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  1. Yield Research Long-Term Solution to Biofuel Demands

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/yield-research-long-term-solution-biofuel-demands

    intended for planting since World War II. • Shift land from other uses into crop production. Potential ... strains on the agricultural sector-- from markets to the environment to crop production and food products ... sector, exports of crops, or all three. If you bring additional land into production, you raise ...

  2. Pencil Out Budget Before Jumping into Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/pencil-out-budget-jumping-continuous-corn

    January 10, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- There's more to the economics of continuous corn production ... should take the time to weigh those factors before making any decision to switch production practices. ... corn production from the standard corn-soybean rotation requires extensive budgeting of challenges ...

  3. Business Is Blooming: Cut Flower Growers Set to Meet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/business-blooming-cut-flower-growers-set-meet

    for Specialty Cut Flower Growers. “Specialty cut flower production is a rewarding farm enterprise,” ... There will be talks, too, on floral design; postharvest handling; organic weed management; integrated ... pest management scouting; and testing for, amending and maintaining healthy soils. The first day ends ...

  4. Soybean School New Addition to 2010 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-school-new-addition-2010-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    weed and disease management to production techniques to maximizing yields and profits – will be the ... specialists in the field of soybean production presenting topics on weed and disease management, boosting ... saving and production management topics during the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. The ...

  5. Producer Certification First Step Toward Beef Industry Alliance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producer-certification-first-step-toward-beef-industry-alliance

    production of an animal and study marketing trends is the key to providing a product that not only satisfies ... strengthen economic opportunities by providing added value to the consumer through responsive productive and ... marketing information systems. "What we are trying to capture is the value of the product from the ...

  6. Producers See Huge Value in Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-see-huge-value-livestock-grazing-school

    Extension forage management school that teaches the basics of rotational livestock grazing have increased ... their profits, improved production practices and extended their grazing season, according to a recent ... survey. The survey, conducted by the Ohio Integrated Forage Management Team to evaluate the impact of the ...

  7. Study: Spring Floods Good for Handsome Wood Duck

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-spring-floods-good-handsome-wood-duck

    productive,” said Gates, a wildlife ecologist with Ohio State’s School of Environment and Natural ... Gates said, “but we can use the physical infrastructure to manage these systems better. Not at the ... without affecting people adversely, “will ultimately sustain the productivity of bottomland hardwood ...

  8. OARDC Recognizes Composting, Bioproducts, Bioenergy Leader

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-recognizes-composting-bioproducts-bioenergy-leader

    natural fibers for manufacturing new biocomposites; and refining a process to convert swine manure into ... systems for swine and poultry producers, including Daylay Egg Farm’s composting facility for unamended ... poultry manure and 4-M Farm’s high-rise hog building, a unique system for handling swine manure as a solid ...

  9. Feeding Wheat Grain to Livestock? Get it Tested for Vomitoxin First

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feeding-wheat-grain-livestock-get-it-tested-vomitoxin-first

    safe to feed to livestock.   To avoid any health problems in cattle, swine, poultry and other animals, ... except swine, wheat containing vomitoxin at up to 5 parts per million can be fed if it composes no more ... than 40 percent of the diet. Wheat containing 5 parts per million vomitoxin can be fed to swine if it ...

  10. Economist: Don't Blame Rising Food Prices on Fuel Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/economist-dont-blame-rising-food-prices-fuel-costs

    then to retailers, fuel prices can affect the cost of food production in many ways, said Ian Sheldon, ... although inflation-adjusted food costs in general declined from the post-World War II era through 2000, ... "In 2010, 15 percent of the global corn crop was used for ethanol production," Sheldon said. ...

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