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  1. Piketon Field Night Aug. 11 Includes Pumpkin Pollination, Drip Irrigation, Small Fruit, Tomatoes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/piketon-field-night-aug-11-includes-pumpkin-pollination-drip-irrigation-small-fruit

    funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation ... tour of OSU South Center’s fields and learn about the pumpkin pollinator research project, new small ... Route 32 and Shyville Road, one mile east of U.S. Route 23, just south of Piketon. A detailed schedule ...

  2. Fill Up on Gas from Garbage? Ohio State Campus in Wooster to Try It … at $2.25 a Gallon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fill-gas-garbage-ohio-state-campus-wooster-try-it-%E2%80%A6-225-gallon

    costs only about two-thirds as much as gasoline and, when burned, emits about a third less greenhouse ... Wooster, about 60 miles south of Cleveland. Some may come, too, from a similar quasar facility in Columbus. ... that results. Some of that gas runs a generator-- quasar’s Wooster digester currently produces about 30 ...

  3. Some Corn Growers Considering Replanting: Is It Worthwhile?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-corn-growers-considering-replanting-it-worthwhile

    have some corn growers concerned about adverse effects on the crop and thinking about whether to ... chemical application; and the cost and availability of acceptable seed. “ These factors must be weighed ...

  4. Chestnuts Roasting in Eastern Ohio: See Them Aug. 13

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chestnuts-roasting-eastern-ohio-see-them-aug-13

    facility in the U.S., will host a free tour on Aug. 13 as part of the 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and ... Workshop Series. Hours are 2-4 p.m. at 4300 Germano Rd. SE in Carrollton, about 25 miles southeast of ...

  5. When Planting Wheat, Don't Put Eggs in One Basket

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/when-planting-wheat-dont-put-eggs-one-basket

    rates, planting date, and nitrogen application rates. The newly published 2006 OSU Extension Ohio Wheat ... get growers to think about choosing varieties suitable to their area that exhibit a wide variety of ... characteristics," said Paul. "When growers start thinking about maximum yield only, 100 bushels per acre or ...

  6. Ag Secretary Vilsack: OARDC, Industry Partners Key to 'New Rural America'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ag-secretary-vilsack-oardc-industry-partners-key-new-rural-america

    July 23, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack toured a new facility ... that turns waste into green energy and learned about efforts to develop a new domestic crop that yields ... generation capacity, or about one-third of the OARDC campus’s energy needs — turns ...

  7. OSU Extension Offers Resources and Information to Manage Drought as Conditions Intensify Statewide

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-resources-and-information-manage-drought-conditions-intensify

    severe drought as of July 17, according to the most recent U.S. Drought Monitor. Conditions for growers ... and drought assistance   And people who want to access social media to learn and talk about drought ... 1.50 inches on average. The normal rainfall amount is about 2 inches, he said. With drought conditions ...

  8. Down-Under Digestive Microbes Could Help Lower Methane Gas From Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/down-under-digestive-microbes-could-help-lower-methane-gas-livestock

    third-largest source of this greenhouse gas in the United States, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection ... sheep and goats, but Tammar wallabies are known to release about 80 percent less methane gas per unit of ... that Tammar wallabies in particular produce only about a fifth of the amount of methane produced by ...

  9. Global Warming in Your Garden? Common Plants, Bugs Reveal Important Climate Changes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/global-warming-your-garden-common-plants-bugs-reveal-important-climate-changes

    gardeners make fewer but more effective pesticide applications. But it also collects key data about plant ... growing season. “We are not talking about changes from one year to the next, but long-term ... observation of lilacs from the U.S. network and hundreds of other sites in Canada, Europe and Asia since 1955. ...

  10. Ohio State-Sponsored Berry Tour Held July 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-sponsored-berry-tour-held-july-30

    July 22, 2002 URBANA, Ohio- Thinking about diving into red and black raspberry production? Learn ... about the successes and failures of some berry growers through an Ohio State University-sponsored berry ... stops in Champaign County. The first stop will be at Rothschild's Farm at 3143 East U.S. Rt. 36 in ...

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