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  1. 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

    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 ... strawberries in September and growing them over the winter using plastic to keep the soil warm and keep the ...

  2. 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

    next two to three years, said Steve Culman, soil fertility specialist with the university’s  College of ... 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 ...

  3. How Good Nutrition Can Combat Effects of Lead in Water

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    contaminated soil. Lead poisoning can cause cognitive delays and behavior problems, and can harm the brain, ... is the outreach arm of The Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ... to age 6 are at the greatest risk.” Lead poisoning has been in the news recently after reports of ...

  4. More Than 10,000 Ohio Farmers Have Received Water Quality Training

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    10,000 Ohio farmers on best practices to apply fertilizer for optimum crop yield, reduce the risk of ... Ohio’s new agricultural fertilization law. Passed in 2014, the legislation requires individuals who apply ... educators with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University ...

  5. Apply Now for New Secrest Arboretum Master Gardener Class

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    WOOSTER, Ohio — Master Gardener volunteers from across Ohio helped  Secrest Arboretum  regrow ... after a 2010 tornado. Now the 115-acre plant collection, part of the  Ohio Agricultural Research and ... new class of  Master Gardener  volunteers in at least a decade, said arboretum program assistant Paul ...

  6. 9 Farm Strategies for a Profitable 2017

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    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 ...

  7. 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 ...

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

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    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 ...

  9. 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 ...

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

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    vice president for agricultural administration and dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... 183,000 individual Ohio youths participated in 4-H programs related to agricultural, STEM, citizenship and ...

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