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  1. Fruit and Vegetable Safety: Good Agricultural Practices Training Set for Jan. 24 in Central Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-and-vegetable-safety-good-agricultural-practices-training-set-jan-24-central-ohio

    food safety farm plan and audit, or both.” Many large grocery chains require their produce suppliers to ... University Extension, 18000 State Route 4, Suite E, in Marysville. Food safety and  Good Agricultural ... Practices,  or GAPs, for fruit and vegetable production are the focus. “The Food and Drug Administration ...

  2. Examination for ServSafe Food Manager Certification

    https://hancock.osu.edu/events/examination-servsafe-food-manager-certification

    Advance registration for testing or retesting is required.  Examinees must bring photo ID and fee ... Level 2 Food Safety Certification Program Next exam session is June 5, 2 pm at OSU Extension Hancock Due ...

  3. Farmers could profit from selling products to schools; Learn how at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-could-profit-selling-products-schools-learn-how-farm-science-review

    guidelines require an increase in the quantity and diversity of fruits and vegetables, Fox said.  Local ... Determine how to fit farm food safety and risk management plans with what schools require for food safety ... new school meal requirements, could present great opportunities for Ohio farmers, said Julie Fox, Ohio ...

  4. Following Harvest, Farmers Have Plenty of Work Ahead

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/following-harvest-farmers-have-plenty-work-ahead

    November 17, 2011 URBANA, Ohio – As farmers wrap up harvesting corn and soybeans across the ... applications planned in the waning weeks of productivity for 2011. “As we finish harvesting soybeans, farmers ... despite the lateness of harvest and seemingly frequent precipitation, farmers have been remarkably ...

  5. Safety First on the Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/safety-first-farm

    safety, always wear a safety harness if entering the bin is required. More than one person should be ... Health program is also conducting farm safety day camps in Ohio through the fall. The camps are designed ... director of agricultural safety and health with the Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological ...

  6. New Beef Position to Focus on Animal Care, Food Safety and Profitability

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-beef-position-focus-animal-care-food-safety-and-profitability

    and pre-harvest food safety for Ohioans. "Animal care and food safety are key issues for Ohio ... he majored in animal science. Grimes plans to focus programming on increasing consumer confidence and ... realities of the day require creativity so we can continue to address the needs of Ohioans." The ...

  7. Fall Herbicide Application Later Than Normal Following Late Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fall-herbicide-application-later-normal-following-late-harvest

    Loux. “This is kind of a strange year for fall treatments because harvest is so late,” Loux said. “Any ... something in the fall seems to make things easier in the spring.” Given the anticipated lateness of harvest ... recommendations is to not overdo fall herbicide applications, regardless of the timing of harvest. “Fall ...

  8. Farmers to Learn New Strawberry Production Method that Creates Earlier and Longer Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-learn-new-strawberry-production-method-creates-earlier-and-longer-harvest

    that can be harvested in early May and well into fall.  Thanks to a new production method called ... farmers using this method are significantly increased, requiring an investment of at least $10,000 to ... size, higher sugar contents and better disease resistance, and that can be harvested as early as the ...

  9. Research Determining Best Time to Subsoil

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/research-determining-best-time-subsoil

    most common time of year to subsoil is in the fall immediately following harvest. But sometimes growers ... subsoiling in the fall. "The best time to subsoil is in the fall, but sometimes because of late harvest ... a conservation practice that breaks up soil 12-18 inches deep, allowing increased water movement, better aeration ...

  10. New Strawberry Production Method Allows Growers Earlier and Longer Fruit Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-strawberry-production-method-allows-growers-earlier-and-longer-fruit-harvest

    increased, requiring an investment of at least $10,000 to $15,000 per acre, with some of that cost associated ... May 8, 2012 PIKETON, Ohio – Fresh Ohio strawberries harvested in early May? How about the locally ... grown, sweet fruit well into fall?  Thanks to a new production method called p lasticulture, Ohio ...

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