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  1. Free Pumpkin Night Sept. 15 Focuses on Jack-O-Lanterns, Pie and Specialty Pumpkins Among Others

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    a Sept. 15 field night offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Centers, 1864 Shyville Road, Piketon, the Pumpkin Field Day will also offer growers the newest research on ... grow them,” Gardner said. “In addition to offering information on pumpkin crop management, we’ll also ...

  2. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

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    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Ward’s nine strategies: Reevaluate crop production inputs such as ... prophylactic fungicide applications and specialty fertility products. Forgo phosphorus and potassium ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  3. $700,000 gift to Ohio State CFAES Helps Create Food Security and Sustainability Learning Community

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    a critical societal need concerning food production, as well as offer learning experiences to selected ... student enrichment activities, field trips, a community engagement project and guest speakers. Any Ohio ... facing food production, food policy, hunger, food safety, and sustainable agricultural practices. “This ...

  4. Show Me the Evidence: New Student Group Focuses on Communicating About Science

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio — When Bill Hildebolt worked as a product development researcher at Campbell Soup ... products. Hildebolt, who led the team that developed Prego Spaghetti Sauce during his tenure at the company, ... end product is a journal article,” Specht said. “But we should embrace the idea that we need to talk ...

  5. Late Planting Start May Call for Adjusting Management Practices for Corn

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    get into their fields to speed up crop establishment, said an agronomist with the College of Food, ... yield, growers should resist getting into their fields before the soils are dry. “Growers should avoid ... the potential for lower yields, getting into wet fields could lead to soil compaction which can ...

  6. Ohio State Experts to Speak at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

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    topics such as cover crops, local meats, food policy and soil organic matter. They’ll be, for example, ... in OSU Extension’s Wood County office, in a panel discussion called “Organic Grain Production Systems ... State University Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, “Interseeded Cover Cropping Experiments in ...

  7. Seeking the Stink Bug's Natural Enemies

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    crops in Ohio and across the United States to get the attention of entomologists nationwide. Welty, an ... crops, and we want to know how to control it with more sustainable methods than just spraying a lot.” ... soybean field, stink bugs caused a 30 percent yield loss in 2012. Hard to Spot, Hard to Catch Stink bugs ...

  8. Ohio Pumpkin Crop Down This Year; Expect Smaller Pumpkins

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio farmers harvested fewer pumpkins this year compared to the 2014 crop, and ... June to late June or early July,” he said. “Sporadic heavy rains flooded fields and drowned out many ... from mid-July through August.” In addition to unfavorable weather conditions, the state’s pumpkin crop ...

  9. Hops Conference to Feature New Harvester, Prototype Trellis System

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    sugars. An interest in locally grown ingredients has spurred growth in Ohio’s hops production. This is the ... include: Hop Production Economic Analysis: Can We Make Money at This? Connecting with Your Customer/Buyer ... for the Hop Yard Growing Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health, Nutrient and Soil Quality Hop Plant ...

  10. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet and Global Water Initiative

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet-and-global-water-initiative

    blooms, Jay Martin will tell you they’re the solution. Martin was recently chosen to lead Field to Faucet, ... maintaining an economically productive agricultural sector. “It became obvious, when I was working in ... from a variety of disciplines. Field to Faucet was conceived and funded by Bruce McPheron, Ohio State’s ...

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