Ken Chamberlain)

    Farm Science Review 2018: Plenty of Sunshine, a Larger Exhibit Area and Lots of Corn Hats

    Sep 24, 2018

    LONDON, Ohio — Under sunny skies for three days, visitors to the 56th annual Farm Science Review took a break from harvest to learn about the latest innovations in agriculture and to shade their faces beneath the brim of free foam hats shaped like ears of corn.
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    Using Virtual Reality to Promote Farm Safety

    Sep 14, 2018

    LONDON, Ohio – Agricultural safety professionals with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University (CFAES) will use virtual reality to educate and prepare farmers to be safe on the farm, during a demonstration and exhibit offered at the annual Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20.
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    Public Input Wanted on Plan to Improve Ohio Agriculture

    Sep 14, 2018

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A farmer-led group that aims to improve Ohio farm profitability while increasing the number of Ohioans who can afford to buy nutritious meals will meet next week to receive public feedback on its recommendations.
  10. Script Ohio 2018

    World's Largest Script Ohio Shows the Power of Precision Agriculture

    Sep 10, 2018

    LONDON, Ohio — On their way to the 56th annual Farm Science Review, Sept. 18-20, some 130,000 visitors will likely pass hundreds of acres of soybean fields. But one field in particular is sporting more Buckeye pride than any other. From an aerial view, the world’s largest Script Ohio emerges from a 100-acre field just east of the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, site of the Review.