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  1. 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-0

    growers to expand their growing and marketing season; they support plenty of crops on a smaller amount of ... supports a multiple cropping system,” said Bergefurd. “We are testing to see whether one ... field-grown strawberries. But that’s not the exciting news. They will be harvesting a crop grown using ...

  2. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    the unique interactions between shrubs and crops as a basis for developing sustainable agricultural ... agro-ecosystems, this will provide the foundation to develop optimized cropping systems that can boost agricultural ... ecology and hydrology of shrub-crop ecosystems within the Sahel-- a long, narrow strip of land located ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio State Extension to Hold SARE Workshop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-extension-hold-sare-workshop

    programs in sustainable agriculture, and educate farmers and landowners on producing, marketing or managing ... September 29, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The Ohio State University Extension Sustainable Ag Team will ... be offering a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) Grant workshop for farmers, ...

  5. Trade Expecting Lower Corn Production In September Crop Report

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/trade-expecting-lower-corn-production-september-crop-report

    September 8, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Commodity market analysts expect lower U.S. corn and soybean ... production estimates in next week’s crop production report from the Department of Agriculture, and one Ohio ... State University agricultural economist says that could lead to marketing opportunities for farmers. OSU ...

  6. Grow Lettuce Using Hydroponics. Learn More at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/grow-lettuce-using-hydroponics-learn-more-farm-science-review

    . "Hydroponics, like greenhouse production, is an alternative crop production system to field crop ... OSU Extension floriculture and hydroponic vegetable specialist, on outreach education and marketing ... access to locally grown vegetables." Hydroponics is a method of growing crops without soil, with ...

  7. Locally Grown Hops a Possibility for Ohio’s Booming Microbreweries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/locally-grown-hops-possibility-ohio%E2%80%99s-booming-microbreweries

    a hop research program focused on production and marketing, said Brad Bergefurd, OSU Extension ... “This project allows us to develop sustainable production practices directly related to Ohio growing ... discuss the topic during a session titled “Hops: A new crop alternative for Ohio,” to be held on Tuesday, ...

  8. Organic Grain Production an Appealing, Yet Challenging Farming Practice

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-grain-production-appealing-yet-challenging-farming-practice

    management guidelines for three years before his or her farm is certified and allowed to market crops as ... responsibility. The United States market for organic products has increased at least 20 percent within the past 10 ... the opportunities for farmers to raise organic foodstuffs, which not only include horticultural crops ...

  9. Ohio State Extension Kicks Off Summer Farm Tour Series

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-extension-kicks-summer-farm-tour-series

    July 1, 2005 CARROLTON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's Sustainable Agriculture Team ... on sustainable agricultural and gardening enterprises and farming skills. The tours are free and open ... Organic Crop Improvement Association Chapter 1. The tours will be held throughout several central and ...

  10. Conference Offers Training for Crop Advisers and Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/conference-offers-training-crop-advisers-and-farmers

    that focus on cover crops, no-till systems and precision agriculture. Also offered will be Corn ... February 23, 2012 ADA, Ohio-- Farmers and certified crop advisers who attend Ohio State ... engineer and an organizer of the conference. Crop consultants can earn continuing education credits while ...

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