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  1. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations

    https://offer.osu.edu/research/soil-balancing-call-conversations

    what the concept and practice of Soil Balancing currently means to farmers, researchers, and ... consultants, and to brainstorm ways in which improved soil management can strengthen sustainably-minded farm ... weed specialist), Will Glazik (Cow Creek Organic Farm), Doug Jackson-Smith (Ohio State Environment and ...

  2. North Central Region FSMA Center Resources

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/resources-0/fsma-resources/north-central-region-fsma-center-resources

    farms, small food processors, and small fruit and vegetable merchant wholesalers.  Through this program, ... organizations, as well as representatives from cooperative extension services, food hubs, local farm cooperatives ...

  3. Extreme Weather Resources

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/resources-0/extreme-weather-resources

    weather conditions  (OSU website) Food Safety for Flooded Farms Factsheet Guidance for Industry: ...

  4. Online Tool Examines Organic Strategies for Weed Management

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/online-tool-examines-organic-strategies-weed-management

    are available, research reveals that many organic farmers do not take advantage of them. This may ... alternative strategies, while reflecting on individual priorities and values. In this way, the research team ... hopes to lower barriers to on-farm experimentation and improve adoption of organic weed management ...

  5. People

    https://offer.osu.edu/people

    Established in 1998, the OFFER program team consists of Ohio State University researchers, Ohio ... This interdisciplinary team works together to develop research initiatives to develop and deliver ... marketing. Our Mission is to provide research and educational support for producers, processors, and ...

  6. Northeast Center to Advance Food Safety FSMA Resources

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/resources-0/fsma-resources/northeast-center-advance-food-safety-resources

    continue to be developed by many different partners in research, education, outreach, and regulatory roles. ...

  7. Changes to the Ohio Specialty Crop Registry

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/changes-ohio-specialty-crop-registry

    brambles, certified organic farms, nurseries, greenhouses, and orchards also could be registered. The New ... Registry and Liability At this point you may be asking yourself, why is this in the ag law blog? That’s ...   Reprinted by permission from the Ohio Agricultural Law Blog. The blog is a service of the Ohio State Farm ...

  8. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations Available Fall 2018

    https://offer.osu.edu/SB-call-in

    Soil management has undeniable effects on crops, farms, and the environment. “Soil Balancing,” ... practiced widely by organic farmers, but for which the research base is relatively small and mostly ... before or during the call-in.  Learn the basics about Soil Balancing and how Ohio State is researching ...

  9. Make a Withdrawal from your Soil Weed Seed Bank: Stale Seedbed Technique

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/make-withdrawal-your-soil-weed-seed-bank-stale-seedbed-technique

    harvest. Research indicates that 3-4 years of using this approach will result in a field with relatively ...

  10. Two-Day Ohio Compost Operator Education Course

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/two-day-ohio-compost-operator-education-course

    Organic growers know the importance of quality compost for improving farm yields and soil health. ... But compost might also boost farm income as a product offered for sale. “Every compost producer in the ... state runs out every year, so there’s definitely a demand,” says Fred Michel, a researcher at The Ohio ...

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