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  1. Reduce Inputs, Improve Bottom Line at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/reduce-inputs-improve-bottom-line-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    OSU Extension agricultural engineer and one of the conference organizers. "Farmers are looking at ... marketing, presented by Matt Roberts, OSU Extension ag economist. • Another full day on cover crops. This ... Technology Conference. Farmers valued the education they received at $16 per acre, roughly a $4 million ...

  2. Solution to Global Food Crisis is Managing Natural Resources

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/solution-global-food-crisis-managing-natural-resources

    crisis is just a band-aid, said Lal. "Improving soil quality, conserving water resources-- that ... resources, said seed germplasm to improve crop production won't be useful if soil, water and climate ... with the soil, said Lal. "Improve the soil by improving its quality, and to do that you must ...

  3. Ohio EPA Awards Nearly $200,000 for Sustainability Efforts on OSU Farm/Research Facility

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-epa-awards-nearly-200000-sustainability-efforts-osu-farmresearch-facility

    university's commitment to be a leader in water quality improvement through effective whole farm management ... attention to some innovations in water quality improvements," said Jessica D'Ambrosio, Ohio NEMO ... practices for water quality protection and whole farm sustainability.   A $194,324 grant from Ohio ...

  4. Using Carbon Trading to Boost Economics of Developing Countries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/using-carbon-trading-boost-economics-developing-countries

    same time, stored carbon has been found to increase soil biodiversity, control erosion, improve water ... the training of graduate students and local Extension specialists to make it happen." In addition ... soil and water quality, crop yield and food security. As an incentive for farmers in those developing ...

  5. Producers See Huge Value in Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-see-huge-value-livestock-grazing-school

    environment; increases production per acre, thereby increasing farm profits; and it improves water and forage ... has been offered by OSU Extension for nearly 15 years. The three-day program, typically conducted in ... see producers have success with the program," said Clif Little, an OSU Extension educator in ...

  6. Ohio Peach Industry Peachy Keen

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-peach-industry-peachy-keen

    In 2001, Ohio was resting in 17th place, with the crop valued at nearly $5.4 million, a $3 million ... best-kept secrets. For nearly a decade, the state's peach production has been quietly growing, jumping ... 53 percent from 5.8 million pounds in 1995 to over 11 million pounds in 2002. In 1997, Ohio ...

  7. Increase Forage Production and Boost Profits with Livestock Grazing School

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/increase-forage-production-and-boost-profits-livestock-grazing-school

    production per acre, thereby increasing farm profits; and it improves water and forage quality. And the best ... Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources. "The system improves farm production, reduces ... contact the OSU Extension Brown County office at 937-378-6716. Candace Pollock Latham Farley False False ...

  8. Drainage Technology Demonstrated at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drainage-technology-demonstrated-farm-science-review

    that exist to improve water quality while potentially making crop production more profitable. The ... improve water quality." Sullivan said the Molly Caren Agricultural Center serves as a model for ... a time for us to look for ways to improve conservation and water quality." Other partners of the ...

  9. Tillage vs. No-Till: A Tough Choice to Make

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tillage-vs-no-till-tough-choice-make

    1990 from nearly 17 million acres to over 51 million acres. In a 2000 CTIC tillage system usage survey, ... tillage practices," said Beuerlein. No-tillage also conserves and improves water quality, and stores ... more carbon in the soil than plowed land. Hence it improves soil quality and helps reduce carbon inputs ...

  10. CTTC Record Crowd Looking to Conservation Practices for On-Farm Savings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cttc-record-crowd-looking-conservation-practices-farm-savings

    OSU Extension, OARDC, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ohio Soil and Water Conservation ... a reflection of that increased interest, said Randall Reeder, an OSU Extension agricultural engineer and ... afford." OSU Extension introduced the precursor to the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in ...

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