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  1. Market Focus Returns to Weather, Broader Economy Following USDA Reports

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/market-focus-returns-weather-broader-economy-following-usda-reports

    market wasn’t surprised by the corn estimate,” he said. “The somewhat smaller crop means 400 million ... September 13, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers, commodity traders and market analysts will largely ... a September crop production report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that yielded few surprises, ...

  2. Chow Line: Pesticide-free not the same as 'organic' (for 8/22/10)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-pesticide-free-not-same-organic-82210-0

    August 13, 2010 At the farmers market I go to each week, one of the vendors sells ... that needs to be met. The standards include: The land that the crop is grown on must have been free of ... preservation method) on the land or the harvested crop. Organic farms manage soil fertility and crop nutrients ...

  3. Ginseng May Be a Lucrative Specialty Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ginseng-may-be-lucrative-specialty-crop

    forest products to boost economic sustainability for farmers looking to raise alternative crops ... marketed. Ohio State researchers are trying their hand at growing American ginseng and other non-timber ... agricultural products in forested areas to help manage the natural environment while producing a marketable ...

  4. Field Crop Irrigation May Work For Some Ohio Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/field-crop-irrigation-may-work-some-ohio-growers

    ponder alternative money-making uses for their crop, an irrigation system may not be so far-fetched. ... system for field crops does not work out to be economically feasible over the long term under traditional ... systems in Ohio are used mainly for fruits and vegetables, where benefits of the crops' high-value ...

  5. Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Offered

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/swine-niche-pork-producer-conference-offered

    marketing associations, grant availability, production costs associated with alternative feeding systems ... markets have the opportunity to attend the Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Jan. 23 at the Ramada ... information on niche markets and customer-valued products. The conference will begin at 9:00 a.m. Topics of ...

  6. Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-can-serve-corn-nitrogen-needs-continous-no-till

    Islam. "Cover crops are an ideal alternative to that market situation. We have to think in terms of ... into their no-till system. A few include finding available seed, crucial timing of planting cover crops ... May 26, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop ...

  7. Learn to Improve Soil Health at Field Days August 17, 18

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-improve-soil-health-field-days-august-17-18

    ideals to build organic matter and improve soil biology through the use of cover crops and alternative ... days is Aug. 17 in Fairfield County at the Dave Brandt farm outside Carroll, Ohio. Focused on cropping ... systems that improve soil health, the program takes advantage of several field examples through a series ...

  8. Despite Weekend Rain Forecast, Drought Conditions throughout Ohio Likely to Persist

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/despite-weekend-rain-forecast-drought-conditions-throughout-ohio-likely-persist

    could be enough to sustain crop development for the next week or so, he said. “Forecasters are ... adequate, with no surplus, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture Weekly Crop Report.  The ... corn crop and soybeans get some moisture, they might be able to survive and continue on for the year. ...

  9. 'Green Is for Life!' Ohio State Campus in Wooster to Host Green Fair

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-life-ohio-state-campus-wooster-host-green-fair

    environmentally friendly and sustainable products and research on the market today,” said OARDC’s Gwen Covert, ... organic farming, alternative vehicles, sustainable agriculture, green jobs and majors, and more. ... the Wayne County Sustainable Energy Network. Financial sponsors include the coordinating sponsors and ...

  10. October Crop Reports Provide Few Surprises

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/october-crop-reports-provide-few-surprises

    October 14, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The October crop production and supply and demand reports from ... the U.S. Department of Agriculture yielded surprisingly few surprises for the grain markets, according ... to Ohio State University Extension economist Matt Roberts. “The old saying is that bull markets need ...

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