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  1. Need farm workers? It could get easier

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/need-farm-workers-it-could-get-easier

    pay migrant workers an hourly wage based on what other domestic workers employed in the same position ... temporary migrant worker not in a management position has to be paid at least $12.50 an hour, the average of ... Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics (AEDE). Employers seeking to hire migrant laborers have ...

  2. Here comes the sun: Farmers consider solar leasing

    https://energizeohio.osu.edu/news/here-comes-sun-farmers-consider-solar-leasing

    months. Still, around the end of 2017, Eric Romich, Ohio State extension specialist for energy ... development, started getting calls from farmers about companies interested in leasing their land for solar ... energy projects. Just as when the oil-and-gas industry moved in years ago, some farmers are seeing a new ...

  3. Awards and recognitions

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/newsletter/cfaes-monthly/october-2019/awards-and-recognitions

    alumna, was recently inducted into the  Farm Science Review Hall of Fame. In her previous position ... Business Development, The Ohio State University South Centers, for “Sustainable Production and Marketing ... Using the Cooperative Model for a Student-Managed School Farm Cooperative” $81,316 to  Christie Welch,  ...

  4. Soil health at risk on fallow fields

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/soil-health-risk-fallow-fields

    a soil fertility specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the outreach arm of Ohio State’s ... crop, Culman said. However, it’s unlikely that fields left bare for one year will develop fallow ... sundermeier.5@osu.edu 419-354-9050 Extension Faculty and Staff OARDC News Releases- 4-H News Releases- Business and ...

  5. Bad Weather? Bad Wine.

    https://ohiograpeweb.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/bad-weather-bad-wine

    news for Ohio and the region in general. “If you talk to anybody in the eastern United States, 2018 was ... one of the worst years in memory,” said  Maria Smith, viticulture outreach specialist  for Ohio ...

  6. Warring with Weeds

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/warring-with-weeds

    ideal conditions for weeds to move in.  Ohio is home to five types of pigweed, each of which can cost ... especially problematic because they grow fast, produce a lot of seeds, and develop a resistance to the ... amaranth and waterhemp, said Mark Loux, a weed specialist with Ohio State University Extension, the ...

  7. Tar Spot of Corn in Ohio Again this 2019

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-35/tar-spot-corn-ohio-again-2019

    learn more about it and develop management strategies. You can help by looking for Tar Spot as you walk ... sources of inoculum. However, the fungus can survive and be moved around on fresh and dry plant materials ... (Picture) Tar Spot, please inform your state specialist, field specialist, or county extension educator, but ...

  8. Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1646

    should be positioned on plants most susceptible to southwest winds until late June when side-runners are ... vines at each node with soil will help anchor vines down and promote secondary root development. Insects ... move upward as the pumpkin grows. Pumpkins long in shape tend to push the vine forward, resulting in ...

  9. Joy Bauman

    https://acel.osu.edu/our-people/joy-bauman

    a Cooperative Development Specialist for the CFAES Center for Cooperatives where she collaborates with staff at ... Joy Bauman Graduate Student bauman.67@osu.edu http://go.osu.edu/cooperatives 740-289-2071 ext. 111 ... emerging cooperatives and rural businesses, develops and deploys educational programming on small business ...

  10. Chow line: Pawpaws making a comeback in Ohio, other markets

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/articles/chow-line-pawpaws-making-comeback-in-ohio-other-markets

    specialist  OSU Extension Chow Line News Releases- Chow Line Tracy Turner turner.490@osu.edu 614-688-1067 ... pineapple, according to Brad Bergefurd, a horticulture specialist with Ohio State University Extension.  OSU ... Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. Send questions to Chow Line, c/o Tracy Turner, 364 ...

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