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  1. Report: USDA Awards $4.8 Million to Support Critical Agricultural Research and Extension Projects

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/report-usda-awards-48-million-support-critical-agricultural-research-and-extension-projects

    From the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture Daily Bulletin: WASHINGTON, D.C.  June 7, ... 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture ... important problems in U.S. agriculture. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food ...

  2. Ohio State Scientist First Woman to Receive International Agriculture Honor

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    WOOSTER, Ohio — Linda Saif, a scientist in Ohio State University’s  College of Food, Agricultural ... Wolf Prize in Agriculture  for her work on viral diseases of critical importance to farm animals, food ... to be held at the Knesset — Israel’s parliament — in Jerusalem on May 31. In addition to agriculture ...

  3. Registration Open, Scholarships Available for Forestry and Wildlife Conservation Camp

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    State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. More than 30 natural resource professionals, ... or, ‘This camp made me want to be a forest manager.’ “In fact, many of our campers have gone on to ...

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

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    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. CFAES Announces New Director of Government Affairs

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... national levels, he also agricultural roots from a childhood growing up on a corn, soybean and hog farm in ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has touched my life from a very young age. I look forward to working ...

  6. Brown Announces Nearly $500,000 Investment for OSU Ag Institute

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    Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food ... and Agriculture (NIFA) awarded $499,384 to The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute ... The funding comes from USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, a competitive grants program ...

  7. Small Farm Conference March 13-14 Offers Expansion Options for Farmers

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    in recent years according to 2012 Agriculture Census data, small farm operators with specialized ... particularly among farmers who are new to agriculture. “Whether they are small farmers wanting to make their ... farms work better or landowners who are new to agriculture and are looking for ways to utilize acreage,” ...

  8. Jay Martin to Lead Field to Faucet and Global Water Initiative

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/jay-martin-lead-field-faucet-and-global-water-initiative

    blooms, Jay Martin will tell you they’re the solution. Martin was recently chosen to lead Field to Faucet, ... maintaining an economically productive agricultural sector. “It became obvious, when I was working in ... Martin is an ecological engineer in Ohio State’s Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological ...

  9. Getting Started in Hops Production Workshop is Feb. 4

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/getting-started-hops-production-workshop-feb-4

    to get into hops production. In fact, the 2012 U.S. Census of Agriculture revealed that the number of ... on Feb. 4 designed to offer tips on how to get in on the next big thing in Ohio agriculture. As more ... Wooster, Ohio, on the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) campus. The workshop will ...

  10. 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 ...

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