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Pumpkin Field Night Oct. 9 Focuses on Crop Management

Oct 01, 2014

Pumpkin Field Night Oct. 9 Focuses on Crop Management

PIKETON, Ohio -- As consumers head to the pumpkin patch and reach for their pumpkin spice lattes, growers can learn how to meet growing demand for this popular crop at a pumpkin production workshop Oct. 9.

Ohio State to Offer Agriculture and Natural Resources Tax Webinar and Workshop Dec. 15

Oct 01, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers, producers, tax preparers and anyone who wants to learn more about the potential changes in tax laws, including those that relate to Expense Deductions and Bonus Depreciation (Section 179), can participate in a day-long tax webinar and workshop Dec. 15 hosted by Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Ohio State University to Offer Series of Tax Schools Statewide, November and December

Oct 01, 2014

Ohio State University to Offer Series of Tax Schools Statewide, November and December

COLUMBUS, Ohio – This year’s tax filing season may be confusing for some taxpayers as they try to understand the tax filing connection between the Affordable Care Act and their income taxes, according to a taxation expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

Oct 01, 2014

Gypsum Spread on Farms Could Help Keep Water Clean, Not Green

WOOSTER, Ohio — Gypsum, which has roots in the past as a farm soil treatment, also may have a bright future, and not just as a booster of crops but also a protector of water.

Ag Attorney Sheds Light on Manure Handling, Application Regulations

Sep 30, 2014

Ag Attorney Sheds Light on Manure Handling, Application Regulations

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Although the Lake Erie algae problems that contaminated Toledo’s water supply in early August have subsided, the crisis raised questions about animal manure application on farmland in Ohio and how it may have contributed to the problem.

Ohio State Economist: Taxing Phosphorus Could Reduce Risk of Algal Blooms

Sep 29, 2014

Ohio State Economist: Taxing Phosphorus Could Reduce Risk of Algal Blooms

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While agricultural scientists, policymakers and farmers are investigating ways to reduce the risk of severe algal blooms that stem from phosphorus, an Ohio State University environmental economist suggests an economic response could be the most cost-effective one.


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