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  1. $1 Million Study Tackles Role of Viruses in Safety of Fresh Produce

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/1-million-study-tackles-role-viruses-safety-fresh-produce

    the classroom and the field. Fresh produce is at high risk of being contaminated by noroviruses. ... scientist with the university's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). He has ... Agriculture's National Integrated Food Safety Initiative. It is designed to take what is learned in the lab into ...

  2. Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/treating-ash-trees-viable-option-homeowners-municipalities-ohio-state-experts

    members of the Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation-- a group of university researchers, municipal ... only choice they have,” said Herms, who has appointments with both the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... urban forests as much as possible. Valued for their shade, ash trees represent anywhere from 10 percent ...

  3. Researchers: Food May Be Source of C. diff Infections

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-food-may-be-source-c-diff-infections

    illness is leading researchers to suspect that contaminated foods might be contributing to the problem. ... immuno-compromised individuals are most at risk. Although no cases as yet have been specifically linked with food, ... Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the outreach ...

  4. Chow Line: Reduce risk linked to fresh produce (for 10/23/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-reduce-risk-linked-fresh-produce-102311

    supposed to protect yourself against that kind of contamination? You’ve identified a problem that has ... fruits and vegetables, that aren’t cooked first? You can take some common-sense steps to reduce your risk ... (see below), but some risk still exists. The type of bacteria associated with the cantaloupe outbreak, ...

  5. Why Trees Matter? Forum to Explore It

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/why-trees-matter-forum-explore-it

    Ohio State University, “Urban Coyotes Living in the Urban Forest.” Featured, too, will be: “Why Trees ... Cochran, the arboretum’s program director. The arboretum is part of Ohio State’s Ohio Agricultural Research ... and Development Center in Wooster. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 959 Dover Rd., ...

  6. Study Provides Insight on Residents of Rural Food Deserts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/study-provides-insight-residents-rural-food-deserts

    blighted urban neighborhoods with little access to fresh, reasonably priced fruits and vegetables. But ... fresh produce. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, rural residents who live at least 10 ... Michael Pinkham, who were involved in the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ’s Ohio ...

  7. Ohio's Wheat Facing Low Head Scab Risk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohios-wheat-facing-low-head-scab-risk

    May 26, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's wheat is so far facing a low risk of head scab, a serious ... disease that can impact yields and potentially produce contaminants that are harmful to humans and ... animals. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and ...

  8. OSU Sustainable Ag Tour offers up-close look at alternative production systems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-sustainable-ag-tour-offers-close-look-alternative-production-systems

    on urban agriculture, agritourism, farming research and farmers markets, as part of the 2012 Ohio ... Agriculture, a look at four successful and economically viable urban farms in Cleveland, including a wine grape ... May 23, 2012 Ohio State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Team will host four tours this summer ...

  9. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ... March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... the unique interactions between shrubs and crops as a basis for developing sustainable agricultural ...

  10. Nematode Species Effective Biological Control of Slugs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nematode-species-effective-biological-control-slugs

    of grey garden slugs, and Ohio State University researchers are hoping to find the species in the ... State University entomologist who conducts research on parasitic nematodes. Grey garden slugs are ... mollusk pests that will feed on just about anything growing in an agricultural field- corn, wheat, ...

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