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  1. More Ohio Producers Exploring Grass-Fed Beef Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-ohio-producers-exploring-grass-fed-beef-production

    consistently increase the animal's weight from weaning to harvest. In order to do that, they need to feed ... system." However, pasture grazing, as opposed to the feedlot system, requires the meticulous management of ... months. "It's pretty easy to accomplish in the fall and spring, but winter and summer months ...

  2. Drought Adding A Wrinkle to Crop Marketing Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-adding-wrinkle-crop-marketing-decisions

    post-harvest. Now it isn't quite as clear. Increased production in the Southern Hemisphere can offset much ... difficult come harvest. "Historically, there is the potential for fairly significant production changes ... percent with overall corn production falling 24 percent. The state's soybean yield is expected to ...

  3. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for SE Ohio April 12

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-se-ohio-april-12

    the increased interest in this program, the registration fee has been reduced to $10. CHESTERHILL, ... Ohio-- Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, in conjunction with the group Rural ... Action, will hold a Produce Safety Education Program  for farmers from 1-4 p.m. on April 12 at the Marion ...

  4. Signature Areas

    https://oardc.osu.edu/signature-areas

    greatest strengths. By focusing on areas of research excellence and strategic importance, OARDC has ... for energy and materials increases, research and industry partnerships come together in this signature ... Security, Production and Human Health This signature area focuses on improving agricultural production; ...

  5. Specialty Crops: New Book Links Ohio Growers with Institutional Food-service Buyers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/specialty-crops-new-book-links-ohio-growers-institutional-food-service-buyers

    Increased selling, buying, serving and eating of local foods is a goal.  “We’ve found that many institutions ... Columbus, Ohio State’s dining halls in Columbus, Medina County’s Green Harvest Trading and an Ohio University ... dining facility. Food safety, including Good Agricultural Practices and educational programs for farmers ...

  6. Agronomist: The Longer Corn Sits in Fields, the Greater the Yield Losses

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agronomist-longer-corn-sits-fields-greater-yield-losses

    November 23, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio growers waiting to harvest their corn most likely ... won't see a significant decrease in grain moisture, but run the risk of increased stalk lodging, moldy ... they should harvest as promptly as possible. "We have a fantastic crop out there with yields ...

  7. Chainsaw Safety Course at Hocking College May 13

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chainsaw-safety-course-hocking-college-may-13

    Program is offering a chainsaw safety course at Hocking College  May 13. Called “Basics of Safe Chainsaw ... Consumer Products Safety Commission, takes 110 stitches and brings on more than $12,000 in medical bills. ... Teaching the course will be Mike Kessler and Dale Hatfield, tree care and timber harvesting instructors at ...

  8. Confined Spaces, Teen Challenge Highlight Safety Demos At Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/confined-spaces-teen-challenge-highlight-safety-demos-farm-science-review-2011

    farm safety is the goal of several demonstrations, displays, and interactive events at Farm Science ... Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center outside London. “We provide relevant safety ... Extension program coordinator for Agricultural Safety and Health. “We try to have something new each year ...

  9. Get Ready to Plant Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-ready-plant-corn

    • Determine harvest dates by crop maturity, not the calendar. Harvest loss increases 1 percent to 2 percent ... March 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- To put corn on the right track this growing season, focus on ... different maturities to reduce damage from diseases and environmental stress, and spread out harvest time ...

  10. Late-planted Corn Could Lead to Additional Drying Costs at Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-planted-corn-could-lead-additional-drying-costs-harvest

    planting and recent rains leading into harvest, farmers in the Eastern Corn Belt might expect corn coming ... energy costs for farmers this fall, according to Ohio State University Extension Production Business ... Ward based his calculations on a liquefied propane cost of $2 per gallon, and said the good news for ...

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