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  1. News: Urban Farm Tours Happening Throughout Columbus

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/news-urban-farm-tours-happening-throughout-columbus

    outreach arm of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The Columbus Urban ... turning vacant urban areas into productive, sustainable urban gardens that provide food-insecure residents ... Garden Tour Heirloom Produce uses an approach called regenerative agriculture to produce food in a more ...

  2. Show Me the Evidence: New Student Group Focuses on Communicating About Science

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/show-me-evidence-new-student-group-focuses-communicating-about-science

    agriculture. “Then and now, when these claims were investigated, most were proven to be false and based on junk ... science and urban mythology,” Hildebolt said. “It is our job as trained professionals in food and ... agriculture to respond appropriately to those claims which are true and based on science, and to refute those ...

  3. Poinsettia's Poisonous Reputation Persists, Despite Proof to the Contrary

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/poinsettias-poisonous-reputation-persists-despite-proof-contrary

    years ago by Ohio State research, the myth persists. In 1971, researchers tested the toxicity of ... University's  Agricultural Technical Institute  in Wooster. Students in the program grow and sell approximately ... it didn’t even dent their appetites. The myth may have arisen from an unsubstantiated report in 1919 ...

  4. Strawberries, Robots and Taste Tests Featured at Berry Field Night

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/strawberries-robots-and-taste-tests-featured-berry-field-night

    what sells a strawberry, field night attendees can participate in a blind taste test of 18 varieties of ... University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Since 1999, Bergefurd has researched strawberry ... production, and his current study, which is funded through a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, examines ...

  5. Free 'Growing Our Own' Gardening Workshops in Columbus

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/free-growing-our-own-gardening-workshops-columbus

    9 a.m. to noon, Irrigating Urban Gardens. Larry Brown and Angelica Huerta from Ohio State University will ... lead this hands-on workshop on building irrigation systems that allow gardeners to grow higher-yielding ... collaborating on a series of free gardening workshops through mid-June. The "Growing Our Own" ...

  6. Chow Line: Microwave ovens safe if used properly

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-microwave-ovens-safe-if-used-properly

    a well-respected urban-legend/myth-busting website, as “False.” For details, see ... since 2006, is either a hoax or just a badly designed experiment. In fact, it’s listed on Snopes.com, ... no matter how your food is cooked. Test food in several places to make sure it’s cooked thoroughly. ...

  7. Ohio 4-H Awarded $20,000 to Help Grow 4-H

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-4-h-awarded-20000-help-grow-4-h

    vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... Rico and Washington D.C., participating, Ohio 4-H alumni took the lead with nearly 12,000 hands raised, ... Fortune 100 companies, performing to sold-out crowds, leading community programs or volunteering to ...

  8. Cleveland, Other Cities Could Produce Most of Their Food: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cleveland-other-cities-could-produce-most-their-food-ohio-state-study

    urban agriculture, with more than 200 community gardens (about 50 acres) in existence and legislation ... " was published online on July 20 by the journal  Cities. "Urban agriculture is becoming very ... gardens, aquaculture or urban farms," said Grewal, who holds appointments with both the ...

  9. Resources

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    Federal Elections Commission United States Department of Agriculture Association of Public and Land Grant ... Agriculture Assembly Ohio State University Resources: CFAES Annual Reports and One-Pagers OSU Extension County ...

  10. News: $5 Million Gift Gives Ohio State Extension New Facility at Waterman Site

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    engage the community in demonstration gardens, large urban farm enterprises, nutrition kitchens and day ... College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The gift creates the Franklin County Extension ... offices and learning spaces on Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory. Waterman consists ...

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