72 Results for 'USA'

NPR – EFIELDS: CONNECTING SCIENCE TO FIELDS

Abstract  Ohio State University Extension has a long standing tradition of using on-farm research to enhance education through collaboration with farmers. Recently, to address the need for improved communication and sharing of research results, a team of Extension educators and ...Read More

NPR – EFIELDS: CONNECTING SCIENCE TO FIELDS

Abstract Blockchain is emerging as a new tool agricultural producers, supply chain managers, food suppliers, and retailers may use to coordinate supply networks, facilitate financing, and provide customers with product information. Blockchain provides a decentralized, immutable, and secure verification system ...Read More

NPR – FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES: BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS IN THE WYOMING FOOD SYSTEM

Abstract Ag Help Wanted is an educational guidebook designed to assist every person who currently manages or expects to manage human resources on farms, ranches, nurseries, dairies, and other agricultural operations. The book can be used as a source of ...Read More

NPR – AG HELP WANTED: GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING AGRICULTURAL LABOR

Abstract Manure application costs were evaluated for tank wagon applicators (TWA) and drag line applicators (DLA) for transport distance increments of 1.6, 3.2, 4.8, 6.4, and 8.0 km. Certain fixed and variable costs were analyzed for three application rates of ...Read More

NPR – TRANSPORTATION DISTANCE EFFECTS ON APPLICATION COSTS IN TWO DIFFERENT LIQUID MANURE TRANSPORT AND APPLICATION SYSTEMS

Abstract Intergenerational transfer, or succession, is often a goal for family businesses in general, and family farms in particular. This challenging objective is aided or hindered by interpersonal trust between family members. The purpose of this study is to gain ...Read More

PR – PEOPLE OF FUTURE AGRICULTURE: TRUST AND SUCCESSION IN FAMILY BUSINESSES

Abstract Agricultural nutrients in the wrong places pose threats to water quality in the United States, but the federal government has little control over the issue. States do have authority over nonpoint sources such as agricultural nutrient runoff, but what ...Read More

PR – STATE APPROACHES TO REDUCING AGRICULTURAL NUTRIENT IMPACTS ON WATER QUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES

Abstract Precision agriculture technologies have been available for adoption and utilization at the farm level for several decades. Some technologies have been readily adopted while others were adopted more slowly. An analysis of 621 Kansas Farm Management Association (KFMA) farmer ...Read More

PR – ADOPTION OF PRECISION AGRICULTURE TECHNOLOGY

Abstract Agricultural producers in the U.S. are currently struggling financially. Farms and ranches are losing money and some are going out of business. The farm economy downturn is not confined to the United States, based on the recent decreases in ...Read More

NPR – ECONOMIC OUTLOOK FOR FARM SURVIVAL IN THE CURRENT FARM ECONOMY DOWNTURN

Abstract Ohio residents have been calling for changes in agricultural practices since harmful algal blooms have disrupted recreational use of lakes and drinking water supplies in the Western Lake Erie Basin. These blooms are a result of phosphorus (P) loading ...Read More

PR – FROM LAKE ERIE TO THE OHIO RIVER: A SUMMARY OF NUTRIENT LOSS IMPACTS IN OHIO

Abstract The objective of this research was to obtain updated estimates of the usage of precision agriculture technology on commercial scale U.S. crop farms. Over 800 U.S. farms with corn, soybean, wheat or cotton enterprises were surveyed to learn of ...Read More