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  1. USDA selects Ohio State to support new urban agriculture effort

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/usda-selects-ohio-state-support-new-urban-agriculture-effort

    Tracy Turner COLUMBUS, Ohio— The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency (USDA FSA) ... urban growers to easily access USDA priorities and funding,” Patterson said. “ Whether a farm is in ... a rural area or the middle of a city, the USDA FSA is committed to working with farms of all sizes and in ...

  2. OSU Extension works to help farmers navigate farm bill

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/november-december-2023/osu-extension-works-help-farmers-navigate-farm-bill

    business decisions.”  “Another large portion of the farm bill is reauthorization for research and outreach ... communication of CFAES’ farm management and ag policy presence that addresses critical farm management and ... Farmers and producers wondering how the next U.S. farm bill could affect their farm operations and ...

  3. A Research Powerhouse

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/about/research-powerhouse

    $59 million in new awards 617 proposals submitted 40  new innovators 10  new innovators 31  patent filings 56 invention disclosures ...

  4. Phosphorus (P) Nutrient Use in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0143

    manure volume and nutrient content from farm to farm. Not all nutrients excreted in animal manure are ... inventory and sales data from the Census of Ag, and findings from previously published studies were used to ... a foundational area of study in soil fertility research. The basis of university fertilizer recommendations is ...

  5. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Steps to Cultivation and Considerations for Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0039

    but research has indicated that it is not financially sustainable for commercial operations. Elm, soft ... inoculation tool Used farm tractor with front end lift Staple gun Trailer for moving logs Log-drilling stand ... pound at which mushrooms are sold. Potential growers should research their local markets for fresh ...

  6. Ohio Phosphorus (P) Use by Crop Reporting District

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-0144

    per acre. Education, practice cost-share programs, and voluntary ag retailer certification programs ... Service cost-share programs, the 2017 4R Certified Ag Retailer voluntary third-party audit program, and ... epa.ohio.gov/static/Portals/35/documents/Nutrient-Mass-Balance-Study-2020.pdf Ag Crops and Livestock phosphorus soil fertility nutrient management water quality Agriculture and ...

  7. Shiitake Mushroom Production: Troubleshooting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/f-0105

    production can diminish mushroom yields. Research at University of Missouri, Cornell University, and ... dry periods can give a rough estimate of moisture content. Research from University of Vermont ... shiitake (Lentinula edodes) and fungal communities in logs. Journal of Forest Research 25 (4), 269–275. ...

  8. Farmers’ child care needs

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-impact/november-december-2023/farmers%E2%80%99-child-care-needs

    a central Ohio farm. By conventional measures, their livestock farm, Covey Rise, is a success. Yet, below ... on the farm, being good parents, and the needs of the farm,” Kerissa Payne said.  The United States ... has a child care crisis, yet the issue remains largely invisible in the farm sector. Farm parents are ...

  9. Your Old Barn: Economic Incentives and Preservation Tools

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AEX-642-11

    facilities related to the building. What constitutes substantial rehabilitation?  During a 24-month period, ... that while these options can preserve your farm, even beyond your lifetime, if you change your mind, it ... Easements), please search  ohioline.osu.edu. If these two are combined, it can help guarantee that a farm ...

  10. Checklist for Business Success: Organic Vegetable Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ANR-28

    greenbankfarm.biz, google.com, 1zoom.net References: USDA Ag Census (2007), IBISWorld Industry Report, First Research ... Dover Road, Wooster, Ohio (subbu.3@osu.edu; 330-287-1261) Organic agriculture has attained significant ... movement has also favored organic production practices. According to 2007 Ag Census, about 14,540 certified ...

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