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  1. OSU Expert: Strong Demand for Wheat Straw Leaves Farmers Debating Whether to Sell or Leave It for Nutrients and Soil Organic Matter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-strong-demand-wheat-straw-leaves-farmers-debating-whether-sell-or-leave-it

    for high demand for wheat straw, said   Ed Lentz, an associate professor who specializes in crop ... material to their soil, Lentz said. A good wheat crop will yield between 1 and 1.2 tons of straw per acre ... straw is worth and if it is better to sell it at market prices or keep it for their soil?” Lentz said. ...

  2. New, Better Way to Farm in Cities? Talk is Friday (1/21) at OSU

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-better-way-farm-cities-talk-friday-121-osu

    January 19, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new, nature-based growing system can help urban farmers grow ... an acre, is possible using the system, he said. Kovach is a professor in the Department of ... is part of a seminar series sponsored by Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. ...

  3. 'Sustainability, Resilience, Adaptation': Students in New Ohio State Course to Plan Future of NE Ohio Family Farm

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sustainability-resilience-adaptation-students-new-ohio-state-course-plan-future-ne-ohio

    other family farms as well. “Planning and Design of a Sustainable Farm,” set to start this ... is enough diversity in the land — woodlots, pastures, field crops, a stream and spring, an ... and dairy, produce, renewable energy, and agritourism that serve a local market and community,” ...

  4. Hot, dry season putting damper on corn yield potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-dry-season-putting-damper-corn-yield-potential

    scientist  Peter Thomison. When corn is planted in wet soils, root systems often don't develop as well ... a professor in OSU's Department of Horticulture & Crop Science, said lack of rain may be the major ... headline of the 2011 corn crop. "There are parts of the state, areas in Brown County for example, that ...

  5. Ag Economist: Look to Long-Term Sustainability to Solve Food Crisis

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ag-economist-look-long-term-sustainability-solve-food-crisis

    culminating with the famous Green Revolution, and one in the early 1970s, triggered by crop failure and frenzy ... in international markets. But the current global food crisis may be even more dire, said Tweeten. ... population growth. The population boom is increasing faster than crop yields, said Tweeten. "Yields in ...

  6. Environmental Changes to Crops May Have Ties to Health/Market Value

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/environmental-changes-crops-may-have-ties-healthmarket-value

    chemical characteristics of a vegetable crop, which may change its nutritional or market value. Ohio State ... together its health and market value. "We know that management matters in crop production. ... health or market value of the crop." One vegetable crop the researchers are focusing on is cabbage, ...

  7. Variety of GMO Tests are Available to Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/variety-gmo-tests-are-available-farmers

    specialty markets can utilize a variety of tests that determine whether or not their crop is truly GMO-free. ... October 9, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Farmers who grow non-GMO (genetically modified organism) crops for ... herbicide and insect tolerance of such crops as corn or soybeans. "These tests are commonly used by ...

  8. Ohio State University experts research new, innovative, sustainable ways to manage pests

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-university-experts-research-new-innovative-sustainable-ways-manage-pests

    Ohioan who has a problem with pests, find sustainable and ecological ways to manage them. Thanks to ... Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program, are researching sustainable ways to manage pests and help people ... as deer and rabbits, basically anything that can attack people, their homes or their crops, he said. ...

  9. Sept. 1: See OSU’s Latest Organic Farming Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sept-1-see-osu%E2%80%99s-latest-organic-farming-research

    program will be featured Sept. 1 as part of the Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Scientists ... spelt’s baking quality and integrating sheep into organic grain systems will be covered. Managing uterine ... organizations, including Ohio State’s Sustainable Agriculture Team, are presenting the Farm Tour series. Get ...

  10. Asian Soybean Finding New Home in Ohio's Specialty Crop Market

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/asian-soybean-finding-new-home-ohios-specialty-crop-market

    markets take to the crop." Fioritto believes Ohio is a potential market for edamame because of the ... crop. Studying ways to provide farmers with new crops to raise and put extra cash in their pockets has ... led researchers down a path of growing and marketing edamame. Edamame (pronounced ed-ah-mah-may) is an ...

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