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  1. SARE Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sare-grant-applications-now-being-accepted

    October 12, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and ... sustainability on their farms.   Grants of $6,000 for individual farmers and $18,000 for groups of three or more ... are awarded to farmers and ranchers for initiating agricultural sustainability practices on their ...

  2. Ohio Produce Growers, Marketers to Hold Field Day June 27

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-produce-growers-marketers-hold-field-day-june-27

    June 14, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association (OPGMA) ... invites fruit and vegetable growers and marketers to participate in its annual educational and networking ... Development Center’s Muck Crops Agricultural Research Station at 4875 State Route 103 South and Buurma Farms ...

  3. OARDC Receives $6.5M Grant for Bioenergy, Biofuel Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-65m-grant-bioenergy-biofuel-research

    bioenergy crops for conversion to electricity and transportation fuels. WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State ... a university-developed technology that can produce biogas from a variety of solid organic wastes and bioenergy crops ... anaerobic digesters (systems that produce biogas from organic waste) in Ohio and Massachusetts, including ...

  4. OSU Extension Offers Meat Goat Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-meat-goat-field-day

    June 5, 2008 PLEASANTVILLE, Ohio-- Diversifying and sustaining a forage base to improve health and ... economic and sustainable strategy to reduce internal parasites and enhance the performance of meat ... a walking tour of grazing paddocks and several presentations related to designing holistic systems for meat ...

  5. Learn About Blueberry Production at OPGMA Congress

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-about-blueberry-production-opgma-congress

    they have a market to sell their product to. It used to be that the focus of crop production was ... growers and marketers whose goal is to produce exceptional quality crops, for consumers and processors, ... according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Growers interested in cashing in on this small fruit crop ...

  6. Direct Marketing Tours Focus on Local Food Systems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/direct-marketing-tours-focus-local-food-systems

    developing local food systems have the opportunity to participate in two Ohio Direct Marketing Summer Tours ... other local organizations, will sponsor tours that demonstrate local food systems – one that is well ... Cooperative Local Foods Marketing" will be held July 13 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Delaware County ...

  7. OSU Extension Offers Dairy Forum, Open House Aug. 8-10

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-offers-dairy-forum-open-house-aug-8-10

    environmental sustainability of food production systems, said Maurice Eastridge, a p rofessor and OSU Extension ... “ Environmental Impact and Sustainability of Jersey Milk Production,” “Genomic Evaluations: Powerful Tool for ... Improving Dairy Cattle,” “Stream Management in a Pasture System,” “Silage Storage to Maintain Quality and ...

  8. On-farm Storage Generally Pays, Caution Recommended This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-storage-generally-pays-caution-recommended-year

    market is extremely tight. He noted that because of the late maturity of the crop, market watchers may ... potential for over-rationing, especially of corn, given the lateness of the crop. With weather playing ... its production estimates for corn slightly in the September crop production estimates released Monday, ...

  9. ACRE Extension a Benefit to Farmers, Especially Wheat Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/acre-extension-benefit-farmers-especially-wheat-growers

    June 1, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Among the major U.S. field crop commodities, wheat is the crop most ... likely to benefit from the extension to enroll in the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) farm ... extension because they will know more about the crop on their own farm and nationally by August," said ...

  10. Ohio State Partner in $5.7M Grant to Develop New Biofuel

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-partner-57m-grant-develop-new-biofuel

    sustainable production systems. Estimates indicate farnesane fuel could cost less than $50 per barrel of petroleum equivalent. ... subcontract to OARDC. Leading the project is Chromatin Inc., a Chicago-based developer of energy-crop feedstocks. ... guayule, a woody shrub native to the southeastern U.S. and Mexico, and sweet sorghum, a crop similar to ...

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