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  1. OSU Extension Workshop to Explore Bioenergy Opportunities in Southern Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-workshop-explore-bioenergy-opportunities-southern-ohio

    forests by taking what would generally be discarded and turning it into a bioenergy opportunity." ... cover invested in farmland and forests, opportunities abound to convert those resources into bioenergy ... the workshop. "Renewable energy in Ohio is generally focused on solar and wind, which is really ...

  2. Canters Cave 4H Camp Open House

    https://gallia.osu.edu/news/canters-cave-4h-camp-open-house-0

    drop into cups for the items they want. Winners will be drawn at 4 p.m. Auction items are donated by ...

  3. "Feed Me Seymour!" Carnivorous Plants All Bark, No Bite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/feed-me-seymour-carnivorous-plants-all-bark-no-bite

    at ATI. Nearly 600 species and subspecies of carnivorous plants have been recorded, but are generally ... lumped into three categories based on their trapping methods: spring traps (Venus flytrap); pitfall traps ... moss bogs); and they are generally easy to grow and maintain if some basic rules are followed. “The ...

  4. Expansion of Sheep Industry Focus of Ohio Sheep Day July 16

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/expansion-sheep-industry-focus-ohio-sheep-day-july-16

    sheep numbers back into the industry, our infrastructure will not be able to stand those lower ... what makes a successful sheep farm," High said. "We also have a couple of general sessions on ... handle and raise lambs with best management practices." The influx of new and younger producers into ...

  5. Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-industry-tour-set-aug-23-nw-ohio-how-handle-1300-tons-leaves-35-million

    1,000 tons of brush into mulch, is home to Ohio’s first commercial wind farm, and is currently ... Aug. 17. General registration costs $40, student registration is $25, and both include lunch. ...

  6. Corn Harvest Winding Down, Yields Better Than Expected

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-harvest-winding-down-yields-better-expected

    after June 1 and we ran into a major drought that devastated yields,” Thomison pointed out. ... the concern now is the potential for yield loss the longer the crop stays in the field. “Generally ... “Yield losses are often limited up to that point, but once we get into late November and December, the ...

  7. Fertilizer Costs May Be on the Rise Again for Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fertilizer-costs-may-be-rise-again-growers

    projected historical high, which translates into $30 to $50 higher in fertilizer costs for the fall compared ... country. But whether those prices remain low heading into fall and winter remains to be seen. "If this ... anhydrous ammonia production requires heat, which is generally generated by burning natural gas. "There ...

  8. Chow Line: Cassava roots source of tapioca

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-cassava-roots-source-tapioca

    the raw roots and leaves of the cassava plant can be toxic. The two general types of cassava plant are ... classified into sweet and bitter, and, not surprisingly, the bitter varieties contain much more of the toxic ... substance. The thing is, they are also generally higher-producing: that toxin-- a form of cyanide-- protects ...

  9. Forage Options Increasing for Frost Seeding

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/forage-options-increasing-frost-seeding

    into contact with bare soil," said Lewandowski. Livestock producers renovate their pastures for ... Lewandowski. "Pasture renovation also improves the pasture mix. Putting a legume into the system provides ... acidic soils and in soils of low fertility, so no additional amendments are generally required. Frost ...

  10. Markets Watching Tight Supplies, Question Demand Strength

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/markets-watching-tight-supplies-question-demand-strength

    growth is slowing, but will the U.S. actually go into a double-dip recession? Time will tell," ... in general."-30- Andy Vance Carl Zulauf False False True False False True False False False False False False True ...

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