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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. News: Manure Science Review on August 2

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    PAULDING, Ohio – Farmers who want to learn more about creating fertile soil for crops and how to ... Review on August 2.   The Paulding Soil & Water Conservation District, Ohio State University ... Extension, Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA), and Ohio Farm Bureau Federation are collaborating to host ...

  3. Leave the Tilling to Mother Nature

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    soil scientist, Islam is among the disciples in the movement to convince farmers that plowing their ... fields before they plant or after they harvest harms the health of the soil and its ability to spur ... growth and resist erosion. Soil plowed repeatedly can lose key ingredients that enrich it, including ...

  4. Updating Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index Is Generating Positive Initial Results

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Maintaining agricultural soil phosphorus levels in accordance with the Tri-State ... according to ongoing research by a soil scientist in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental ... Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index, which is a U.S. Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation ...

  5. 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 ... outbreaks associated with contaminated produce. The FDA  estimates  that about 348,000 illnesses per year ...

  6. Ohio State Experts to Speak at Sustainable Agriculture Conference

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    the event, which is Feb. 9-11 in Dayton, the largest sustainable agriculture conference in Ohio. It ... presenters — most of them from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences — will speak on ... topics such as cover crops, local meats, food policy and soil organic matter. They’ll be, for example, ...

  7. Fair Flu: It's Nothing to Sneeze At

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    Clinton County Fair in Ohio, where Ohio Department of Agriculture officials discovered IAV-S and fair ... influenza, those under 5, over 65, pregnant or immune-compromised are most at risk. These people should avoid ... pigs and swine barns at fairs. Exhibitors or their family members who are at higher risk should also ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. State Government Relations

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    Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Advisory Committee are key partners in this work for ...

  10. $700,000 gift to Ohio State CFAES Helps Create Food Security and Sustainability Learning Community

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/700000-gift-ohio-state-cfaes-helps-create-food-security-and-sustainability-learning-community

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences last month, creates the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Bobby Moser Food ... years as dean of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). The ... facing food production, food policy, hunger, food safety, and sustainable agricultural practices. “This ...

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