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  1. Accepting SNAP Benefits at Ohio Farmers Markets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0065

    Extension The number of farmers markets in the United States has increased by almost 7,000; from 1,755 in ... 1994 to 8,771 in 2017 (USDA ERS, 2022). And while this growth in the number of markets has increased ... farmers/farm markets that accepted SNAP benefits. The number increased to 132 in 2020 and there were $446,360 ...

  2. The Organic Certification Process for Farms

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/sag-0003

    are required to create an organic system plan (OSP) for their farms that addresses sustainability, ... nurse or cover crops. Organic disease and pest control focuses on prevention through naturally bred ... nutrients, such as animal or green manures, and compost. Similarly, organic livestock producers focus on ...

  3. Financial Maturity: A Guide to Increasing Financial Returns From Your Woodland

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-48

    value increase falls below a desired level. The rate of value increase of a tree can be determined by ... a forest is harvested using either the individual tree or group selection method 1, trees to be cut or ... or damage (during harvest or during the time interval before the next harvest), and maturity. ...

  4. The Case for an Outside Board of Directors for Closely Held Farm and Agricultural Businesses

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aede-0019

    of the requirements for incorporation in many states is the establishment of a board of directors. ... companies may have a "compliance" board that fulfills legal requirements but has little input in ... Anticipating and Avoiding the Pitfalls That Can Sink a Startup, Noam Wasserman, 2013. This publication focuses ...

  5. Crop Tree Management: A Tool to Help You Achieve Your Woodland Goals

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-50

    hunting, and bird watching. Still others want to harvest timber and non-timber products from their woods ... produces abundant acorns would be a valuable crop tree. If increased economic value is an important ... and a fairly small crown would be a valuable crop tree. On the other hand, if fall color was ...

  6. Tips for Calibrating Grain Yield Monitors—Maximizing Value of Your Yield Data

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-8

    Extension Calibrating grain yield monitors at harvest can be confusing and time consuming for a combine ... using yield map data for post-harvest analyses or supporting crop management decisions based on your ... yield data. Most importantly, quality yield data is required when using yield maps to quantify field ...

  7. Raw Oat Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/fcs-1006

    FCS-1006 Family and Consumer Sciences 01/30/2024 Nicole Arnold, PhD, Food Safety Field Specialist, ... fit a variety of flavor preferences and dietary restrictions. However, raw oat dishes require ... different safety considerations than cooked oat dishes. What are Oats? Oats are a type of cereal grain. The ...

  8. Getting the Most Return From Your Timber Sale

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-37

    the woodland in a vigorous and productive condition. The type and intensity of harvesting required ... time, skills, and experience and wish to increase profits from your timber sale by harvesting and ... marketing timber. In addition, by following management guidelines in selecting those trees to be harvested ...

  9. Timber Theft in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/F-97

    that there has been an increase in the incidence of timber theft since timber prices have been ... legal requirement to verify ownership when logs change hands. Many woodlands in rural Ohio are owned by ... amount of compensation for the timber harvested is the usual settlement. This leaves those intent on ...

  10. Narrow Row Spacing in Corn: Management Considerations for Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0152

    Hybrid Response to Narrow Row Spacing is Minimal, Though Yields Marginally Increased Gomes et al. (2024) ... Hoytville. To determine forage yield, six plants were harvested shortly after black layer and weighed (grain ... in each plot were harvested mechanically using a narrow-row combine head (reported at 15.5% grain ...

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