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  1. Consider Alternatives to Late-Planted/Replanted Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/consider-alternatives-late-plantedreplanted-corn

    rotation system, soybeans is one crop that growers can consider,” said Thomison. “The major reason ... Thomison. “It’s a good crop. It’s drought resistant, and has a better root system, tolerates stresses ... drawbacks. Ohio lacks a market for growers to sell their crop and with lack of short season hybrids available ...

  2. Tour on Aug. 27: Cover Crops’ Big Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-aug-27-cover-crops%E2%80%99-big-benefits

    success with cover crops. He credits his farm’s rich soils to incorporated cover crops and to interseeding ... clover into grain crops. And he says incorporating rye into soybeans has not only improved the soils’ ... County. The program is part of the 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Included will be ...

  3. Eyeing Ag. Technology at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/eyeing-ag-technology-farm-science-review

    entering the crop production market, which can be used as hand-held devices or placed on farm equipment. ... demonstration will involve auto-steer GPS (Global Positioning System) guidance systems, which allow farmers to ... this year: RTK (Real Time Kinematic) and DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System)," said Matt ...

  4. Conference to Share Ways to Promote Locally Grown Products

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-share-ways-promote-locally-grown-products

    Ohio Direct Agriculture Marketing Association and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education ... those products. With demand for "fresh from the farm" increasing, production and marketing ... conference is designed to provide information on starting a new crop on the farm, whether it's meat ...

  5. Ohio State Receives $24M USAID Grant to Boost Agriculture, Food Security in Tanzania

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-24m-usaid-grant-boost-agriculture-food-security-tanzania

    causes of global hunger by sustainably increasing agricultural productivity and advancing global ... initiative.       “With global population exploding, and new uses for the crops we grow, this grant is ... National Agricultural Research System and Sokoine University of Agriculture-- the chief institution of ...

  6. OARDC Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-2-million-grant-support-growing-us-greenhouse-tomato-industry

    grant is part of the Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI), which was established by the 2008 Farm ... Bill to support fruit, vegetable, horticulture and nursery crops by developing and disseminating ... a more systematic and effective way to combat diseases, which threaten the sustainability of this ...

  7. Researchers Eyeing New Small Fruit Opportunities

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-eyeing-new-small-fruit-opportunities

    alternative fruit crop that can be sold at markets as fresh berries, in baked goods, for jams and jellies, and ... becoming a sustainable enterprise in Ohio, Ohio State University Extension researchers are looking at ... another potential niche fruit crop. Horticulturists with OSU South Centers at Piketon are exploring the ...

  8. Growing Produce Using Hydroponics Showcased at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/growing-produce-using-hydroponics-showcased-farm-science-review

    . "Hydroponics, like greenhouse production, is an alternative crop production system to field crop ... collaborating with CropKing, Inc. on installing and maintaining a hydroponics system, and with Beth Fausey, OSU ... Extension floriculture and hydroponic vegetable specialist, on outreach education and marketing ...

  9. 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

    a compost sock system as a growth medium and comparing the crop's performance to in-ground high tunnel ... and marketing season; they support plenty of crops on a smaller amount of land; and they need ... tomatoes to peppers to lettuce. "The technology completely supports a multiple cropping system ...

  10. International IPM Program a Success for Tomato Producers in Africa

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/international-ipm-program-success-tomato-producers-africa

    productivity and marketing, and develop ways to sustain that." The Office of International Programs in ... pesticide applications by half, has been a marketing boon for farmers who, in some cases, collect a premium ... International Development to reduce the overuse of pesticides and improve the productivity of locally marketed ...

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