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  1. Workshop to Aid Producers in Managing Crop Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/workshop-aid-producers-managing-crop-risk

    that combines government programs, crop insurance and alternative marketing techniques. Producers have ... type and level of crop insurance, taking advantage of available marketing opportunities, and making use ... as biofuels, and volatile shifts in crop prices have driven many producers to change the way they ...

  2. Farmland Policy Innovation Center Announces Community-Based Agricultural Economic Development Grants

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmland-policy-innovation-center-announces-community-based-agricultural-economic

    city of Toledo as the foundation for a vibrant, economically sustainable production, processing, and ... distribution system for fresh fruits and vegetables. The planning process will inventory and catalogue existing ... Wallace College Sustainability Plan Clinic to study and identify potential indoor agricultural businesses ...

  3. Ohio State Anaerobic Digestion Technology Now Being Commercialized

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-anaerobic-digestion-technology-now-being-commercialized

    first integrated anaerobic digestion system, a patent-pending technology developed by the ... biogas for energy and fuel uses. The integrated system, known as  i AD s, is currently under construction ... The novel system is called "integrated" because it adds a solid-state or "dry" ...

  4. Alternative Method to Protect Rootstock Available to Grape Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/alternative-method-protect-rootstock-available-grape-growers

    demonstrate sustainability and produce a successful crop, this is a system they can use," said Doohan, ... weeds and promoting environmental sustainability may be available to grape producers, specifically those ... who grow the crop in cold climates. Ohio State University scientists with the Ohio Agricultural ...

  5. Industry Decisions May Hold Key in Biotech Future

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/industry-decisions-may-hold-key-biotech-future

    crops may be setting a precedent for how genetically modified (GM) crops will be produced and marketed ... off in their introduction of GM crops, such as Bt corn and a GM sugar beet to European markets. These ... regarding biotech crops may, ultimately, not result in the reduction of biotechnology, but simply put a new ...

  6. Ohio Apple Crop: Smaller but More Flavorful

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-apple-crop-smaller-more-flavorful

    Fruit Growers Marketing Association. And growers in other states have also seen apple crop declines, he ... slimmer this year, the apple crop’s overall quality will be more flavorful, an Ohio State University ... including spring frosts, summer drought, extreme heat, high winds and hailstorms, the state’s apple crop ...

  7. Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Recognition for Work on Vegetable Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/miller-receives-prestigious-plant-pathology-recognition-work-vegetable-crops

    research and Extension programs focus on sustainable management of vegetable crop diseases in conventional ... farmers protect their crops, whether close to her hometown in northeast Ohio or as far away as Bangladesh. ... crops. Her laboratory also conducts research in molecular diagnostics of beneficial microorganisms and ...

  8. Project Focusing on Pawpaw for Preservation and Niche Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/project-focusing-pawpaw-preservation-and-niche-crop

    as a potential niche market crop. Ohio State University Extension researchers at OSU South Centers at ... tree, and as a crop that supports sustainable agriculture, agritourism and local foods," said Shawn ... Ohio, not only as a landscape species but also as an additional fruit crop. "The goal of the ...

  9. Ohio State Offers New Major in Sustainability

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-offers-new-major-sustainability

    University with an interest in sustainability can put their passion into practice by choosing a new ... sustainability major. The new Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability (EEDS) major ... the business, economic and social aspects of sustainability with the tools necessary for a career in ...

  10. OSU Extension offers Aquaculture Conference to Promote Fish Farming

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-aquaculture-conference-promote-fish-farming

    maintain a healthy and sustainable fish farming operation can do so during a conference on aquaculture ... exercises. Participants will learn how to develop a plan to ensure optimum fish health and a sustainable ... operation. Aquaculture Business Management and Marketing Workshop. The half-day workshop Aug. 7 beginning at ...

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