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  1. Funds Available for Extension Educators to Attend Organic Agronomy Training Series

    https://offer.osu.edu/news/funds-available-extension-educators-attend-organic-agronomy-training-series

    number of certified organic farms and 2nd in the number of acres being transitioned to organic production ... Series). The OSU Sustainable Ag Team has SARE funding which can provide a full scholarship to any Extension ... Ecological Food and Farm Association has prepared an analaysis of the USDA Census of Agriculture and the ...

  2. Take-Home Messages from Organic Corn Management Survey

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    Pennsylvania. Of the 1,495 farms who grew corn in 2017 we received 859 usable responses (57.4% response rate, ... Researchers and educators should note that organic corn in this region is typically grown on dairy, livestock, ... and other diversified operations. More than half of the organic corn grown is used as on-farm feed. ...

  3. Organic Weed Control Case Studies

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    Below are various case studies that show how individual farms approached ecological weed ... management techniques. Case Studies Organic Vegetable Farms in New England: Three Case Studies From the ... organic vegetable farms. Weed management strategies and weed control successes and challenges are clearly ...

  4. Soil Balancing Call-in Conversations Available Fall 2018

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    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 ...

  5. A Closer Look at Organic Corn Growers

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/october-22-2019-938am/closer-look-organic-corn-growers

    dairy research organic transition field crops ...

  6. A Profile of Organic Corn Production in the Midwest and Northeast

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    Practices Will Help.  Aside from USDA census data, relatively little is known about organic grain farms and ... their management practices. Additional information will be help guide education and research initiatives ... produce about 20% of the nation’s organic corn.(USDA 2017) Survey questions covered overall farm ...

  7. Ag Council Breakfast

    https://hardin.osu.edu/events/ag-council-breakfast-3

    Breakfast Cost – No RSVP Roundtable Discussion of County Agriculture ...

  8. Ag Council Breakfast

    https://hardin.osu.edu/events/ag-council-breakfast-2

    Breakfast Cost – No RSVP Roundtable Discussion of County Agriculture ...

  9. Specialty Crop Growers' Roundtable

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    from other growers and research-extension personnel can help. Come to share, listen, observe, and ... Fee: $20 for first person from a farm or operation, $10/person for all other members of the same farm ... laboratory, greenhouse, high tunnel, and other facilities may be possible) … speaker/exhibitor handouts ...

  10. New Resources on Pollinators

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    Organic farms are excellent hosts for pollinators because of the reduced danger of pesticides, but ... habitats is important. Ohio State’s Bee Lab is dedicated to research and outreach on topics related to ... personal garden or a multi-acre farm, areas to develop for pollinator habitat are easy to identify: Fallow ...

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