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  1. Agriculture and Plastics Sectors Join to Develop Ohio Bio-composites Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agriculture-and-plastics-sectors-join-develop-ohio-bio-composites-industry

    requirements. NFCC is also investigating the use of bio-based resin with plant-derived fibers so that composite ... rate of 5.4 percent since 2009, and most of that increased demand could be a target for natural-fiber ...

  2. Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-screening-soybean-lines-virus-resistance

    remain green up to harvest. "The beans are really dry. They only have seven or eight percent ... moisture, which is way too low to harvest, and the stems are tough and green," said Dorrance. "In ...

  3. Carbon Storage in No-Till Varies with Soil Type/Depth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/carbon-storage-no-till-varies-soil-typedepth

    studies about soil organic carbon accrual in no-till soils have primarily focused on the surface layer, ... fields was higher than in no-till fields. "The data shows that no-till farming increases soil ... productivity, increased wildlife habitats and a better method of maintaining and conserving soil water. The ...

  4. Chow Line: Truffles big on flavor, reputation and price

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-truffles-big-flavor-reputation-and-price-1

    certain trees. It takes time and effort to find them-- many harvesters use specially trained pigs or dogs ... cousins. Truffles can lose their flavor quickly, so use them as soon after purchase (and harvest) as ...

  5. Blame the Heat for Delayed Pumpkin Development

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/blame-heat-delayed-pumpkin-development

    crop. Summer/fall conditions with high relative humidity at night and low relative humidity during the ... diseases and careful management are so important." Pumpkin harvesting generally begins the end of ...

  6. Looking Back on Four Decades of No-Till Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/looking-back-four-decades-no-till-research

    agriculture. The success of no-till and the wide variety of benefits it affords-- increased carbon storage, ... improved soil quality, labor reduction, and increased organic matter, among others-- will be showcased ... with weigh wagons. Today, new questions have emerged that require mass spectrometers, enzyme assays, ...

  7. Can You Afford Your Farm? Find Out with FINPACK

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/can-you-afford-your-farm-find-out-finpack

    or considering business changes will likely increase throughout the year because of the economic ... repayment and operating credit requirements. OSU Extension offers FINPACK programs and training workshops ... increase in agricultural output through Extension programming brings $149 million in output to Ohio and $29 ...

  8. Biomass Crop Makes for Good Nursery Container Potting Mix

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/biomass-crop-makes-good-nursery-container-potting-mix

    concerns in the green industry of the increase in price and decrease in availability of pine bark – the ... current economic crisis and increase in energy prices, paper mills and lumber mills are now using that ... produce the potting mix the Ohio nursery industry would require each year. "That's not really ...

  9. OSU Extension to Hold Herbicide Spray Drift Awareness Workshops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-hold-herbicide-spray-drift-awareness-workshops

    bring farmers together for the purpose of increasing communication among neighbors. "We wanted to ... assume that use of dicamba and 2,4-D will increase." Doohan said that agricultural companies ... licensing agreement, producers who grow these cultivars will be required to apply a less volatile herbicide ...

  10. Beverly Library SNAP-Ed Class

    https://washington.osu.edu/events/beverly-library-snap-ed-class

    pre-registration is required. Classes are funded by USDA Supplemental Nutrition Asssitance Program. Everyone is ...

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