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  1. CFAES Announces New Director of Government Affairs

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-announces-new-director-government-affairs

    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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Cover Crops Can Improve Soil Health, Water Quality and Yields

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    improving soil structure, decreasing soil and nutrient losses, and eventually leading to higher yields,” ... quality, they can also cut input costs and improve their soil’s health. Growers who plant cover crops ... soil erosion and cut down on nutrient losses, according to Jim Hoorman, a soil expert with Ohio State ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ... Fertility Guidelines helps lower the concentration of phosphorus that is dissolved in agricultural runoff, ...

  8. Ohio Educators Explore 2 'Amazing' Resources for Teaching About Nature, the Environment

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-educators-explore-2-amazing-resources-teaching-about-nature-environment

    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Smith and others often give workshops on the tree-covered Mansfield ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ statewide outreach arm. WRITER(S):  Kurt Knebusch knebusch.1@osu.edu ...

  9. Conservation Tillage Conference March 2-3 Offers Tips for Farmers in Tight Economy

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/conservation-tillage-conference-march-2-3-offers-tips-farmers-tight-economy

    Nutrients. Improving Soil Carbon for Healthier Soils. Sustainable Agriculture Programs from Campbell Soup Co. ... to build and maintain healthy soils to help ensure good water quality, said Randall Reeder, a retired ... Ohio State University Extension agricultural engineer. Reeder is an organizer of the annual ...

  10. 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 ...

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