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

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/more-10000-ohio-farmers-have-received-water-quality-training

    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 ... and is offered in partnership with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. The training provides ...

  2. News: 25 and Counting: South Centers Marks Anniversary with Sept. 15 Open House

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    a four-month production system. • Soil, Water and Bioenergy. This team’s focus is on agricultural practices ... a center with university scientists conducting world-class agricultural research, and area entrepreneurs ... that sustain soil and water resources and are economical for growers. “We are conducting studies ...

  3. Chow Line: The scoop on fresh, homegrown tomatoes

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/chow-line-scoop-fresh-homegrown-tomatoes

    We are enjoying fresh vegetables from our garden, especially the tomatoes. But we have ... fresh-picked from the garden. And as long as it doesn’t sit around on the kitchen counter very long, you will ... of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and its outreach and research arms, ...

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

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/show-me-evidence-new-student-group-focuses-communicating-about-science

    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 ...

  5. Free Pumpkin Night Sept. 15 Focuses on Jack-O-Lanterns, Pie and Specialty Pumpkins Among Others

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/free-pumpkin-night-sept-15-focuses-jack-o-lanterns-pie-and-specialty-pumpkins-among-others

    a Sept. 15 field night offered by horticultural experts with the College of Food, Agricultural, and ... anthracnose and white speck.” Brad Bergefurd, an Ohio State University Extension educator, will lead the field ...

  6. 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 ... new rule voluntarily, she said. “A lot of these requirements are GAPs (good agricultural practices), ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. College Creates Annual Lecture Series in Honor of Retired OARDC Director Steve Slack

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/college-creates-annual-lecture-series-honor-retired-oardc-director-steve-slack

    WOOSTER, Ohio — The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State ... as director of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center for 16 years until his ... respected scholar in agricultural biosciences who has made or is on a path to making significant, meaningful ...

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

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/small-farm-conference-march-13-14-offers-expansion-options-farmers

    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,” ...

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

    https://governmentaffairs.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/hunger-amid-plenty-lack-food-more-widespread-many-realize

    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 ...

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