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  1. Seeking the Stink Bug's Natural Enemies

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/seeking-stink-bugs-natural-enemies

    done on stink bugs through Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ... species of wasp would be great to have,” Welty said.  “The stink bug is a terrible pest in agricultural ... leading the research into the species of stink bugs that prey on soybeans: the green, the brown, the red ...

  2. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/9-farm-strategies-profitable-2017

    they will need to tighten their belts and slash expenses, said Barry Ward, agricultural economist at ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Ward’s nine strategies: Reevaluate crop production inputs such as ... fertilizer, if soil tests show there’s enough in the ground for the coming crop. Review and adjust nitrogen ...

  3. Chow Line: Ring in healthy year with pork, sauerkraut

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/chow-line-ring-healthy-year-pork-sauerkraut

    fat than it did 20 years ago. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says a 3-ounce serving of roasted ... consume. Some types of sauerkraut have less sodium, so look at Nutrition Facts labels to compare. Also, you ... that's a way to start the New Year right. Chow Line is a service of the College of Food, Agricultural ...

  4. Hunger Amid Plenty: Lack of Food More Widespread Than Many Realize

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/hunger-amid-plenty-lack-food-more-widespread-many-realize

    Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... live, where no one knows them.” According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2016 report, Household ... Master Gardener Volunteers started the “GROW Ohio — Feed the Hungry” initiative, in which Master Gardener ...

  5. Ohio State ag law professor helps farmers know their rights

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-state-ag-law-professor-helps-farmers-know-their-rights

    (In 2016, the Rural Roles series featured 12 different voices within the agriculture industry who ... and apply it to agriculture and that’s ag law,” said Peggy Hall. From water laws to zoning laws, to ... employment and labor, “there are so many areas that apply slightly differently to agriculture,” said Hall, an ...

  6. Produce Safety Rule to Change the Way Fresh Fruit, Vegetables Are Grown and Handled

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/produce-safety-rule-change-way-fresh-fruit-vegetables-are-grown-and-handled

    operations, said Peggy Hall, field specialist in agricultural and resource law for Ohio State University ... Extension. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural ... one reason why it took so long to finalize — that, and the fact that the FDA made numerous revisions ...

  7. Chow Line: The scoop on fresh, homegrown tomatoes

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/chow-line-scoop-fresh-homegrown-tomatoes

    We are enjoying fresh vegetables from our garden, especially the tomatoes. But we have ... fresh-picked from the garden. And as long as it doesn’t sit around on the kitchen counter very long, you will ... of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and its outreach and research arms, ...

  8. Farmers, Consultants Needed for Major Initiative to Update Fertilizer Guidelines

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmers-consultants-needed-major-initiative-update-fertilizer-guidelines

    Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  and researcher with the college’s Ohio Agricultural ... from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and commodity checkoff funds from the Ohio Soybean Council and ... “This is not a top-down university approach. It will take buy-in and participation from the agricultural ...

  9. Federal Government Relations

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    Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching. CARET is a national group that has volunteer ... their work to support agriculture and our College! Links of interest related to federal government ... federal budget for land grant agriculture programs including ours here at Ohio State. ...

  10. Free Pumpkin Night Sept. 15 Focuses on Jack-O-Lanterns, Pie and Specialty Pumpkins Among Others

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/free-pumpkin-night-sept-15-focuses-jack-o-lanterns-pie-and-specialty-pumpkins-among-others

    a Sept. 15 field night offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... anthracnose and white speck.” Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field ...

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