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  1. Direct Marketers May Be Exempt From Food License Registration

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/direct-marketers-may-be-exempt-food-license-registration

    April 9, 2002 PIKETON, Ohio- Ohio farmers who sell their products at farmer's markets, farm ... Piketon, Ohio. "This created a public outcry because for the small-scale producer selling a couple ... in the law, farmers who sell at a farmer's market can claim exemption if they only sell one or ...

  2. Hog Industry Issues Addressed At Upcoming Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hog-industry-issues-addressed-upcoming-conference

    with a massive sell-off spurred by low pork prices, high corn prices and fluxes in international ... decision. The event, sponsored by the Ohio State University Department of Agricultural, Environmental and ... a variety of events that have taken place this year- a reminder of the historic losses suffered during the ...

  3. OSU Expert: Fruit and Vegetable Growers Have Options to Protect Crops From Frost and Freeze

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-have-options-protect-crops-frost-and-freeze

    fruit and vegetable growers statewide considering contingency plans to protect their crops in the event ... turbines, growers are weighing their options considering they still have several weeks to deal with the ... potential of a frost  or freeze event, said Brad Bergefurd, an OSU Extension horticulture specialist. ...

  4. OSU Extension Agronomics Team to Offer Certified Crop Adviser Exam Prep Jan. 16-17, 2013

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-agronomics-team-offer-certified-crop-adviser-exam-prep-jan-16-17-2013

    Environmental Sciences. While the exam preparation class wasn’t created to be a “crash course” covering all ... then the better. The class is only two days, so while it’s not enough time to teach everything on the ... Alfalfa Field Guide; and the IPNI 4R Plant Nutrition Manual. Registration for the event is $225 per person ...

  5. Cash for Manure? Workshop Looks at Ways to Clean Up Grand Lake St. Marys

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cash-manure-workshop-looks-ways-clean-grand-lake-st-marys

    “Farmers can adopt these technologies, sell their manure for a profit, and reduce their nutrients,” Hoorman ... value-added products from their manure.” One option is selling swine manure to produce bioresin, which Hoorman ... per pig space by selling their manure to make bioresin, Hoorman said. Other topics will include ...

  6. Fruit and Vegetable Safety: Good Agricultural Practices Training Set for Jan. 24 in Central Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-and-vegetable-safety-good-agricultural-practices-training-set-jan-24-central-ohio

    buyers require,” she said. “Some may be satisfied with just a class on GAPs, others may require the full ... have full food safety plans and audits, she said. “For small farms selling at stands and markets, ...

  7. Variety of GMO Tests are Available to Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/variety-gmo-tests-are-available-farmers

    tolerance level that is set by the end user. He'd have to sell his corn or soybeans at the conventional ... while those that die or do not develop normally are considered GMO-free. The assay is inexpensive ... the tests are designed to identify traits of different GMO "events," such as Bt-corn, or ...

  8. Alternative Green Certification Systems Favor Ohio's Timber Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/alternative-green-certification-systems-favor-ohios-timber-industry

    exclude Ohio's forests that should be considered when looking at green buildings." Williams is ... Ohio timber producers. "For example, there are over 1,800 tree farmers in Ohio who are ... percent of Ohio's land area is under forest cover. Ohio harvests 300-400 million board feet of timber ...

  9. Training Workshop Offers Certification in Manure Handling

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/training-workshop-offers-certification-manure-handling

    of Union County in Marysville, Ohio. The event is being sponsored by Ohio State University Extension, ... manage or handle manure at animal feeding facilities, or buy, sell or apply manure are invited to attend ...

  10. Ongoing Drought Means Livestock Producers Need to Be Creative to Manage Feed Rations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ongoing-drought-means-livestock-producers-need-be-creative-manage-feed-rations

    their cattle, a pair of Ohio State University Extension experts said that producers may want to consider ... yields in the 50-bushel range, Smith said. “For a guy who typically sells his corn, (such low yields) ... considering annual forages such as oats and rye as an alternative, Grimes said. “There’s been a lot of work ...

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