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  1. OFVG Congress Offers Latest in Ag Technology

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ofvg-congress-offers-latest-ag-technology

    is becoming more integrated in agricultural production, improving field applications, streamlining ... Application: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The session covers strategies for reduction of spray drift, minimizing ... exposure to pesticides by applicators, instrumentation to determine uniformity of chemical mixing in ...

  2. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    produce enough nitrogen to complement or replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, which means less ... money spent on fertilizer applications, cover crops can also improve the health of the soil by ... they’ll need to know about cover crops worked into a corn/soybean/wheat rotation under continuous no-till, ...

  3. Overholt Drainage School Offers Soil and Water Conservation Education

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/overholt-drainage-school-offers-soil-and-water-conservation-education

    technicians and engineers can learn about the construction and management of soil and water conservation ... applicable across the Corn Belt." The conference includes: * Session 1: Laser surveying, topographic ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences; in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural ...

  4. Time to Assess Rapidly Developing Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/time-assess-rapidly-developing-wheat

    Center, said that growers should first assess the crop's growth stage. Growers concerned about the ... herbicide and insecticide applications all depend on specific growth stages," said Paul. "In ... general, herbicide applications should be made before the first node develops. Remember, short-looking ...

  5. Manure Management Focus of One-Day Summer Event

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/manure-management-focus-one-day-summer-event

    Midwest Professional Nutrient Applicators Association. The theme of the Great Lakes Manure Handling Expo ... event: • Manure 101: The Superior Fertilizer. Understanding how the application rate and timing affect ... fertility specialist. • Records: What? Why? How? Good documentation of manure application can save time and ...

  6. OSU Extension Specialists Asking for Grower Input on Head Scab Evaluation Tool

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-specialists-asking-grower-input-head-scab-evaluation-tool

    application of fungicides when weather conditions elevate the risk of disease development." Paul is ... the need for fungicide applications in wheat to fill out the following survey: ... http://www.hostedsurvey.com/takesurvey.asp?c=2010Us121326. "This multi-state effort requires considerable resources to maintain, and scientists involved ...

  7. Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit Fish Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aquaculture-research-program-looking-recruit-fish-farmers

    facility.  And thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and ... And participants will also have access to trainers and mentors in the field.  Applications for the ... james.742@osu.edu.  Applicants will be notified of selection by Dec. 15, and the first day of ABC will be Jan. 12, ...

  8. New Biological Control Book Brainchild of Ohio State Scientist

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-biological-control-book-brainchild-ohio-state-scientist

    helping spread the word about these unique natural pesticides. Nematodes as Biocontrol Agents is the ... Ralph-Udo Ehlers, Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel, Germany; and David Shapiro-Ilan, U.S. Department ... Topics include biology, commercial production, formulation and quality control, application technology, ...

  9. International IPM Program a Success for Tomato Producers in Africa

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/international-ipm-program-success-tomato-producers-africa

    pesticide applications by half, has been a marketing boon for farmers who, in some cases, collect a premium ... in Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania is a four-year $800,000 initiative funded by the U.S. Agency for ... in Uganda to cut their pesticide applications in half, reducing their production costs and adverse ...

  10. Livestock Manure a Winner As Alternative Spring Crop Fertilizer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/livestock-manure-winner-alternative-spring-crop-fertilizer

    to produce yields comparable to traditional fertilizer applications, and the alternative option may ... area farmers for the past two years to determine how well swine manure applications to corn and wheat ... in the spring compare to traditional applications of nitrogen and urea. What the group found was that ...

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