- USDA Sets Date for Soybean Referendum Request
USDA will offer soybean producers the opportunity to request a referendum on the Soybean Promotion and Research Order, as authorized under the Soybean Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act.
- Farmers Needed For Soybean Project
A new soil fertility specialist looking for a few good growers to help update fertility recommendations for Ohio soybeans.
- Control Weeds With Spring Burndown
Farmers need to start scouting their fields for winter annual weeds and making decisions about spring burndown herbicide applications.
- Crop Rotation Tips: Design a More Effective Rotation
Properly designed "risky" rotations can make more money in the long run but can result in substantial losses over the short-term. Download our free report.
- Apply Now For Conservation Farm Family Award
Five area finalists will be featured in the September issue of Ohio Farmer and recognized at the annual Farm Science Review in September.
- Land Trust Group Honored
Coalition of Ohio Land Trusts has been recognized for leading successful advocacy for $200 million in state funding to conserve land and water across Ohio.
- State Wildlife Council Approves 2014-2015 Hunting Regs
Bag limits decreased in many counties. Bobcats removed from state's threatened species list.
- Ohio's Wine Crop Devastated By Cold Winter
Frigid weather brings about what is considered the worst grape damage on record in Ohio resulting in $4 million in losses with as much as 30% of state's grape vines killed.
- State Legislature Approves Fertilizer Certification Bill
Ohio ag groups applaud the action, but call for more research to better understand the problem.
- Phage 'Cocktail' Wipes Out E. coli
Treating food products with select bacteriophages - viruses that target and kill bacteria - could significantly reduce concentrations of E. coli.