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  1. 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 ...

  2. Field Nights Continue Work to Increase Growth of Ohio Hops

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/field-nights-continue-work-increase-growth-ohio-hops

    insight into how to produce the increasingly popular crop. The Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 16 from 5:30 ... •Innovative hop production techniques •Pest control •Harvesting Registration for the Aug. 16 field night is ... in Piketon. The Northwest Ohio Hops Field Night is Aug. 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Agricultural ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    research-based tactics to keep nutrients in the field and available to crops while increasing stewardship of ... in the soil where crops can use it,” said Greg LaBarge, also a field specialist for agronomic systems ... 10,000 Ohio farmers on best practices to apply fertilizer for optimum crop yield, reduce the risk of ...

  7. Grow Fruits and Vegetables Anywhere With a Compost Sock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-fruits-and-vegetables-anywhere-compost-sock

    crop production." If successful, the technology could be a way for communities to promote urban ... at Piketon are already picking their high tunnel strawberries – about a month ahead of field ... -grown strawberries. But that's not the exciting news. They will be harvesting a crop grown using potentially new ...

  8. Try Cover Crops This Fall to Alleviate Compacted Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/try-cover-crops-fall-alleviate-compacted-soils

    and environmental benefits that cover crops bring to ag production management." Ohio State ... University Extension research has found that cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop ... serve as a forage product. In order for producers to make the most of all that cover crops have to ...

  9. Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-production-risks-continuous-corn

    part of their soybean crop to corn production, several management practices can be followed that may ... February 19, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Crop rotation is the key to maximizing yields while reducing ... continuous corn production in the hopes of capturing more profit from higher corn prices. Peter Thomison, an ...

  10. Miscanthus Being Evaluated as Potential Ohio Biomass Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/miscanthus-being-evaluated-potential-ohio-biomass-crop

    "Miscanthus production is not intended to compete with established field crops like corn and soybeans," ... develop a better understanding of crop performance, production practices, input costs, budgeting, ... because the plant is considered more productive than other biofuel crops, such as switchgrass. For ...

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