SIDNEY, Ohio – Studying for the Certified Crop Adviser Exam may soon be a little easier thanks to a prep course offered by agronomists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension educator has been named president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
PIKETON, Ohio – Growers and producers — have you ever wondered how to go about marketing your business and products to consumers? Would you like to know the steps to take now to help position your food business for success in the upcoming year?
Every year at Thanksgiving, my cousin claims that turkey makes you sleepy. But I thought that myth had been debunked years ago. What’s the story?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans who want to “live smart” have a new resource, courtesy of Ohio State University Extension. The Live Smart Ohio website, online at go.osu.edu/LiveSmartOhio, offers consumers research-based information on topics they care about, said site organizers.
YELLOW SPRNGS, Ohio – As efforts continue to expand the successful Farm to School Program, which works to connect food producers and school districts to provide fresh, local foods to students, a workshop Dec. 5 can provide farmers and school districts information on how to get started.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – With crop program decision windows open, now is the time for producers to think strategically about their farm’s cash flow, exposure to risk, and the means available to manage these risks, said an economist from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Four workshops designed to teach Certified Crop Advisers how to help farmers develop nutrient management plans will be offered by agronomists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
I’ve seen friends post information on social media saying dairy foods are bad for you. Is this hype or for real?
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Working long hours without an adequate amount of sleep is just one example of how farmers can increase their risk of injury during harvest, a safety expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences said.
LANCASTER, Ohio – The increase in this year’s fall acorn crop means that livestock producers who have oak trees in their pastures need to be on the lookout -- acorns from these trees could cause kidney failure in their animals, particularly in cattle and sheep.
PLAIN CITY, Ohio – With issues concerning water quality a high priority in Ohio, managing fertilizer and planting cover crops are some of the ways farmers can help improve the condition of the state’s water, according to experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
I seemed to get sick a lot last winter. Besides citrus fruits, is there anything I can eat to fight bugs before they get a foothold?
JEFFERSON, Ohio – Farmers, producers and landowners who have agricultural buildings on their property they are no longer using can turn the vacant space into extra farm income, according to experts with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
WOOSTER, Ohio – Livestock producers looking for a relatively easy and inexpensive feed source can turn to harvested cornfields for the answer.
OTTAWA, Ohio – Poultry, dairy, swine, beef cattle and other livestock producers wanting to learn economically and environmentally beneficial ways to handle the death of their animals can earn livestock mortality composting certification through a course offered by experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
I lost a lot of weight years ago, but I always struggle during the holidays. How can I make sure I maintain my weight over the next few months?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Many people use the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to gauge the health of their diets.
OTTAWA, Ohio – Soil researchers across the Midwest, including agronomists and scientists from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, want to help growers unlock the secrets of soil health to improve yields, lower input costs and increase farm income.
My boyfriend stores potatoes and onions in the refrigerator. I keep them in the pantry. Who’s right?