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  1. CFAES conference offers resources on production and management for growing organic grains

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/cfaes-conference-offers-resources-production-and-management-for-growing-organic-grains

    presented by OSU Extension and Ohio State’s Organic Food and Farming Education and Research (OFFER) program. ... Richer, assistant professor and an Ohio State University Extension field specialist in farm management. ... organizer and speaker. “Ohio ranks in the top five in the nation for total number of organic farms, organic ...

  2. The real tale of a real Christmas tree

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/the-real-tale-real-christmas-tree

    your tree on an Ohio Christmas tree farm, you’re helping to support local farmers, many of whom have ... been growing trees on family farms for generations. It’s probably no shock, but choosing and cutting ... resource since they clean the air, and the tree farms are usually on land that's unsuitable for other ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio State Maple Syrup available

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/ohio-state-maple-syrup-available

    scholarships, and research projects at the Mansfield campus EcoLab, of which the sugarbush is a part, said one ... location would be great for tapping,” Smith said. “So, what began as a research and teaching class, led to ... maple syrup program does. The team also works with maple syrup producers statewide, providing research ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Students First

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/about/students-first

    Wooster campus students 106 regional campus students 551  graduate students ...

  7. Farms branching out: Expanding opportunities for agroforestry markets, connections, and conservation

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/farms-branching-out-expanding-opportunities-for-agroforestry-markets-connections-and

    farms. If you or anyone you know might be interested in participating in this project- either research or ... Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin researchers and Extension professionals has recently been awarded funding from ... markets by small and medium sized farms in the region. “This project involves a team of passionate and ...

  8. BroadbandOhio awards Ohio State $125,000 for agricultural connectivity project

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/broadbandohio-awards-ohio-state-125000-for-agricultural-connectivity-project

    shearer.95@osu.edu 614-292-7284 Farm Science Review Research Sherrie R. Whaley whaley.3@osu.edu 614-292-2137 ... home to the annual, three-day farm show, Farm Science Review, which drew almost 117,000 visitors ... a demonstration area and proving ground for autonomous farming equipment, which promises increased efficiencies, ...

  9. Trimble opens Technology Labs to advance agriculture and construction talent

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/trimble-opens-technology-labs-advance-agriculture-and-construction-talent

    (CFAES). One lab is on Ohio State’s Columbus campus, while a second is located on the CFAES Wooster campus. ... university’s hands-on learning, teaching, research, and outreach activities in food and agricultural ... careers. “In recent years, farming and construction industries have faced crucial labor shortages and ...

  10. New climate mesonet up and running soon

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/may-june-2023/test-issue/new-climate-mesonet-and-running-soon

    CFAES Ag Weather System into the Ohio Mesonet, a network of weather stations that collects data used for ... moisture, solar radiation, and barometric pressure. It will also provide enhanced opportunities for research ...

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