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  1. Minimizing Compaction of Vegetable Crops Tricky

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/minimizing-compaction-vegetable-crops-tricky

    January 4, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Controlling compaction in field crops is not easy, but minimizing ... engineer, said that because of regular crop rotation and lack of production flexibility, no one cure-all ... toward individuals and businesses interested in fruit and vegetable crop production and marketing. ...

  2. 'Power Crops': Learn about Bioenergy Farming at July 28 Field Day in Piketon

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/power-crops-learn-about-bioenergy-farming-july-28-field-day-piketon

    year.   "Miscanthus production is not intended to compete with established field crops like corn ... more productive than other biofuel crops, such as switchgrass. And once established, this grass has ... southern Ohio and other regions to produce fuel and energy. These are two of the "power crops ...

  3. Following Harvest, Farmers Have Plenty of Work Ahead

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/following-harvest-farmers-have-plenty-work-ahead

    applications planned in the waning weeks of productivity for 2011. “As we finish harvesting soybeans, farmers ... Watters, an Ohio State University Extension educator with Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team. “Custom ... applicators were ready to go into the field for a long time, and we are glad to finally see them moving.” ...

  4. Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is Aug. 3 in Fremont

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/northern-ohio-vegetable-crops-field-night-aug-3-fremont

    year's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the North ... of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service.   The Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night ... products, different cell sizes for tomato transplants, tomato and pepper fungicide trials, a new pepper ...

  5. Worried About Fuel Prices? Grow Cover Crops for Fertilizer Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worried-about-fuel-prices-grow-cover-crops-fertilizer-needs

    benefits for field crops, especially in no-till production systems. They are excellent sources of nitrogen, ... at Piketon in Piketon, Ohio, studied 32 different cover crops on field crops and a variety of ... that generated the minimum nitrogen requirements and recycling for crop production: cow peas, hairy ...

  6. Learn to Improve Soil Health at Field Days August 17, 18

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-improve-soil-health-field-days-august-17-18

    field day, farmers will evaluate a variety of crop rotation and tillage studies conducted by OSU ... plant healthy and productivity, according to Ohio State University Extension educators, and will be the ... focus of two field days later this month. “What we’re really looking at, in terms of soil health, is ...

  7. Learn the Latest in Biofuel Crop Production at Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-latest-biofuel-crop-production-farm-science-review-2011

    Corn Belt, and farmers can learn about the continuing evolutions in biofuels crop production at Ohio ... ethanol production facility.” He said the crop has great promise in Ohio, although he does not anticipate ... August 16, 2011 LONDON, Ohio – Biofuels production is an important part of agriculture across the ...

  8. Despite Summer Drought, Corn Yields Heading for Record Books

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/despite-summer-drought-corn-yields-heading-record-books

    Ohio's most valuable field crop commodities. Ohio is ranked sixth in the nation in grain production ... predispose the crop to lodging, and ears fall off more readily the longer the crop stays in the field ... Feed grain serves as a main component of corn production, but the crop is also becoming an integral ...

  9. Davlin Appointed Manager of OARDC’s Western Ag Research Station

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/davlin-appointed-manager-oardc%E2%80%99s-western-ag-research-station

    Greenfield, Ind., assisting field research in agronomic, fruit and vegetable crops (1993-94); and worked for ... see new products and cropping systems being tested.”  Located on 428 acres in Clark County, the ... Western Agricultural Research Station plays an instrumental role in supporting the field crop ...

  10. Precision Agriculture Not Just for Conventional Farming

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/precision-agriculture-not-just-conventional-farming

    pollock.58@osu.edu. COLUMBUS, Ohio- Precision agriculture techniques, generally applied to field crops such as corn ... and soybeans, are being used to improve production of high value commodity crops. Ohio State ... that technology for high value crops. The more accurately you can manage your field the more you can ...

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