With an attendance of 129,864 visitors to the this year’s Farm Science Review Sept. 17-19 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, organizers hailed the 51st annual trade show a success.
Two separate research projects involving honey bee colonies will be highlighted at the 2013 Farm Science Review, giving attendees insight into the effects that agriculture production has on bees as well as new practices in colony building.
Farm Science Review to Offer Farmers First-Time View of Unmanned Aircraft System for Agricultural Use During Field Demos
As the list of new technologies used in the agriculture industry continues to grow, the use of unmanned aircraft systems (drones) has the potential to be among the most wide-ranging and beneficial for farmers, according to Farm Science Review organizers.
The Farm Science Review has launched a mobile application for attendees and exhibitors to use on their mobile devices during the 51st annual farm show. This is the second year for the FSR app, which includes general show information, a full schedule, comprehensive maps and exhibitor information.
While cropland values in Ohio increased significantly in 2012 and are expected to continue an upward trend in 2013, lower crop prices are making it uncertain if the region will see the same level of increases, an expert from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) said.