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Field of weeds: Could agriculture crisis crop up from herbicide resistance?

Published Nov. 17, 2014

A weed in the field’s going to take moisture, going to take sunlight, nutrients away from the plants surrounding it. And that’s why we have to keep clean fields.

For a job with a future, look to agriculture

Published Nov. 24, 2014

According to a report released in October at the World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue, there’s a great need now for young agricultural professionals.
The report includes a detailed analysis of enrollment and workforce trends in six agriculture fields:

Free workshops offered on developing nutrient management plans

Published Nov. 18, 2014

Four workshops designed to teach Certified Crop Advisers how to help farmers develop nutrient management plans will be offered by agronomists with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

Global importance of urban agriculture 'underestimated'

Published Nov. 26, 2014

Urban agriculture is playing an increasingly important role in global food security, a study has suggested.

Hogan named president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents

Published Nov. 26, 2014

An Ohio State University Extension educator has been named president of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.