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  1. 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 ...

  2. Report: USDA Awards $4.8 Million to Support Critical Agricultural Research and Extension Projects

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    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 ...

  3. 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 ...

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

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

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    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 ...

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

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    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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Seeking the Stink Bug's Natural Enemies

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    done on stink bugs through Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ... species of wasp would be great to have,” Welty said.  “The stink bug is a terrible pest in agricultural ... leading the research into the species of stink bugs that prey on soybeans: the green, the brown, the red ...

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

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    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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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