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  1. Nutrient Management Key Theme of Ohio No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-theme-ohio-no-till-conference

    at this year’s gathering. “Right now nutrient management experts are meeting to discuss changes in ... fertilizer or manure.” He said event organizers, mindful of pending changes in phosphorus management ... critical importance of managing phosphorous and other nutrients through conservation tillage practices at ...

  2. OSU Extension Offers Tractor Safety Training Course

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-tractor-safety-training-course

    Extension July 25. The training is one way for youths to meet current rules set by the U.S. Department of ... Labor that require young workers to have some form of training when working on a farm, said   Dee ...

  3. Business Is Blooming: Cut Flower Growers Set to Meet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/business-blooming-cut-flower-growers-set-meet

    coordinator of OARDC’s Agroecosystems Management Program, calls the meeting a “terrific opportunity.” It’s ... northern Ohio soon. They’ll be in Wooster Aug. 8-9 for the 2011 Midwest Regional Meeting of the Association ... said one of the event’s planners, Megan Shoenfelt. “Just as the interest in local food is growing, now ...

  4. Scarlet and Gray Ag Day Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank to Inspire Hunger Heroes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scarlet-and-gray-ag-day-partners-mid-ohio-foodbank-inspire-hunger-heroes

    inspire future hunger heroes. During the April 27 event, nearly 650 visiting fourth- and fifth-grade ... Students will also have time to personalize and decorate the bags for all of these items. After the event ... communities, said Dustin Homan, Scarlet and Gray Ag Day committee member. Students need to not only internalize ...

  5. Online Flood Resources Available to Ohioans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/online-flood-resources-available-ohioans

    http://eden.lsu.edu/Topics/HumanHealth/Mold/Pages/default.aspx.   • Power Outages: The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness has information pertaining to ... Flooding: The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness also provides information for what to do before, ...   • Flood Insurance: The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness also provides information pertaining to ...

  6. OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Set for Jan. 23-26

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-nursery-short-coursecents-set-jan-23-26

    Landscape Association Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS). The event will be held January 23-26 ... 4 p.m. Jan. 23, and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 24-26. There will also be pre-show events and activities ... pesticide issues, spray technologies, insects and diseases, and native plants. The events are sponsored by ...

  7. Putnam County Extension Educator Honored for His Work

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/putnam-county-extension-educator-honored-his-work

    Association of County Agricultural Agents Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in ... Cincinnati. Each year, award recipients are chosen by a selection committee consisting of the first and second ... animal sciences, agronomy, horticulture, farm management, entomology, leadership, or any other related ...

  8. New Blackberry Varieties Can Overcome Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-blackberry-varieties-can-overcome-winter

    the fall, resulting in little pruning labor. Additionally, unlike most traditional varieties that bear ... nurseries just last year. Other topics of discussion at the Berry Growers School include management of berry ... crop pests, raspberry production, plasticulture strawberries and disease management. Presenters include ...

  9. Several Nursery Short Course Sessions Offered in Spanish

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/several-nursery-short-course-sessions-offered-spanish

    an Hispanic labor force. The OSU Nursery Short Course, in conjunction with the Central Environmental ... CENTS will highlight hundreds of exhibitors within 426,000 square feet of space. The event is sponsored ... Nursery Short Course sessions take place at various times throughout the three-day event. For complete ...

  10. Labor Posters Required for Ag Businesses/Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/labor-posters-required-ag-businessesfarmers

    regulations regarding labor posters if any employees are hired throughout the year, even if for only one hour. ... Department of Labor posters are mandatory. "We have reviewed the federal and state regulations and found ... this is a labor regulation, and that farmers need to be in compliance," said Jepsen. "There ...

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