News

  1. 2015 Farm Science Review Fosters Connections Among Attendees, Exhibitors

    Sep 29, 2015

    The 53rd annual Farm Science Review, sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, came to a close today at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center after welcoming 116,784 visitors during the course of the three-day event and showcasing the latest in agricultural innovations.

  2. Flip it good: Ohio State expert explains benefits of pond aeration at FSR

    Sep 29, 2015

    Aeration often can do a pond good, says an expert at The Ohio State University. It can keep the pond from stratifying, which can make the water and fish in it healthier.

    Stratification, a natural process, is when a pond forms a warm layer of water at the surface and a cold layer down at the bottom.

  3. Top 4 Keys to Having Bluebirds in Your Yard

    Sep 29, 2015

    Marne Titchenell, like so many people, likes bluebirds.

    “Bluebird populations at one time were very low,” said the wildlife expert from The Ohio State University. “But because farmers and other landowners started putting up nest boxes, bluebird populations are now doing well.

    “When I see a bluebird, I’m reminded that the everyday individual can make a big difference in the conservation of a species.”

  4. New equipment, new technology and more featured at 2015 Farm Science Review

    Sep 17, 2015

    With the 2015 Farm Science Review less than a week away, preparations at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio, are in full swing as exhibitors set up displays and haul in the newest equipment, and educators prepare their presentations on current trends and research findings.

  5. FSR presentation ‘Can Cities Feed Themselves?’ looks at urban farming

    Sep 10, 2015

    As more farms dot the urban landscape, interest is growing in just how much food can be produced in American cities.

    Currently, estimates are that 15 percent of all food in the United States is produced in a metropolitan area, said Mike Hogan, educator with Ohio State University Extension in Franklin County. That includes food grown in home and community gardens, urban farms, and even urban aquaculture facilities, he said.

  6. Ohio Shale's Biggest Environmental Impact May Be on Forests: Talk at Farm Science Review

    Sep 9, 2015

    Ohio Shale's Biggest Environmental Impact May Be on Forests: Talk at Farm Science Review

    Shale drilling’s biggest effect on Ohio’s environment might not come from the wells themselves but from the many new pipelines they need.

  7. Top 5 Secrets of Ohio's Flying Squirrels and How to Find Out More

    Sep 3, 2015

    Flying squirrels have secrets, and an expert from The Ohio State University soon will spill the nuts, er, beans.

  8. Exhibitor Focused on Building Increased Cross-Border Trade at 2015 Farm Science Review

    Sep 3, 2015

    International business and trade will be a key focus at the 2015 Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24, with 17 Canadian exhibitors on hand looking to grow their market and establish new relationships with farmers and dealers in the U.S.

  9. Farm Science Review set to roll out plot combine, planter field demo

    Sep 1, 2015

    The latest in agricultural equipment and farming methods will be showcased at the 2015 Farm Science Review during a plot combine and plot planter field demonstration Wednesday Sept. 23 at 1 p.m., at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio.

  10. OSU Expert: Sustainable Ag Grants Can Help Fund Farm Objectives

    Aug 21, 2015

    Producers who want to add sustainable agriculture practices to their farm operations may be able to use grant funds to do so — if they know where to look and how to write a winning grant proposal, according to an educator with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.

Pages