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  1. Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) Training

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/good-agricultural-practices-gaps-training

    of on-farm produce contamination. Attending the OSU GAPs class does not equate to being GAPs ...

  2. Farms and Fun: Reducing Liability Risk for Agritourism Webinar Being Offered

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/farms-and-fun-reducing-liability-risk-agritourism-webinar-being-offered

    The agritourism industry is in a growth pattern.  The number of farms receiving income from ... million to $704 million, with an average income of over $24,000 per farm.   Research suggests that ... agritourism operations will continue on this track in the future due to persistent consumer interest in food ...

  3. Showers limiting days for spreading livestock manure

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/showers-limiting-days-spreading-livestock-manure

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Rain falls, and that might make some farmers happy, depending on the time of year. ... Then, a lot of rain falls, off and on, for months, and not only do fields fill up with water, but so do ... ever in 2018, and there’s been little letup since then, leaving farm fields across the state saturated. ...

  4. Livestock Mortality Composting Certification Training

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/livestock-mortality-composting-certification-training

    It’s not the most talked about topic on the farm, but yet it is one of the more important things ... The program is filled on a “first come, first served basis.” For registration questions email Chris at ... seiler.58@osu.edu CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory ...

  5. Rainy days lead to muddy, thinner cows

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/rainy-days-lead-muddy-thinner-cows

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Stuck in the mud, some cows across the state might not be putting on enough weight. ... precipitation so far this year. The mud can lead to thinner cows because it takes a lot of energy for cattle to ... say, a high of 50 degrees to a high of 20 degrees put further stress on a cow’s body to adjust to the ...

  6. Mitchell to Lead Plant Pathology at Ohio State

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/mitchell-lead-plant-pathology-ohio-state

    biology and molecular genetics in the department, led and served on the board of trustees of Liberty ... negotiations on union contracts. “The experiences I had as a township trustee are far different than any ... that I continually apply on campus.” Born and raised in Detroit, Mitchell received a bachelor’s degree ...

  7. New Study Will Track Ways to Cut Runoff from Elevated Phosphorus Fields

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/new-study-will-track-ways-cut-runoff-elevated-phosphorus-fields

    on the farmers’ fields; use and evaluate best management practices on the fields — practices aimed at ... enlisting those individuals as partners. Research on farms Martin said that as a first step, a partnering ... a variety of best management practices at the study sites and then will evaluate the practices using ...

  8. Ohio Livestock Mortality Composting Certification

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/ohio-livestock-mortality-composting-certification

    research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information, ... disposal and enable them to improve the efficiency and profitability of farm enterprises. CFAES provides ...

  9. Farm Bill Could Help Farmers Weather Low Milk, Other Commodity Prices

    https://agnr.osu.edu/news/farm-bill-could-help-farmers-weather-low-milk-other-commodity-prices

    said Ben Brown, manager of the farm management program in CFAES. Missing from the final bill is ... Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The farm bill’s allocation of additional money to open up new ... Other changes in the new farm bill include: Farmers who participate in the Conservation Reserve Program ...

  10. 2019 Practical Skills for Managing Invasive Pests Workshop

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/2019-practical-skills-managing-invasive-pests-workshop

    Marmorated Stink Bug on fruit and vegetable crops. Although the spotted lanternfly has not yet been found in ...

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